Hogar Dulce Hogar: Buenos Aires Homes Holding Value

Patrick Archer aruba, foreign investment, real estate

While most of the analysis and data in our Real Estate channel centers on apartments and condominiums, La Nacion reminds us of the often overlooked values lurking in neighborhoods throughout Buenos Aires: homes. Patient and discriminating househunters can often find attractive, reasonably-priced homes scattered in and around the multiple new construction mid-rises in BA. When considering the purchase of an …

Maldonado, Uruguay Construction Reaches New Heights

Patrick Archer foreign investment, real estate, uruguay

The Uruguayan coastal state of Maldonado, home to popular beach side destinations like Punta del Este and Jose Ignacio, is poised for another record year of new residential development, according to state development and tourism officials. In an interview with El Pais, the Director of City Tourism for Maldonado Horacio Di­az says in January and February, developers submitted approval requests for …

Mythbusters: Puerto Madero Edition

Patrick Archer average prices, foreign investment, real estate

PuertoMadero is a favorite real estate topic on InvestBA for a variety of reasons. Superlatives make for interesting reading, and Puerto Madero (PM) has certainly generated its fair share since incorporation and waterfront transformation commenced in November 1989. La Nacion throws a skeptical eye at those superlatives and culls the Top 10 Myths about Puerto Madero. #1.) It’s the youngest …

From Megas to Boutiques, Buenos Aires Hotel Sector Is Booming

Patrick Archer foreign investment, franchises, hotels & casinos, tourism

Foreign buyers. Global brands. Mega-deals. Few sectors of the local economy can compete with the luxury hotel business for headlines and superlatives. Coveted parcels are the object of bidding wars, while others are selling for as much as $21 million. Today Cronista gives a sweeping analysis of el sector hotelero in both Argentina and Uruguay while highlighting emerging trends like …