ACTION STRATEGY

The final version of the Action Strategy was completed in May 2019. Click to the right to access the full document.

TARGETED INDUSTRY & LABORSHED STUDY

In August 2017, Sandoval Economic Alliance commissioned Avalanche Consulting from Austin, Texas to complete a Targeted Industry and Laborshed Study. Avalanche Consulting is one of the leading economic development consultants in the nation.

Special thanks to Sandoval County, New Mexico Gas Company, AMREP Southwest, Century Bank, Klinger Constructors, LLC., U.S. Bank, and individual sponsors J.R. Allison, Mike Skolnick and Becky Teague for the financial support of the study.

TARGETED INDUSTRY STUDY

The Targeted Industry Study recommended three target clusters for new business attraction. These include:

  • Life Sciences
  • Professional Services and Support
  • Advanced Technology and Manufacturing

Download the study to discover which industries thrive here, and which ones are positioned for growth.

LABORSHED STUDY

The Sandoval County laborshed includes a total workforce of 334,000 workers. Seventy-five percent (75%) of all Sandoval County residents holding jobs leave the County daily to work elsewhere.

 

STEERING COMMITEE WORKSHOPS

The formulation of an Economic Development Action Strategy requires strenuous stakeholder input from many parties including business leaders, real estate professionals, governing body members, and citizens. To date, Avalanche Consulting has held 2 Steering Committee Workshops, 2 Board of Directors Meetings, 30 interviews & meetings with various community leaders, 9 focus groups, and online survey, and an assessment by a site selector. All formal presentations are available for review below.

STEERING COMMITTEE PRESENTATION

The Avalanche Presentation for the first Steering Committee Workshop on January 23, 2019.

STEERING COMMITTEE PRESENTATION

The Avalanche Presentation for the second Steering Committee Workshop on March 19, 2019.

ELECTED OFFICIALS MEETING

The Avalanche Presentation to Rio Rancho and Sandoval County Elected Officials on March 18, 2019.