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Fifty and fit: Los Alamos is getting older and better

Fifty and fit: Los Alamos is getting older and better – Focus on Los Alamos Karen Bovee Los Alamos is getting older and better New Mexico’s smallest county is happily immersed in the state’s biggest celebration. Los Alamos County was established in June 1949, and this year it’s scheduled a yearlong series of events to […]

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El jefe: Jan Friederich – Furr’s Supermarkets Inc. CEO and president

El jefe: Jan Friederich – Furr’s Supermarkets Inc. CEO and president – The New Mexico Private 100 Kathleen Park He’s bullish on New Mexico. If it were not so, he’d hardly have guided the corporation giant to move to Albuquerque. Furr’s Supermarkets Inc., with an annual gross income approaching $850 million, may well be the […]

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What ails health care; the industry has plenty of problems and no easy solutions

What ails health care; the industry has plenty of problems and no easy solutions – New Mexico’s healthcare industry Nancy Traver This is a true story: Your mother and grandmother died of breast cancer. That gives you a strong history of breast cancer. Your gynecologist suggests you get annual mammograms, followed up by an exam […]

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Good Timing – The Beat – Duke Energy to open new plant near Phelps Dodge plant layoffs – Brief Article

Good Timing – The Beat – Duke Energy to open new plant near Phelps Dodge plant layoffs – Brief Article – Statistical Data Included At about the same time Phelps Dodge announced it was laying off some 650 workers at its operations in Hurley and Santa Rita, following earlier layoffs of 575 employees, Duke Energy […]

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The Legacy of Route 66 – economic development

The Legacy of Route 66 – economic development – Statistical Data Included Shawn Shepherd Highways always have an economic impact, positive and negative. The Mother Road transformed New Mexico THE “MOTHER ROAD” HAS BEEN A mother lode. Celebrating its 75th anniversary, Route 66 — the 2,400-mile long stretch of highway that linked Chicago with Los […]

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Making movies in New Mexico

Making movies in New Mexico – Film Industry Denise Zendel Making movies in New Mexico From humble beginnings more than 90 years ago, movie making in New Mexico has grown to a multi-million-dollar industry with far-reaching effects. The state’s trek to international fame as a place to shoot movies, music videos, television episodes, commercials and […]

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Double-digit vacancy rates – leasing and renting of buildings in Albuquerque, New Mexico – Real Estate Quarterly

Double-digit vacancy rates – leasing and renting of buildings in Albuquerque, New Mexico – Real Estate Quarterly – Industry Overview Arlene Cinelli Odenwald The vacancy rates in the Metropolitan Albuquerque retail and office markets remained in the double digits through the end of the fourth quarter of 1992 with specialists taking a cautious look at […]

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And then there was one

And then there was one – Brief Article Rather than confuse the issue by offering up two Southern New Mexico sites for a possible spaceport, the Space Commission is now concentrating on the Upham site in Dona Ana County. The other site, at Oro Grande in Otero County, was “downselected” (strange word, that) because of […]

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Rural New Mexico: opportunities abound

Rural New Mexico: opportunities abound – Making the Case for New Mexico’s Small Towns Make no mistake. Rural New Mexico is hungry for jobs. Rural New Mexico has a labor force of approximately 329,000 workers. The Grant Thornton Company ranked the state as one of the most productive in the country. Rural New Mexico, however, […]

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Building tech companies – high-technology companies of Albuquerque and Los Alamos, New Mexico – Brief Article

Building tech companies – high-technology companies of Albuquerque and Los Alamos, New Mexico – Brief Article – Statistical Data Included The climate here seems to be just fine, thank you The people on the cover of this issue of the New Mexico Business Journal are the principals of four fast-growing companies based in Albuquerque or […]