VanityBA: Keeping Up With The Jet Set Down in Buenos Aires

Patrick Archer arts & entertainment, buenos aires events, hotels & casinos, lifestyle, tourism, vanityba

The Dow broke above 10,000 this morning and European debt concerns eased, so TheStreet.com figures Wall Street execs could use some tips on what foreign countries to invade and blow invest their next quarterly bonus. But this isn’t 2000 when you could charter a G-IV and kite off to Sardinia for a Tyco toga party featuring Jimmy Buffett, an ice …

CBRE: Buenos Aires Office Space Costs A Fraction of Tokyo, London

Patrick Archer competitiveness, foreign investment, real estate

CB Richard Ellis just released their semi-annual survey of global office rents, and the news won’t come as a surprise to multinationals with offices in Buenos Aires and other international hubs. Of the 179 markets surveyed, there was a 7.7% decline in office rents, almost 50 markets posted double-digit declines, and 40 markets actually posted year-over-year increases. The most expensive …

NYTimes: Bargains In Buenos Aires, Where Luxury Costs Less

Patrick Archer lifestyle, real estate, tourism, uruguay

Travel writer Michelle Higgins gives New York Times readers a sweeping vista of the myriad bargains awaiting adventure seekers throughout Latin America. (Full Story) Buenos Aires gets extra ink and eye candy considering the sharp price reductions on lodging and dining in the wake of the flu scare earlier this year. Cold and flu season is over in BA, but …