More Buenos Aires Blocks Zoned For Left-Side Street Parking

Patrick Archer ba government, buenos aires events, lifestyle, real estate

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

Patrick Archer ba government, buenos aires events, real estate

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 …

Downtown Pedestrian Paradise A Growing Nightmare For Business

Patrick Archer ba government, buenos aires events, real estate

Downtown Buenos Aires may be taking giants strides toward becoming a pedestrian’s paradise, but the massive street reconfiguration is becoming a nightmare for many companies with offices in Microcentro. With so many city blocks being converted to pedestrian-only or pedestrian-preferred streets, Ambito’s Belen Fernandez says many companies are moving out of downtown or contemplating a move in the near future. …

Buenos Aires Developers, Projects Target “Inversumidores”

Patrick Archer buenos aires events, competitiveness, foreign investment, lifestyle, real estate

Two new articles over the weekend emphasize the shifting nature of real estate investment options in and around Buenos Aires. “Creative Products In Times of Crisis” is the title of an interesting market survey in Ambito Financiero’s weekly Real Estate supplement which describes current market offerings as lower priced, “not as popular” (as condominiums), and typically offered with peso-indexed financing. …

In Recoleta, BA Goes Underground to Solve the Parking Shortage

Patrick Archer ba government, buenos aires events, real estate

Parking in Buenos Aires is a problem, especially in areas of Capital Federal like Puerto Madero and Recoleta with high construction density and no Subte stations. With dwindling available lot options for above-ground parking, the City of Buenos Aires decided to go underground with a new parking garage at Pueyrredon and Las Heras. The Estacionamiento Mitre, which opens today, is …