NMEDD Press Releases - June 2021

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

State Awards LEDA Funding to Specialized Compounding Pharmacy in Albuquerque

June 29, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – An Albuquerque pharmacy business that is developing its property to accommodate the technical specifications required for the compounding medications has been awarded State of New Mexico economic development assistance, Economic Development Department Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced today.

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State Awards Economic Assistance to American Gypsum for Facility Modernization

June 28, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – American Gypsum, a leading manufacturer of wallboard products, has been awarded a state Economic Development Department LEDA grant to modernize its Bernalillo County manufacturing plant and secure decades

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NBCUniversal Officially Opens its New Mexico Production Facility

June 24, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – Today, New Mexico Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller, NBCUniversal executives, and other civic and industry leaders cut the ribbon on NBCUniversal’s New Mexico production facility.

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JTIP Supports 64 New Jobs at an Average Wage of $33.48

June 21, 2021

The Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) Board approved nine companies for training funds totaling $1.1 million at its June meeting. The companies all fall into three of the nine target industry sectors chosen by Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham – aerospace, intelligent manufacturing, and value-added agriculture. Both of the value-added agriculture companies are located in rural communities.

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The New Mexico Film Office Announces the Production of What Do You Think?

June 17, 2021

What Do You Think? is an interactive media production being produced by New Mexico creative technology company, Ideum.

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Main Street America Awards Accreditation to the NM MainStreet Coordinating Program, 31 NM Program Partners

June 16, 2021

Santa Fe, N.M. – Today, the New Mexico Economic Development Department announced that Main Street America has reaccredited and licensed New Mexico MainStreet (NMMS) as a Coordinating Program. Additionally, Main Street America has designated New Mexico’s 28 accredited and 3 affiliated Main Street™ programs for meeting rigorous performance standards. Each year, Main Street America and its partners announce the list of accredited & affiliated programs to recognize their exceptional commitment to preservation-based economic development and community revitalization through the Main Street Approach™.

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The New Mexico Film Office Announces the Production of The Life You're Given

June 16, 2021

SANTA FE, NM - The New Mexico Film Office announces the documentary, The Life You're Given, produced by Light Heart, LLC. The documentary has been filmed in Corrales, Santa Fe, Taos, Jemez, and Chama, New Mexico.

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The New Mexico Film Office Announces End of the Road has Begun Production in New Mexico

June 15, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – The New Mexico Film Office announces the feature film, End of the Road, produced by ETOR Movie, LLC, will begin production from June - August in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

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New Mexico Once Again Recognized for Netflix Expansion

June 11, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – Shortly after being recognized as one of Site Selection’s Top 20 Deals in North America, the State of New Mexico, City of Albuquerque, and Netflix are once again receiving international recognition for the company’s expansion in the Mesa del Sol area of Albuquerque, New Mexico, this time receiving Area Development's Gold & Silver Shovel award.

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The New Mexico Film Office Announces a New Television Series, American Migrant Workers, to Begin Production in New Mexico

June 08, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. –The New Mexico Film Office announces a television series, American Migrant Workers produced by Triangle U Studios, will film in Albuquerque, Las Cruces, Truth or Consequences, and Navajo Lake beginning in June through October 2021.

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State awards $125,000 to 5 science and technology companies

June 08, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – Economic Development Department’s Cabinet Secretary Alicia J. Keyes announced that five New Mexico, high-growth potential companies were awarded Science & Technology Business Start Up Grants at $25,000 each.

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2021 Economic Reports Released for the State and 33 Counties

June 07, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – Today the Economic Development Department released the latest of its quarterly economic reports for the State of New Mexico and all 33 counties. The May 2021 reports include data through the third quarter of fiscal year 2021: January, February, and March of this year.

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June 15 Deadline Approaches for $200 Million Business Grant Program

June 03, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. – New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham is reminding business owners that they have less than two weeks left in this application period to apply for $200 million in grants through the Local Economic Development Act (LEDA) Recovery Grants program, with each business eligible for a maximum of $100,000.

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The New Mexico Film Office Announces a New Television Series, Behind the Yellow House, has Begun Production in New Mexico

June 01, 2021

SANTA FE, N.M. –The New Mexico Film Office announces an intended television series Behind the Yellow House produced by Velvet Yard Productions, LLC has begun production in Belen, New Mexico.

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