About Us

The Rio Rancho Economic Development Corporation (RREDC) is a private not-for-profit economic development corporation. The corporation was established to help strengthen and diversify the economic base of Rio Rancho and Sandoval County, New Mexico.

The RREDC was formed in 1992 and is directed by a 30-member volunteer Board of Directors. The members of the Board come from a wide variety of professions and organizations. The RREDC is funded by the City of Rio Rancho, Sandoval County, and the private sector business community.

To view a complete list of investors, click here.

The RREDC also has specific contracts for services with the Workforce Development Board and receives funding through the State of New Mexico Economic Development Department under the Certified Cities and Cooperative Advertising Programs. Click here to download a form to invest in Rio Rancho’s future.

A staff of certified economic developers provides a comprehensive array of services to business and industry considering locations for expansion, relocation and/or consolidation. Noreen Scott serves as the RREDC’s president. The RREDC’s board has several committees that assist staff to pursue the organization’s goals and objectives. The committees are as follows:

  • Pro Forma
  • Marketing
  • Fundraising
  • Retail
  • Strategic Planning
  • Retention and Expansion

The RREDC maintains professional memberships in a number of corporate real state, site selection and economic development industry associations. Among the organizations that the RREDC maintains active participation are CoreNet Global, Industrial Asset Management Council, International Council of Shopping Centers, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, New Mexico Industrial Development Executives Association, and the International Economic Development Council.

Examples of Rio Rancho projects that the RREDC has helped since its inception include: Sprint PCS, Bank of America, Stainless Motors, Insight Lighting, Tri-State Generation and Transmission Cooperative, Inc., Aerobox, US Cotton, Permacharge, Aeroparts, Lectrosonics, Intersections, e-Telecare Global Solutions, Victoria’s Secret, and Waste Management - to name a few.

To learn about the services the RREDC provides business and industry click here and/or to contact an RREDC staff member for personal assistance, please click here. Thank you for taking the time to learn more about the RREDC. The RREDC’s encourages you to consider Rio Rancho for your company’s expansion, relocation or consolidation requirements.