3 million people
    with high living standards and increasing infrastructure needs
    USD 2 Billion
    Aggressive public infrastructure program for 2017
    iconic projects seeking for financing

Why Come to BA and Build our City?

  • The national government has announced the most aggressive Infrastructure Plan in Argentina's history.
  • With a population of 3 million people that doubles during daytime with another 3 million people coming to work and/or study at the city, BA will continue to demand world-class public services, transportation, and infrastructure.
  • BA is the preferred location for international companies looking to start a business in Argentina and getting access to the Mercosur, with a 400 million consumer market.
  • BA is home to Argentina's largest engineering and construction companies, both local and international.
  • BA’s government plans to invest in infrastructure over USD 2 billion in 2017.
    USD 164 million
    of annual revenue
    1.2 million
    Water delivered for
    2.0 million m3/day

Water & Sewage

  • Coverage: Water courses in the city cover 30,000 hectares.
  • Increasing demand: Water demand in BA has grown 40% in the last 20 years.
  • Public Service: AySA is the public utility providing water and sewage services
  • Masterplan: To access the City’s hidraulic master plan, please visit
    1.4 million vehicles
    registered in BA (10% of Argentina)
    10 million cars
    per month using BA’s highways
    21 million passengers
    a year in nearby airports


  • Great capacity: The BA port has a capacity of 11 million tons per year.
  • Well connected: Over 300 million trips by train per year.
  • Opportunities: For more information on transport opportunities, please visit the following link
    1.2 million tons
    processed in 2015
    1.35 kg
    of garbage

    generated in average per inhabitant per year

Waste Management

  • Public management: The Ministry of Environment and Public Spaces is responsible for waste management in the city.
    Power generation capacity:
    4,109,900 Kw
    Generated energy:
    16,133,818 Mw
    Increase in energy consumption:
    +13% (2001-2015)


  • For information on Argentina’s legal framework for the energy sector, please visit
  • For information on Argentina’s Renewable Energy program, please visit
    1.23 million
    square meters

    built on average every year
    Projected population of
    3.04 million
    by 2040
    1.2 million households

Urban Development & Real Estate

  • Growing population: Annual population growth of 0,45%.
  • City of Buildings: Apartments account for over 80% of total households.
  • Increasing proprietors: 56% of households own the property they live in.
  • Growing opportunity: Households deficit is 10%.
  • Buildings modernization: 37% of households have more than 50 years of construction.
  • Fiscal incentives: Constructing in certain areas of BA has fiscal benefits. View Incentives
  • For information on CABA’s housing policies please visit

Useful Facts

A safe place to live in:

  • BA ranks above other cities like Washington DC, Shanghai and Beijing in terms of Infrastructure Safety.
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  • BA has the lowest climate risk in Latin America.
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Future-ready and connected to the world:

  • BA is one of the top 50 future-ready cities
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  • With 77% of its population having Internet access, BA ranks above Frankfurt, Paris, Beijing and other Latin American cities in terms of digital security.
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A robust and growing infrastructure:

  • BA port terminals handles 11 million tons on a yearly basis, while the two airports within its metropolitan area transport 21 million passengers per year.

  • Every day, 4.5 million people use BA’s public transport. Shortest commute time to work compared to other Latin American cities.
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Better than peers:

  • BA’s citizens enjoy the best quality of air when compared to other Latin American cities
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  • BA ranks above Mexico City, Sao Paulo, and Lima in terms of health security.
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