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As part of our ongoing effort to minimize the spread of COVID-19, the City of Nogales is closed to the public, except by appointment only. Call (520)287-6571 for more information on continued services.

Why Nogales

Arizona is ranked first in the nation in projected job growth and economic growth prospects, and Nogales is the #1 Port of Entry in the entire Southwestern United States. It's no wonder Nogales is a great place to do business! “Great weather, great people, great business advantages…why would I do business anywhere else?” Nogales is Arizona’s International Gateway and the county seat and economic heartbeat of Santa Cruz County. Nogales is safe, friendly, accessible and open for business.

Targeted Industries

International Logistics Maquiladora Manufacturing Agribusiness & Fresh Produce RetailDevelopment
Spanish-English Call Centers Customer Service Centers Security, Aerospace, & Defense Tourism & Hospitality

Strategic Advantages:

No City Property Tax University of Arizona Maquiladora/Twin Plants Cultural Events
Toll-Free Border Crossing CANAMEX Corridor Low cost of living Business-Friendly Government
Bilingual Workforce Affordable Mexican Services Mariposa Port of Entry Great Weather
Excellent Quality of Life Foreign Trade Zone Interstate 19 Maquiladora Association
Deconcini Port of Entry I-11 Designated Corridor Morley Port of Entry Low Crime Rate
Low utility rates Nogales Int'l Airport Tucson Int'l Airport Tax Incentives
Close to Phoenix, Tucson, etc Border Flex Manufacturing Great Schools Seamless Border Crossing
Established Produce Industry Small Town Charm Supply Chain Expertise Art, History & Culture
Regional Population 400,000+ Fortune 500 Companies Industrial Parks Retain Destination


The Ambos Nogales binational region is strategically located as Mexico’s gateway to Arizona and the entire Western United States. The strategic location allows companies to enjoy the advantages of accessing two labor forces, two tax systems, and two governments.


Companies can utilize wage structures in Ambos Nogales to make their operations cost competitive. The median age in Ambos Nogales is very young, meaning the populations is young and ready to work.


The strategic location of Ambos Nogales along the US/Mexico border allows companies here to utilize the Mexican ports of Guaymas. Stopping in Nogales, containers, and products are shipped throughout North America.


With beautiful weather year round and limited threat of humidity, inventory and equipment will be kept operating with little energy costs needed.

Want more information about how to get your business started or expanded in Ambos Nogales? Contact the City of Nogales 520-287-6571 or click here Contact Form

City of Nogales

Nogales, AZ is a great little place to be and is where you’re among friends.

Mayor Arturo Garino

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   Nogales, AZ, 85621

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