VanityBA: Recoleta Doctor Opens Fire On Car Parked In Her Space

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As if the high price of parking in Buenos Aires wasn’t stressful enough, add this to your list of estacionamiento estrés. A Buenos Aires businessman drove into his Recoleta parking garage yesterday to find his private space occupied by another vehicle. Rather than wasting time trying to locate the vehicle’s owner, he decided to just park in a different space. …

More Buenos Aires Blocks Zoned For Left-Side Street Parking

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Record sales of new cars this year in Argentina means two things in Buenos Aires: more traffic and fewer places to park. In an ongoing effort to free up curbside parking spaces, the City of Buenos Aires will allow parking on the left-hand side of 489 city blocks in Belgrano, Coghlan, Colegiales, Floresta, Palermo, Villa Urquiza and Villa Ortuzar. The …

“Revenge Of The Tow Trucks” Now Playing In Puerto Madero

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Revenge Of The Tow Trucks…It sounds like a summer blockbuster, but it’s actually a winter preview of life when tow trucks and progressive parking meters will blanket 10,000 blocks of Buenos Aires. The sneak preview is playing out on the sterile streets of Puerto Madero where tow trucks are hauling off illegally parked cars left and right. According to La …

As Buenos Aires Becomes Less Car-Friendly, Parking Lot Values Rise

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In last year’s Parking Lot Millionaire, we saw how attractive investing in Buenos Aires parking lots could be if you had a million dollars to invest. Now financial planner Mariano Otalora makes the case-for-cocheras for small investors looking for real estate diversification without the requisite US$100,000+ cash outlay for a Buenos Aires condo. Several supply and demand factors are in play …