Nob Hill business owners optimistic about the future | KOB 4

Nob Hill business owners optimistic about the future

Patrick Hayes
Updated: November 15, 2019 06:39 PM
Created: November 15, 2019 05:44 PM

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.- The tide may be changing for businesses in Nob Hill.

City councilor Pat Davis said there are about a dozen new businesses going into the area.


Flying Star will re-open its Nob Hill location after undergoing renovations.

“I think it's going to completely revitalize,” said Flying Star owner, Mark Bernstein. “There's already several businesses about to open as-- well as us."

Organ Mountain Outfitters plans on opening their doors this weekend. The company is based in Las Cruces, and sells New Mexico-themed clothing.

“Because we wanted to bring a piece of what represents the entire southwest into an area that had lost a little bit of life," said store owner Nancy Portillo.

Nob Hill has struggled to overcome challenges-- like the ART construction project and crime.

City councilor Pat Davis believes it’s a new day in Nob Hill.

"People who want to drop in on a coffee shop, have a beer, go buy a shirt or something quirky, you can't get that at a chain,” Davis said. “The biggest concentration of ethnic and diverse restaurants in Albuquerque is in this half-mile stretch."

Copyright 2019 - KOB-TV LLC, A Hubbard Broadcasting Company

Comment on Facebook



APD investigates officer-involved shooting on West Side

Changes coming to troubled apartment complex in southeast Albuquerque

Albuquerque artist and teacher beautifies neighborhood with murals

Mountain West Conference cancels fall sports

Georgia Tech researchers create COVID-19 risk assessment map