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South of the Border: Investment capital is flowing to Mexico’s industrial and hotel properties

May 9, 2023 34 Minute Listen

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Walton Street Capital’s Federico Martín del Campo and CBRE’s Lyman Daniels explain why Mexico has seen an influx of international capital, particularly into its robust industrial and hotel sectors, thanks to its proximity to the U.S. and other advantages.

South of the Border: Investment capital is flowing to Mexico’s industrial a...

May 9, 2023 34 Minute Listen

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Key Takeaways:

  1. Mexico is an underrated country from an investment standpoint.
  2. Nearshoring is leading to a boom in the country’s major industrial markets.
  3. For U.S. investors, the ability to buy and sell assets in U.S. dollars mitigates currency risk.


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Federico Martín del Campo

CEO and Managing Partner, Walton Street Capital México

Federico Martín del Campo is the CEO and Managing Partner of Walton Street Capital México, an investment manager focused exclusively on real estate in Mexico. Federico has over 20 years of experience in the industry, having led the investment in over $3.6 billion of assets across multiple sectors, including industrial, hospitality, retail, office and residential. Prior to joining Walton Street Capital México, Federico worked at GE Real Estate and JP Morgan Securities. He graduated in economics from Autonomous Technological Institute of Mexico (ITAM) and has a Masters in Business Administration from Harvard Business School.

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Lyman Daniels

President CBRE Mexico & Colombia

Lyman Daniels is the President of CBRE Mexico since 2009 and is the executive responsible for operations in Mexico and Colombia.


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Spencer Levy

Global Client Strategist & Senior Economic Advisor, CBRE

Spencer Levy is Global Client Strategist and Senior Economic Advisor for CBRE, the largest commercial real estate services firm in the world. In this role, he focuses on client engagement and public-facing activities, including thought leadership work performed in conjunction with CBRE Research. He also serves as Co-Chair of the Real Estate Roundtable’s Research Committee.


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