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Author Archives: Richard Metcalf / Journal Staff Writer

Courtesy of Eclipse Aerospace The Eclipse 550 very light jet, shown here being assembled in Albuquerque.

Eclipse merger results in new company

Eclipse Aerospace, maker of a twin-engined light jet in Albuquerque, has merged with Superior, Wisc.-based Kestrel Aviation to form a… more »

The new Home 2 Suites located at 1660 University NE near the Big I is  photographed on Monday March 30, 2015.  /Adolphe Pierre-Louis/Journal

New hotel opening near Big-I

A six-story building that symbolized the crash in commercial real estate has been resurrected as a 121-room Home 2 Suites… more »

dh010815h/biz/1/8/2015---The new Broadstone Promenade Apartments now under construction on the site of the former 58 acre Del Rey mobile home park, photographed on Thursday January 8, 2015. (Dean Hanson/Albuquerque Journal)

ABQ home-building remains sluggish

The pace of home-building in the Albuquerque metro area remains sluggish, with the number of building permits issued for new… more »

Albuquerque's Kirtland Air Force Base is one of four military bases in New Mexico. This is the Wyoming gate leading into the base. (Greg Sorber/Albuquerque Journal)

NM No. 1 in dependency on federal funds

Labs, military bases, federal ownership of a quarter of the state’s land just a part of Land of Enchantment’s reliance on Uncle Sam