The Retail Hub of South Texas
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. Mercedes has formalized a South Texas friendly attitude into a competitive business-friendly environment creating opportunities for growth and long term expansion. Due to an abundance of commercial space and a wide variety of environmental characteristics, the community can accommodate nearly any retail operation, large or small. 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. The Mercedes MSA has been ranked as the fastest growing MSA in Texas and solidifies Mercedes as the prime location for your retail venture.
Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets®
With a shopping center unlike anything found in South Texas, Mercedes is at the top of the region’s shopping destinations, with one of the largest outside malls in the State of Texas.
Rio Grande Valley Premium Outlets® offers a comprehensive mix of designer sportswear, fashions, shoes, housewares and furnishings, children’s clothiers, and other gifts and specialty items. All the top brands in fashion and home furnishings are available. With over 140 retailers and weather that allows enjoyable shopping year around, you should come see why people all over the State and deep into Mexico are coming to Mercedes to shop. Area retailers include: