US$2 Billion Highway Tunnel Below Puerto Madero Could Open In 2016

Patrick Archer ba government, buenos aires events, foreign investment, real estate, us companies

A proposed highway tunnel below Puerto Madero could bridge northern and southern auto corridors, alleviate downtown Buenos Aires traffic and spark a new wave of downtown real estate development. If approved, boring machines could begin carving the 2.5 kilometer underground tunnel this year which would connect three major downtown highways by mid-2016 if the project receives both municipal and federal …

Downtown Pedestrian Paradise A Growing Nightmare For Business

Patrick Archer ba government, buenos aires events, real estate

Downtown Buenos Aires may be taking giants strides toward becoming a pedestrian’s paradise, but the massive street reconfiguration is becoming a nightmare for many companies with offices in Microcentro. With so many city blocks being converted to pedestrian-only or pedestrian-preferred streets, Ambito’s Belen Fernandez says many companies are moving out of downtown or contemplating a move in the near future. …

Downtown Buenos Aires Becoming A Pedestrian’s Paradise

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

In our continuing five-part series this week of transformative projects in the City of Buenos Aires, our focus shifts to the heart of Downtown or the Microcentro where more streets are being converted to 100% pedestrian only or pedestrian-friendly zones. For decades, Florida and Lavalle have been two of the most attractive and popular streets in downtown Buenos Aires for …