At the July 2019 meeting the Rio Nuevo Board of Directors approved a $1.5 million plan to attract new businesses into approximately 10 vacant downtown storefronts along Congress Street. Those interested in applying for financial assistance will need to submit a detailed business plan that must include a way to generate tax revenue. Each entrepreneur would be eligible for up to $150,000 in assistance.

If you are looking to open, expand or relocate your business to Congress Street in downtown Tucson please complete the form below and please note it may take up to 30 days for your request to be evaluated .

Congress Street Activation

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  • Where are you in the process; when do you plan to open?

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