Buenos Aires Real Estate Market Showing Strength

Patrick Archer foreign investment, real estate

A story we’ve monitored closely since the end of last year is the recovery of the Buenos Aires real estate sector. After an abysmal 2009, December finally offered a positive note; a trend that continued during the first four months of this year. Now the newly-released housing data for May suggest BA’s property rebound is in full swing. According to …

The Argentine Economy Recovers Strength

Patrick Archer competitiveness, foreign investment

The buzz about Argentina seems to be having an impact on investors of all stripes. After Sunday’s 3-1 defeat of Mexico, global betting sources say the Albiceleste’s odds of winning the World Cup improved to 15/4, third only to Spain and Brazil. Whether sports gambling qualifies as “investing” is certainly open to debate; however, a more sober cadre of long-term …

Bienvenidos A Bordo: 2010 Market Predictions for Argentina

Patrick Archer foreign investment, uruguay

Latin America is a region of the globe where pessimism springs eternal when it comes time for annual economic forecasts. From a BA perspective, it’s a little like making a reservation with Aerolineas, the state-owned airline: You know you will eventually reach your destination, but you’re just not exactly sure how or when. Similarly, economists and regional analysts know Latin American countries …