NMEDD Press Releases

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

New Mexico Partnership Unveils New Website Features to Showcase Available Commercial Land and Property

December 06, 2019

The New Mexico Partnership in conjunction with the State Economic Development Department has launched two new pages on its website that bring together commercial properties available for companies looking to grow or expand in New Mexico.

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Virginia-based Faneuil locates business center in Albuquerque

December 05, 2019

Company set to hire over 700 employees

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EDD invests in Las Cruces hemp manufacturing firm; 420 Valley will hire 55 employees for mid-2020 production

December 04, 2019

The New Mexico Economic Development Department has pledged to invest $400,000 in a hemp production and processing business in Las Cruces that will help farmers grow the plant and then manufacture from its ingredients.

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Outdoor Recreation Division has awarded first-ever grants aimed at growing the outdoor economy

December 02, 2019

The New Mexico Economic Development Department's Outdoor Recreation Division has awarded the first-ever grants to business start-up organizations aimed at growing the outdoor economy.

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New Mexico MainStreet Announces $4 Million for Public Infrastructure Revitalization Projects

November 25, 2019

New Mexico MainStreet (NMMS) and the New Mexico Economic Development Department has awarded $4 million for revitalization projects through the MainStreet Capital Outlay Public Infrastructure Program in 11 MainStreet communities: Alamogordo, Barelas, Belen, Farmington, Gallup, Las Vegas, Lovington, Raton, Roswell, Silver City, and Tucumcari.

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NMEDD Funds Job Training for 150 Employees. Job Training Incentive Program recipients for Nov 2019 average salary is $25 per hour.

November 08, 2019

The November 2019 Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) has awarded almost $1.69 million to nine New Mexico companies. Additional trainees will earn an average of $25 per hour, with salaries ranging from $11.67 to $55 per hour.

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Catalyst Fund invests in homegrown contact lens company: NMA Ventures backs innovative startup

November 08, 2019

A private equity venture fund, backed by the State of New Mexico, has finalized a significant investment in an innovative contact lens company that works closely with doctors to provide daily disposable lenses with a proprietary comfort coating. The investment by NMA Ventures into EveryDay Contacts is another example of how state with private-equity money is being used to build jobs and wealth in New Mexico with locally grown businesses.

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Outdoor Recreation Division Announces Advisory Panel

November 01, 2019

The New Mexico Economic Development Department has named 15 people to serve on the advisory panel for the Outdoor Recreation Division. The group, which includes representatives from conservation, education, industry, and government, is charged with providing expertise and support, among other tasks, to the new office via monthly meetings and quarterly summits.

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New Mexico Commits to Outdoor Recreation Principles

October 25, 2019

N.M. is one of five states adding their signatures to the Confluence Accords. Outdoor recreation leaders from Maine, Michigan, Nevada, New Mexico, and Virginia committed to advance the principles contained in the Outdoor Recreation Industry Confluence Accords, on behalf of their governors, at a signing ceremony yesterday. That brings the total number of states to an historic 13.

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Santa Rosa MainStreet receives accreditation

October 23, 2019

Santa Rosa MainStreet has graduated from the MainStreet Accelerator program and is now an accredited New Mexico MainStreet community.

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