Author Archives: Mike Blum

Partner and Managing Broker NAI Rio Grande Valley, and member of the NAI Global network, the largest commercial real estate brokerage network in the world with affiliate office in 375 markets and 55 countries. NAI Global now owned by C-III Capital Partners LLC. Member of the NAI Global Leadership Board.

Mexico Infrastructure Fuels Import Surge

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The need for storage and distribution space for the variety of fruits and vegetables imported from Mexico has long been a driver of industrial demand in the Rio Grande Valley. The agriculture industry has fueled the rise of Pharr as a global powerhouse and the home to a variety of thriving agriculture-related businesses. The Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge is the sixth-largest land port of entry in the United States and currently…

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A Case For Combined MSAs

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Creating economic clout The Rio Grande Valley, often referred to as Rio South Texas, offers many choices for both global business location and generous economic development incentives. With a dynamic young labor force, great weather, low cost of living and plenty of recreational activities year round, the Rio South Texas region is an ideal location for companies looking to expand or relocate. For several decades, business leaders across the Rio…

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