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Jun 23, 2016

One of the oldest and most architecturally significant city squares in downtown Tucson is on the verge of an unprecedented transformation.

Jun 17, 2016

Roughly two years after a strategic plan identified a need for a second New Mexico Museum of Art location, a capital campaign has been launched to pay for the renovation of that location, otherwise known as the historic Halpin Building.

Jun 8, 2016

For Heather Pollard, it’s a dream come true.

“We’ve been working on this and lobbying for it, for a very long time now,” she says of a project that will bring back to life the famous Amador Hotel in downtown Las Cruces...

Jun 2, 2016

Work should be completed this year on the construction of the world’s first-ever stratospheric ballooning facility in Tucson.

May 24, 2016

Everyone agrees that the Carmody Park in Lakewood, Colorado needs to be upgraded.

Developed in the early 1970s, the 34-acre site still features playground equipment from that era and lacks the kind of modern shelter and pavilion structures that are common today in many modern parks.

May 17, 2016

Today Rich is the owner of the Albuquerque-based Mick Rich Contractors, a company with more than 30 employees that builds and renovates everything from hospitals, schools, and office buildings, to civic auditoriums, churches, and photovoltaic production facilities.

May 10, 2016

It’s taken around 3 years, but at last work is about to begin on the first building in the first phase of the historic Innovate ABQ project in downtown Albuquerque.

May 9, 2016

The groundbreaking has already taken place on the construction of a 40,000 square-foot new chemistry and materials engineering department building on the Socorro campus of the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.

May 6, 2016


May 6, 2016

Everyone is in agreement that Arizona State University decided on the time and place for a new campus for one reason: “There would be no ASU downtown campus in Phoenix if it weren’t for the light rail,” says Wellington “Duke” Reiter, senior adviser to the president of ASU.

May 6, 2016

Last year, members of the New Mexico State Legislature ended their 2015 session disagreeing over what the year’s capital outlay budget should look like and contain.

May 6, 2016

Even though the money still has to be approved by Congress, Albuquerque leaders and urban transit enthusiasts are celebrating the news that some $69 million has been included in President Obama’s 2017 budget for the construction of the nine-mile Albuquerque Rapid Transit corridor.

May 6, 2016

For Phil Williams, the news from the New Mexico Economic Development Department is entirely hopeful.

“This is good for us,” says Williams of the announcement made by the NMEDD to award up to $500,000 in New Mexico Main Street funding for a variety of revitalization projects across the state.

May 6, 2016

In a path-breaking career that has spanned four decades and offered the world new ways of making buildings more energy efficient, Ed Mazria years ago had a hunch that things weren’t what they could be.

May 6, 2016

As an actor, producer and director, Irene Oliver-Lewis knows more than a little about timing. And in that context, she is convinced that the time has finally come for the construction of the first sound stage in Las Cruces.


May 6, 2016

For Wesley Shafer it’s been a long wait—and there’s still more waiting to do.

“I think the pipeline will probably get here in about 8 or 9 years,” he remarks with a laugh. “So we still have a ways to go yet.”

May 6, 2016

Opened in early 1953, the Golden Library on the Portales campus of Eastern New Mexico University boasted an immediate inventory of more than 125,000 volumes and has since served three generations of students.


May 6, 2016

Jeff Allen remembers how it once was: “We used to have a large number of liquor licenses here, and people came to have a good time.”

May 6, 2016

Ravi Bhasker says that the early reviews on the as of yet-of-yet finished rodeo and soccer complex in Socorro have all been favorable.

May 6, 2016

The final stretch is nearing for the construction of a modern, high-tech 130,000 square foot building on the campus of the University of Denver (DU).

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