Site Overview

This unique property is for sale consisting of in total 1300 hectares which is located outside the Mexico town of Empalme in the Mexico state of Sonora approximately 360 kilometers south of the USA on the Arizona border. The property is available as a whole or in various plots sizes. The site has the following infrastructure attributes currently and is readily available for permitting The current permits for use and/or renewal include a Port Concession and an Environmental Impact Authorization (EIA). The railway infrastructure is located at the property boundary. The railway Infrastructure owner has agreed to install and operate the internal property railway, etc. The existing previously granted permits mean a greatly simplified and fast track renewal process which is of considerable to benefit any potential investor/developer:

The property is 1,300 hectares of a “green-field” site;

  • Terrain of the site gradually slopes down from Federal Highway I-15 with railway frontage to the ocean;
  • Port Property Dimensions The dimensions of the property include 3.2 km of ocean frontage; 1.6 km of property fronting Federal Highway I-15; southern boundary is approximately 3.9 km with a northern border of 2.9 km;
  • A Private Port Concession. A private port concession was previously granted with no Mexican government interventions required or renewable time restrictions attached;
  • Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA). An EIA was previously granted for the entire site to be utilized and managed as coal storage, handling, and distribution port facility. EIA has recently been renewed, approved, and in place for rapid construction progression. EIA has a four-year period to complete construction, update, add to and or renew. EIA has an additional four-year extension period to complete any outstanding expansion activities without any further Mexican Federal Governmental interventions with little if any downside risks involved;
  • Free Zone Status and Tax-free Manufacturing Permits. Current permits in place include Free Zone Status and Tax-free Manufacturing both of which are supported by the Mexican Federal Government;

  • Deep Water Well. Deep water well access currently being used at 20% of its total capacity leaving 80% negotiable with the authorizes;
  • Multiuse Site Development. Multi uses of the site include – Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) Liquification Facility, Petrochemical, Mid and Up Stream Chemical Production and Commodity Storage Facilities, Fertilizer Production and Storage, Ammonia production, Green energy (Solar, wind), Shipping Container Port, General Cargo, Minerals and Mining storage facilities, Dry Dock, Bulk Jetty, Warehousing, Manufacturing, Produce and Livestock shipments in the USA, etc.;
  • Railway Infrastructure. Railway infrastructure owner and operator have previously agreed to pay for and construct railway infrastructure up to the end users’ facilities on the property;
  • International Airport is in proximity;
  • Gas Pipeline. New 36” pipeline is in close proximity (4 KM from the Site). Pipeline is owned by CFE and IENOVA.
  • Availability of Electrical Power. 2 new natural gas powerplants are in close proximity to support all electrical demands by for power – abundant low-cost electrical energy (791MW & 770MW Natural Gas Fired power production facilities). Power plants were constructed to support a 12 million customer base however current local population is approximately 120 thousand;
  • PPP Permits Permits, concession and Mexican Governmental supported through the PPP process have all previously been reviewed, authorized, and approved establishing the current precedents;
  • Proximity to Gas Pipelines. Property is approximately 4km from the new existing in-service natural gas pipelines. These pipelines are supplied from the USA by the Mexican Governmental entity CFE and IENOVA. The primary source of the natural gas originates from the USA Permian Basin Network;
  • Shipping Benefits Proximity to China. Only a 10-day average shipping time from the property location site to Asia (China). No need to use Panama Canal, saving approximately 10-12 days in shipping transit time and zero Panama Canal expenses thereby lowering shipping product costs;
  • Navigable Water. Water conditions offshore from the property are relatively calm and the waters are somewhat sheltered from natural events such as Hurricanes, Tropical Storms, etc.
  • Access to USA Fresh Fruit Markets. Approximately 45% of all Mexican grown and USA Imported fruits and vegetables grown and shipped with 2 to 3 hours from the property;
  • Trading of LNG. The USA Department of Energy has ruled in 2019 that LNG exported from the USA into Mexico is not restricted to only be traded with USA Free Trade Agreement Countries. LNG can be processed and traded with USA Non-Free Trade Agreement Countries.
  • Existing Port. There is an existing land locked port with zero or almost zero room for expansion in the township Guaymas which could be utilized during the property development stages;
  • Availability of Local Rock. The Southern section of the property boundaries on a foothill mountain range which has an extensive amount of rock available for use in the property development phases for breakwaters revetments etc. if required.
  • Neighbors. Currently there are no neighbors to the property which allows for a fully controlled security network to be established and utilized as frontline control for the property;
  • USA LLC Ownership. The property is owned by a USA LLC which has been in business longer than the time required to set up cross border customs control facilities on the property;
  • Blue Collar Workforce. Local community of approximately 200,000 people are a possible front line (blue collar) workforce for low cost local labor;