New Construction Condos in Buenos Aires Appreciate 15%; Existing Units Rise 11%

Patrick Archer aruba, average prices, foreign investment, real estate

The average annual appreciation of new construction condominiums in the City of Buenos Aires was 15% last year compared to a 9% average gain in 2010, according to a new study from Reporte Inmobiliario. Five of the Buenos Aires barrios with the highest average increases were Palermo Nuevo (+29%), Palermo Sur (+20%), Villa Urquiza and Flores (both 19%) and Palermo …

Palermo Real Estate: The Buenos Aires Barrio With Greatest Demand

Patrick Archer aruba, average prices, foreign investment, real estate

The Buenos Aires neighborhood of Palermo is the largest and most populated in the City of Buenos Aires. It also has the most gallerias and boutiques, the most museums and cultural centers, the most gourmet restaurants, the most Subte stations, the best hospitals, the most miles of Mejor en Bici paths and, of course, the most parks and sprawling green …

Palermo Soho Real Estate Construction Activity Climbs 70%

Patrick Archer foreign investment, real estate

The Buenos Aires neighborhood of Palermo Soho is witnessing a healthy wave of new residential construction activity, according to Clarin’s Romina Smith. The barrio bounded by Santa Fe, Cordoba, Scalabrini Ortiz and Godoy Cruz has seen a 70% rise in new construction compared to 2010. “The boom is supported by the tremendous commercial activity in the barrio which is reflected …

La Nacion: Condo-Hotel Sales Are Booming in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Patrick Archer foreign investment, real estate, tourism

Carlos Manzoni of La Nacion says that hotels, and specifically condo-hotels, are “the new boom” property for real estate investors in Argentina. The article cites many of the same motivating factors outlined in our original prospectus: Argentina’s pro-tourism policies, relative affordability, quality of life and Brazilian demand for quality accommodations. The Ministry of Tourism reports that US$1.82 billion was invested in …

Buenos Aires Real Estate Sales Regain Momentum

Patrick Archer aruba, average prices, buenos aires events, foreign investment, real estate

The Notary College just released the May real estate sales data for Buenos Aires, and the numbers are a reversal of the cooling trend witnessed in March and April. While sales in those two months eased 0.7% and 1.3%, respectively, sales rose a respectful 6.8% in May compared to the same month in 2010. La Nacion’s Alfredo Sainz says the …