South American Real Estate News
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Latin America Leading the world in Media Advertising Growth

LATIN AMERICA LEADING THE WORLD IN MEDIA SPEND Total media ad investments will rise faster in Latin America than in any other region worldwide through 2019, according to the latest eMarketer forecast of ad spending around the world. The growth is the result of a rising middle class and increased advertiser spending on global events like…

Why is Argentina a better place to hedge your bets compared to an increasingly unstable Europe?

Argentina is currently looking like a good place to lay your bets for global minded real estate investors with dollars burning holes in pockets, Why be wary of Europe? The ‘Emerging Trends in Real Estate’ European 2015 report by PWC and the Urban land Institute, predicted that 2015 would be a busy…

Selective Rural property boom expected to be imminent in wake of strong beef prices

Rural Property Boom:  Rawdon Briggs, from Colliers International ( Australian Agro Division ), said recent significant sales at high prices in Australia’s outback indicated the market was picking up for beef properties. “I would suggest we are not in a boom situation (yet), we are probably a good six…

Uruguay Farms Raise Record Funds After Land Prices Jump 11-Fold

Uruguay Farms Raise Record: Uruguayan farm operators are raising a record amount of funds in the securities market after a boom in prices for the country’s farmland. About $124 million of securities tied to agriculture have been issued this year, double last year’s total, after financial trust Fideicomiso Financiero Campos Sustentables sold $50 million in shares on…

Forestry development in Paraguay: a tall opportunity

image of Plantación forestal en Paraguay
Forestry development in Paraguay: a tall opportunity In a context of decreasing global availability of natural forests and growing demand of sustainable wood products, Paraguay offers opportunities in forestry that go beyond its excellent climate and soil conditions and general advantages for agribusiness investment. Mild temperature year round and high precipitation…

Wall Street investors again buying up farmland

For farmers gearing up to harvest millions of acres of land this fall in the face of low commodity prices, the rows of corn, soybeans and other crops have long been viewed as key to their survival. But increasingly those same acres are drawing the attention of Wall Street investors looking to tap into those fields for profit. Investors have turned…

Wall Street Journal very negative re Argentina’s economy

Argentina’s economy is headed for another collapse no matter what the outcome of October’s complex presidential race, according to a Wall Street Journal editorial. WSJ’s Mary Anastasia O’Grady writes: “Argentina is headed for another collapse. The test for the next president will be how to juggle the economic adjustment while restoring institutional credibility and…

The Leading Countries In Grains Trade – Or, Why Argentina Is Still ‘The World’s Barn’

The Leading Countries In Grains Trade: A recent report issued by the “Bolsa de Comercio de Rosario” ranks countries according to their position in the global trade of grains, oils and sub products. According to the ranking, Argentina has the largest relative participation. Estimates suggest the global production of grains surpassed 3 billion tonnes in the 2014-2015…

Enforcing Contracts in South America ?

Enforcing Contracts in South America? The Enforcing Contracts topic assesses the efficiency of the judicial system by following the evolution of a commercial sale dispute over the quality of goods and tracking the time, cost and number of procedures involved from the moment the plaintiff files the lawsuit until payment is received. The most recent round of…

Reasons for success or failure in the real estate industry

Reasons for success or failure in the real estate industry Unless you are fully committed to real estate as a profession and have a solid business plan, you will have trouble finding success anywhere. Here I have outlined five situations that can bring down your career — and how to avoid them. Over the past twenty-five years, I have had…

Argentine bonds buoyed by political hopes of Change

Argentine bonds buoyed by political hopes of Change It is sometimes said that the world has four types of economy: developed, developing, Japan’s and Argentina’s — because of a seeming South American economic exceptionalism becoming apparent again. China’s economy is slowing. Investors have dumped emerging market assets. In Latin America,…

Mendoza, Argentina – One of the most exciting wine regions in the Southern Hemisphere

On the eastern side of the Andes, in the region of stunning foothills and high plains, is Argentina’s ‘Napa Valley’. The Uco Valley, in Mendoza, Argentina has rapidly become one of the most talked about and exciting wine regions in the southern hemisphere. Originally created as a stopping point in the crossing of the Andes on the commercial route from Río de la Plata to…

Buenos Aires once again voted the top South American city to study in.

Buenos Aires has come out on top for the best South American city to study in. For those who are students, it is now the most recommended city, for the second year running. Paris comes out in top being the best place and in third place is London in front of Singapore, Sydney, Melbourne and Zurich according to the annual ranking set out by QS (Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd). In the top ten…