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Where to invest in Buenos Aires?

So, you decided you want to buy property in Buenos Aires but can not decide where. Hopefully this will offer you some guidance.  A recent study done by the Center for Real Estate Research (Centro de Investigaciones Inmobiliarias) ranked neighborhoods in the greater Buenos Aires areas by investment opportunities. It revealed the classic neighborhoods of Palermo and Belgrano as still being the best place to put your money.  Other top “barrios” were Saavedra, Villa Lugano, Flores, Villa Urquiza…

Brazil on the right track

Brazil on the right track With all the investment going on for the upcoming World Cup and Olympics, coupled with the investment being made in infrastructure pertaining to airports and roads, Brazil is a sure bet for the future.  According to the Economist, Singapore’s Changi Airport Group and Odebrecht, a Brazilian construction firm, landed the job to upgrade and run Galeão airport in Rio de Janeiro.  Perfect timing for the upcoming games. The hub airport at Belo Horizonte, Brazil’s third largest city,…

How Foodie Are You?

How Foodie Are You Over 17,000 people have taken this short quiz of 100 questions to see how they measure up on foods they have tried in their lifetime.   As many of our clients and investors are international, this is a fun little game you can do to see just how well you score as a “Foodie”.  Here is the link:  www.HowFoodieAreYou.com/12703739 (Visited 2 times, 1 visits today) About Marcia WilliamsonMarcia is a high achiever. She has lived and worked in Buenos Aires for 18 years in senior positions…

Championship Polo in Palermo, Buenos Aires!

  Get ready for the 120th Argentine Open Polo Championship this Saturday, December 7th held every year at the Campo Argentino de Polo in Palermo (Av. del Libertador & Dorrego). This event attracts the top polo players in the world and hosts one of the oldest and most prestigious events in the international polo calendar as well as being one of the main social events of Buenos Aires.  Plan on wearing a big brimmed hat and sipping on a glass of chilled champagne between chukkers.  Tickets for the…

Why it is the best time to invest in RIO DE JANEIRO

•   A Global investment hotspot Being part of the economic acronym BRICS, Brazil has become an area looked at for global investment as it has been deemed at a stage of newly advanced economic development, suggesting their economies will catch up to the more developed countries in the next few years to come. •   One of the world’s most beautiful cities and a major tourist destination Photos of Rio de Janeiro are often seen around as it’s stunning and unusual landscape lends itself as a place…

San Telmo, Buenos Aires – a mecca for tourists

San Telmo, Buenos Aires – a mecca for tourists Sometimes a new place just reaches out and takes you into its arms. One minute, Carla Jacome was part of the crowd of tourists taking in a Sunday morning tango demonstration at San Telmo’s Plaza Dorrego. The next, she was part of the show, gliding through the unfamiliar steps in the firm embrace of tango maestro Osvaldo Boo, the picture of suave elegance in a dark gray suit, fedora and white scarf. Welcome to San Telmo, an aging downtown barrio that…