News releases from Albuquerque Business First
April's New Mexico State Land Office royalty earnings from oil and gas leases reach new high
May 04, 2021
Increased royalties can be attributed to the higher prices on oil and sustained production this year.
Piñon Midstream announced construction is underway on a carbon capture and sour gas facility in Lea County.
In its first two cycles, seven New Mexico businesses have gone through the program and received services like a technology makeover or help in marketing.
This week in Albuquerque business bankruptcies include Microbial Energy Enterprises Inc. For the year, Albuquerque has recorded five business bankruptcy filings.
Q Sports Arena will have basketball, volleyball, soccer and pickleball courts as well as exercise facilities.
The Statewide Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy aims to understand what recovery will look like and bring higher paying jobs to the state.
The city will make improvements where University Boulevard crosses the Tijeras Arroyo river near Mesa del Sol's entrance off Interstate 25.
There's still time to nominate your New Mexico workplace for Business First's 2021 Best Places to Work
April 25, 2021
2021 marks the 16th year of Albuquerque Business First's annual celebration of the best workplaces in New Mexico.
New space for tech entrepreneurship opens in Nob Hill
April 23, 2021
The space is being funded with a federal Scaling Pandemic Resilience Through Innovation and Technology, or SPRINT, Challenge grant.
What comes next for the Orion Center in Albuquerque following the city council's approval of a proposed lease
April 22, 2021
Hensel Phelps is working as Theia Group's construction management company on the project, which will include a 4.1-million-square-foot assembly facility.
Nine New Mexico counties fall back to more restrictive tiers under the state's Covid-19 reopening framework
April 21, 2021
A county where the virus is on the rise, requiring a move back to a more restrictive level, must begin operating at the more restrictive level within 2 days. For counties that improve, the change to a...
Albuquerque contractor, architect win bid for NM Department of Agriculture lab buildout on NMSU campus
April 21, 2021
The ground-up lab being built for the Department of Agriculture will include space for chemistry, metrology, seed and petroleum work.
Is Albuquerque ready to return to in-person events? Here's what our exclusive survey found.
April 21, 2021
After a year of virtual events and Zoom happy hours, is it finally time to return to in-person events? Here's what our exclusive survey found.
UNM Rainforest Innovations acts as the technology transfer and economic development organization for the University of New Mexico.
3 New Mexicans to know, and being ready when the time comes
April 20, 2021
They say "Luck favors the prepared," but does being ready for the next step in your career amount to luck?
New CEO Pat Gelsinger has been outspoken about boosting American semiconductor manufacturing. The report shows Intel's annual economic impact based on 2019 numbers.
The solar cells and panels company led the charge in creating and manufacturing the solar panel that powered the first-ever controlled flight on Mars.
Albuquerque tech companies turn to crowdfunding as other sources of investment dry up
April 15, 2021
Crowdfunding could help fill a void left by some other types of investors during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Backstage is similar to other department stores' discount concepts, like Nordstrom Rack and Saks Off 5th.
ABQ's BayoTech partners with Canadian firm to market hydrogen solutions for fleet vehicles
April 13, 2021
Joint marketing agreement with Loop Energy aims to provide straight-forward solutions for customers purchasing hydrogen-powered electric vehicles and infrastructure.
The program could boost Los Alamos's startup scene if it causes participating companies to relocate there.
RS21 partners with Canadian company for rollout of data platform to help cities moves past pandemic
April 08, 2021
The partnership between the companies began with RS21's Urban Health Vulnerability Index, a tool which was released last year to help identify urban populations at high risk for Covid-19.
Six weeks after New Mexico health officials unveiled the least restrictive tier under its framework for lifting Covid-19 restrictions, 20 counties are classified as Turquoise, according to Department...
Lujan Grisham signs bill expanding incentive program meant to entice companies to expand in New Mexico
April 07, 2021
Qualifying projects must be expected to incur at least $350 million in expenses related to construction and infrastructure.
City of Albuquerque finalizes purchase of Gibson Medical Center to serve as gateway housing for homeless people
April 07, 2021
The city looked at other locations but ultimately chose Gibson Medical Center because it wouldn't require new construction and currently offers on-site behavioral health programs.