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Los Alamos County strives to improve and enhance our community's living and work environments through its economic development and comprehensive planning strategies. This list of economic development projects represents some of the activities and programs currently being managed or supported by the Community Development Department's Economic Development Division. These projects are a work of collaboration, including the participation and input of many; too many to list here. Those interested in learning more are encouraged to email the County's economic development team at [email protected].

GENERAL

  • Pet Pangaea Development (3661 & 3689 Trinity Drive) – Under Contract; awaiting site plan approval application from contract purchaser.

LAND DISPOSITION [link]

  • 110 Entrada – Solicitation 4Q22 for commercial development
  • 20th Street – Council Planning 1Q23; Solicitation 2Q23
  • DP Road A-8-A – Council Planning 1Q23; Partial Solicitation 2Q23
  • DP Road A-16-A – Council Planning 1Q23; Partial Solicitation 2Q23

BUSINESS RETENTION, EXPANSION, AND ATTRACTION

  • Business Recovery Assistance Programs (ARPA) [link]

CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS

  • Deacon Street Improvements - On hold
  • Pajarito Mountain Water Service/Fire Suppression - Feasibility Under Review 

HOUSING PIPELINE

  • Canyon Walk (70 apartments) – 100% Occupied, Awaiting Permit Close-Out
  • The Bluffs (64 senior apartments) – Under Construction
    The County anticipates that this development will be available for rent in late-2023 by income-eligible seniors over the age of 62. The property owner has not issued any pre-lease information as of yet, but they have indicated that they will be building a website to give folks updates as they have them.
  • The Hill (149 apartments) – Under Construction
  • Homes at North Community (44 townhomes) – Under Construction
  • Arbolada on North Mesa (85 homes) – Prelim Subdivision Approved, Awaiting Application for Final Subdivision Approval. Contact Sobia Sayeda Case Manager 505-662-8120
  • Cañada Bonita (150 apartments) – Council to Review P&Z Recommendation for Rezoning,

PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT

  • White Rock Metropolitan Redevelopment Area (MRA) Plan – Completed 10/2022 [link]
  • North Mesa Housing Feasibility Study [link]
  • Short Term Rental Policy, Regulation, and Management – Study Start 1Q23
  • Regional Economic Development Implementation Plan Update – Under preparation by North Central New Mexico Economic Development District on behalf of the Regional Development Corporation
  • Downtown East/Mari-Mac Assemblage and Hilltop House Properties – Awaiting formal developer submittal
  • Broadband Planning – Underway
  • Transit Summit – Underway
  • Housing Summit – 2Q23
  • Workforce Development Summit – 2Q23

TOURISM AND MARKETING

  • Integrated Marketing Communication Plan – Start 1Q23
  • Visitor Centers Refresh – FY2023
  • Wayfinding Program – Underway
  • White Rock Shuttle-Stop Washroom/Food Truck Facility Upgrade – Design Underway; Construction 2Q23
  • Past Events
    • ULR Fest – 9/10/2022
    • State Fair – 9/7/2022 thru 9/18/2022
    • Balloon Fiesta – 10/1/2022 thru Oct
    • Job Fair – 10/13/2022
  • Recent Publications
    • Business View Magazine – Oct 2022
  • Upcoming Events
    • Los Alamos Winter Fest 12/2/22 – 12/4/2022
    • Los Alamos Winter Classic 12/9/2022 – 12/11/2022
    • Spring Job Fair – TBD
    • Los Alamos ScienceFest – 7/7/2023 - 7/18/2023
    • Oppenheimer Movie Premier – 7/21/2023


page last updated November 21, 2022