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We offer South American real estate investment opportunities in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay. Click on the Red Links above for our latest options. We know buying South American Real Estate has specific rules for foreign citizens, rules we are familiar with and have worked with extensively. This is why we have created a programme to guide international buyers through the whole process of purchasing real estate in South America, from finding properties for sale to helping clients…

What is the most important thing that a person/company should consider if they want to invest in Uruguay?

Beyond the emotional elements, the investor must analyze the advantages each country offers. Investors are becoming more aware that foreign investment competition is fierce among countries, especially those located in the same geographic area; therefore comparing the advantages offered by each and every country is a very good idea to finally decide the best option for your circumstances. The American Nobel prize winner, Milton Friedman (economist) quoted ”Investors in the current context are like consumers,…

How much per square metre is housing in Buenos Aires? The most expensive and the cheapest neighbourhoods

According to the report of Properati and Oikos Bs. As., some neighbourhoods in Buenos Aires have increased more than 60 percent in the last twelve months. Buying a property in the city of Buenos Aires (CABA) in March 2018 was 10.6 percent more expensive than doing it during the same month of last year, with respect to last February, the values increased by 1.5 percent. This data follows from the April report by Properati and Oikos Bs.As. On the results of the real estate sector in the past month. The survey…

Templeton Funds: “Argentina suffered a speculative attack but is now recovering”

The head of the largest investment fund in Argentina attributed the dollar crisis to misinformation in the financial markets. One of the biggest investors in Argentina said that the financial crisis is ending, and he blamed the chaos that hit the market this summer a “massive speculative attack” and the exaggerated reaction at a local level. The funds controlled by Michael Hasenstab, a major fund manager of Franklin Templeton, invested about 4.6 billion dollars in Argentine debt, betting that the…

Argentina bets on $600m satellite to boost agriculture

September 24, 2018
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Argentina is launching a new microwave imaging satellite to monitor natural disasters and soil moisture in a long-term bid to bolster the farm sector, an industry that has historically been the backbone of the country’s economy. Scheduled to launch on a SpaceX Falcon rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on October 6, Argentina’s Saocom 1a satellite “is going to boost the high-quality precision agriculture Argentina relies on,” President Mauricio Macri told farmers and industry representatives…

Uber’s strongest growth is in Argentina

Uber’s fastest-growing market in the world is now Argentina, the company executives say. Twenty percent of its drivers in Buenos Aires, the only city where it operates in Argentina, were jobless immediately before joining Uber. The economic downturn, “has certainly helped many people find us as an alternative source of income,” Felipe Fernandez Aramburu, who runs Uber business development in Argentina, told Reuters in a recent interview. Despite worries about the country’s economy, which shrank 4.2…

New Property Listings and Sales Soar Across Brazil

In the second quarter of 2018, listings of new properties jumped 120 percent from the first quarter and twenty percent from 2017’s second quarter. Despite the country’s lingering economic recession and unstable political climate, Brazil’s real estate market received some positive news this week showing that in the second quarter of 2018 new property listings and sales across the country have risen sharply, according to the Brazilian Chamber of Construction (CBIC). Between April and July 2018, new…

A Night of Buenos Aires Tango – Stunning Photography

Buenos Aires Tango Buenos Aires Tango, a set on Flickr. A Tango night photographed by world renown Frenchman Christian Senat when he was in Buenos Aires recently visiting Gateway to South America – Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires Tango & Milonga Guide Six Great Tango Shows in Buenos Aires There are many, many tango shows in Buenos Aires. The format is usually a dinner show with a variety of dancers and musicians performing over a period of somewhere between 1.5 and 3 hours. Some are located in venues that…

New Zealand owned Fonterra’s low milk payments to Chilean farmers spawn a breakaway co-op plan

Dairy farmers in southern Chile say Fonterra’s continuing underpayment for their milk has left them little choice but to build their own processing cooperative. The South American country’s second-biggest dairying operator, the part Kiwi-owned Chilterra company, and about 200 farming families were in advanced stages of planning the new cooperative, said chairman Mike McBeath, a Waikato dairying consultant and businessman. The next step was to raise US$10-12 million to build a processing plant. Chilterra…

Are agricultural investment funds a bottomless basket?

Financially, we all remember the date: September 2008. The Sub-prime crisis and everything that’s happened in these 10 years. Global rates fell, the profitability of many businesses went down and various businesses ‘too big to fail‘ finally did also fall. But there was a common denominator in a particular sector. Where there were real assets such, as agricultural land, the financial damage was a lower. On the other hand, the dilemma of world food supply continues. By 2050 the population will…

Spin it time and time again, the secret to cooking the best steak, accordingly to La Cabrera´s chef at Buenos Aires

Gastón Riveira, the owner of La Cabrera, the restaurant awarded as the best in Buenos Aires by a local diners voting, is aware the success of this gastronomic paradise resides on three key factors he summarized in his “MAS” philosophy (meaning MORE in Spanish): an acronym for Menu, Atmosphere and quality Service. Riveira details the philosophy reigning in this traditional grille of Palermo neighbourhood as follows: “Talking about Menu, we are cooks and meat. The atmosphere is the one of a humble local…

The important role that Brazil has in global agriculture

A report entitled The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2018, recently published by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), places Brazil as the world’s third biggest exporter of agricultural goods. In the document, FAO warns about the impact of climate change on agriculture and food security on the planet up to 2050. The information was given by UN News. In the document, released Monday (Sep. 17), FAO reveals that the value of global trade in agriculture more than tripled in…

Main Polo Regions in Argentina Surrounding Buenos Aires

  POLO CENTRES AND AREAS–LOCATIONS AROUND BUENOS AIRES The Three Main Polo Centres in the Province of Buenos Aires: A)- OPEN DOOR – MANZANARES – 150 Polo Fields. La Aguada (6) , El CLUB de POLO la CAÑADA (11). Las Praderas (5), La Colina (4), Santa Catalina (2), Miralejos (2), Haras Argentino (2), Las Bíctulas (2), Magual (2), El PASO (2). San Javier, El Silencio.Estas canchas se completan con otras canchas particulares siempre abiertas a admitir otros jugadores como invitados…

Will real estate agents be replaced by robots?

It’s no longer a question of whether but rather when the real estate industry will be disrupted. Our way of selling and buying houses remains a pain point. California-based investment advisor Ross Gerber summed up what lots of us think when he said, “The real estate industry desperately needs … a transparent, predictable and liquid market that not only captures supply and demand dynamics but allows for expeditious, low-cost and hassle-free transactions. Such a market would increase activity,…

Argentina’s huge wheat harvest should boost its struggling currency

Argentina’s plummeting currency ( AR Peso ) is set for buffering from bumper wheat crops as it becomes one of the few countries to emerge from a 2018 harvest with a sizeable yield. Several top producers from around the world, including Australia, the US, and much of Europe, have struggled to deliver high yields in the face of a difficult climate involving droughts and extraordinary heatwaves. This has caused Asian countries such as Indonesia, which ranks as one of the highest purchasers of wheat worldwide,…