Albuquerque approves helping Eclipse Aerospace

City council votes to spend $238,000 for rent so company can focus on hiring.

  • February 22, 2014
  • Manufacturing Group
Albuquerque, New Mexico – The Albuquerque City Council has voted 6-0 to spend more than $238,000 to help Eclipse Aerospace grow. 
Funding from the city and $397,000 from the state will go toward paying for Eclipse’s space at the Sunport so the company can spend more on hiring.
Presently, 175 people are employed at Eclipse, but owners want to add up to 100 workers as the company ramps up production of its 550 jet.
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Source: KRQE