ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The last several years have been difficult for the eclectic Nob Hill neighborhood with restaurants and retail stores having to contend with the Albuquerque Rapid Transit project and now, the coronavirus pandemic.
But despite the hardships, the neighborhood continues to attract new local businesses.
City Councilor Pat Davis, whose district includes the neighborhood, said Nob Hill has started to come back to life within the past year and he expects that trend to continue despite the immediate economic challenges.
“The first six months after the (construction) cones were gone, we saw almost 20 new businesses that got licenses in Nob Hill,” he said.
And interest in the neighborhood isn’t only coming from business owners looking for new opportunities.