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A program of the New Mexico Economic Development Department, New Mexico MainStreet works throughout the state to help affiliated local organizations create an economically viable business environment while preserving cultural and historic resources.
Learn more: www.nmmainstreet.org
New Mexico MainStreet develops local capacity to engage people, rebuild places and grow the entrepreneurial, creative and business environment resulting in economically thriving downtowns, greater business and employment opportunities and a higher quality of life.
New Mexico MainStreet has adopted the following strategies in partnership with local organizations to implement asset-based community economic development. A community’s assets may include the natural environment, socio-cultural, and economic assets.
New Mexico MainStreet is a licensed and accredited program of the National Main Street Center, Inc., a national leader focused on the revitalization of traditional and historic commercial districts. The program is part of a network of more than 43 state coordinating programs and more than 1,600 neighborhoods and communities.
New Mexico MainStreet uses a community-driven revitalization process that brings stakeholders from all sectors together to implement the comprehensive goals of the National Main Street Center’s Main Street Four-Point Approach® in their downtown districts. The four areas Organization, Design, Promotion, and Economic Vitality support the vision for the transformation of the downtown district.
Since 1985, New Mexico MainStreet has been helping local communities revitalize their downtown commercial districts with remarkable results. Thousands of jobs have been created and millions of dollars in private funds have been invested in New Mexico’s Main Streets since the program began.
7-Year Performance Measures
FY2014—FY2020 (Performance Metrics for 30 NMMS Districts)
7-Year Performance Measures in Rural Districts
Performance Metrics for 24 of 30 NMMS Districts (Under 50,000 in Population)
Learn more about NMMS’s 31 Districts: