Do you want to start a business in Gallup?

Below are a few resources for starting a business in downtown Gallup.

Gallup Metropolitan Redevelopment Plan

City of Gallup Market Study 2020


 Gallup Small Business Development Center | website

The Gallup SBDC provides potential or existing businesses with one-on-one business counseling at no cost, start-up advice for the new business, developing a business plan, and free or low cost workshops

WESST |  website

WESST’s Farmington office is committed to serving emerging and existing small business owners (men and women) in three counties in Northwest New Mexico including San Juan, McKinley and Cibola counties. They offer guidance, networking, free workshops, small business loans, and more!

UNM-Gallup Rainforest University Center | website

The New Mexico Rainforest University Center provides entrepreneurial training and technical assistance at the University of New Mexico main and branch campuses. These resources are open to the UNM community and the public via in-person or web access. A certificate program in entrepreneurial capabilities is available to UNM students and community members. through UNM’s Innovation Academy.

Gallup-McKinley Chamber of Commerce | website

In addition to membership, the Chamber offers networking events, promotional and educational opportunities.

Gallup Business Improvement District | website

Offering financial assistance and reimbursements to business and property owners for signage, facade, and infrastructure improvements

City of Gallup Planning & Zoning Department | website

Go-to for building and signage permits and city zoning information

City of Gallup Licenses & Permits | website

Business, event, and vendor permits

Gallup Business Resource Repository | link to folder

A collection of financing, business development, regional a