VanityBA: Behold The “De-Argentinazation” Of Punta del Este

Patrick Archer foreign investment, lifestyle, real estate, tourism, uruguay, vanityba

It’s the most colorful and accurate term to describe a major shift in local real estate markets since pesoficaci√≥n, and this eight-syllable beauty is the hottest summer trend since political correctness rocked Mar del Plata’s backside. Desargentinizaci√≥n is how La Nacion’s Javier Navia describes the dwindling presence of Argentines on the Uruguay coast this summer, a trend first set in …

Uruguay Begins Aggressive Courtship of Brazilian Tourists

Patrick Archer tourism, uruguay

With the summer solstice exactly four months away and the prospect of fewer Argentines coming ashore, Uruguay is putting on the tourism equivalent of a full court press in major markets around Brazil. The campaign kicked off this month in the southern city of Curitiba at a private country club where hundreds of high net worth Brazilians were wined, dined …

Uruguay Welcomes Visitor Number 3 Million, His Wife, 4 Kids & The Family Dog

Patrick Archer foreign investment, tourism, uruguay

Exactly two months ago we shared the news that Uruguay was on pace to top 3 million tourists this year. Well, yesterday was the day, and you know it’s a big deal when the president of the country and the national media are involved. Part reality TV, part game show, part much-deserved national celebration, the well choreographed ceremony took place …

VanityBA: A Summer Escape to Jose Ignacio and A Luxurious Tale of Two Viks

Patrick Archer creative class, culture, lifestyle, real estate, tourism, uruguay, vanityba, visionaries

With Punta del Este gearing up for New Year’s festivities and the full-on rush of High Season, InvestBA and VanityBA spend a week in Jose Ignacio at the iconic Estancia Vik and Playa Vik, both featured in the new issue of InvestBA Privada. For more information about living and investing in Uruguay, simply complete the form below. [gravityform id=55 name=Living& …

Punta del Este Real Estate Permits Rise 25% in Maldonado

Patrick Archer aruba, foreign investment, real estate, uruguay

Developer enthusiasm for new construction projects in and around Punta del Este continued to grow in 2011, according to new numbers released from the Maldonado Office of Urban Planning. With three weeks remaining in 2011, it appears Maldonado will end the year with requests for 8 million square feet of new homes and condominiums in Punta del Este and surrounding …