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The Estrugamou in Buenos Aires – The Pinnacle of French Classical Architecture

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On the corner of Juncal and Esmeralda streets, in the Retiro neighborhood of Buenos Aires, sits a stately and imposing relic of an era of French architecture in Buenos Aires, a city often dubbed the “Paris of South America.” The residential Estrugamou Building, or Edificio Estrugamou, resembles…

The Iconic Sofitel Hotel is closing in the Retiro, Buenos Aires

The Sofitel in Arroyo 841 closes next month leaving its historic building that was inaugurated in 1929 Fifteen years ago, when it opened, it was major news. A group of foreigners had chosen a palatial tower in Retiro to install a luxury world-class hotel, the first of the French Accor chain in Argentina. The building is on Arroyo Street which is…

Argentine Tax Reform “The times they are a-changin'”

ARGENTINE TAX BILL: A STEP TOWARD STRUCTURAL REFORM With a resounding victory in the mid-term elections behind it, the Macri Administration now enters the promised phase of meaningful Argentine tax reform. A first step is the administration’s release of a significant tax reform package, together with proposed reductions in employment taxes and social security…

5 Great Reasons to Do Business in Argentina

As Argentina re-enters the global market, investor interest has surged by people wanting to do business there. The emerging economy has taken great leaps towards reducing their well-known economic problems. There have been numerous government initiatives aimed at improving the economic state of the country and encouraging foreign participation. Some of these government-led…

Buenos Aires Main Avenue: One pic can tell one thousand words

This pic is taken from the hotel itself across the widest boulevard in the world. 9 de Julio. . .. A post shared by 🌹💕🌸Marian🌸💕🌹 (@lachicadeloscielos) on Nov 5, 2017 at 2:00pm PST Contact the Gateway to South America team to learn about the best investment opportunities in the region. The…

Buenos Aires Real Estate sales rose 42.9% in September 2017

The number of property sale transfers in the city of Buenos Aires reached 6011 operations in September 2017, a figure that represents an increase of 42.9% compared to the same month of the previous year. In addition, the total amount of transactions made rose 104% to $ 14,243 million. The average value of the properties sold totaled $ 2,369,442,…

Argentina: Latin America’s Third-Largest Economy

Argentina is a Republic (similar but not the same Constitution to the USA) with 23 provinces and the autonomous city of Buenos Aires ( locally known Capital Federal), being its capital. Buenos Aires has a population size of 3.89 million and a metropolitan population of around 17 million, making it the largest city in the Argentina and fourth largest…