Office of Economic Development

Welcome to the Office of Economic Development

 

Our Economic Development Mission:

The mission of the Office of Economic Development to achieve long-term sustainable and focused economic growth by building a diverse, innovative economy with high-wage, high impact jobs that provide opportunity and prosperity for the City's residents, businesses and entrepreneurs.


What We Do

Support strong, diverse, well-managed businesses

 NEW INITIATIVE FOR THE CITY OF SANTA FE

Federal Opportunity Zones (QOZ’s) are a new community development program established by Congress in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 to encourage long-term investments in low-income urban and rural communities nationwide. The QOZ program provides a tax incentive for investors to re-invest their unrealized capital gains into Opportunity Funds (QOF’s) that are dedicated to investing into QOZ’s designated by the chief executives of every U.S. state and territory.

City of Santa Fe submitted seven economically-distressed census tracts for designation as opportunity zones to the Governor’s office. Governor Martinez then approved five of the Santa Fe census tracts for designation to the US Treasury. Finally designation approval was received by U.S. Treasury in June 2018.

Click here to learn how the Opportunity Zones program works, as well as its history   and community of supporters.   More information and resources are listed on our QOZ page - click here.
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To start a business, expand or relocate your business to Santa Fe, please call or email Fabian Trujillo.
Phone: (505) 955-6912
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Location, Phone and Hours

500 Market Street, 2nd Floor (map) Ph: (505) 955-6334
Fx: (505) 955-6655 Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Matthew P. d. Brown
Office of Economic Development Director
(505) 955-6915 
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Fabian Trujillo
Office of Business Growth Manager
(505) 955-6912
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Liz Camacho 
Economic Development and Communications Administrator
(505) 955-6042 
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Rich Brown
Economic Development Specialist Associate
(505) 955-6625 
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Jessica Sandoval
Project Specialist
(505) 955-6334
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Thank you for collaborating with us on the Midtown Campus Project

There were over 400 people at in-person forums, and 530 people participated online.

Five great design teams created conceptual visions for the SFUAD property. People came together to imagine the site and new opportunities for future generations of Santa Fe. If you would like to read descriptions of the visions or watch designers present please click on the links below.


Click here to read descriptions of the five conceptual visions.

Click here to review their visual presentations.

Click here to watch 10 minute presentions by each design team.

To find out more about the Midtown Campus Project click here

 


2017 Economic Development Crossroads

Click here to read the 2017 Economic Development Crossroads Report

 

 

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