PHOENIX, ARIZONA – The importance of the relationship between Arizona and Mexico dates back to when former Gov. Paul Fannin was the state’s chief executive from 1959-1965. He proclaimed at the time that Arizona and Mexico were “neighbors for good.”
Today, Mexico is Arizona’s largest trading partner. In 2017, Arizona conducted $15.4 billion worth of business with Mexico, nearly $7.5 billion in exports and $7.9 billion in imports.
ULI Arizona’s September Main Program, “Arizona and Mexico: The Crossroads of Real Estate and Commerce,” will explore the state of real estate and commerce between Arizona and Mexico and what opportunities there are for companies and individuals in both regions.
The event is scheduled for Sept. 13 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. at Scottsdale Museum of the West, 3830 N. Marshall Way, Scottsdale. Member registration is $75, private; $55, public/under 35/non-profit; and $40, student. Non-member registration is $100, $75, and $60.
Moderating the event will be Juan Ciscomani, Senior Advisor for Regional & International Affairs, Office of Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey. Panelists include Jose’ Pablo Martinez Buentello, Project Manager, Skybridge Arizona; Lyman A. Daniels, SIOR, FRICS, RPA, CPM, President, CBRE; and Carolynne Hunter, Vice President of Supply Chain and Logistics, St. Clair Technologies, Inc.