A new brewery will soon come to life on South Park Avenue, north of 22nd Street.

New Partners LLC pulled a $400,000 permit to make improvements to a former tile shop at 1015 S. Park Ave. for a taproom, featuring a beer garden and dog park.

Brothers Jeremy and Jeff DeConcini hope to open MotoSonora Brewing Co. this year.

The 17,000-square-foot space will be classic sports car and motorcycle themed and the duo plan to have rotating beers on tap.

Other construction activity around town includes:

  • A $22.2 million permit was issued to Dove Mountain Residences LLC for a senior living development at 5250 W. Dove Centre Road.
  • Vasa Fitness pulled a $2.5 million permit for upgrades to a former Fry’s grocery store at 3920 E. Grant Road.
  • Chuze Fitness has started renovations of the former Safeway space at 5548 E. Grant Road with a $1.8 million permit.
  • Developers have pulled $1.6 million in permits to renovate 17 units at Green View Apartments, 1617 W. El Rio Drive. It’s the first of a major renovation planned for the complex.
  • A.F. Sterling got a $1 million permit for two, 5-plex units at 2848 N. Mountain Ave.
  • Phase 1 of the Kino South Sports Complex got an $833,868 permit at 2351 E. Benson Highway.
  • A $706,000 permit was given to Salpointe Catholic High School for improvements to the campus at 1545 E. Copper St.
  • McDonald’s is getting $590,000 worth of upgrades at its shop at 2250 W. Ironwood Hill Drive.
  • Dutch Bros got a $450,000 permit for a 792-square-foot coffee shop at 5690 W. Cortaro Farms Road.
  • A Brake Max is going into The Bridges at 1670 E. Tucson Marketplace Blvd. The $387,171 permit is for a 5,345-square-foot store.

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nformation on building permits courtesy of Ginger Kneup, ginger@orangereports.com, owner of Bright Future Real Estate Research.Contact reporter Gabriela Rico at grico@tucson.com. On Facebook: Facebook.com/DailyStarBiz


Gabriela's newspaper career began at the Tucson Citizen in '86 as the "movie-times girl" where she'd call local theaters for showtimes. Since then, she's written about crime, education, immigration, trade and business. She's been with the Star since 2007.