Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce 505.983-7317
The Chamber is the “Voice of Business in Santa Fe” and represents over 1200
businesses offering networking, advocacy, tourism and relocation information,
and other member benefits. We are located at The Santa Fe Outlet Mall:
8380 Cerrillos Rd., Suite 302, Santa Fe, NM 87507.
Santa Fe Business Incubator, Inc. 505-424-1140
SFBI is a non-profit that helps grow and develop emerging businesses. SFBI
offers offices and light manufacturing space for rent in a professional business
environment and convenient location. The Business Incubator program accelerates
success through business training, access to financial networks, on-site
technical assistance and a host of special services. Graduate companies move out
and provide job opportunities in our community. SFBI houses all types of firms
from service to high-tech research and development. Minority and w omen-owned
businesses are encouraged to apply. SFBI is located at 3900 Paseo del
Sol. Santa Fe, NM 87507
Santa Fe Small Business Development Center 505.428.1343
The SBDC offers free, one on confidential counseling for existing and
prospective small business owners. The mission of the SBDC is to strengthen the
economy of New Mexico by providing direct assistance, entrepreneurial education
and resource linkages to promote the retention and expansion of existing small
businesses and the creation of new businesses. SBDC is located at 6401
Richards Ave., Suite 312, Santa Fe, NM 87508.
Regional Development Corporation 505.820.1226
The Regional Development Corporation (RDC) is federally designated by the
Department of Energy as North Central New Mexico's Community Reuse Organization
(CRO). The RDC is a private, non-profit economic development corporation with a
work plan leading to the development of an economically diverse regional
development corporation withal work plan leading to the development of an
economically diverse regional economy where thoughtful and cooperative planning
results in an environment that nurtures business and entrepreneurial
development. For this purpose, the RDC assists communities and industry in
managing their economic development projects and initiatives. RDC is located at
428 Sandoval St., Suite 201, Santa Fe, NM 87501.
Santa Fe and Northern New Mexico SCORE provides free business counseling and
free business skills workshops for the local community at the downtown office
and the Santa Fe Business Incubator. SCORE is a resource partner with the Small
Business Administration (SBA). Score is located at 120 S. Federal Pl.,
Suite 307, Santa Fe, NM 87501.
New Mexico Community Development Loan Fund., dba The Loan Fund
By providing business loans, business consulting and training to small business
and non-profits, The Loan Fund, a non-profit organization itself helps build
communities across the state. Loans begin at $5000. The Loan Fund manages the
Santa Fe Small Business Development Loan Fund, a program sponsored by the
Community Development Division of the City of Santa Fe. The Loan Fund is located
at PO Box 705, Albuquerque, NM 87103.
ACCION New Mexico 800.508.7624
ACCION is a non-profit organization that provides business loans to emerging
entrepreneurs to help them realize their dreams and become catalysts for
positive social and economic change. Loans provided range from $200-$50,000 and
lines of credit are also available. ACCION is located at 20 First Plaza
NW, Suite 417, Albuquerque, NM 87102.
Starting a Business in Santa Fe
City of Santa Fe- City Hall 505.955.6651
Applications for a business license for the City of Santa Fe is $35.00 and are
available at 200 Lincoln Ave., Rm. 112, Santa Fe, NM 87501.
Santa Fe County 505.986.6200
Applications for a business license in Santa Fe County are available at
120 Grant Ave., Santa Fe, NM 8750.
City Building Inspector's 505.955.6646
A certificate of occupancy can be obtained at 200 Lincoln Ave., Santa
Fe, NM 87501
New Regulation and Licensing Department 505.476.4500
Specific industries may require state licenses from this department. Licensing
information can be found at the Toney Anaya Building, 2550 Cerrillos
Road, Santa Fe, NM 87505.
NM Taxation & Revenue Department 505.827.0951
New businesses will need both a Federal ID number and a state gross receipts
number from the New Mexico Taxation and Revenue Department, 1100 South
St. Francis Dr., Santa Fe, NM 87502.
Additional Business Resources
Small Business Administration - 505.346.7909 or 800.827.5722
Silver Ave. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102.
State Economic Development Dept. 505.827.0300
Joseph M. Montoya Bldg., 1100 St. Francis Drive Santa Fe, NM 87505
UNM Bureau of Economic Research 505. 277. 2216
35101, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131-0001
New Mexico Biz Sites 505.820.1226
New Mexico Public Regulations Commission 1.888.427.5772
The NMPRC has three locations in Santa Fe: P.E.R.A. Building,
1120 Paseo De Peralta, Santa Fe, NM 87501; Bokum Building, 142 West Palace Ave,
2nd Floor, Santa Fe, New Mexico 87501; Marian Hall, 224 E. Palace Ave., Santa
Fe, New Mexico 87501.
NM Department of Labor - Santa Fe office 505.827.7434
The NM Department of Labor offers services for job seekers and
employers. Their office is located at 301 E. De Vargas, Santa Fe, NM
Santa Fe Community College-Office of Human Resources 505.428.1228
learn.sfccnm.edu/jobsbank/jobs.asp. 6401 Richards
Ave., Santa Fe, NM, 87508.