City of Albuquerque Economic Development Department Albuquerque is a resilient city emerging with strength to reach its place in the global economy. Learn More 5 key assets make Albuquerque a premier low-risk, low-cost, high-value location for any company with commercial aerospace interests. Key Industry: Commercial Aerospace Learn More We create opportunities targeted at skilling up Albuquerque’s workforce to match local employer demand, advance workers’ careers, and generate higher wages. Workforce Development Learn More Learn More Support for Small Business This is the central point of entry for Albuquerque entrepreneurs and businesses providing timely, relevant, actionable information and assistance. Key Industry: Film & Digital Media Learn More Central to Albuquerque’s creative economy, the film and digital media industry provideshigh-paying innovative and technical jobs that indirectly benefit other local industries and businesses. Key Industry: Bioscience Learn More Our mid-sized city has the expertise, research base, infrastructure, organized sector-specific leadership and a thriving startup ecosystem.
The City of Albuquerque Economic Development Department’s mission is to create a more diversified and equitable economy that works for everyone by growing and retaining local businesses and jobs; eliminating barriers to success in underserved communities; recruiting businesses in key industries; increasing Albuquerque’s competitiveness in the global market; and fostering a healthful built environment.
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Economic Development Plan
Read the City of Albuquerque Economic Development Plan, updated for 2024.