Where Is The Best Place To Open A Business In Buenos Aires?

Patrick Archer average prices, competitiveness, franchises, real estate

The Mall or Main Street? Santa Fe or Shopping? Callao or Centro Comercial ? These are the questions posed in a detailed analysis of the many options available to investors looking to open a retail business in Buenos Aires. While malls trump Main Street 70/30 in countries like the US, having a storefront on a prominent avenue or pedestrian street is more …

GCBA/V: The City Of Buenos Aires Is One Giant Movie Set

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, ba government, creative class, foreign investment, global rankings, us companies

From commercials to TV shows to feature films, the City of Buenos Aires is now the fourth most popular destination in the world for film crews according to a new ranking from Variety, writes Clarin’s Romina Smith. Only Prague, Paris and New York rank higher than Buenos Aires which has blossomed in recent years as a destination of choice for …

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 …

How Do Buenos Aires Real Estate Prices Compare to Brazil Metros?

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

A new report out this month from UADE’s Economics Institute gives us a good feel for average real estate prices for the 14 most popular neighborhoods in Buenos Aires. And while local media chose to cherry-pick the highest number published in the report (Recoleta’s US$262 per square foot for 2-room apartments) the reality is that the median price was US$186 …

Buenos Aires Embraces A Different Brand of Polo

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, ba government, creative class, foreign investment, us companies

When most foreign travelers and investors think of Polo in Buenos Aires, it conjures up images of Cambiaso and Palermo, high-goals and Hurlingham or Ellerstina v. La Dolfina. But the new wave of “polo” being embraced by the City of Buenos Aires is slowly changing the landscape of Capital Federal and transforming the city into a net exporter of creative …