Buenos Aires Burning: 4-Alarm Fire Engulfs Downtown Park

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A massive fire in the City of Buenos Aires lit up the skies over Puerto Madero and Microcentro last night, and six fire station units were needed to get the blaze under control. The fire broke out in the Costanera Sur Ecological Reserve east of Puerto Madero around 8:00 p.m. last night and quickly engulfed an area the size of …

Bariloche Begins Ski Season With Record Tourism Numbers

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Argentina Ski Season is officially underway, and the country’s leading downhill destination is welcoming record numbers of charter flights, hotel guests and foreign visitors. “Record Number of Foreign Visitors in Bariloche” is the title of Soledad Maradona’s article in today’s La Nacion which links the sudden surge in South American skiers and snowboarders with the season’s first snowfall, falling temperatures, …

VanityBA: Palermo The Preferred Destination For Buenos Aires Dining

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When it comes to dining out, the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Palermo is far and away the favorito gastronomico for locals, according to a recent poll conducted at the Buenos Aires Market food fair. According the La Nacion’s Angeles Castro, 53.5% of all respondents said they prefer dining out in Palermo. In fact, Palermo took the top three spots in …

Puerto Madero Class A Vacancy Varies By Building & Docks

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Puerto Madero is the Buenos Aires barrio which has seen the most new office construction in recent years, and now the port area’s office vacancy rate is higher than the city average, according to a new report from Colliers International. “More Supply Than Demand” is the headline of Patricia Gutierrez’ article in La Nacion which summarizes the Colliers data. In …

“O Alquila”: Buenos Aires Rental Inventory Surges 60% Since April

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A new wave of rental properties is coming to market in Buenos Aires, as many would-be BA sellers opt to lock in rental income for one or two years rather than selling their properties for pesos or waiting for greenback buyers in the current dollar-depleted environment. According to a new article in BAE, the number of new rental properties coming …