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Rio Nuevo

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…
Rio Nuevo rejects protest over downtown development plan

Rio Nuevo rejects protest over downtown development plan

At issue are plans for an 8.5-acre property.

October 06, 2014 2:00 pmLoading…
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…
Losing bidder for Rio Nuevo project protests competitor's selection

Losing bidder for Rio Nuevo project protests competitor's selection

Losing bidder protests Rio Nuevo selection of a developer for 8.5 acres downtown.

September 09, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Rio Nuevo seeks 'Good Vibrations' as arena renovations near end

Rio Nuevo seeks 'Good Vibrations' as arena renovations near end

Rio Nuevo hires Beach Boys for TCC reopening celebration.

September 02, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
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…
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…
Effluent could make Santa Cruz River flow again

Effluent could make Santa Cruz River flow again

The Santa Cruz River hasn’t flowed through Tucson in 70 years — but some local officials would like to change that.

June 15, 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…

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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City hopes to market failed downtown-area redevelopment site

Tucson could soon get out from under a 55-year lease for a downtown dirt lot for which it pays about $195,000 a year in rent to a trust benefiting former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords’ family.

April 17, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

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…

Rio Nuevo moves to assist downtown Tucson hotel plan

Rio Nuevo took steps this week to help move along a potential downtown hotel and exhibition center.

March 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…

Rio Nuevo picks finalists for name change

Neo Tucson. Sentinel Square. Puebla de Vida.

March 11, 2014 9:00 pmLoading…

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