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Jolanta Campion Campion: “World-ranked universities and cutting-edge life-sciences companies attract talent and venture-capital money to San Diego, with Mexico offering numerous cost advantages, forming an almost-perfect relationship between the two regions.”

SAN DIEGO—Medical-device manufacturers can experience a 21.2% cost advantage by operating in Mexico than in the US, Cushman & Wakefield’s director of research for the San Diego region Jolanta Campion tells GlobeSt.com. According to a recent report from the firm, healthcare continues to be the most heavily funded sector in San Diego, receiving 64% of all venture-capital funding in the first half of 2017, and many US companies have taken advantage of San Diego’s proximity to Mexico, where medical-device manufacturing is inexpensive and high quality.

Carrie Rossenfeld

Carrie Rossenfeld is a reporter for the San Diego and Orange County markets on GlobeSt.com and a contributor to Real Estate Forum. She was a trade-magazine and newsletter editor in New York City before moving to Southern California to become a freelance writer and editor for magazines, books and websites. Rossenfeld has written extensively on topics including commercial real estate, running a medical practice, intellectual-property licensing and giftware. She has edited books about profiting from real estate and has ghostwritten a book about starting a home-based business.

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