U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Tax Foundation, 2015
Worth magazine, 2016
Excellent economic environment with no local or state personal income tax.
High quality of life with wide range of housing options, year-round outdoor recreational activities, renowned cultural institutions and four major professional sports franchises.
Skilled multilingual, multicultural workforce – including international banking, legal and other services by professionals from more than 100 nations.
Convenient direct air service from Miami International Airport to all major destinations in the United States and Europe, as well as Latin America and the Caribbean.
Ability to ship goods efficiently anywhere in the world through PortMiami, Florida’s largest container port.
Global broadband connectivity, advanced data solutions and state-of-the-art telecommunications services.
More than 100 international consulates, trade offices and bi-national chambers of commerce that support the worldwide flow of goods and services.
A central location in the Western Hemisphere and in the Eastern time zone, facilitating global communications.
Commercial real estate options, from high-rise office towers to mixed-use/retail centers and modern warehouse, distribution and manufacturing facilities.
Strong, growing domestic economy serving more than 5.5 million South Floridians
Puerto Rico is a premier investment destination under the U.S. flag. The implementation of structural reforms and economic incentives has positioned the Island as one of the most competitive jurisdictions in the world.
Located between the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, midway between North and South America – making it the perfect bridge between both continents.
Puerto Rico is part of U.S. free trade zones and customs system. In addition, it is under the protection of the Homeland Security Act.
Over 20,000 degrees were awarded in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) in the last four (4) years.
Several incentive laws have been approved to stimulate economic development and attract Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the following sectors: manufacturing, tourism, export services, insurance, financial services, agriculture, hospitality and hotel development and renewable energy.
Puerto Rico’s official languages are English and Spanish. The U.S. dollar is the official currency. Furthermore, the presence of international banks and sophisticated logistics capabilities and major couriers.
Ranked among the top 15 FTZs in the U.S. – National Association of Foreign Trade Zones report (2011).
The island has 24,000 miles of highways and a mass-transit system recognized by the U.S. Federal Transit Administration as the safest and most efficient in the U.S.
The World Economic Forum’s (WEF) 2014-2015 Competitiveness Report ranked Puerto Rico 32 out of 144 countries in the world.