Brownsville’s modern infrastructure positions the region for global competitiveness and offers opportunity for international trade in the global marketplace. Today Brownsville is easily accessible from any part of the world via any means of transportation: land, air, sea… and space!
The city is located at the epicenter of one of the most dynamic and exciting regions in North America. Situated where the Rio Grande and Gulf of Mexico meet, this globally connected community is a strategic market for foreign direct investment, attracting global attention from companies in diverse industries.
Brownsville is a hub of multi-modal transportation with quick access to all major U.S. consumer markets.
The Port of Brownsville is one of the top foreign trade zones in the nation. Brownsville’s FTZ exported more than $3 billion worth of commodities in 2012 — primarily offshore oil rigs built by Keppel AmFELS, petroleum products, steel and other metals. In terms of total exports and imports ($3.8 billion), the port was ranked 11th in the nation.
- Front door to I-69-designated highway
- 4 international bridges and 1 international rail crossing that connect Mexico with the United States:
- B&M Bridge (Vehicle & Rail)
- Gateway Bridge (Vehicle)
- Veterans Bridge (Vehicle & Commercial)
- Free Trade Bridge (Vehicle & Commercial)
- 3 international airports:
- Brownsville-South Padre Island (BRO)
- Valley International, Harlingen
- Servando Canales International, Matamoros (MAM)
- Deep-sea vessel traffic
- Barge service to Florida & Midwest, via Mississippi River
- Port of Brownsville
- Brownsville South Padre Island International Airport
For additional information contact our office at (956) 541-1183.