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Downtown Redevelopment

Rio Nuevo board rejects name change

Rio Nuevo board rejects name change

The downtown redevelopment project synonymous with waste and mismanagement will still be known as Rio Nuevo — but the district board still awarded $4,000 in prize money in a contest to find the best new name.

April 09, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Guest Column: All of Southern Arizona needs energized downtown to attract quality jobs

Guest Column: All of Southern Arizona needs energized downtown to attract quality jobs

CEO, Madden Media: "Downtown is on the cusp of finally happening."

February 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Guest Column: All of Southern Arizona needs energized downtown to attract quality jobs

Guest Column: All of Southern Arizona needs energized downtown to attract quality jobs

The recent article in the Star regarding Tucson Regional Economic Opportunities and Tucson's history of economic development efforts reminds us that economic development has been and should continue to be a community priority. Creating new quality jobs is paramount to our future.

February 18, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

Rio Nuevo agrees to settle with city over Tucson Convention Center

The Rio Nuevo board agreed Monday to make up to $6 million in improvements to the crumbling Tucson Convention Center in a bid to resolve two lawsuits over who owns and owes what in connection with the downtown redevelopment project.

October 23, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

City OKs business district offering property-tax breaks

A new central business district, allowing some businesses to have their property taxes abated as soon as next year, was approved unanimously by the City Council on Tuesday.

April 18, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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