South American Real Estate News
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Very high demand for new office space in Buenos Aires means all new projects are pre leased

“What is already built, is fully leased”; All the main market analysts agree. This semester will add 8 new buildings, which increase the inventory 3.6% but not enough to satisfy strong demand.   Real estate market analysts agree that this will be a good year for the office segment. The Buenos Aires market and the northern corridor remain stable and the greatest demand is concentrated in the higher offices, classified as A +, whose average rent is between US $ 30 and US $ 32 per square meter…

Now is the time to Invest in Latin America’s Tourism Boom

Latin America’s Tourism Boom continues. According to the UN’s World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) tourism is the 3rd largest export in the world, with international sales worth more than the food or auto industries. The number of international journeys made globally each year has jumped from 25 million in 1950 to more than 1.2 billion today. That exponential rise in international trips has created an ever-expanding tourist industry that sees $4 billion spent every day. The tourism juggernaut shows no sign…

Is Brazilian Farmland a Buy ?

In recent years, Brazil has solidified its role as a global agricultural powerhouse. It has become the world’s largest exporter of soybeans, coffee, and sugar, as well as the second largest overall food producer on the planet. Over the past 15 years, Brazil has increased agricultural production by 156 percent with overall Gross Domestic Product (GDP) from agriculture reaching an all-time high in the first quarter of 2017.1 The agricultural sector as a whole accounts for nearly 6 percent of Brazil’s total…

Agribusiness Report Argentina Merger & Acquisitions Activity

Agribusiness Report Argentina Q4-2017 shows a continuous high level of investments and M&A activity in the local market. The country risk rate has fallen almost 23% during 2017 and has ended the year with 350 basic points, showing improved confidence in macroeconomic and political reforms. The last quarter showed most investments directed to the generation of renewable energy; this was largely due to the tenders of the national program RenovAr 2.0, where 66 projects awarded corresponding to Wind, Solar,…

The Argentine Lifestyle sector adds new projects for the good life

Due to a large increase in inbound tourism and the start of low cost airlines, the lifestyle market in real estate in Argentina is growing quickly with the development of new projects throughout the country. The new initiatives from the Ministry of Tourism for the development of an expanded domestic tourism market has resulted in the arrival of more foreign travellers.  New measures such as the lowering of taxes and fees, the introduction of low cost airlines, the remodelling and opening of new airports,…

One trillion dollars of real estate is on the move and here is why

Autonomous vehicles,  self-driving cars and trucks, are coming very soon. The world is going to change because of them and how it affects how we live and work. These two articles “second order effects” and “$1 trillion of real estate is on the move … here’s why”   explain why and are a must read for anyone involved in private and public transport and all of us involved in real estate. A lot has been written about the “first order” effects of autonomous vehicles (AVs): How…