Economic Development

Commissioners Accept Grant to Assist County Renters

The target date that Bernalillo County will begin taking applications is March 8.
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BernCo Offers New Relief for Those Impacted by COVID-19

Commissioners identified $1.4 million from the county’s general fund for emergency relief to qualifying residents within Bernalillo County, including those within the city limits of Albuquerque.
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Commission Approves Project Revenue Bonds for Two West Side Apartment Complexes

Bernalillo County commissioners have approved project revenue bonds for two multi-family apartment complexes on Coors Boulevard which will bring more than 200 new apartments to low and moderate income residents.

County Commission Approves LEDA Grant for Food Company

Bernalillo County is the fiscal agent for a state-issued Local Economic Development Act (LEDA) grant for New Mexico Fresh Foods in the amount of $750,000. Additionally, the county is applying for a Community Development Block Grant (CMBG) in the amount of $500,000 to assist New Mexico Fresh Foods with the purchase of equipment.

BernCo Commission Approves Project Revenue Bonds

The Bernalillo County Commission approved project revenue bonds for the Casa de Sierra apartments, formerly known as Valencia Court Apartments. The bonds, in a series of one or more, are tax-exempt and/or taxable bonds not to exceed $14 million.

S&T Releases Solicitation to Address Emerging Covid-19 Response Needs and Mitigation

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) is seeking groundbreaking solutions to address current and future operational needs.
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New Mexico Food Processing Facility Approved in BernCo

Bernalillo County Commissioners approved the issuance of up to $9 million in taxable industrial revenue bonds for Santa Fe-based New Mexico Fresh Foods to locate in an existing northern county warehouse.
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COVID-19 Economic Development Resources

BernCo's Economic Development Department has put together a document that lists available programs to assist businesses and individuals affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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  • Notice is hereby given that the Zoning Administrator for Bernalillo County will hold a virtual hearing in the Zoning Conference Room, 111 Union Square St SE, Albuquerque, NM 87102, on Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. for the purpose of considering the below requests. Due to the State’s Emergency Order, this hearing will be conducted as a Public Zoom Video Conference. Members of the public may attend by clicking the attached Zoom link or by calling the following number: +1 669 900 6833 and entering Meeting ID: 879 8250 9669 and Password: 558442 Virtual attendance by all parties is encouraged to protect public health. Physical attendance by applicants or authorized agents is limited to two parties per application. Parties who wish to speak at the hearing must register - see attached link.
    3/10/2021 9:00 AM

  • Please see attached schedule for hearing deadlines.
    4/14/2021 9:00 AM

  • Please see attached schedule for hearing deadlines.
    5/12/2021 9:00 AM

What Can Bernalillo County Economic Development Do For You?

What Can Bernalillo County Economic Development Do For You?
If you own a small business or are thinking of starting one, please call us. - Marcos A. Gonzales, Economic Development Assistant Director

Learn More About Bernco Cinema

Learn More About Film BernCo
Bernalillo County boasts a diverse portfolio for the production of film and television work in the State of New Mexico.

Why Bernalillo County?

Why Bernalillo County?
Bernalillo County Economic Development is proud to showcase these facts and figures that illuminate the real assets in our community




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