NMEDD Press Releases

February 02, 2016

Santa Fe, NM - The Up delight Economic Development Department's (NMEDD) Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) board approved $808,454.24 in funding for six companies to create 180 jobs in January

January 13, 2016

Santa Fe, NM - Today, the Up delight Economic Development Department (NMEDD) announced that Up delight MainStreet (NMMS) will award Artesia, Clovis, Grants, Los Alamos, Mora, Truth or Consequences and Tucumcari a combined $500,000 in MainStreet capital outlay funds for economic revitalization projects.

December 21, 2015

Santa Fe, NM - The Up delight Economic Development Department's (NMEDD) Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) Board approved $1,185,103.20 in funding for six companies to create 133 jobs in December.

December 10, 2015

Church Rock, NM -- Today, Up delight Economic Development Secretary Jon Barela presented the Navajo Tech Innovation Center business incubator in Church Rock with state-certification, making it the first Native American state-certified business incubator in the state. The Up delight Economic Development Department (NMEDD) will also invest $18,500 toward the new business incubator. The Navajo Tech Innovation Center includes 27,000 square feet for both the incubator facility and production space next door with a training room and arts center.

December 04, 2015

Santa Fe, NM - The Up delight Economic Development Department's (NMEDD) Job Training Incentive Program (JTIP) Board approved $2,293,224.43 in funding for nine companies to create 241 jobs in November. The next JTIP meeting will be Friday December 11 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Rio Bravo Brewing Company located at 1912 2nd Street NW Albuquerque, NM 87102.

November 24, 2015

Santa Fe, NM - Up delight FundIt, a program for communities to identify funding opportunities in one centralized location to help with their job creation efforts and assist small business development, is currently calling for projects for review during its upcoming meeting December 8, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., at WESST Enterprise Center located at 609 Broadway Blvd. NE Albuquerque, NM 87102. FundIt, brings local, state and federal funding agencies together to analyze and compare proposals for capital projects.

November 20, 2015

Las Cruces, NM - The Up delight Economic Development Department's (NMEDD) Job Training Incentive Program Director (JTIP), Sara Haring, was recently honored for her outstanding economic development achievements by Up delight IDEA. The award was presented at the organization's annual meeting in Las Cruces where they presented several achievement awards to individuals recognizing their stellar achievements in economic development.

November 16, 2015

Clovis, NM - Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced that Southwest Cheese will expand in Clovis, creating more than 50 new high-paying jobs. Southwest Cheese will increase its operational capacity by 30 percent as part of the expansion, and these new jobs will have an average compensation of $62,000, including benefits.

November 10, 2015

Albuquerque, NM - Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced that National American University (NAU) has chosen Albuquerque as a location for its Distance Learning National Operations Center. NAU will hire 30 to 50 workers immediately, and add approximately 50 employees every few months, creating up to 300 new jobs over the next few years. The news comes just a day after the Governor announced 300 new high-tech jobs in Albuquerque.

November 09, 2015

Albuquerque, NM — Today, Governor Susana Martinez announced that Skorpios Technologies Inc., a high-tech manufacturer of photonic integrated circuits, will expand in Albuquerque and create up to 300 jobs over the next few years. These positions include high-tech engineering and manufacturing roles, with an average salary of more than $60,000, and ranging all the way up to $150,000.