Architecture & Design - Albuquerque

  • Heritage Hotels Announces Plans for 2.6-Acre Boutique Hotel in Old Town Albuquerque

    The heart of Old Town Albuquerque will accommodate a new boutique hotel scheduled to open in early 2016. It is the member of the largest independent hotel chain in New Mexico, Heritage Hotels and Resorts, who recently purchased the renowned Eldorado Hotel & Spa. The plans for the multimillion project have been finalized and the development will break ground by late fall.

    30 July 2014 21:05
  • Virgin Galactic Chooses New Mexico Hotel to House its Future Space Travelers

    According to a Marcus and Millichap report, the hotel sector in the Southwest region posted, at the beginning of 2014, its best showing in several years.

    11 July 2014 19:23
  • Moderate-Income Apartments in Downtown Albuquerque Nears Completion

    The mixed-use project located at the periphery of Albuquerque’s Central Business District along historic Route 66 at 901 Park Avenue SW is nearing completion. The opening date is set for August 8, reports Albuquerque Business First.

    02 July 2014 15:10
  • Jane Fonda’s Forked Lightning Ranch Listed for $19.5M

    North of Albuquerque and near Santa Fe there’s a serene place bathed by Pecos River, a place that Hollywood actress Jane Fonda has been calling home since year 2000. Forked Lightning Ranch has been her escape place; adjacent to Pecos National Historical Park, this property is the middle part of the former 13,000-acre cattle ranch owned by movie star Greer Garson and her husband. She now decided it is time to let go and has put it up for sale.

    18 June 2014 19:59
  • Work to Begin on $80M Expansion of Presbyterian Rust Medical Center

    Expansion works have been scheduled for the Presbyterian Rust Medical Center in Rio Rancho. Construction has started and will materialize into a new patient tower and a cancer center at 2400 Unser Blvd. SE.

    28 May 2014 21:33
  • NewLife Homes Turns The Sundowner Motel, Former Bill Gates Abode, into Affordable Apt. Community

    Famous for its location in the heart of Albuquerque on historic Route 66 and for having served as home to Microsoft founders Bill Gates and Paul Allen in the mid-1970s, the Sundowner Motel is no longer what it used to be; the property was transformed into a residential complex with commercial space for small businesses by NewLife Homes.

    21 May 2014 21:43
  • Santa Fe Opera’s ‘Setting the Stage’ Campaign Undertakes $35 Million for Renovation and Expansion

    Since New York conductor John Crosby founded the company in 1956 and presented to the public its first performance of Puccini’s Madama Butterfly a year later, The Santa Fe Opera has built up its influence becoming one of the world’s most highly regarded summer opera festivals. A major piece of real estate with a splendid fusion of nature through its dramatic adobe theater, it calls home a 200-acre facility with its own waste water treatment plant, features that no other opera company in the world can claim.

    14 May 2014 16:31
  • Owner of La Posada Purchases La Castaneda Hotel

    Some rescue animals, other choose to rescue pieces of history. One such person is Allan Affeldt, famous for the spectacular renovation of one of the historic Harvey House hotels – La Posada in Arizona; recently he announced the sale closing of historic Castaneda Hotel, another gem built by renowned immigrant Fred Harvey.

    10 April 2014 22:03
  • Albuquerque Opens Public Comment Period for Apartment Development on Uptown Transit Site

    The southeast corner of Albuquerque’s Uptown and American Parkway NE, the location of Uptown Transit Center, is this year in the attention of city officials interested in proposals from private developers for a new construction project. The desired development would be a mixed-use combining apartments, commercial space, and parking.

    03 April 2014 21:55
  • Seven-Acre Townhome Project Breaks Ground in Rezoned Sawmill District

    By Anca Gagiuc, Associate Editor Located north of Albuquerque’s Old Town, the Sawmill district is an area that recently has been rezoned from industrial to residential. The scenery changes progressively into a colorful mix of housing, commercial spaces and industrial lots. A groundbreaking event was by Sawmill Community Land Trust and Sawmill Crossing Partners last [...]

    19 February 2014 22:50
  • Former Nob Hill Parole Building for Sale or Lease through Allen Simon RE Group

    The Nob Hill area is one of the state’s best preserved areas, overlapping with the renowned Route 66; the famous road goes through the epicenter of Albuquerque, flaunting many neon signs and deco-inspired towers. Nob Hill is the connection point between the commercial and residential areas of the city and now offers for sale or lease the building at 3010 Monte Vista Blvd. NE.

    06 February 2014 22:58
  • $8.3M Library Broke Ground in Albuquerque’s Westside

    After an extended period of time in Albuquerque, at the intersection of Central Avenue and Unser Boulevard NW, broke ground a new library. HB Construction Inc. is the contractor and local design company Rhode May Keller McNamara is the architect for the project.

    19 December 2013 23:13
  • Cree LED Lighting Chosen for Albuquerque’s Convention Center

    The Albuquerque Convention Center is in the middle of a massive makeover with the clear mission of attracting tourist dollars to the area. Phase I of the project, representing the remodel of the East Complex, was finalized during the summer months and a facelift of the West Complex is in the works.

    27 November 2013 21:05
  • Dreamstyle Remodeling Breaks Ground on $4.5M Albuquerque Showroom

    A new showroom/office building broke ground in the dynamic Renaissance corridor. Dreamstyle Remodeling, the new umbrella name for Four Seasons Sunrooms, Renewal by Andersen and Cal Spas, will be joining Sam’s Club and Costco in a $4.5 million development.

    06 November 2013 17:03
  • Developer Obtains Approval for 80,000 SF Mixed-use Development

    The intersection of Central and Laguna SW will turn into a construction site early next year. Jay Rembe, the developer responsible for the Aveda Institute and Vinaigrette project, isn’t ready to leave the Central Avenue corridor between Downtown and Old Town.

    01 November 2013 18:35