PICOR Connect | Trends in Commercial Real Estate

Tucson Start-up Manufacturing Growth Accelerates

Posted on Tue, Jul 09, 2019

Smaller scale manufacturing operations (1,000-5,000 SF) seem to be opening up shop and gaining momentum faster than ever. Why is this happening? I think the cost of manufacturing machines has come down and because of the strong economy, entrepreneurs have the spirit and the capital to start a manufacturing operation or grow their business with existing cash or lines of credit. Also, the cost of distribution continues to become more competitive.

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Topics: Tucson, Industrial, Warehouse, Foreign trade zone, Manufacturing

Commercial Warehouse Demand Ramps Up in Ambos Nogales Trade Corridor

Posted on Wed, Sep 10, 2014

Nogales, Ariz. is witnessing increased demand for international trade warehouse space and property with the upcoming $244 million expansion of the Mariposa Port of Entry. The Nogales Santa Cruz Port Authority works with key stakeholders in the Nogales community, including commercial land developers and Realtors®, to enhance economic development in the Nogales-Santa Cruz County region.

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Topics: Industrial, Sonora Mexico, Commercial real estate, Warehouse, Foreign trade zone, Transportation, Logistics, Development

The Arizona-Sonora Region: Global Advantage and More

Posted on Tue, Jul 01, 2014

The Arizona México Commission held its semi-annual forum last week in Scottsdale with the theme "Are You Ready for International Business?" Because Cushman & Wakefield | PICOR has a decade-long commitment to cross-border commercial real estate, we thought it timely to share an update on the Sonora, Mexico commercial real estate environment and efforts promoting the Arizona-Sonora Region.

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Topics: Tucson, Sonora Mexico, Commercial real estate, Economic development, Foreign trade zone

7 Reasons to Invest in Sonora, Mexico

Posted on Thu, Jun 02, 2011

Sonora, the Mexican state bordering Arizona to the south, represents a multitude of established and emerging opportunities for businesses and investors stateside. Here we will highlight some of the leading industries and factors contributing to Sonora's business climate. As a licensed commercial real estate broker in the state of Sonora, PICOR, through its POCIR entity, is positioned to advise on requirements spanning the Arizona-Sonora border region.

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Topics: Tucson, Sonora Mexico, Commercial real estate, Economic development, Investment property, Foreign trade zone

Rail-served Warehouse Facilities: Where Track Meets the Road

Posted on Thu, May 19, 2011

Going intermodal: Among the many quality industrial real estate options available to Tucson businesses, with its rail-served warehouse and manufacturing facilities, Century Park Research Center stands out as a unique option.

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Topics: Tucson, Industrial, Sonora Mexico, Intermodal facilities, Commercial real estate, Economic development, Warehouse, Foreign trade zone, Logistics, Manufacturing, Rail