Rio Rancho and Sandoval County have a strong pro-business environment. That business-friendliness is a result of many factors and has resulted significant growth.  In Doing Business Here, the Sandoval Economic Alliance’s Business Analytics and Data department has combined detailed information on taxes, incentives, labor force, talent availability and other factors affecting your business’s bottom line.

Rio Rancho is the 3rd largest New Mexico city with a population of more than 100,000, making it one of the fastest growing cities within the region. The Rio Rancho Regional Chamber partners with Sandoval Economic Alliance to deliver extraordinary programs for economic development.  We can help you find answers to your questions about doing business in Rio Rancho and Sandoval County.

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Let us know how we can help you. Expertise we provide includes:

  1. An overview of business, and life, in Rio Rancho and Sandoval County
  2. Comprehensive, detailed information on what is available in commercial real estate and a strong network of brokers and property managers throughout Sandoval County
  3. The best in research and data on all aspects of Rio Rancho and Sandoval County
  4. Contacts and tips for working with local and state government
  5. Access to business leaders who know the community
  6. Fast, personal and confidential service
  7. A network of strategic allies who understand the questions you have, and the services you need, during the business relocation or expansion process


Sandoval County has an economic mix that includes manufacturing, customer service centers, healthcare, education, retail and tourism. The Sandoval county is located within the Albuquerque Metropolitan Statistical Area – which consists of Rio Rancho, Bernalillo and Corrales.

Fostering economic growth are the Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce, Sandoval Economic Alliance (SEA), and the Rio Rancho Economic Development department.

Retail and Services

Rio Rancho is served by a growing retail market that has a vast array of retail locations.  Much of the area’s retail activity is concentrated south and north ends of the city, with Highway 528 linking both areas.  Rio Rancho has a wide range of big box stores on the north end of town and unique specialty stores along the Southern Blvd corridor.

The Village of Corrales has its own main street businesses. The area has quaint restaurants, farmers markets and galleries in a rural small town setting.

The town of Bernalillo takes you back to old Route 66.  You will find a growing restaurant scene that offers a step back to yesteryear and you will a growing collection of breweries and tap houses.


The Sandoval County area’s manufacturing sector — produces a variety of goods that range has built a robust technology sector that has a wide range of products that are used worldwide.  The area also produces everything from recreation vehicles to mining to consumer products.

Among the high-profile manufacturers are Intel, US Cotton, Horizon AG and MCT Industries, while the larger technology employers are HP, PCM and Lectrosonics. .

The Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce helps support these vital sectors of the economy strong. Working specifically to support recruitment and as an advocate for pro-business policies.


The popularity of New Mexico as a destination for film makers can be traced to several factors, including local marketing efforts, the diverse natural elements, and the ability to transform New Mexico into all 50 states and many countries around the world. Several big-budget motion pictures and well known television programs made in New Mexico  and Sandoval County can provide a great location for your picture as well.  Contact NM Film for more information


The Rio Rancho Regional Chamber of Commerce works to support a strong local economy through its stewardship of city policy and business development. The Chamber can coordinate partner resources that will help your business grow and succeed.

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