2013 Brings New Ownership, Trains & WiFi For BA Subte

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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 …

Average Rental Rates For Buenos Aires Neighborhoods

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The cost of rental housing in Capital Federal and the Greater Buenos Aires (GBA) area rose an average of 27% in the past year, according to a new market study from Reporte Inmobiliario. The report focused on rental rates for two-room apartments, the most popular unit size in Greater Buenos Aires in terms of both supply and demand. Clarin’s Pablo Novillo …

The City of Buenos Aires Receives 80 Demolition Requests Per Week

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The City of Buenos Aires receives 80 demolition requests per week for old buildings, but that doesn’t mean historic properties are in jeopardy, according to information provided to Clarin by the GCBA Ministry of Urban Development. Clarin’s Pablo Novillo says the construction boom in Buenos Aires and steady stream of demo requests prompted the City to be more proactive in identifying …