26 large farmland transactions were presented to the Institute of Colonization in the first half of 2015. These transactions led to a total investment of 208 Million US dollar. This does not include the transactions of smaller plots of land.
The total surface included in these transactions was 38.685 hectares. The average price per hectare is 5.378 USD or 2.177 USD per acre. Transactions were done in different regions of Uruguay without a clear preference.
These figures show an increase in area, total investment, number of transactions and price per hectare as compared to the first half of 2014. The first half of 2014 the average price per hectare which was 5.282 USD.
Upon request we can provide more details about regional differences and soil quality.