History Transformed

Built in 1926 for the J. S. Brown & Bro. Mercantile Company of Denver, Colorado, the building was constructed as a warehouse for the distribution of goods. The building was connected to the world via a rail spur — the rail network was the driving force of Albuquerque commerce in the mid 1920s.

Today, it’s known as the Verge Building, and is connected to the world via state-of-the-art fiber optics. Now, the Internet is the new driving force of Albuquerque’s economy.

Renovated to meet the unique needs of those early stage tech companies — flexible, constantly changing — the Verge Building is New Mexico’s hub for innovative companies and entrepreneurs. The building is headquarters for the Verge Fund and a number of great startups.


innovation central

In East Downtown (“EDo”) at the heart of Innovation Central, the Verge Building has all the benefits of being downtown with none of the challenges. Quick on and off from I-25 is combined with on-site parking. Downtown is one block away, and some of Albuquerque’s best local restaurants are a short lunch walk away.

The Verge Building is next door to Innovate ABQ and the Lobo Rainforest Building, across the street from FatPipe, and in different directions, just two blocks from WESST and The STEMulus Center.

If you want to be surrounded by people building the future of New Mexico, this is the place to be.

great ideas are created in great places

workspace for entrepreneurs

A fusion of raw materials and contemporary architectural detailing to deconstruct the traditional workspace and create something more pleasing and efficient in its place. Exposed beams, raw brickwork, pine planks, and oak finishes are the building’s original structural elements and form the core of the new design.
While the historical elements are prominent, the building shows off its high tech future with energy efficient lighting, naturally lit work spaces, translucent interior walls, flat screen equipped conference rooms and lightning fast internet connectivity.
The finished product is a modern, sophisticated environment that redefines the concept of office. The redesigned spaces and infrastructure were created with entrepreneurs in mind. Offices and work stations may be added or deleted on a monthly basis. There are no long term contracts. Shared audio/video enabled conference rooms and meeting spaces are included.

Space available

We have the rare opportunity of 3,500 s.f. available on the first floor – come join us in the heart of Innovation Central! If you’re looking for a unique office setting where you will love coming to work everyday, you need to schedule a tour at the Verge Building.

317 Commercial St NE, Albuquerque, NM 87102

The Verge Building

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