Operations - Albuquerque

  • New Mexico Ranked 10th in the Country in Solar Installations Added in 2014

    Currently there are almost 100 solar companies at work in New Mexico; together they employ more than 1,600 people. According to the recently-released U.S. Solar Market Insight 2014 Year in Review, the Land of Enchantment had the 10th most new solar capacity added in 2014 in the nation, doubling the amount of solar capacity added a year before.

    02 April 2015 22:18
  • SolarCity Enters New Mexico with New Center

    Albuquerque will soon start shining again. Even though Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk chose another location for the lithium-ion battery factory to the detriment of the Duke City, he observed another advantage the city offers: the shining sun. With his two cousins, Lyndon and Peter Rive, they are bringing to New Mexico one of America’s largest solar power provider.

    06 March 2015 17:27
  • New Mexico Approves 4 More Solar Power Generators by PNM

    PNM’s plan to build additional solar-powered generating stations has been unanimously approved by the New Mexico Public Regulation Commission. PNM will add four more solar photovoltaic facilities that translate into another 40 megawatts of utility-scale solar power.

    05 December 2014 22:08
  • Canyon Gate Takes on Four New Communities in the Past Five Months

    An Associa company, Canyon Gate added to its community management portfolio three more communities since August; a fourth one will be joining in December. Canyon Gate will provide to all of them the full array of management services, including financial, community management, communications, record-keeping, and administrative services.

    07 November 2014 00:30
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Developers Launch 71-Unit Public/Private Tax Credit Development Located in Downtown Albuquerque

    About a year ago, Romero Rose in partnership with YES Housing Inc., have started constructing a three-building multifamily development at 215 Lead Ave. SW. This public/private partnership development was recently finalized and leasing is booming, already 51 percent occupied.

    28 March 2014 22:29
  • Affordable Solar Announces Projects for Three Businesses in Albuquerque

    Albuquerque-based Affordable Solar provides solar project design, project development, construction, distribution, and solar integrator support since 1998. Ever since, the company has supplied over 15,000 PV systems to various properties in 96 countries.

    20 March 2014 21:34
  • LGI Homes Offers Affordable Single-Family Homes in Albuquerque

    Albuquerque has a new option for its inhabitants who want to change their housing status from renters into homebuyers through the newest community constructed by Woodlands-based LGI Homes, Inc. Camino Crossing offers in the city of Rio Rancho affordable homes starting at $799 per month.

    08 March 2014 00:02
  • Edgewood Town Council Approves Master Plan for State Trust Land

    By Anca Gagiuc, Associate Editor After countless public meetings, the Edgewood Town Council signed the Joint Planning Agreement (JPA), approving the master plan for Edgewood Commons. State Land Commissioner Ray Powell and Edgewood Mayor Brad Hill have given the start to the revision of the master plan for the state trust land, also known as Section 16.

    28 February 2014 23:07
  • 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
  • Community College’s Technology Center Receives LEED Gold Certification

    A $4.5 million renovation exceeded the expectations of the management team; the Central New Mexico Community College Advanced Technology Center (ATC) has been awarded by the U.S. Green Building Council, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold Certification. ATC is the third CNM building and the second renovation project to receive the Gold position.

    15 January 2014 20:04
  • $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