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 …

Buenos Aires Arcos Finding New Life As Dining District

Patrick Archer ba government, buenos aires events, franchises, tourism, us companies, visionaries

It’s one of the best locations in Palermo in terms of entertainment, foot traffic and outdoor activities, but it has sat abandoned for 16 years. A triangle-shaped parcel nestled between the Mitre and San Martin train trestles known as the Paseo de la Infanta is now coming back to life with a public plaza, towering sculpture and several new restaurants …

Buenos Aires Launches Free WiFi Service in City Parks

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

The City of Buenos Aires took a major step yesterday toward maintaining its title as the Latin American metro with the most free WiFi hotspots. At last count, the ratio was 1 hotspot per every 2,620 residents, a 72% improvement over the previous year. That ratio is sure to drop as BA’s Ministry of Environment & Public Spaces rolls out …