Foreign Ownership Of Uruguay Farms Up 300% Since 2000

Patrick Archer agribusiness, foreign investment, real estate, uruguay

New census data out this week from Uruguay’s leading ag agency shows the number of foreign investors buying Uruguay farmland and the average farm size both rose rapidly over the past decade. The Uruguay Ministry of Cattle, Agriculture and Fishing (MGAP) released the 2011 Farming General Census yesterday, and the percentage of Uruguayans owning farmland has fallen to 83% from …

More North Americans, Europeans Investing in Uruguay Farmland

Patrick Archer agribusiness, foreign investment, real estate, uruguay

The sale of farms is on the rise in Uruguay, and a new wave of investors primarily from the US and Europe are doing the buying, according to a new report in El Pai­s. Pablo Beson describes the buyer profile as individual investors drawn to agribusiness investments in Uruguay as a safe harbor for their money, a stable investment alternative …

Uruguay Farmland Rental Revenue Rises Over 500% In A Decade

Patrick Archer agribusiness, average prices, foreign investment, uruguay

The Uruguay Ministry of Cattle, Agriculture and Fishing just released their annual survey of Uruguay farmland lease contracts, and the report sheds some light on which Uruguay departments are the most active, the most expensive and the most profitable for investors. Many new investors in Uruguay farmland choose to immediately turn around and lease out their farms, a smart strategy …

Uruguay Farmland: A Turnkey Global Investment In A Transparent Market

Patrick Archer agribusiness, aruba, average prices, foreign investment, real estate, uruguay

Part of the wonder of tiny Uruguay is the wide range of topography and crop diversity. If Uruguay were a US state, it would rank somewhere between Florida and Missouri in terms of total land mass: 68,000 square miles. Despite its size, Uruguay boasts a laundry list of farmland producing commodities shipped around the world: soybeans, wheat, rice, cattle, sheep, …