South American Real Estate News
/ Year / 2011

The brakes put on Brazilian Land Prices

The brakes put on Brazilian Land Prices An update on rural land prices in Brazil from Stuart Donald The current lack of definition over the foreign land investment laws in Brazilin land has put the brakes on strong rises in the prices of rural land in 2011. In some regions prices for larger areas have stagnated and even dropped. One land agent believes prices have dropped from the previous year in the region of Ribeirão Preto by 16%, Cascavel by 14%, Pouso Alegre (MG) by 12% and in Luis Eduardo Magalhães…

Argentina among top world exporters of chicken meat

Argentina among top world exporters of chicken meat Argentina is currently ranked among the world’s top six exporters of chicken meat (breast and legs) while in beef has dropped to position nine, according to the latest data from the US Department of Agriculture, USDA. Chicken meat exports expected to reach 200.000 tons in 2011 Chicken meat exports expected to reach 200.000 tons in 2011 This is partly attributed to the fact that in four years the Argentine rodeo dropped dramatically by 20%, while broiler…

Millions of foreigners moving into Brazil

Millions of foreigners have moved into Brazil attracted by the economic expansion of recent years, while the number of Brazilians leaving the country has dropped dramatically, according to official data released last week. Justice Secretary Paulo Abrao says there are 600.000 undocumented aliens Justice Secretary Paulo Abrao says there are 600.000 undocumented aliens The Ministry of Justice estimated that two million foreigners were residing in Brazil last June, of which 1.4 million legally and the rest, mostly…

Urgent Sale of a Lifestyle Property in the Heart of the Polo Meca of Buenos Aires

Polo Meca outside Buenos Aires Polo Lifestyle Opportunity – Urgent Sale Location: This outstanding property is situated on the outskirts of Pilar on route 28, 50 km from Capital Federal. 10 km from Pan Americana Highway. Estimated travel time, from Buenos Aires is 45 minutes. Alternative option is come via 25 de Mayo highway, then use route 7th till 51 km and then take Route 28. Time frame and Sale Process is Expresson of Interest or vendeRAPIDO Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina Asking: Base Only Code:…

How to get a Prepaid Movistar MicroSim Card in Argentina for a Apple 6

This is the easiest way I know to get started. A friend has just returned from the US with a new Apple 6 phone that only takes a micro chip. There are lots of options but this is the easiest in my opinion. Use Movistar. You find Movistar at  Av. Santa Fe 1844 (corner of Callao and Santa Fe). Here is the process: #adp02 Someone will greet you as you enter. They will have a Tablet. They will ask you your name and what you are looking to do. Give your name to them and then tell them you are looking to […]

Well Respected Argentine Artist Adriana Zaefferer selling her Lifestyle Paradise in the centre of Pilar Polo

Polo Lifestyle Opportunity – Motivated to Sell Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina Code: ARATL200 Hectare: 11.5 to 18  size options Description Location: This outstanding property is situated on the outskirts of Pilar on route 28, 50 km from Capital Federal. 10 km from Pan Americana Highway. Estimated travel time, from Buenos Aires is 45 minutes. Alternative option is come via 25 de Mayo highway, then use route 7th till 51 km and then take Route 28. Time frame and Sale Process is Expression of Interest…

Polo Schools close to Buenos Aires near Pilar

Argentina polo Schools has always been the pride of the South American nation Argentina. Since 1949 Argentina polo team has uninterruptedly been the world champions. Argentina supplies the best 10 polo players of the world. Horse riding is a popular sport in the lands of Argentina. This tradition has helped in the triumph of Argentina polo in the international arena. Argentina has set up a good number of polo teaching classes to maximize the triumph by Argentina polo players.. Such polo schools set up their…

Rabobank predicts Argentina will emerge as a new global powerhouse in the poultry industry

Experts at Rabobank have predicted a boost in the Argentine poultry meat exports driven by access to low-cost feed and high-quality production facilities. The country is a “natural candidate” for poultry production because it was a large producer of grains and protein crops such as corn and soybeans, giving poultry producers access to competitively priced feed, the agricultural lender said in a new report. Although Argentina was primarily associated with beef consumption, its domestic poultry sector had…

Argentina – Brand Storming

Argentina – Brand Storming Como parte del 4° Congreso Internacional de Shopping Centers organizado por la CASC, se desarrolló el tema ‘desarrollo y gestión de marcas’. Brainstorming, así fue titulado este segmento, en el que se planteó el desafío de repensar las marcas, y analizar las nuevas tendencias sobre el diseño de puntos de venta. La exposición estuvo coordinada por Fernando Noguera (Centro Comercial Nordelta).  Gabriela Scalise, New Business Director, Interbrand El valor de una…

Chile targets tourism as third most important sector of the economy by 2020

Chile targets tourism as third most important sector of the economy by 2020 The new campaign by Chile’s National Tourism Service (Sernatur) aims to make tourism the third largest sector of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP) by 2020. The campaign will be launched on Jan. 1, 2012. #adp02 Tourism in Chile currently accounts for 5% of the GDP. The tourism industry has been built on Chile’s diversity of natural landscapes — from the moonscape deserts of Atacama to the fjords of the Patagonia…

Argentina opens In Patagonia its largest wind farm

        Located almost 1.500 kilometres south of Buenos Aires in windy Patagonia, the Rawson Aeolic Park so far has 27 Danish built turbines, with a 50MW capacity and another 16 to be installed in the first half of next year will total the 80MW with an overall investment of 144 million dollars.   “Diversifying the Argentine energy grid is a strategic mid and long term task for Argentina”, said President Cristina Fernandez during the opening ceremony.   The Rawson experience will be complemented with…

Chilean/Swedish group subscribe usd 1.354 billion for the construction of a pulp plant in Uruguay

  Arauco owns 50% of the Montes del Plata project in partnership with the Swede-Finish corporation Stora Enso which in planning to invest 1.9 billion dollars in the plant for an annual production of 1.3 million tons of pulp.   The credit package includes a 454 million dollars loan from the Inter American Development Bank and another 900 million dollars from different financial sources.   Last July Arauco signed a guarantee agreement to extend collateral in support of the financial obligations.   The Montes…

UK magazine names hotel in Torres del Paine Park among top 100 best in the Americas

The prestigious British magazine Condé Nast Traveller has nominated the Hotel Salto Chico in Chilean Patagonia among the Americas and Caribbean best hotels. The ranking was done by the readers of the magazine who nominated the world’s best hundred hotels based on service and exotic passion to travel. Over 25.000 magazine readers and subscribers voted the list and gave the Explora Patagonia group Hotel Salto Chico 76.83 points, making it the only hotel in Patagonia and in Chile to reach the top 100. The hotel…

Brazil soars in clean energy rankings

Brazil soars in clean energy rankings With almost half of its energy supply generated by renewable sources, Brazil increasingly looks like a positive example for the rest of the world. By Robin Yapp | The Daily Telegraph There is an old joke that says Brazil is the country of the future – and always will be. But with rapid economic growth, the government claiming that some 40 million people have been lifted out of poverty in the past decade and the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro on the…

Brazil to be among top destinations of foreign investment

  Brazil will be one of the main destinations of foreign investment next year, a study released Wednesday by the country’s Institute of Applied Economic Research (IPEA) said. According to the International Perception of Brazil Monitor study, the indicator that measures the likelihood of Brazil receiving foreign investment rose from 35 points in May to 43 points in August. Seventy percent of interviewees worldwide consider Brazil one of the top five destinations for foreign investment, up from 56…