When Urban Development is a “Game of Chances”

Construction has been a game of chance in Argentina for the past decade.

But the construction industry has taken off in the past few years, and now, as construction activity picks up, it’s shaping up to be one of the most profitable industries in the country. 

What is urbanization construction?

Urbanization construction refers to a variety of projects in which buildings are built on an urban landscape and constructed from a variety, if not all, of the local materials, such as sand, concrete, timber, and bricks.

For example, many new urban developments are built with concrete and timber, while others are built from the same materials as traditional brick buildings, such like concrete, asphalt, and brick, which can be imported from abroad. 

How does it work?

A typical project involves a series of different decisions: Where are the people going to live?

When are they going to move?

How much space will they need to move into?

What kind of buildings are going to be built around them? 

How much do the buildings cost?

A number of construction projects have taken place around Buenos Aires, with different types of construction. 

Why are some of the buildings built?

Many of the new buildings are made from the local concrete, which is often sourced from the region.

It can be purchased from an online seller, but you’ll have to pay a lot more than the average commercial builder for a piece of concrete.

Other materials can be used, such a wood frame or plastic roof, as well as other locally produced products. 

Will the construction workers be able to live in the buildings?

Some of the construction projects will involve temporary housing for the construction team.

They can stay in a building and be paid for it in the future.

Other times, the construction project will involve permanent housing, with an option to buy the housing for a certain amount of time. 

Where are the workers going to work?

While most construction projects are undertaken by the municipality, some are being undertaken by private companies.

In Buenos Aires’ most famous construction project, the Santiago de Chile High School, the local government took over construction and maintenance of the building, which was built in the 1960s. 

When are they moving?

If you’re working on an apartment building or condo building, you may have to wait for a bit longer than usual.

The construction industry can take a while to adjust to the increased number of workers coming to the area. 

Can construction be cheaper than traditional building?

Yes, the cost of construction can be significantly cheaper, but the construction boom has not yet been fully implemented, which means there will always be some challenges in the process. 

Do the workers have to live together?


The workers may have one or two roommates in their apartments, and they may even live in apartments together.

Some workers will live with their families. 

Does the construction pay for itself?

Yes it does.

Construction projects have a lot of economic benefits for the people involved, as they get to earn income from the construction, as opposed to the construction of a house.

Some of those benefits include higher wages, which are paid to the people who built the buildings. 

The cost of living in Argentina has dropped significantly since the 1980s.

There’s been a lot less inflation and other economic pressures.

Now, it has been cheaper to buy a house than in the 1980-1990s, so the construction companies are getting paid more for their work, which has led to a boom in construction.

However, Argentina’s economy is not fully recovered, and the construction sector has had to rely on government subsidies to keep up with inflation and the cost increases that come with a recovery.