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Silicon Border by the numbers

  • 4,500
    acres
  • Three separate clean power sources close to the site, with at least two paths of reliable electrical power for all tenants at only 7 cents per kilowatt hour
  • Skilled technology workers for $2 per hour; university-trained engineers for $25,000 per year
  • 50,000 Mexican university students in close proximity, 8,000 in engineering
  • Abundant potable water at about 20% of the cost elsewhere in the region
  • 1.2 million people minutes away within Mexicali, 6 million within two hours drive in Tijuana, San Diego and California’s Imperial Valley
  • $16.4 trillion GDP North American market, mostly accessible within five days by truck and five hours by air
  • For American commuters, 90+ minutes from San Diego, 60+ minutes from Yuma, Arizona, minutes across the border from Calexico, California
  • Corporate tax rates as low as 3%
  • 1-3 days by truck to all major markets in California and Mexico, with the 8th and 13th largest GDPs in the world
  • Free trade with 43 nations
  • 5-year payroll and education tax holiday
  • Four hours to worldwide shipping from the Ports of Long Beach and Los Angeles

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