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Rio Nuevo board member resigns

Rio Nuevo board member resigns

Frequent city critic Alberto Moore leaves his seat.

November 14, 2014 9:29 amLoading…
Rio Nuevo seeks TCC sign exemption amid opposition

Rio Nuevo seeks TCC sign exemption amid opposition

Astronomers and sky watchers say more light downtown would affect their work.

November 13, 2014 2:30 pmLoading…
Rio Nuevo gets access to business tax forms

Rio Nuevo gets access to business tax forms

District strikes deal with state to ensure merchants fill out forms properly.

October 29, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…
Rio Nuevo board wants to back Jan. 8 memorial

Rio Nuevo board wants to back Jan. 8 memorial

Taxing district conditionally approves $75,000, is checking with its lawyers.

October 18, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
TCC kitchen to get overdue makeover

TCC kitchen to get overdue makeover

Rio Nuevo tries to attract more shows, customers to aging Convention Center.

October 01, 2014 8:15 pmLoading…
Rio Nuevo moves forward on hotel, housing project

Rio Nuevo moves forward on hotel, housing project

Board agrees to open talks with downtown landowner.

August 26, 2014 9:30 pmLoading…
Norville wins first crack at Rio Nuevo property

Norville wins first crack at Rio Nuevo property

Norville's victory was greatly helped by board member Alberto Moore's vote.

August 19, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Rio Nuevo delays action on proposed downtown project

Rio Nuevo delays action on proposed downtown project

Two developers have plans; board wants more time.

August 12, 2014 10:00 pm Related Loading…

Tucson's Sinfonía Healthcare launches Va. arm

Tucson-based Sinfonía Healthcare Corp. has announced its first home-health expansion outside the State of Arizona with a new social- and medical-services firm in Virginia.

July 23, 2014 12:09 pmLoading…
Rio Nuevo gets two Greyhound site redevelopment bids

Rio Nuevo gets two Greyhound site redevelopment bids

Board to weigh $100 million proposals for downtown property.

July 15, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…

Rio Nuevo approves deal to boost tax receipts

For years Rio Nuevo has been shortchanged on revenues because not every business that is supposed to be paying into the district has been.

June 25, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Credit rating for Rio Nuevo downgraded

Rio Nuevo's volatile sales tax collections and its inability to track businesses that aren’t paying into the district as the primary reasons for a drop in its credit rating.

June 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Rio Nuevo seeking offers for downtown property

Tucson’s Greyhound Bus Depot might have to find a new home in the near future.

May 29, 2014 6:00 pmLoading…

Parking garage deal helps prospects of a new downtown Tucson Marriott

Rio Nuevo has pushed a downtown hotel project closer to reality.

May 21, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

TREO's new 'blueprint' aims for 40K new jobs

The Tucson area’s main economic-development agency has adopted a new strategic “blueprint” with a goal of creating nearly 40,000 new jobs in the next five years.

May 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Maybe it could be called Nuevo Rio Nuevo

The pigs have flown — Arizona lawmakers, without a nay vote among them, passed legislation that frees the Rio Nuevo board to spend money on downtown projects without yoking them to building a hotel.

April 27, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Hotel requirement dropped from Rio Nuevo mandate

Hotel requirement dropped from Rio Nuevo mandate

Rio Nuevo has gotten the green light from the state to start spending money on downtown redevelopment without building a hotel first.

April 21, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Justice O'Connor to be first guest in revived Tucson forums

Justice O'Connor to be first guest in revived Tucson forums

Once considered among the best-organized public forums in the country, the Sunday Evening Forum has been resurrected.

March 25, 2014 12:00 pmLoading…
Welcome back, Sunday Evening Forum: Once a stage for political risers, Tucson institution returns March 30

Welcome back, Sunday Evening Forum: Once a stage for political risers, Tucson institution returns March 30

The Sunday Evening Forum, the go-to speaker series for generations of Tucson families, returns March 30, adding to the mix of new buildings, new restaurants and the modern streetcar making downtown a destination again.

March 19, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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