NEW MEXICO ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT

Start Here!

Congratulations! New Mexico is a great place to start a business.

Be part of the momentum.

State leadership is committed to economic diversity and growth; and accordingly promotes a profitable business climate.

The fastest growing industries, like Cybersecurity and renewable energy, are here.

Opportunities are more varied than you can imagine.

You can be involved in bringing a new technology to market, export your services from a remote location, do business with Mexico in a fast-growing border region, or even combine work and play and be part of the growing outdoor economy.

Help is everywhere.

There is a vast universe of technical and financial assistance.

You will be in good company.

New Mexico is a small business state – 83% of businesses here have fewer than 20 employees.

You will work with great people

New Mexicans enjoy an unsurpassed lifestyle making for a productive workforce. 

Learn More:

  • To learn more about what keep companies like Intel, Jabil, General Mills, and Boeing growing in New Mexico please visit Why New Mexico.
  • For more resources to help you plan and start a business please visit the Business Resource Center.
  • If you plan to manufacture a product here or export more than 50% of your services in a nonretail capacity, you may qualify for an EDD business development program.  Find your Business Development Representative (located regionally statewide).