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Over $300 Million in Hospitality Investments

Albuquerque has invested more than $300 million in recent and planned developments including:

Albuquerque Convention Center

In addition to recent renovations at the Albuquerque Convention Center, the complex is putting the final touches on a $22 million facelift. The Albuquerque Convention Center has a new look that better represents the unique architectural elements of our region.

The City of Albuquerque selected Dekker/Perich/Sabatini, a local architecture firm, to develop a design that better reflected Albuquerque’s history, art, culture and environment.

The designs included: ACC Renovation Blog Promo

  • a new exterior façade
  • complete remodeling of the ballroom
  • a new entertainment deck in the ballroom
  • massive windows with panoramic views
  • the west building lower level atrium is completely remodeled and includes a fireplace
  • complete kitchen renovation

The project was phased to allow for ongoing convention and meeting business.

Phase I
Phase I of the project broke ground in February 2013 and was completed in July 2013 and included: 

  • Renovation of the West Building upper level Ballrooms A, B, and C and adjacent restrooms including new ceiling, wall and floor treatments, moveable partitions, lighting and other improvements.
  • Renovation of the West Building lower level kitchen including food service equipment.
  • Installation of a new service corridor and service elevator for the Ballroom.
  • Demolition of the south ramp to the loading dock.
  • Recoating of the East Building exterior walls and parapets including the skybridge over 2nd Street.

Albuquerque Convention Center Ribbon Cutting

Phase II
Phase II broke ground in October 2013 and was completed in October 2014. A ribbon cutting was held on October 23, 2014. Phase II upgrades included:

  • A new 5,600 square foot addition consisting of a new large entrance vestibule, small retail space and outdoor deck.
  • Inside improvements include new floor, wall and ceiling finishes, new LED lighting, and a gas fireplace in the atrium area.
  • 3rd Street between Tijeras and Marquette is almost reconstructed and will be complete in the coming months.

View the pdf of renderings


Hotels

  • Albuquerque Hyatt Regency
  • Albuquerque Marriott Hotel
  • Albuquerque Marriott Pyramid North
  • Albuquerque Sheraton Uptown Hotel
  • Hotel Andaluz
  • Crowne Plaza Albuquerque
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Albuquerque
  • Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town
  • Hotel Parq Central
  • Hotel Cascada - An Urban Resort
  • Sheraton Albuquerque Airport Hotel



Off-Site Venues and Area Attractions

  • Albuquerque International Sunport
  • Cliff's Amusement Park
  • Indian Pueblo Cultural Center
  • Indoor Track
  • University of New Mexico Football Stadium
  • University of New Mexico Pit