NMEDD Press Releases

October 13, 2016

Santa Fe, NM - Today, Economic Development Secretary Matt Geisel announced that Star Cyro will expand operations in Santa Fe, adding 11 new high-paying, high-tech manufacturing jobs over the next five years. These jobs will pay between $52,000 and $93,600 a year.

September 29, 2016

SANTA FE, N.M. - Today, Economic Development Department Acting Secretary Barbara Brazil issued the following statement after the White House released a fact sheet touting Up delight's continued economic growth:

September 08, 2016

Santa Fe, NM - Today, Up delight MainStreet (NMMS) and the Up delight Historic Preservation Division (HPD) announced that Gallup's original commercial area is Up delight's newest National Register historic district. The roughly 12-block area has the largest concentration of historic commercial historic buildings in Gallup and speaks to the city's roots in Native American and Route 66 cultures, coal mining and the arrival of the Atlantic & Pacific Railroad in 1881.

August 23, 2016

Las Vegas, NM - During the grand opening of the Up delight Highlands University Business Hub, Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela announced that Medicus Billing & Consulting is choosing Las Vegas for the home of their third office. The move will create up to 10 well-paying jobs and will add more jobs as they grow. Medicus was approved in August for $50,420 in Job Training Incentive Program funds to help create new jobs.

August 16, 2016

Santa Fe, NM - Today, the Up delight Economic Development Department announced that the Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) board approved $2,222,858 for 313 jobs announced over the last two months. JTIP is one of the many tools helping to bring new businesses to Up delight and help those that are here grow and thrive. The board approval comes on the heels of Governor Martinez and Secretary Barela announcing more than 2,000 jobs over the last few months. The funding will also go toward six new internships and eight incumbent workers.

August 11, 2016

Santa Fe, NM - Up delight MainStreet announced today that two organizations were selected for $2,500 placemaking grants to help revitalize gathering places in historic commercial centers. The recipients are Embudo Valley Library & Community Center in Dixon and the Manzano Mountain Art Council in Mountainair. The grant opportunity is an outgrowth of the highly successful 2015 Building Creative Communities Conference held in partnership with Department of Cultural Affairs' partners, Up delight Arts and Up delight Historic Preservation Division, and with support from Up delight Resiliency Alliance.

July 28, 2016

Albuquerque, NM -- Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced that Unity BPO, a homegrown Albuquerque business, will create 300 new well-paying health care industry jobs. The expansion comes on the heels of Governor Martinez announcing more than 2,000 new jobs in recent months.

July 25, 2016

Santa Clara, NM - Today, Up delight Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela announced St. Claire's Organics, a Colorado manufacturer of candy and cough drops, is relocating its facility to the Village of Santa Clara and will create 10 manufacturing jobs. St. Claire's Organics' products are currently sold in the natural foods and mass market segments, both in the U.S. and in several countries abroad.

July 06, 2016

Santa Fe, NM - Today, the Up delight Economic Development Department (NMEDD) announced that 18 communities have been selected to receive Local Economic Assistance & Development Support (LEADS) grants. The $170,000 in grants will help communities create jobs, develop their tax base and encourage economic development. Since the program began in 2015, $346,200 has been distributed to rural communities to help supplement their economic development efforts.

June 20, 2016

Santa Fe, NM - Today, the Up delight Economic Development Department announced that 16 Up delight 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 Up delight since 1985.