New Mexico Partnership  

Albuquerque,  NM 
United States
  • Booth: 3219

This is a great time to make it New Mexico. Recent changes to New Mexico’s tax structure, which further improved the state's operating environment, along with a talented workforce and aggressive financial incentives make New Mexico an attractive location for long term success. The New Mexico Partnership is the State of New Mexico’s economic development marketing and business development agency for locating and expanding businesses. We offer a coordinated approach and a formal network of economic developers to simplify the site selection process by providing information and support regarding incentives, workforce training programs, and real estate sites and buildings.

 Press Releases

  • For Immediate Release.

    Contact: Debra Inman, 505-246-6212,



    Why Businesses in Albuquerque are Reaching New Heights


    (Albuquerque, NM) – From attractive incentives like zero corporate income tax for most manufacturers to access to national laboratories to a proven track record of successful aerospace and aviation companies, the Albuquerque metro area is a low-risk location that makes sense for relocation and expansion of your company.


    New Mexico Legislative Updates

    Multi-Million Dollar NM Job Creation Fund

    Governor Susana Martinez and the New Mexico Legislature recently dedicated $37.5 million to the state's Job Creation Fund or 'closing fund.' The balance of the $10 million currently in the fund also was reauthorized and what's left on July 1 will be rolled over for use through 2016.


    City’s $10 Million Job Creation Fund

    Mayor Richard J. Berry and City Council approved $10 million for a Job Creation Fund, which can be used toward qualifying projects for companies expanding to or within Albuquerque.


    Economic Development Utility Rate

    Electric utilities in New Mexico can now offer an economic development rate for companies considering expanding in the state. 


    84 Acres of Land Available for Development at Albuquerque International Sunport

    Destination Sunport is an emerging business hub promoting collaboration among Albuquerque’s R&D community and the global marketplace. The centerpiece of Destination Sunport is the Aviation Center of Excellence (ACE), home to strategic aerospace and aviation innovation and part­nerships. Situated between the Albuquerque International Sunport terminal and Kirtland Air Force Base, Destination Sunport hosts both ACE and The Landing, a convenience re­tail and restaurant development.


    Additional Incentives Available at Destination Sunport

    • Eligible for New Market Tax Credits.
    • No development impact fees.
    • No property taxes on land and buildings owned by the City of Albuquerque Aviation Department.
    • Built-to-suit, third-party financing, simple land leases, deferred lease payments, and gross revenue payments (as opposed to lease payments) are negotiable.
    • Eligible for Foreign Trade Zone designation.


    Key Incentives and Tax Credits for Businesses in the Albuquerque Metro Area

    • Zero corporate income tax for most manufacturers; Manufacturers have the option of selecting the Single Sales Factor.
    • Aircraft Manufacturing Tax Deduction.
    • Aircraft Maintenance or Remodeling Tax Deduction.
    • Up to 95% real and personal property tax abatement.
    • Fast track permitting.
    • No gross receipts taxes on electricity or other consumables used in the manufacturing process.
    • No inventory tax.
    • No franchise tax.
    • No throwback rule.
    • Manufacturer's Investment Tax Credit.
    • Refundable High Wage Jobs Tax Credit.
    • Cash reimbursement for Job Training Incentive Program.


    Please visit Booth 3219 and meet with Debra Inman to learn more about locating your business in Albuquerque.


    For more information about AED, visit or call 505-246-6212.


    About AED

    AED is a private, nonprofit organization whose mission is to recruit business and industry, help local companies grow and generate quality job opportunities throughout the Albuquerque metro area. AED provides confidential assistance to businesses considering the area for expansion and new investment. Since its creation in 1960, AED has recruited more than 250 companies and 33,000 jobs to the Albuquerque metro area. AED also provides retention and expansion assistance to existing industry.

  • Roswell Industrial Air Center (RIAC)The Roswell Industrial Air Center features 5,000 acres and a 13,000 ft runway. There are currently four large-scale MRO and Aircraft painting facilities located on the Air Center. In addition, there is 500,000 sq. ft. of commercial and 160,000 sq.ft. of FBO hangars. The Air Center also has the capacity to store up to 800 aircraft on site. 

    Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell (ENMU-R) currently offers an Associate of Science degree for professional pilot training of Fixed-Wing Aircraft.  The March 27, 2015 FAA granting of a commercial 333 exemption (the only one in New Mexico) to the Roswell UAS Coalition—The City of Roswell, The City of Artesia, Chaves County, Eastern New Mexico University-Roswell, and the New Mexico Military Institute—allows ENMU-R the opportunity to offer an Associate of Applied Science degree for professional pilot training of Unmanned Aerial Systems as well as a Certificate of Occupational Training in Professional Pilot Training Unmanned Aerial Systems starting in the Fall of 2015


    Silent Falcon UAS Technologies

    John W. Brown, CEO


    Osprey View LLC

    Allen Murray, CEO



    Osprey View, LLC Selects Silent Falcon UAS Technologies to Supply Multi Sensor

    Equipped Unmanned Aircraft Systems


    Albuquerque, NM – May 4, 2015


    Silent Falcon UAS Technologies (SFUAS) is pleased to announce that it has been selected by

    Osprey View LLC to provide its Silent Falcon™ unmanned aircraft systems. Osprey View will be

    using these systems for a variety of missions and applications for its customers in mining,

    mapping and aerial surveillance. The systems will be capable of carrying a number of different

    sensors including a GPS integrated high resolution mapping payload; a SWIR spectrometer, and a

    high definition electro-optical and infrared video camera payload. As part of the contract, SFUAS

    is providing sensor engineering and development services, field support services and an extensive

    spare parts inventory.


    Osprey View will be deploying these systems to provide aerial mining surveys, aerial mapping

    surveys and surveillance services to Osprey View’s customers in a variety of countries

    worldwide, with an initial focus on its customers in Africa. Osprey View provides a variety of

    geospatial, environmental, mining, surveillance and other commercial services using Silent

    Falcon™ and other unmanned aircraft.


    “We are extremely honored to have been selected by Osprey View to provide it the long

    endurance, long range, multi payload UAS capability it requires to provide a wide range of UAS

    based services for its customers. Our Silent Falcon™ system has exactly the capabilities Osprey

    View requires to fulfill its customers’ mission requirements. We believe this initial order will be

    followed by additional unmanned aircraft systems orders from Osprey View as it expands its

    business,” said John W. Brown, President of SFUAS.


    “We are very excited to work with Silent Falcon UAS Technologies. Their systems and payloads

    will enhance the delivery of Osprey View’s surveys and services to our customers around the

    world,” said Allen Murray, CEO of Osprey View. “We needed a unique and innovative UAS

    platform and sensor and payload technology provider and that is exactly what we are getting with

    Silent Falcon UAS.”



    Silent Falcon UAS Technologies manufactures patent pending, state-of-the-art small Unmanned

    Aircraft Systems, components and sensors for the global commercial, public safety and military

    ISR markets. The company is headquartered in Albuquerque, New Mexico. For more information

    go to



    Headquartered in Annapolis, MD, Osprey View, LLC is a leading edge provider of UAS imagery

    services. Using customizable sensor payloads and an affordable service platform, Osprey View

    tailors custom service packages to accommodate the different mission profiles and budget levels

    of its customers. Osprey View, LLC personnel bring over 30 years of combined experience