Hook Em: Texas Billionaire Tom Hicks Still Long on Argentina

Patrick Archer foreign investment, real estate, visionaries

Texas and Argentina have some wonderful things in common: good people, great beef, authentic cowboys and wide open spaces just to name a few. Maybe that’s why Dallas billionaire Thomas Hicks set his sights on the Pampas and Patagonia in the 1980’s. His now legendary private equity firms completed billions in leveraged acquisitions in the years that followed, including several …

HoJo con PoLo: Howard Johnson Goes Upscale in Argentina

Patrick Archer argentina polo, foreign investment, franchises, real estate, us companies

As the wave of new developments and gated communities grows in Buenos Aires, Clarin reports on the simultaneous growth in the number of local projects featuring luxury hotels and resort-style amenities. “The goal is to offer a value-added service to the property owner,” says Clarin, “giving them benefits within the development (assorted discounts) and enhancing the overall comfort level of …

Bariloche Real Estate: Majestic Beauty Meets Great Value

Patrick Archer foreign investment, real estate, tourism

As the name of the site implies, we try to keep the focus on the City and Province of Buenos Aires which includes Argentina’s portion of The Tango Coast. Still, there are times when foreign media outlets put the spotlight on other corners of this amazing country, and InvestBA readers should explore the opportunities that exist beyond BA. The New York …