Mexicali is the capital of the State of Baja California in northwestern Mexico , bordering the U.S. border. The City of Mexicali has been recognized as one of the best cities to live, work and establish businesses.
Mexicali has a population of more than 1 million inhabitants with an average of 3 % annual growth . The main economic activities are manufacturing, medical tourism, trade and construction services. In addition , the Mexicali Valley is the most important in the country, within the agricultural sector. The port of San Felipe is a renowned tourist destination in the warm waters of the Sea of Cortez. The city of Mexicali, has become a favorite destination for business quickly , attracting successful national and international companies such as:
UTC Aerospace, Gulfstream, GKN Aerospace, Kenworth, Bosch, LG, Technicolor, Frito Lay, Kellogg’s, among many other companies
In addition to abundant, secure energy, water and communication resources, Mexicali is also home to a mature, supportive business environment. For over 50 years has hosted businesses from around the world that, for both strategic and economic reasons, have chosen to operate in Mexico.
Today the region has over 25 industrial parks encompassing over 24MM sq. ft. representing A, B and C Class facilities. The majority are in gated parks with the rest being secured, stand-alone buildings.
Logistics & Utilities
With abundant resources and a well-developed infrastructure, Mexicali is uniquely positioned for commercial success. Water service, sanitary, sewer, natural gas, electricity and communications are readily available throughout the city. And due to legislative changes enacted in 2013, the energy market is more competitive than ever with costs dropping and predicted to continue to drop in the future.
Mexicali is more than a great place to do business - it’s a great place to call home!
Here in the heart of a major agricultural area, Mexicali has a lower crime rate than many cities in the U.S. It is the safest Mexican city on the U.S. border with a particular low crime rate against businesses.
Founded in 1903, Mexicali is today a modern industrial city that has a strong Chinese heritage with over 300 Chinese restaurants and the largest Chinatown in Mexico. Born from the area’s agricultural roots and immigrant Chinese railroad laborers the area has a strong work ethic that endures today.
And the culture, while full of the best of Mexico’s charm, is also very familiar and comfortable to foreigners, particularly U.S. citizens.
As with all large cities, Mexicali features a variety of attractive neighborhoods from middle class to high end areas.