Last week two industrial parks opened doors in the municipality of Apaseo el Grande, Guanajuato, where Toyota builds its manufacturing site. The development required an estimated US$ 135 million investment.
The Amexhe Industrial Park started operations last May 4th over a 250 hectares’ surface where 50 hectares are already fully developed all kind of utilities included. The area has space for 63 facilities y the potential creation of 8,000 jobs, according to officials from Grupo DRT, a Queretaro-based developer that built the complex.
The park is connected to federal highway 45 which provides quick access to other locations in the Bajio region and Mexico City.
The amount of investment remained undisclosed but realtors estimate the park required somewhere around the US$ 70 million figure.
Also on May 4 a developer based in Coahuila opened doors for its park named El Grande located in the same municipality.
Grupo El Grande invested US$ 45 million to develop 28 hectares and the potential creation of 2,400 jobs under shelter programs, which the company also supply.
Michigan-based Centracore LLC, a manufacturer of aluminum cast and machined products, already made a deal to install a production site in the area with a US$ 4 million investment and plans to hire 50 workers in its first phase.
More auto suppliers are expected to arrive in the region as the new Toyota assembly plant under construction nearby takes shape.