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2 Countries, 1 Region, Many Choices

The Rio South Texas Economic Council has a story to tell!

America’s Third Coast. Strategically located within and straddling two countries, Rio South Texas offers companies important competitive advantages including proximity to customers, suppliers and a growing educated workforce. This location – now being called “America’s Third Coast” – creates enormous efficiencies and opportunities for significantly reducing labor, energy and logistics costs. Just by utilizing ports in Mexico, for example, companies can save 20-25% in transportation costs and an average of three days shipping time. Keith Patridge, President/CEO of the McAllen Economic Development Corporation discusses the logistical benefits Rio South Texas – America’s Third Coast - delivers.

Media inquiries should be forwarded to Matt Z. Ruszczak, info@riosouthtexas.com or call 1-956-647-7832.

We welcome all media wishing to help us enhance knowledge of the area's many assets among potential investors, foster growth in the regional economy and enhance competitiveness to attract capital investment and jobs.