Mission Statement

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 promoting environmental sustainability.

Economic Development Plan

Read the City of Albuquerque Economic Development Plan, updated for 2024.

A Great Place to Live

Albuquerque is a top city in which to start, expand, or relocate a business and offers a skilled workforce and a business-friendly environment.

A Great Place to Work

The EDD creates opportunities targeted at skilling up Albuquerque’s workforce to match local employer demand, advance workers’ careers, and generate higher wages.

A Great Place to Play

278 average days of sunshine and lots of fun outdoor activities to go with it! Albuquerque home to 400+ miles of hiking and biking trails.

Thank you to our Partner Organizations