Take a Closer Look

Go behind the scenes to understand why locating in Albuquerque can help you take your business to the next level.

Explore Albuquerque  

We invite you to experience all that Albuquerque has to offer and see for yourself why New Mexico is called the Land of Enchantment. Here you’ll find a talented workforce, a business friendly environment, a community rooted in history, and a quality of life that’s hard to beat.

Low-Risk Location


Innovation Central

Skilled Workforce

Quality of Life

National Labs

Business Incentives

Cost of Living


What We Offer  

If you’re considering a business relocation or expansion to the Albuquerque metro area, AED can help you make an informed decision about our economy, living in Albuquerque and finding commercial properties.

Business Support

AED’s Existing Business Development program assists local companies with expansion needs. Whether you’re interested in learning about business loan options, connecting with strategic partners, or understanding state incentives, we’re here to help.

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Key Industries

Several industry clusters excel in Albuquerque, making it an excellent location for companies, their suppliers and the service-based businesses that support company operations.

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Albuquerque is located in the heart of the Southwest, and its proximity to principal Western cities makes it an ideal location for transportation and distribution. Two major highways (I-25 and I-40) bisect the city, providing easy access in all directions. Albuquerque is an international port of entry and has a major international airport, reliable rail service and a transloading facility.

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The Albuquerque metro area and the State of New Mexico provide aggressive business incentives to reduce your overall cost of doing business. From corporate income tax rates to workforce training, Albuquerque offers excellent programs with a business friendly attitude.

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Tax Structure

Manufacturers and regional headquarters operations may now elect the Single Sales Factor, which can dramatically reduce their state income tax liability.These important tax measures come on top of action taken in 2013 by Governor Susana Martinez and the New Mexico Legislature, which approved a phase-in for the elimination of Gross Receipts Taxes on consumables used in the manufacturing process. In 2017, there will no longer be GRT imposed on electricity, water, industrial gases and other types of consumables.

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The area offers reliable electricity, natural gas, telecommunications and water at competitive pricing. With more than 310 days of annual sunshine, New Mexico is leading the charge in adopting renewable energy sources.

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