26° 8’ 57” N / 97° 54’ 47” W
The Development Corporation of Mercedes recognizes that selecting the perfect location is critical for a business to thrive. In Mercedes, it does not matter if you are a large retail store, manufacturer, supplier, small business or service provider, Mercedes is the RIGHT LOCATION for you.
Mercedes is the premier retail hub of South Texas. Catering to a consumer base of 10 million within a 200 mile radius, Mercedes receives over 7 million visitors annually. Behind the boom in retail is a large influx of visitors, specifically Mexican visitors and Winter Texans. Serviced by 9 international bridges and 3 airports, Mercedes welcomes tourists from Northern Mexico and Midwestern States year round. As part of the fastest growing MSA in Texas, the area provides a strong consumer base of 2.3 million within a 50 mile radius supported by a young population.
Mercedes is a strategic transportation hub and international trade center with easy access to markets in Texas, Mexico and the world. No other region in America offers such an advantageous array of resources at the strategic crossroads of the U.S./Mexico trade corridor.
Mercedes offers an efficient network of major highways, railroads, air and sea routes. Mercedes is in a distinctive location that offers direct access to 9 international bridges. The proximity to these bridges is extremely beneficial to businesses involved with the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). These international bridges range in distance from 4 to 39 miles and are the Progreso, Veterans, B&M, Gateway, Anzalduas,Los Indios, Pharr/Reynosa, McAllen/Hidalgo, and Donna International Bridges. Of these the Pharr/Reynosa and Los Indios International Bridges were built with the intent of allowing more free flowing commercial traffic. Mercedes’ robust transportation system is complemented by a modern communication network, low-cost of living, an abundant workforce and pro-business climate.
Contact the Development Corporation of Mercedes to see why Mercedes is the prefect location for your business.