NMEDD Press Releases - May 2014

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

The New Mexico Economic Development Department Allocates $200,000 for Raytheon Diné Warehouse

May 30, 2014

Santa Fe - Today the New Mexico Economic Development Department announces that it has allocated $200,000 in Local Economic Development Act (LEDA) funds to San Juan County. The LEDA funds will be used for the architectural and engineering design for a 30,000 square foot warehouse at the Raytheon Diné facility.

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New Mexico MainStreet Created 422 new jobs in 2013

May 20, 2014

Santa Fe - The New Mexico MainStreet program announced today its program accomplishments for 2013. The data show that the 27 MainStreet districts across New Mexico continued to build strong local economies. During 2013, MainStreet entrepreneurs, launched 82 net new businesses, assisted in the expansion of 24 businesses and created 422 net new jobs.

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Governor Susana Martinez Announces Manufacturer Bringing 100 Well-Paying Jobs to Las Cruces

May 17, 2014

Las Cruces – Governor Susana Martinez announced today that CertoPlast will locate its first North American operation in Las Cruces. CertoPlast will be the first manufacturer to locate in the Las Cruces Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ), and will create 100 new jobs with an average wage of $22.38 an hour. The company’s new facility will be located in the West Mesa Industrial Park.

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The New Mexico Economic Development Department Announces Rangeland Energy to Create 50 Jobs at New Oil and Frac Sand Terminal

May 14, 2014

Carlsbad - The New Mexico Economic Development Department announced today that Rangeland Energy has started construction of the Rangeland Integrated Oil System (RIO System) in the Delaware Basin region of southeast New Mexico and West Texas. Rangeland will create 50 new jobs at their site near Loving, about 20 miles outside of Carlsbad. Rangeland will invest up to $200 million for the entire system.

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Join the New Mexico Economic Development Department for "Go Global with NAWBO - An Exporting Experience"

May 08, 2014

Albuquerque - The New Mexico Economic Development Department (NMEDD) invites you to join the National Association of Women Business Owners for "Go Global with NAWBO - An Exporting Experience." Lieutenant Governor John Sanchez, New Mexico Economic Development Department Deputy Secretary Barbara Brazil and other finance, marketing and foreign relations experts will give their insight on expanding to foreign markets.

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New Mexico Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela Welcomes Oak Tree Inn Hotel and Penny's Diner to Santa Teresa

May 06, 2014

Santa Teresa - Today New Mexico Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela participated in the ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of Oak Tree Inn Hotel and Penny's Diner. The hotel and diner is located in the Santa Teresa Airport Park on 2.28 acres. The total investment of this project was approximately $5 million. The hotel includes 56 rooms, with contingency plans for expansion, and the diner will be open 24 hours.

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New Mexico Economic Development Department to Participate in Free Small Business Education and Training Program on the State's Angel Investment Tax Credit

May 02, 2014

Santa Fe - As part of a new series of free small business education and training programs sponsored by Santa Fe SCORE, the New Mexico Economic Development Department (NMEDD) will take part in "Equity Financing - A Mini NM Angels Boot Camp." This event will be held May 8 from 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. at Santa Fe Business Incubator located at 3900 Paseo del Sol, Santa Fe, NM 87505. To register call 505-424-1140 Opt 1 or e-mail: scoreseminars@hotmail.com

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