Bid Process Opens For New Buenos Aires Convention Center

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

Convention and expo tourism in Buenos Aires has surged in recent years, so the city’s newest urban development project should be a magnet for attracting more international trade and industry expos. The City of Buenos Aires will open a bid process before the end of the year for the construction of a new 200,000 square foot (19,000 m2) Convention and …

2013 Brings New Ownership, Trains & WiFi For BA Subte

Patrick Archer ba government, buenos aires events, lifestyle, technology

After a tumultuous 2012 marked by a record number of strikes including the marathon 10-day work stoppage last August, the City of Buenos Aires officially assumed control of the Subte on New Year’s Day 2013, and the City wasted little time in announcing long overdue equipment upgrades. This is good news considering the positive correlation between BA property values and …

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 …

China to Finance Construction of Buenos Aires Subte’s New G Line

Patrick Archer ba government, buenos aires events, foreign investment

We’ve often remarked that China wants to rebuild Argentina’s entire rail infrastructure to speed up the delivery of Argentine commodities to dinner tables in Beijing and Guangzhou. Now it seems the Chinese will also be expediting the commute times of white collar portenos to their offices downtown. Buenos Aires Minister of Finance Nestor Grindetti traveled to China last week with …

B+A+E=H: The New Buenos Aires Subte Line Moves Forward

Patrick Archer ba government, buenos aires events, foreign investment

The Buenos Aires Subte added a new station yesterday on the “H” Line, a highly-publicized, much-needed, oft-delayed North-South connector that will one day connect Retiro in the North, Nueva Pompeya in the South and intersect every major East-West line on the network. Up until now, the “Sub” in the H Line’s Subte has been more indicative of its degree of …