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  1. Consultant offers 3 Rail Yards redevelopment scenarios BY JESSICA DYER ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL STAFF WRITER Leland Consulting Group’s most recent draft report to the city of Albuquerque says the ideal Rail Yards redevelopment strategy will include a mix of uses. It provides three different development scenarios of varying levels of density, but notes that redevelopment will occur over many years, making it impossible to predict the exact mix that would work. All scenarios call for “adaptive reuse” o
  2. Six-story hotel planned for East Downtown By Ron Davis Reporter Albuquerque Business First sundowner-full-corner-rendering by mgs11, on Flickr[/IMG] East Downtown Albuquerque is set to get new hotel. Albuquerque-based Legacy Development and Management LLC plans to build a six-story, 130,000-square-foot, dual-branded hotel at Central Avenue and Broadway Boulevard. Todd Walters, vice president of operations, confirmed in a phone call to Business First on Thursday. The hotel will feature a two-story, above ground,
  3. New, massive project could turn the metro into transportation hub By: Brittany Bade KRQE 13 A new project could set Albuquerque apart from other growing cities and make the metro a hub for distributing products. "It's good for Albuquerque. It's good for Bernalillo County," said Bill Robertson, the VP of Colliers International and one of the developers for 'Sunport South.' The project plans to tran
  4. City again seeks ideas to develop Downtown site By ABQJournal News Staff ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The City of Albuquerque’s Metropolitan Redevelopment Agency has issued a request for proposals for development of a mixed-use project Downtown. The site being offered in the RFP by Mayor Tim Keller’s administration is a 2-acre parking lot at 400 Fourth St. NW near Civic Plaza. Former Mayor Richard J. Berry had offered the same site as part of a competition to transform the city’s skyline with the tallest building in the state. But the
  5. What’s next for Innovate ABQ By Kevin Robinson-Avila Albuquerque Journal Staff Writer Innovate 5 by mgs11, on Flickr[/IMG] ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The clanking of hammers and buzz of drills will soon fill the old First Baptist Church building at Broadway and Central Downtown as remediation and remodeling work begins on the second phase of the Innovate ABQ research and development site. Design work is now underway at the two-story sanctuary and five-story office tower behind it, both of which sit on the southeast corner of the old c
  6. Mixed-use boom in Albuquerque By Steve Sinovic Albuquerque Journal Staff Writer ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Mixed-use properties are becoming the go-to opportunity for many developers and investors in and around Downtown Albuquerque. Many Albuquerque developers either have mixed-use projects that are opening soon, rising on construction sites or teeing up. They are so prevalent these days that NAIOP New Mexico, the commercial real estate development association, recently hosted a panel discussion featuring some of the more active playe
  7. Bank of the West Center project looking to revamp part of Downtown By Shelby Perea Real Estate Reporter Albuquerque Business First Development team Roma Fourth Capital LLC has big plans to alter the Bank of the West Center in Downtown Albuquerque. On Thursday, the team presented those plans to the Albuquerque Development Commission, which recommended approval from Albuquerque City Council for a $30 million Metropolitan Redevelopment Bond. "The Applicant is requesting a $30 million Metropolitan R
  8. Topgolf wants to tee off in Albuquerque By Shelby Perea Real Estate Reporter Albuquerque Business First Topgolf announced Wednesday it is "actively pursuing" Albuquerque for a new location. The popular Texas-based sports entertainment company wants to open at the southwest corner of Montano Road and Interstate 25, with the intention to lease the land from Albuquerque Investors LLC, the company said in a news release. The facility would sit on 14.4 acres. It is aiming for a spring 2019 opening, p
  9. Carlisle condominiums have risen from the ashes By Steve Sinovic Albuquerque Journal Staff Writer Interest is quickly building for The Carlisle, a 34-unit condominium complex at 3600 Central SE that’s emblematic of second chances. Nineteen of the units in the east Nob Hill project have sold, and the rest are going under contract at the rate of one or two a day, developer Kenny Hinkes said during a recent tour of the completed models, where several finish options were available. He also led a hard-hat tour of the rooftop area an
  10. City approval on ‘Symphony Tower’ delayed until January By KRQE News 13 Madeline Schmitt -1)) { fetch_object('currentPost').scrollIntoView(true); }"> One of Mayor Berry’s pet projects won’t get his final
  11. City rolls out plans for high rises and urban look to Central corridor By Rebecca Atkins KRQE 13 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The City of Albuquerque has big plans for the Central Avenue corridor. From high rise buildings to a booming economy, a new web
  12. See the project moving forward in skyline competition By Shelby Perea Real Estate Reporter Albuquerque Business First The city's plan to make Albuquerque taller is inching forward. In February, Albuquerque Business First reported on the mayor's call to investors and developers to heighten up Albuquerque's skyline and in August KRQE reported the proposals were in and the competition was closed. Little was known about the project's plans as the mayor's office said the proposals were kept a secret from them in the
  13. The last story that I posted was very poorly reported. This one is much better reporting. City gets closer to choosing building for Albuquerque skyline challenge By Rebecca Atkins KRQE 13 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – The renderings are in, and the city is one step closer to adding the new tallest building to the Albuquerque skyline. From high-end apartments and a hotel, to shopping and more, it’s all in the plans for the city’s top choice in their s
  14. Ideas for new downtown skyscraper revealed Skyline Idea by mgs11, on Flickr[/IMG] Brittany Costello September 25, 2017 06:29 PM ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Beyond the historic Rail Yards, a new grocery store and condominiums, there seems to be no shortage of homeless campus, vacant buildings or open space in downtown Albuquerque. For city officials, there is something missing, and it could change the downtown Albuquerque skyline as the city knows it. Mayor Richard Berry earlier this summer announced a skyscraper competition, calling on
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