NMEDD Press Releases

Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes was recently interviewed on the KUNM radio program Women’s Focus.

The New Mexico Film Office Announces Outer Range, An Amazon Original Series, is Currentlyin Production in New Mexico

April 15, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico Film Office today announced that thetelevision series Outer Range is in production in New Mexico. The series,produced by Amazon Studios and Plan B Entertainment is shooting in LasVegas and Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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New Outdoor Recreation Business Directory

April 15, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico Outdoor Recreation Division (ORD), a division of the Economic Development Department (EDD) announced that it has created the state’s first digital outdoor recreation business directory. The goal of the free resource is to market the state’s robust outdoor recreation economy, assist businesses, and connect people and customers with the resources they need to be successful and get outside.

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The New Mexico Film Office Announces Holiday in Santa Fe a Lifetime Production has begunfilming in New Mexico

April 14, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – Holiday in Santa Fe , a feature for Lifetime Television is being filmed in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

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EDD Launches Strategic Planning Process

April 14, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico Economic Development Department has contracted with global analytics and research company, SRI International, to work with local communities and stakeholders on a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy to guide policymakers as they set priorities to diversify the economy and create higher-paying jobs.

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State-Led CyberReady Initiative will Assist Businesses with Cybersecurity Best Practices

April 12, 2021

Santa Fe, N.M. – The New Mexico Economic Development Department (EDD), through its Office of Science & Technology (OST), received a grant in July of 2020 from the Department of Defense (DOD) to pioneer a cybersecurity awareness and preparedness training initiative. OST, in conjunction with the New Mexico Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (CCoE), has used the funding to develop a new CyberReady initiative to help New Mexico businesses become compliant with federal cybersecurity standards.

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State Assistance Helps Affordable Solar Expand in N.M.

April 08, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – The State of New Mexico and the City of Albuquerque have pledged economic assistance, contingent upon approval by the Albuquerque City Council, so that Affordable Solar can double the size of its Albuquerque fabrication facility and corporate headquarters.

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NM Outdoor Recreation Division Announces Outdoor Recreation Business Accelerator Grant

April 07, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico Outdoor Recreation Division (ORD), a division of the N.M. Economic Development Department (EDD), announced the 2021 Outdoor Recreation Division Business Accelerator Grant opportunity.

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NM MainStreet & Outdoor Recreation Division Partner on “Outdoor Recreation Asset Atlas” Pilot to Identify Outdoor Recreation Projects in MainStreet Districts

April 07, 2021

Santa Fe, N.M. – The New Mexico Economic Development Department (NMEDD) announced the launch of an innovative New Mexico MainStreet (NMMS) and Outdoor Recreation Division (ORD) collaboration to connect communities’ downtowns with their natural resources. NMMS and ORD will create the “Outdoor Recreation Asset Atlas” to study five counties; the end result will identify up to five trail creation or improvement projects connected to MainStreet districts. Outdoor recreation development, when connected to MainStreet community downtowns, has great potential to support local, asset-based economic development.

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Ranch and Food Business Expanding National Reach with help from LEDA

April 05, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. - Beck & Bulow, a homegrown business that manufactures and sells high-quality meats and meat products directly to restaurants and consumers, has been awarded state and local economic development assistance to expand its production operations, Economic Development Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today.

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State Grant Helps Tortilla Factory Expand in New Mexico

April 01, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – Economic Development Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today that a 37-year-old family tortilla business is set to receive state economic assistance to expand its New Mexico production and reach more customers.

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