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Baja California Resurgence

Infrastructure and other improvements are helping to solidify Baja California's position as the leading destination for high-value-added manufacturing operations in Mexico.

Apr/May 07
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Infrastructure is the key to Baja California's continued economic expansion. The Punta Colonet and Silicon Border projects will elevate the state to where it is able to compete for the most high-profile manufacturing projects in North America.

These days the stakes are higher; Mexican border states are not only competing against central Mexico and the Bajio for major manufacturing projects, they are also in competition with U.S. southern states, which have extremely aggressive investment attraction programs in place and can offer comparable fixed operating costs.

The public and private sectors are working hard to ensure that infrastructure becomes a strong selling point and not a detractor. They are well on their way to making this the main reason why companies will want to locate in Baja California.

Juan Carlos Rodriguez works as an associate director in NAI Mexico's corporate office in Tijuana, Mexico. He has over eight years experience advising major global corporations with their real estate requirements in Mexico. NAI Mexico is part of NAI Global, one of the largest real estate service companies in the world, with more than 350 offices in 45 countries. NAI Mexico has 11 offices throughout Mexico.

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