Category Archives: Investment Opportunities

Entrepreneurial Partnership Works to Build Sustainable, Healthy World for Kids / USA and Brazil

[Austin, TX, Rio de Janeiro Brazil- Monday January 14, 2013 ] – A Brazilian-American entrepreneur with a passion for sustainable technologies and green innovation is taking steps to build a safer, healthier environment for children. Austin-based entrepreneur Julio Ferreira has announced the formation of the JTJ Partnership to develop Green Kids Village (GKV), an initiative [...]

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Brazilian timber attracts foreign investors

With information from the newspaper O Estado de Sao Paulo, the IG portal featured this sunday an article about investment in brazilian timber. The articles shows how this company bought land in Brazil and developed a fund to plant and sell brazilian wood. According to the them the return on the investment happens in 3 [...]

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Caixa Econômica Federal, one of the biggest brazilian banks launches fund to invest in infrastructure without income tax for individuals

The Caixa Econômica Federal will launch the first Brazilian fund designed to invest in infrastructure bonds. The fund called Investimento em Crédito Privado Renda Fixa Longo Prazo Desenvolvimento Brasil I(something like Private Investment in Fixed Income Credit Long-Term Development Brazil I), will have differential taxation, which exempts the individual investor’s income tax and has a [...]

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A Brazil full of (shale) gas

Seen as the new energy frontier of the country, natural gas could put Brazil in a new level on the international scene. Until then associated with the exploration of offshore oil, gas has become the subject of thorough studies, made by the National Petroleum Agency (ANP) and by companies that indicate huge potential in onshore [...]

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Brazil investment advice – agriculture

If you have a long-term interest in Brazil, where is a good place to put your money? That is, you are looking past currency risks and short-term volatility and want a good, safe investment? Over lunch recently, a high-ranking executive gave me a strikingly obvious bit of off-the-record advice: “There might be a day when [...]

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Foreigners study Brazil to learn how to make money in the country

Soffi Enrico, 45, left Italy and came to Brazil focused on building apartments of up to R$ 270,000, geared towards the middle class. He invested R$1 million in 2010 and is expected to increase by at least 50% of the contributions in 2011. “We want to take advantage of the lack of housing for the [...]

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Expanding Itaguaí is new darling of the brazilian property market: hotspot to buy now!

Rio – One of the fastest growing areas in the country, Itaguaí, just south of the city of Rio not only draws attention of investors, entrepreneurs and multinationals. The city is now also one of the darlings of the real estate market in the state of Rio. “Itaguaí is an area of ​​expansion, and the [...]

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Três Rios, incentives attract 872 companies to this city in Rio state. City zeroes taxes and promotes changes in the quiet life of its residents

A town with its central park and wooden benches lined the sidewalk distributed between a church and the town hall. This the best description of Três Rios, in the south of Rio de Janeiro state, almost three years ago. But much has changed. The park is still there, but in front of it, the town [...]

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Ponta Grossa region, in the Paraná state, yet another good area for investments

Of the 29 companies that have announced major investments in Paraná, 10 are installed in the region of Campos Gerais, where lies the city of Ponta Grossa. Reasons for this expansion of local industry is not lacking. The region is near the Port of Paranaguá, has technological colleges and is also close to the largest [...]

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Investments of R$ 12 billion transform small Três Lagoas in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul

Três Lagoas, in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul, consists of long, flat roads, where motorcycles and bicycles still predominate. It’s just over 100 000 inhabitants, that still have as one of the main landmarks of the city a statue of Christ, which seems to control traffic at the junction of two major avenues. [...]

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The north zone of Rio known as Baixada, still a great area for property investment

Land in this area of Rio was very cheap just a few years ago, not it’s still cheap compared to other parts of Rio, but it’s getting more and more expensive since it was chosen as the area that will house the Comperj, the Petrochemical Complex of Rio. An area of ​​2,500 hectares – equivalent [...]

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Ten reasons to visit Búzios in the state of Rio de Janeiro

This Peninsula paradise 180 kilometers from Rio, Búzios has beaches of Caribbean blue, historical heritage and many options for enjoying day and night. The João Fernandes beach enchanted Brigitte Bardot in the 60s The resort town of Buzios, 180 miles from Rio, has some of the most beautiful beaches in Brazil. Added to this, a [...]

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Buying property nowadays in Rio 2

People looking for an apartment to live in Rio already know: prices are a little crazy these days. Prices rose exponentially in the last two or three years, and it requires a good deal of patience to find the desired property, for the value that it is imagined to spend. For many, the feeling is [...]

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Brazilian interest rates and peculiar situations

From the Economist Robert Shiller of Yale University, an expert on the affairs of the impact of neuroscience in Economics, about something very typical of Brazilian economy, told the newspaper O Estado de Sao Paulo: – How can there be interest rates so high for so long? It’s still on my agenda to understand that. [...]

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Buying property nowadays in Rio

Apartment buying in Rio de Janeiro requires a lot of documentation checking before the initial approach. Rio’s real estate market is very complex and it usually takes more than two weeks to understand the hidden details. Your knowledge should include general prices, locations, facilities and security details. The first thing you should know is whether [...]

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