NMEDD Press Releases - June 2016

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

16 NM MainStreet Programs Receive National Recognition for Work in Their Communities

June 20, 2016

Santa Fe, NM - Today, the New Mexico Economic Development Department announced that 16 New Mexico MainStreet programs are receiving national recognition for work in their communities. The programs are receiving accreditation from the National MainStreet Center for their success in demonstrating high-capacity results in preserving historic sites and revitalizing their communities. The MainStreet program is a proven job creator, having created more than 3,400 new businesses and 12,000 new jobs in New Mexico since 1985.

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NMEDD and NM Tourism Department Unveil New Mexico True Architecture Trails

June 15, 2016

Santa Fe, NM - Today, the New Mexico Economic Development Department announced the New Mexico True Architecture Trails, which are aimed at connecting visitors with centuries of New Mexico architectural history. The trails, which can be accessed here, were developed in partnership with the Tourism Department's New Mexico True campaign. The trails highlight New Mexico architecture from several eras, including: Adobe, Victorian, Classical and Modern styles. The Architecture Trails along with MainStreet's Off the Road in New Mexico website encourage tourists to travel on historic and scenic byways throughout New Mexico.

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Governor Susana Martinez Announces 224 Well-Paying Jobs in Rio Rancho

June 13, 2016

Rio Rancho, NM - Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced that PCM, a leading California IT company, will expand its operations to New Mexico, creating 224 well-paying sales positions with annual salaries ranging between $45,000 and $65,000. The expansion is the result of Governor Martinez and other leaders who traveled to California earlier this year to meet with business executives, including at PCM, to tell them about the state's improved business climate.

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Governor Susana Martinez Announces $1.8 Million Water Infrastructure Investment to Support Continued Growth of Borderplex

June 09, 2016

Las Cruces, NM - Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced the New Mexico Economic Development Department will invest $1.8 million in Local Economic Development Act (LEDA) funds to build a well serving the area around the booming borderplex in Santa Teresa. The well will support businesses such as the recently opened MCS Frames 215,000 square-foot distribution center, FedEx Ground's new 215,000 square-foot logistics facility, Valley Cold Storage's new 400,000 square-foot facility, and 6,400 linear feet of new rail in the Santa Teresa Intermodal Park.

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Governor Susana Martinez Announces 40 Manufacturing Jobs in Las Cruces

June 09, 2016

Las Cruces, NM- Today, Gov. Susana Martinez announced that Pecan Brewery in Las Cruces will expand its operations to begin bottling and exporting their beer across the world. The expansion will result in 40 new manufacturing jobs.

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Job Training Incentive Program Awards Eight Companies $2,089,196.43 in May to Create 288 Jobs

June 03, 2016

Santa Fe, NM - The New Mexico Economic Development Department's Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) board approved $2,089,196.43 in funding for eight companies to create 288 jobs.

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