SizeUp is a FREE business intelligence tool available to you on the City of Las Cruces website.
As a Las Cruces businessperson or someone considering starting a business, SizeUp may serve as an invaluable tool for you to take full advantage of. It is an intuitive, easily navigable business intelligence tool that can accomplish several things for you, allowing you to make more informed decisions by learning the answers to the burning questions that keep every business owner and aspiring entrepreneur up at night.
It can help you evaluate the performance ranking of your business across multiple metrics to see how you compare to your industry competitors.
It can show you where on the map your competitors, customers, and suppliers are located. You’ll be able to determine how you can best serve existing customers, find new ones and pick suppliers. You’ll also be able to find isolated areas with many potential customers but little competition.
You’ll be able to make more strategic decisions by finding new potential customers, competitors and suppliers.
You’ll be in the position to find the best places to target your marketing and help promote your business while more judiciously using your marketing dollars.
The Economic Development team works individually with businesses to assess their needs and provide them the best information to establish or expand their business. To schedule a one-on-one meeting, contact the economic development office at 575-541-2286. Services available to businesses include:
The Las Cruces area has a wealth of resources for small business. Staff will work with you to identify programs, agencies, or organizations best suited to meet your needs. Together, we can identify local, regional and state resources available for your business and connect you to them. Among the many useful resources in the Business Resource Directory provided by the City’s Economic Development Department. This publication is a comprehensive directory of business support services available within the region.
The Business Assistance Line is available from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Assistance is available in both English and Spanish.
Who should call?
Individuals who would like to start a new business in Las Cruces
Current Business owners who are looking to expand in Las Cruces
Business owners who are relocating a business to Las Cruces
Current business owners in Las Cruces who have questions or concerns with City requirements or processes
The City subscribes to various online demographic and market databases that can be accessed during the consultation. The City GIS, and other public records, provide data about land ownership, utility locations, zoning districts, business registrations, construction permitting, and much more. In a consultation visit, we work with you to determine what information you can use to grow your business.