Under Construction

44 Broadway

May 8, 2018

  Under Construction/Proposed: At its April meeting, The Rio Nuevo Board authorized completion of a mixed-use project at 44 E Broadway. Developers, Ron Schwabe and Marcel Dabdoub, are renovating 26,120 sqft on the ground floor of the exisiting building for office and retail, to be completed late 2018. The project also includes construction of two […]


Central Block Rehabilitation

February 5, 2018

  Under Construction: Developers Ron Schwabe and Marcel Dabdoub are partnering to remodel the buildings at 98 (former Wig-o-Rama), 100 (former Grill), 108, and 110 (former Voodoo Jacks) East Congress Street into over 9,000 sqft of space for dining and retail. Each space will have the original brick facade rejuvenated close to its original splendor. […]


The Boxyard on 4th

January 6, 2018

  Under Construction: A new boxcar development is coming to 4th Avenue at 238 N. Fourth Ave, developed by local Cypress Civil Development and designed by RAHarchitects. The Boxyard will have 4 new restaurants, 2 bars, and indoor and outdoor community dining housed in ten re-purposed box cars on a 12,000 sqft lot. The development includes […]


Caterpillar Tucson Mining Center

September 29, 2017

  Under Construction: Caterpillar announced Tucson as the new centralized hub for the Surface Mining & Technology Division in 2016 and accepted Rio Nuevo’s offer to build a new building for its headquarters and lease it back to Caterpillar for a 25 year term. Located on the west side of Interstate 10, adjacent to Tucson’s […]


City Park

May 3, 2017

  Under Construction: City Park, developed by Bourn Companies, is a transit oriented development located on Congress street just east of Stone Ave. The first floor of the 5 story City Park building, at 40 E Congress, will house a food hall. The first floors of the existing neighboring buildings, at 20 E Congress and 60 […]


Cathedral Square and The Marist

May 3, 2017

  Under Construction: Cathedral Square is a project that will restore the historic Our Lady’s Chapel, the rectory building and the Marist College building. St. Augustine Cathedral’s parish hall has been demolished and is being replaced with a $12 million, 50,000 square foot four story complex (click picture above to see rendering). The Diocesan Complex will […]


The Westerner & Westpoint Apartments

May 3, 2017

  Under Construction: Located at 10 E Broadway Blvd, the historic Westerner building was built in 1961 and will be redeveloped by COPE Community Services. Designed by Carhuff + Cueva Architects, the existing 55,024 sqft four-story building will undergo a renovation for offices, ground floor commercial and 3,000 sqft of retail. A new 38,421 sqft six-story addition […]


7th Avenue Commons

May 3, 2017

  Under Construction: Located at 529 North 7th Avenue, at the intersection of 7th Avenue and 5th Street (southwest corner), construction is underway on 7th Avenue Commons. Developed by Gardner Capital Development and designed by Biltform Architecture of Phoenix, the project includes 50 affordable housing units and a community center. 27 apartments will be located within the existing 12,000 sqft warehouse/office […]


Chicago Music Store Building

May 3, 2017

Under Construction: The 21,155 square-foot Chicago Music Store building at 130 E. Congress is being 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 […]


Historic Pima County Courthouse

May 3, 2017

  Under Construction: Pima County is currently renovating the building that will become the future home of Visit Tucson, the UA Mineral Museum, the Arizona Historical Society and space for the January 8th Memorial. Listed on the National Register of Historical Places, the exterior of the courthouse building was repainted to match the original color. Exterior […]


The Mark

April 3, 2017

Under Construction: Construction On Hold – A fire was reported at the construction site on June 19, 2018. Source and cause of the fire is still being investigated. The loss is estimato be up to $10 million.   Landmark Properties, the leader in student housing development, is developing an eight and four-story 154 unit (595 bed) student […]


West End Station

April 1, 2017

  Under Construction: Gorman & Company, Inc. and the Gadsden Company are joint developers for West End Station, a $12 million 70-unit housing development located at 855 W Congress St. It is one of the first Section 811 projects approved in Arizona using the Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) program. West End Station is the second project […]