Update on GTSA’s New Digital Property Platform release

Press Release Hello Our new property website is live, so we start loading properties from the legacy site as soon as possible. Like the newsletter, this site will better enable us to send out information regularly to targeted audiences. Our sponsored newsletter site has been an excellent source of stable subscribers, and we hope the new property one will be as well. It will also give us the flexibility to promote independent agents’ properties in areas where we have no presence, giving them the same advantage…

Buenos Aires is introducing the latest suburban rail system which now has the bus cartel owners very worried

It will have an approximate route of 40 kilometres, starting at Cabildo and Congreso. It will not need tracks or overhead lines, and similar systems are already in operation in China, Europe, and Australia. A month ago, the City opened a tender to add a new transportation system. It is a network of small electric buses that will travel through the downtown area, one of the areas that suffered the most from the closures, the quarantine due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the consolidation of remote work. But,…

BBVA Bank: Argentine’s President Milei is finally getting some traction on lowering inflation

INDEC’s ( Argentina Stats Department) monthly national inflation stood at 4.2% in May (276.4% y/y), the lowest in the last 29 months and much lower than expected (BBVA: 5.8% m/m, REM-BCRA: 5.2% m/m). Core inflation was the main downward surprise, reaching 3.7% m/m (277.3% y/y). Key points About Gateway to South AmericaGateway to South America is an independent Brokerage and Advisory company committed to helping foreign investors to invest in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay. ShareShareTweetWhatsAppEmail

Chancay: The new 3.5 B mega shipping port being built in Peru to service South America’s most rich regions

And who is building it? The Chinese, of course. When the US abandoned the region decades ago, they filled the vacuum. The $3.5-billion deepwater port, set to start operations late this year, will provide China with a direct gateway to the resource-rich region. Over the last 10 years, Beijing has unseated the United States as the largest trade partner for South America, devouring its soybeans, corn and copper. The port, majority-owned by Chinese state-owned firm Cosco Shipping, will be the first controlled by…

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Japan’s Oji sets up forest plantation company in Uruguay

Japan’s Oji sets up forest plantation company in Uruguay Japanese paper maker Oji Holdings Corp. has announced the establishment of a company in Montevideo, the capital of Uruguay, for forest plantation acquisition. According to Tuesday’s announcement, Oji Uruguay Forest Company SAS will buy a plantation straddling the northern Uruguay departments of Tacuarembo and Rivera for 288 million dollars. The acquisition increases the total area of the Oji Holdings group’s forest plantations by about…

Changing Farmland Investing Options

We think farmland as an investment is something that, in 5-10 years, will be a must in any professionally managed diversified portfolio. We are excited to be at the forefront of reporting the rapid changes in this exciting new market, which is now opening more opportunities for smaller investors via syndicates and specialised agro funds. Those smaller investors ( USD 70,000 to USD 250,000 ) seeking exposure to tangible assets with strong cash yields and low volatility have found it nearly impossible to get…

The Uruguayan Forestry Miracle

South America is highly diverse in ecosystems: rainforest, desert, mountain forest, dry forest, native pastures, wetlands, peatlands, grasslands, and mangroves create a melting pot of landscapes. Despite this diversity, the Amazon rainforest, which spreads across almost a third of the continent and occupies nine countries, tends to steal all the headlines. Last year, deforestation in Brazil increased by around 30%, the largest in a decade, while Argentina has lost 2.8 million hectares of native forests…

Eucalyptus Plantation Forestry Investment in Uruguay shows impressive returns

Uruguay has significant geographic, climate and competitive environmental advantages in modern Eucalyptus timberland plantation forestry, making it one the world’s lowest base cost Eucalyptus producers. The Uruguay forestry model driven by the state-of-the-art world, class pulp plant investments in Uruguay by UPM and Stora Enso/ Auraco has created a vigorous, sustainable and ultimately disruptive forestry model which is changing the dynamics of traditional timber markets on a worldwide basis on a scale last…

What are the restrictions on buying farmland in Uruguay?

1: Current Real Estate Ownership Restrictions in Uruguay Can foreigners own and occupy real estate in Uruguay, including shares in property-owning companies? Are there any restrictions? By Uruguayan law, any individual or legal entity may own real estate regardless of nationality or place of incorporation. However, specific regulations for agricultural land and rural exploitations require owners to be individuals or Uruguayan corporations with registered shares owned by individuals. Authorization from the Executive…

Property sales prices in Buenos Aires had the largest increase in 6 years

The average square meter value in the publications of the units in CABA registered the largest monthly increase in the last six years. In a scenario in which the real estate market is gradually being reactivated, and with the hope that with the announcement by 15 banks of the return of mortgage credit in Argentina, the average publication value of the square meter in the City of Buenos Aires recorded the most significant monthly increase since April 2018, and broke the 1% barrier so far this year, according…

A more positive outlook for our region is a welcome development

Argentine President Milei’s radical change in direction after 70 years of Peronism is being watched inside the country (the poor and middle classes suffer most of the pain of change) and by the rest of the investment world as the changes occur. So far, the response has been positive, even by those most affected by the changes. Success will likely cause neighbouring countries to follow suit, attracting a flood of investment capital looking for a home in a troubled world. Europe, the US and the Middle East…

After an intense crisis, Argentine dairy farms embrace increased profitability

The sector, it is recovering after a sharp drop in production in June, and prices are now “reasonably good.” Recovery is underway. After a deep, productive crisis caused by the drought, the winds of change are blowing for the Argentine dairy industry. After several months of negative dairy activity numbers, starting in June, producers expect a slight improvement. Last year, it was worth remembering that dozens of producers forcibly sold dairy herds, even in full production, in a difficult situation…

House Hunting in Northern Brazil Coastal Regions

A Coastal Retreat in Brazil A FIVE-BEDROOM HOUSE ON THE BRAZILIAN COAST USD 650,000 This five-bedroom house is a short walk from a white-sand beach on the northeastern coast of Brazil, about 30 miles from the popular tourist destination of Natal. Built in 2006, it is part of a small gated development of 16 homes called Quintas do Coqueiral. The 4,300-square-foot house sits on about 1.2 acres covered in palm trees and grass. Visitors enter through two large wooden doors, framed by pillars. The double-height…

Shareholders Agreements are essential to avoid later problems when investing in Syndicates or Partnerships

The great news is that you can create a rule book (aka shareholder’s agreement) so that when things pop up, you all know how to deal with them. Staying aligned makes all the difference to your business’s success. This article explains why a shareholders’ agreement (your business prenup) is essential for every business with multiple owners. WHAT IS A SHAREHOLDERS’ AGREEMENT? Shareholders’ agreements are like rules that record how shareholders will work together and make decisions. What are the initial…
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