Category Archives: Albuquerque

Balloon Fiesta attendance and impact flying high.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. —The 44th Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta attracted an estimated 955,703 visitors to the area – up more than 100,000 and almost 13 percent over 2014’s estimated attendance. STR Inc. reported a 5 percent increase in hot ...

Green Jeans Farmery putting hundreds to work.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Green Jeans Farmery held its grand opening today after one year of development. The new shipping container development put 100 people to work while under construction and the 12 tenant businesses expect to provide 120 jobs. The first ...

Albuquerque job fair Oct. 27.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — A “gobs of jobs” job fair is scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 27, at the Marriott Pyramid. Job seekers are invited to head out to 5151 San Francisco Road NE from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesday to talk with employers about avail ...

Startups starting up in New Mexico.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – A new U.S. Census Bureau report named New Mexico in the top five most active states in the U.S. for startups. “Measuring America: Job Creation in the United States,” a study released by the bureau, identified New Mexico a ...

New Mexico tourism employs thousands.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Last week, Gov. Susana Martinez announced that 2014 was the largest year in state tourism history, generating $6.1 billion and supporting 89,000 jobs. According to a Tourism Economics report, New Mexico tourism dollars have increased ...

New Mexico film industry has big showing.

SANTA FE, N.M. – A study submitted to the New Mexico film office shows instate productions are big drivers of the state economy. The report claims almost three-fourths of positions for both television and film productions in New Mexico were filled by re ...

Rural Sourcing a source for 125 Albuquerque jobs.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – IT outsourcing company Rural Sourcing (RSI) is opening an Albuquerque office, bringing more than 100 jobs to the area. Founded in 2004 and growing rapidly, RSI now has three other development centers in Mobile, Alabama; Augusta, Geor ...

New Mexico realizes 36th straight month of job growth.

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Two sectors led the job-growth pack in New Mexico when comparing August of this year to August 2014. Education and health services saw a healthy 5,500 job increase, and leisure and hospitality increased by 3,300 jobs year-over-year. ...