Gov. praises lawmakers on capital outlay

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Gov. Susana Martinez personally thanked local legislators on Tuesday morning for their work in helping pass a capital outlay package in last week’s special session. Martinez met with Mayor Gregg Hull, Sens. Craig Brandt and Reps. Jason Harper, Tim Lewis and Paul Pacheco at Rio Rancho City Hall, expressing her appreciation to the lawmakers for […]

Rio Rancho center will add 250 jobs

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An international contract customer center in Rio Rancho announced Tuesday plans to add 250 jobs in the next few months. Convergys, located on Zenith Court near Alliance Data Services, made the announcement at a news conference. Among those attending were Gov. Susana Martinez, Mayor Gregg Hull and other government officials, including Sandoval County Commissioners Don […]

Rio Rancho council votes for Paseo del Volcan project

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FROM MIKE ENGLISH ASSISTANT EDITOR ALBUQUERQUE BUSINESS FIRST ORIGINAL POST In a 4-2 vote, the Rio Rancho Governing Body voiced its support for extending Paseo del Volcan from Rio Rancho to Interstate 40, according to a report in the Albuquerque Journal. The resolution commits no money to the project. Mayor Gregg Hull, who sponsored the […]

Not just a blip

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FROM DAMON SCOTT MANAGING EDITOR ALBUQUERQUE BUSINESS FIRST Albuquerque’s 30-year-old neighbor to the northwest is too young to be having a midlife crisis, but it appears still young enough be going through some growing pains — mostly good ones. Rio Rancho has struggled through the recession like many other U.S. cities and hasn’t been immune to the […]

Behind the Cover Story: Damon Scott talks Rio Rancho development

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FROM ANDY BEALE DIGITAL PRODUCER ALBUQUERQUE ORIGINAL ARTICLE  In this week’s issue, reporter Damon Scott highlighted the current development boom in Rio Rancho. His story featured developments supported by Rio Rancho mayor Gregg Hull and a look at new development springing up around the Presbyterian Rust medical center. He also took a look at new eatery development […]

Cohen muses on Nob Hill’s retail future

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FROM Damon Scott Managing Editor Albuquerque Business First The Nob Hill men’s designer clothing store Izzy Martin is marking its third year in business this month. And in the world of Albuquerque boutique retail, it’s a marker worth contemplating, as many such businesses come and go in the shadow of Internet sales and big box retailers. We asked […]