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Weekly Roundups

Private Industry Calls for More Infrastructure Projects

By Cinthya Alaniz Salazar | Wed, 01/26/2022 - 15:53

As Mexico’s private industry rebounds so has its demand for industrial real estate, which is now a priority for developers above residential spaces. Mexico City shared its infrastructure plan for 2022, announcing new and the continuation of ongoing projects such as Mexico City International Airport (AICM), which started the year with timeline setbacks.

 

Here is your weekly Infrastructure briefing:

 

Mexico

AICM Continues to Face Operation Challenges

AICM started 2022 with multiple setbacks in its operations. Challenges include canceled flights due to COVID-19 outbreaks within aircrews, constant flight delays and a lack of investment to improve the airport’s infrastructure and connectivity.

 

Link EV to Build US$265 million Plant in Puebla

Renewable energy company Citizens Resources, in collaboration with Chinese EV Dynamics and Spanish QEV Technologies, will invest US$265 million to open an EV plant in Puebla.

 

Mexico City to Invest MX$26 million in Infrastructure Works

Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum shared the city's infrastructure plan for 2022, which will continue projects initiated at the beginning of her term but has some new additions.

 

SADER to Make Mexican Agriculture Sector More Sustainable

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (SADER) is working toward a different vision of land use that will make Mexico’s agricultural sector more sustainable and able to reap long-term benefits.

 

Industry Trends

Industrial Market 4.0 and Its Demand for Industrial Spaces

The evolving industrial market’s demand for manufacturing and logistics spaces created a land deficit across Mexico with low potential occupation. Today, developers are prioritizing rapid construction to cover the future market’s needs.

 

Mexico Needs to Invest in Clean, Cheap and Reliable Energy

Boosting clean energy investment could trigger long-term sustainable growth, provided legal certainty is achieved, writes Roberto Ballinez.

“The goal is to achieve an electricity generation model with the lowest possible carbon footprint. The strategy should consider some issues such as: 1) financing sources to improve, expand or develop the current infrastructure,” said Ballinez.

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Cinthya Alaniz Salazar Cinthya Alaniz Salazar Journalist & Industry Analyst