As one would imagine, Chama is a popular tourist attraction amongst those looking to take in the natural splendor of the Rocky Mountains and Rio Chama Valley. As such, its businesses are very much geared towards tourism. Aside from resorts, lodges, and outdoor recreation, the town also has an abundance of restaurants, diners, and cafes offering authentic New Mexican food. There are several artisanal shops and art exhibits spread throughout the village, including the Chama Valley Art Center.
Unlike typical residential properties, commercial, multifamily/multi-res, and food service establishments have strict standards and regulations for cooking areas, decks, balconies, and life safety features by which they must abide. From kitchen exhaust systems to fire access roads, commercial properties have numerous features that are not only critical for staff and customers safe but also ensuring first responders can help in the event of an emergency. Our InterNACHI® licensed and certified commercial inspectors are familiar with Chama and Rio Arriba County’s regulations regarding commercial properties and will identify any areas that may pose potential compliance issues.