The Baffert at 5 Points

March 3, 2020

  Proposed: KBL 747, LLC is proposing a mixed-use residential and retail development on a 21,000 square foot lot at 747 S 6th Avenue (northeast corner of 6th Avenue and 18th Street). The new development would be a 3-story, 30,000 square foot building with 14 one- or two-bedroom market-rate units and about 5,400 square feet […]

One South Church Hotel

March 2, 2020

  Proposed: Opwest Partners is proposing to renovate the first eight floors of the 23-story One South Church office tower into a high-end hotel with about 150 rooms. The plan also proposes 1,500 square feet of meeting space, a fitness center and a restaurant on the bottom floor with a patio. Floors 11 through 23 of […]

TCC Renovation

February 28, 2020

  Proposed: Via Rio Nuevo News Release (February 27, 2020): “The Rio Nuevo Board approved the next steps in the much-anticipated Tucson Convention Center revitalization project, advancing more than $4 million in upgrades. $3.4 million in renovations to existing meeting rooms, including the creation of a “board room” that will be a high-tech meeting area […]

75 Broadway

February 27, 2020

  Proposed: In September of 2017, Rio Nuevo sent out a request for proposals for a mixed-use development at the current Pima County owned surface parking lot along Broadway Blvd between Scott Avenue and 6th Avenue. In October of 2018 J.E. Dunn, a Kansas City, Missouri developer, submitted a proposal for a 20-story 250,000 sqft […]

Downtown Links Phase III

January 7, 2020

Proposed: Downtown Links is an improvement project funded by the Regional Transportation Authority and partnered with the Tucson Department of Transportation, that will provide enhancements, benefits, and connections for pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorists. The three major benefits of this alignment include: Railroad-related improvements, new roadway drainage systems, and more multi-modal connections. Phase III of the project will connect […]

Hotel Arizona Remodel

July 16, 2019

  Proposed: Pueblo Partners LLC (HSL Properties) is proposing an estimated $45 million renovation to the former Hotel Arizona (181 W. Broadway Blvd.) which opened in 1973 and closed in 2012. When reopened, the hotel is reported to be Hyatt Regency with around 296 rooms and close to 20,000 sqft of convention and meeting space. […]

Presidio Duplex

August 1, 2018

    Proposed: At its May board meeting, Rio Nuevo approved up to $450,000 to renovate the historic Presidio Duplex located next to the Presidio San Agustín del Tucson Museum. The Tucson Presidio Trust for Historic Preservation has obtained a liquor license and has sought bids for the renovation of approximately 1,400 sqft that can […]

CITY Collaborative Learning Center

March 30, 2018

  Completed/Proposed: The first phase of renovations are complete as Arizona nonprofit CITY Center for Collaborative learning renovates the historic Howard & Stofft Stationery building (37 E Pennington) into a modern collaborative learning center for its students. The center, which neighbors City High School, expands the downtown campus and adds significant additional space for innovative […]

Rialto Theatre Renovation

March 19, 2018

  Proposed: The Rialto Theatre Foundation is raising money for improvements through a new capital campaign called, I Rock the Rialto. The goal of the campaign is $1,000,000 for renovations to the theatre and its facilities including restroom expansion and improvements, re-designing the main bar, tiering the auditorium floor, disability accessibility, upgrading the HVAC system, […]

Chicago Music Store Building

May 3, 2017

Proposed: The 21,155 square-foot Chicago Music Store building at 130 E. Congress will be gutted and retrofitted for a retail center by partner developers Ron Schwabe of Peach Properties and Marcel Dabdoub of Dabdoub Investments. Rio Nuevo is also investing in the project as part of a larger Public-Private Partnership with the two developers to restore 4 historic Downtown […]

Ramada by Wyndham Tucson

May 3, 2017

  Proposed: The 40-year-old hotel, at 777 W Cushing street just west of I-10, is in the process of re-branding from the former Riverpark Inn, to Ramada by Wyndham Tucson. The hotel will undergo renovations in phases which include new finishes, furniture, fixtures, and bathrooms, plus upgrades to heating and cooling and the addition of […]

The Ronstadt

April 3, 2017

  Proposed: Peach Properties proposal to redevelop the Ronstadt Transit Center was chosen by the City of Tucson in 2015. One requirement of the proposal is to keep Ronstadt as a full functioning transit center. The 4.7 acre key downtown development also includes plans for a mix of 300 residential units, commercial and retail along […]