ENR's Southwest City Scoop: Albuquerque

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Dodge offers data on projected 2021 construction starts in the Albuquerque area

ENR's Southwest City Scoop: Albuquerque

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Dodge offers data on projected 2020 construction starts in the Albuquerque area

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Best Sports/Entertainment: Albuquerque BioPark Penguin Chill Exhibit

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The Penguin Chill Exhibit at Albuquerque BioPark Zoo is home to 32 different species of penguins

BlueHalo Picks NM For $60M Manufacturing, Research, Tech Complex

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BlueHalo will retain 260 jobs and create an additional 64 jobs at its new 200,000-square-foot Albuquerque, NM campus. Read: BlueHalo Picks NM For $60M Manufacturing, Research, Tech Complex at BusinessFacilities.com.

Albuquerque Votes for Transportation Tax, Rail Yard Funding

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Albuquerque voters overwhelmingly approved extending the transportation tax, KRQE reported. Some 58 percent of voters also passed a bond issue impacting the Albuquerque Rail Yards. The tax is said to generate millions for road improvements, maintenance, and transit operations in the city.

VIDEO: 3D Drone Survey of Roads and Bridges in Albuquerque

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Albuquerque, New Mexico’s Municipal Development Department has begun using drones to ensure the state’s roads, bridges, and dams are safe. According to a story on KRQE, specialized software allows the drone to view bridges and streets differently than the view surveyors had in the past, showing the

Landscaper Named One of Albuquerque's Top CEOs

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Albuquerque Business First has named Gary Mallory of Heads Up Landscape Contractors a Top CEO winner for 2014

Sustainable Shipping Container Center in Albuquerque

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Entrepreneur Roy Solomon is currently busy overseeing the building of a unique center in Albuquerque NM, which will be build entirely out of shipping containers. The center will be located at a busy location near I-40 and Carlisle Boulevard. It is called Green Jeans and it will house shops, offices and restaurants. The construction is still in its early stages, but the finished center will stretch over 1.5 acres of land.

Albuquerque Mayor Dubs City's Bus-Line Project a 'Lemon'

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Albuquerque, N.M., residents and visitors are facing an as-yet undetermined wait to use the Albuquerque Rapid Transit, or ART, bus line since, earlier this month, recently elected Mayor Tim Keller (D) held a press conference at which he labeled the $135-million project a “lemon

Video: Albuquerque Scammed Out of $420K by Fake Contractor

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Monday, New Mexico state auditor Tim Keller warned city leaders in Albuquerque about a sophisticated scam being perpetrated in the state after the Socorro, New Mexico school district was defrauded out of $200,000 by a fake construction contractor last week. On Thursday, Albuquerque's payroll cut a check for $420,000 payable to scammer posing as a construction contractor who had billed the city for a project.

Free And Easy Trading At Ports Of Entry

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Foreign trade zones, located in or near U.S. Customs ports of entry, enable duty-free movement of foreign and domestic merchandise. there are more than 200 U.S. FTZs, each a driver of regional economic growth. Read: Free And Easy Trading At Ports Of Entry at BusinessFacilities.com.

Albuquerque Army Vet Gets Landscape Makeover

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Heads Up Landscape Contractors, through GreenCare for Troops, installs easy-maintenance landscape for service-disabled vet who did two tours in Iraq

Southwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Albuquerque

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Total Value of New Contracts Expected to Increase by More Than 6% in 2019

PHCC Donates Contest Materials to Habitat for Humanity

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The Educational Foundation's donation will benefit the Greater Albuquerque HH; Albuquerque, NM was host city for CONNECT 2018

Southwest City Scoop: Construction Starts in Albuquerque

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Total Value of New Contracts Expected to Grow by More Than 34% This Year

Digital Media: New Mexico Is Ready For Player One

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Business Clusters/Corridors Capital Investment Digital Media Featured Industry Focus Magazine Highlights New Mexico Research & Development Taxes & Incentives Albuquerque BF-July/August-2019 Business Incentives Employment Film and Media Tax Credit Film industry Las Cruces new mexico R&D Refundable Film Tax Credit Tax Credits video game development

BHI Grows, Adapts During Pandemic

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A healthy backlog and robust communication has helped Albuquerque’s Bohannan Huston Inc. thrive in the face of adversity

National Apprentice Contest Winners Announced

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The contests were held October 10th & 11th in Albuquerque, N.M. on the tradeshow floor during the CONNECT 2018 event

New Mexico: Development As A Recreational Activity

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New Mexico is moving to create a new Division of Outdoor Recreation, a unit the governor says will boost economic development. Read: New Mexico: Development As A Recreational Activity at BusinessFacilities.com.

Van H. Gilbert Wins ENR Southwest's 2020 Legacy Award

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ENR Southwest is honored to name Albuquerque architect Van H. Gilbert as its 2020 Legacy Award winner

How The Cost of a New Mexico County Headquarters Hit $65 Million

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Bernalillo County Commissioners are scheduled to make another decision about the new Albuquerque building

PHCC, RSES to co-locate events at CONNECT 2018

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9-12, in Albuquerque, N.M.PHCC will share select events with RSES at next year’s conference, Oct.

New Mexico Landscape Company Debuts Scholarship Program

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Heads Up Landscaping in Albuquerque offers support for higher education to children of employees

New Mexico Governor’s Report: A Catalyst For High-Tech Growth

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In July, Albuquerque-based Affordable Solar started construction of three solar farms to meet the green-energy needs of the data center’s first building. The Albuquerque-based firm received a total investment of $2 million, including $1.7 CEO Justin Eisenach told Albuquerque Business First his company has successfully produced its own hydrogen using technology licensed from Sandia National Laboratories. By Jack Rogers. From the September/October 2017 Issue.

FEATURE STORY: Semiconductor HUBS – Macro Growth from Micro Chips

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And in Albuquerque, NM, Sandia’s MESA facility is in the midst of groundbreaking R&D work on semiconductor wafers, while emerging technology company Skorpios Technologies is helping spearhead the evolution of the networking industry. ALBUQUERQUE: GROUND ZERO FOR CLEAN ROOMS. Clean rooms were actually invented in Albuquerque, New Mexico in 1962 when Willis Whitfield pioneered the modern Clean Room at Sandia National Laboratories.

3D scanning data provides solutions for challenging tilt-up panel casino project

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a premier general contracting firm with locations in New Mexico and Colorado, eschewed traditional methods and instead used state-of-the-art 3D scanning technology to document the location of rebar in tilt-up panels at the Albuquerque, New Mexico, Sandia Casino and Resort. Jaynes Corp.,

LiuGong Adds Dealer in New Mexico

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LiuGong has added Easton Sales and Rentals in Albuquerque, New Mexico, as its dealer for that market. The firm will also handle Dressta dozers. Easton Sales and Rental is a third-generation equipment dealer, with experience buying and selling all over the world, according to LiuGong.

Update on AHRI v. City of Albuquerque : Green Building Law Blog

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Residential/Hospitality Best Project: The Carlisle Condominiums

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This $16.7-million project is a pedestrian-oriented and art deco-inspired addition to Albuquerque’s Nob Hill neighborhood

ENR Southwest Names Bohannan Huston 2021 Design Firm of the Year

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Despite the challenges that 2020 brought with the COVID-19 pandemic and related slowdowns, Albuquerque-based Bohannan Huston Inc. was able to continue its growth, posting a 17.6% gain in regional revenue over 2019 figures.

FEATURE STORY: High-Tech Hubs Are Moving To Their Markets

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Albuquerque: High-Tech Haven. The Albuquerque metro is continuously recognized as a high tech haven by national publications such as Wired and Small Times magazines thanks to its variety of companies and technology savvy workforce available to new and expanding companies. Albuquerque officials and representatives from Japan's New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization cut ribbon on smart grid project.

Best Landscape/Urban Development: ABQ Civic Plaza Renovation

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Back in 1974, a critic once described the original Albuquerque Civic Plaza as "an expanse of hot paved space with an unwelcoming concrete fountain that did not serve the adjacent convention center or the public

Award of Merit: Government/Public Building: CYFD Children’s Wellness Center

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Finished in December 2018, this project transformed three buildings on an aging campus in Albuquerque into the area’s headquarters for families in crisis

Decision in BIA v. Washington does not clarify when energy efficient codes are preempted by Federal law

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In the Albuquerque case, the court held that the code was preempted. Both Albuquerque and the State of Washington passed building codes requiring that new buildings acheive certain levels of energy efficiency. The Albuquerque code offered two paths--a prescriptive path, under which the installation of HVAC exceeding the Federal standard was required, and a performance path, under which a builder could choose how to acheive the required level of efficiency.

Water/Environment Award of Merit: West I-40 Diversion Channel Phase IV

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This diversion channel on Albuquerque’s west side has a structure shaped like a volcano, along with a 4,000-ft-long shotcrete channel and a multi-use trail that stretches for more than a mile

From past to present – bringing Mitchell Hall into the 21st century

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Location: Albuquerque, NM. Project: Mitchell Hall at the University of New Mexico. Building Type: Education. Type of Construction: Renovation. Primary Opening Type: Punched Openings. Material Type: Fiberglass

AHRI defeats the City of Albequerque, Complicating Matters for Local Governments

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AHRI vs. City of Albuquerque , a case that I first posted on in 2008, finally reached its conclusion last week. In line with the preliminary injunction she ordered on October 3, 2008, Judge Martha Vazquez of the District of New Mexico decided that Albuquerque's energy code was preempted by Federal law mandating the energy efficiency of HVAC equipment. AHRI Litigation albuquerque bia code energy efficiency lawsuit opinion preemption state of washington vazquez

ENR Southwest Legacy Winner Jim King

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The current chairman of the board and former CEO of Bradbury Stamm Construction led the company to the millenium and has been involved in the fabric of Albuquerque

From past to present – bringing Mitchell Hall into the 21st century

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Location: Albuquerque, NM. Project: Mitchell Hall at the University of New Mexico. Building Type: Education. Type of Construction: Renovation. Primary Opening Type: Punched Openings. Material Type: Fiberglass

AEMP Bestows Technician of the Year Honors

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Albuquerque, N.M., The Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP) named its private and public fleet Technician of the Year award winners at its annual meeting held in Las Vegas prior to Conexpo. Lee R. Manzanares of general contractor RMCI, Inc., was the private fleet winner, and Bruce D. Satterwhite of the Virginia Department of Transportation, Hampton Roads District, won the public fleet designation