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We must continue to work to improve our unemployment rate and make our City appealing to outside businesses and companies looking to expand locally.

That’s the mission of our Economic Development Department, and despite the current fiscal challenges, many businesses are choosing to do business in Albuquerque.

Economic Development Action Account (EDAct)

The Economic Development Action Account is a fund created to encourage growth of our economic base, to create jobs, and to put people back to work in the city of Albuquerque.

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Daniels Fund Grant to Add Second AIMS School Campus

Daniels Fund Grant to Add Second AIMS School Campus

AIMS@UNM Charter School has received a grant of $175,000 from the Daniels Fund to support the development of a second AIMS school in Albuquerque.

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Mayor Berry to Host Japan’s Ambassador

Ambassador Fujisaki is in New Mexico on official business related to Japan’s investment of over $30 million in smart grid research

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Mayor Berry and Secretary Barela Announce SAMS Academy Opening

The City of Albuquerque is partnering with Southwest Learning Centers in a lease agreement as they expand to open their fourth school

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Albuquerque, UNM Forge Technology Agreement

Albuquerque, UNM Forge Technology Agreement

The City of Albuquerque and the University of New Mexico announce a joint partnership aimed at expanding educational and economic opportunities for the community.

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Lowe's Announces ABQ Customer Support Center

Lowe's Announces ABQ Customer Support Center

Albuquerque location expected to create 600 jobs by 2013.

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Mayor Signs Legislation for Paseo Del Norte Interchange

Mayor Signs Legislation for Paseo Del Norte Interchange

Mayor Richard Berry signed City funding legislation, approved a large grant application, and continued contacting state legislators regarding improvements to the Paseo Del Norte and I-25 interchange.

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Mayor Kickstarts Paseo del Norte Interchange Project

Mayor Kickstarts Paseo del Norte Interchange Project

Mayor Richard Berry sends resolution to kickstart funding for Paseo del Norte/I-25 Interchange project.

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Albuquerque Lands International Cake Convention

ACVB’s creative bid presentation seals the deal

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Convention Center Facelift Announced

Convention Center Facelift Announced

Improvements to make Albuquerque more competitive in attracting conventions, offering more options for local residents.

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Forbes: Albuquerque in Top Cities to Retire

A recent study conducted by Forbes Magazine listed Albuquerqe in its top cities to retire.

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Mayor Berry Suggests Changes to Spur Economic Growth

Mayor Berry provided and update on the City’s economic successes and offered changes to improve the business climate

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Mayor Pushes FDIC to Work with City to Solve Anasazi Building Problems

Mayor Richard J. Berry warns FDIC to help find solutions or City will take action on Anasazi Building.

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Mayor Berry Launches New Buy Local Website

Thrive ABQ's newest website ready for launching.

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Albuquerque Soon To Be Home To Ballooning International Hall of Fame

Prestigious Honor a Natural Fit for the Anderson-Abruzzo International Balloon Museum

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Bus Service Expands into Rio Rancho

New service routes connecting Albuquerque and Rio Rancho now allow greater ease for commuters and a new outlook on regional transportation.

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Mayor Berry Announces Two Large Westside Projects

Westside residents are one step closer to complete connectivity from the South end of the city to the North and into Rio Rancho.

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Mayor Calls for Impact Fee Reform

Mayor Berry looks forward to working with City Council to reform and create comprehensive impact fees legislation.

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Mayor Announces 'Thrive ABQ' Economic Plan

Initiative to make Albuquerque more attractive to private sector.

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