Taxing district conditionally approves $75,000, is checking with its lawyers.
Rio Nuevo tries to attract more shows, customers to aging Convention Center.
Board agrees to open talks with downtown landowner.
Norville's victory was greatly helped by board member Alberto Moore's vote.
Two developers have plans; board wants more time.
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.
Board to weigh $100 million proposals for downtown property.
For years Rio Nuevo has been shortchanged on revenues because not every business that is supposed to be paying into the district has been.
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.
Tucson’s Greyhound Bus Depot might have to find a new home in the near future.
Rio Nuevo has pushed a downtown hotel project closer to reality.
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.
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.
Rio Nuevo has gotten the green light from the state to start spending money on downtown redevelopment without building a hotel first.
Once considered among the best-organized public forums in the country, the Sunday Evening Forum has been resurrected.
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.
Rio Nuevo took steps this week to help move along a potential downtown hotel and exhibition center.
Neo Tucson. Sentinel Square. Puebla de Vida.
Rio Nuevo’s renovation of the Tucson Convention Center starts Monday.
It may come as no surprise to some that Rio Nuevo lacked an official ethics policy.