NMEDD Press Releases - August 2019

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

N.M. offers OZ incentive program

August 27, 2019

New Mexico offers bonus for Opportunity Zone investments

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Cimarron Awarded Grants to Complete Scenic Byway Project

August 22, 2019

Santa Fe, N.M. – New Mexico MainStreet and New Mexico Resiliency Alliance announced today that Cimarron Alive has received a $12,500 Resilient Communities Fund grant to support the completion of the Scenic Byway Trail project along U.S. 64. The byway will include historical displays along five blocks that serve as a major tourist attraction and pedestrian access point between Cimarron’s New and Old Town sections. The project seeks to improve the byway’s usability and safety by enhancing the landscape, beautifying the park, and adding a pedestrian crossing, shade structures, street/sign lighting, and a vault restroom.

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"Keyhole Garden" to film in New Mexico

August 20, 2019

New Mexico Film Office Director Todd Christensen announced that the feature film "Keyhole Garden" will begin principal photography in New Mexico on Aug. 26.

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Cabinet Secretary to screen film in Clayton; announce grant in Cimarron New

August 19, 2019

Cabinet Secretary to screen film in Clayton; announce grant in Cimarron

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EDD names Marco Grajeda Director of NM Border Authority

August 16, 2019

EDD Names Director of Border Authority

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Jabil picks Albuquerque as center for 3D printing

August 15, 2019

Manufacturer set to bring 120 new jobs to New Mexico

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EDD sets focus to rural communities

August 14, 2019

Citing the unique challenges of bringing jobs to rural communities, the New Mexico Economic Development Department will ask for a special appropriation from lawmakers to address economic needs in less-populated pockets of the state.

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Downtown Taos MainStreet is Accredited as a New Mexico MainStreet Community

August 14, 2019

Santa Fe, N.M. – New Mexico MainStreet, a program of the New Mexico Economic Development Department, today announced that Downtown Taos MainStreet and their partners have fulfilled the MainStreet Accelerator process. Taos has been designated as an accredited New Mexico MainStreet program. They will be recognized on the national level by Main Street America in May 2020. Taos began the accelerator program in June 2018 and have progressed through the accelerator benchmarks and advanced economic revitalization projects in the downtown district.

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“Roswell” Season 2 films in New Mexico

August 14, 2019

The television series “Roswell,” produced by Warner Bros.Television / NM Talent Inc., will begin principal photography of Season 2 mid-August through January in Santa Fe, Las Vegas, Albuquerque, and Madrid, New Mexico State Film Office Director Todd Christensen announced today. The production will employ 260 New Mexico crew members and 2,550 state residents in extra and background roles.

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New Mexico: Opportunity Zones are Knocking

August 05, 2019

The New Mexico Economic Development Department (NMEDD) has unveiled a new website so local governments, investors, businesses, and property owners can take advantage and connect with Opportunity Zone resources.

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“Army of the Dead” films in New Mexico

August 05, 2019

The Netflix-produced feature film “Army of the Dead,” has started principal photography at Albuquerque Studios and will continue through October, announced New Mexico State Film Office Director Todd Christensen.

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