Downtown Business Trends

Downtown Tucson Partnership continues to track the status of the business community in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Through a series of business surveys and communications, DTP is staying up to date with the latest status of each business and assessing the needs of business owners.

7businesses have opened so far in 2020

17businesses opened in 2019

31businesses opened in 2018

36businesses opened in 2017

25businesses opened in 2016

8 theatre & performance venues downtown

75 food & drink establishments downtown

72 shops & entertainment establishments downtown

New Businesses 2020

  1. FIT Boutique Studio – 245 E Congress St (January)
  2. Southern New Hampshire University Operations Center – 97 E Congress St (February)
  3. Donut Bar – 32 N 6th Ave (February)
  4. Berry Greens Acai & Juice Bar – 245 E Congress St (February)
  5. Chic Lash Boutique – 236 S Scott Ave (May)
  6. Hair by David – 236 S Scott Ave (June)
  7. Southwest University of Visual Arts – 20 E Congress St (August)

New Businesses Opening Soon

  1. The L (office and coworking) – 130 E Congress St (November 2020)
  2. Soif Wine Shop – 64 E Broadway (Fall 2020)
  3. La Chingada Cocina – 31 N Scott Ave (Fall 2020)
  4. Aeris Family Dental – 1 E Congress St (unknown)
  5. Don Carne’s – 320 E Congress St (unknown)
  6. Farhang & Medcoff – 100 S Church (unknown)
  7. Whiskey Del Bac tasting room – 272 E Congress St (unknown)
  8. Pizzeria Bianco – 123 S Stone Ave (unknown)

Closed Businesses 2020

  1. Got All Your Marbles – 220 E Congress St (relocated May)
  2. Cafe Poca Cosa – 110 E Pennington St (announced permanent closure in October due to pandemic)
  3. Elvira's on Congress – 256 E Congress St (announced permanent closure in October due to pandemic)

New Businesses 2019

  1. Charro del Rey – 178 E Broadway Blvd (January)
  2. Aveda Institute – 145 S Sixth Ave (February)
  3. KUKAI – 267 South Avenida del Convento #11 (MSA Annex) (February)
  4. Aella Spa – 71 E Pennington St (June) (Now Closed)
  5. HeeMee Bakery + Coffee – 20 E Congress St (June)
  6. Brings Coworking Space – 236 S Scott Ave (June)
  7. Brings Cafe – 236 S Scott Ave (July)
  8. Common Workspace – 149 N Stone Ave (July)
  9. Tucson Metro Chamber – 210 E Broadway Blvd (July)
  10. KDRI The Drive – 64 E Broadway (August)
  11. Supercuts (reopened) – 254 E Congress St (August)
  12. Istari Tattoo Studio And Art Gallery – 245 E Congress St #100 (September)
  13. Saywells Design Company – 64 E Broadway Blvd (September)
  14. CERES pasta+bread – 77 W Washington St (October)
  15. El Be Goods – 245 E Congress St #115 (November)
  16. John Henry’s Bar – 117 N 6th Ave (November 2019)
  17. Shahida Parides – 59 E Pennington St (November 2019)

Closed Businesses 2019

  1. Shot in the Dark Cafe – 121 E Broadway Blvd
  2. MiAn Sushi – 88 E Broadway Blvd
  3. Templo Fitness (relocated) – 143 N Stone Ave
  4. FORS Architecture (relocated) – 245 E Congress St #135
  5. Aella Spa – 71 E Pennington St (closed December)
  6. US Bank – 1 E Congress St
  7. Berry Divine Açaí Bowls (relocated) – 245 E Congress St 

New Businesses in 2018

  1. Templo Fitness – 143 N Stone Ave (January)
  2. Berry Divine Açaí Bowls – 245 E Congress St (January)
  3. Community Partners Inc. – 44 E Broadway – (January)
  4. Inspired Fitness – 15 E Pennington (April)
  5. Insomnia Cookies – 345 E Congress St (February) 
  6. The Screening Room (reopening) – 127 E Congress St (April)
  7. Shop 44 – 44 E Broadway (April)
  8. Buzz Smoke Shop – 125 E Pennington St (April)
  9. The Ninth House – 236 S Scott Ave (April)
  10. Avenue Boutique – 267 S Avenida Del Convento (May)
  11. Dust and Heritage – 267 S Avenida Del Convento (May)
  12. Fletcher and Co. – 267 S Avenida Del Convento (May)
  13. Luca Ryann – 267 S Avenida Del Convento (May)
  14. Now or Never – 267 S Avenida Del Convento (May)
  15. Transit Cycles – 267 S Avenida Del Convento (May)
  16. Westbound – 267 S Avenida Del Convento (May)
  17. Why I Love Where I Live – 267 S Avenida Del Convento (May)
  18. Series 19 – Three Wells Distillery Tasting Room – 13 N Stone Ave (May)
  19. Beaut Burger (vegetarian grill) – Mercado San Agustin Annex (June)
  20. Cobra Arcade Bar – 63 E Congress St (June)
  21. Mister Car Wash (expansion) – 415 N 6th Ave (June)
  22. Hexagon Mining Company – 40 E Congress St (July)
  23. Isabella’s Ice Cream (2nd location) – 267 S Avenida Del Convento (July)
  24. Iron John’s Brewing Co. – 222 E Congress St. (July)
  25. Hermosa Coffee – 267 S Avenida Del Convento (July)
  26. Kaelen Harwell Spa – 151 E Broadway Blvd (July)
  27. Bombolé Eatery – 100 N Stone Ave (July)
  28. Ten 55 Brewing and Sausage House – 110 E Congress St (August 11th)
  29. Dirt Shop – 267 S Avenida Del Convento (September 1)
  30. Flam Chen – 267 S Avenida Del Convento (September)
  31. Raptor Canyon Cafe – 75 E Pennington St (September 17th)

Closed Businesses 2018

  1. Alejandro’s Cafe – 31 N Scott Ave
  2. Supercuts (relocated and now reopen in 2019) – 254 E Congress St
  3. Nestlé Toll House Café – 17 N Stone Ave
  4. Even Stevens Sandwiches – 180 E Broadway Blvd
  5. Ace Rubber Stamps (relocated) – 60 E Pennington St
  6. Rival Sneakers – 245 E Congress St #123

New Businesses in 2017

  1. ’81 Barbers – 236 S Scott Ave (July)
  2. 6th St. Parlour – 439 N 6th Ave (August)
  3. AC Hotel Tucson Downtown – 151 E Broadway Blvd (October)
  4. Ace of Escape – 236 S Scott Ave (April)
  5. Annelo Pizzeria – 222 E 6th St (October)
  6. Arizona Bowl – 147 N Stone Ave (June)
  7. Atmosphere Commercial Interiors – 88 E Broadway Blvd (March)
  8. Bandito – 236 S Scott Ave (May)
  9. Barrio Sandwiches- 330 S Scott Ave (October)
  10. Better Business Bureau – 120 N Stone Ave (January)
  11. Broadstone, LTD – 100 N Stone Ave (May)
  12. Carollo Engineers, Inc – 1 S Church Ave (February)
  13. Chic Boutique and Spa – 25 E Congress St (December)
  14. Crossfit Milo – 301 W 4th St (January)
  15. Desert Vintage – 403 N 6th Ave (July)
  16. Doug Newborn Law Firm, PLLC – 1 S Church Ave (May)
  17. English Salon Spa – 27 N Scott Ave (March)
  18. Ernst & Young – 1 S Church (February)
  19. Even Stevens Sandwiches – 180 E Broadway Blvd (May)
  20. Exo Roast Coffee (2nd location) – 236 S Scott Ave (May)
  21. Funky Monk – 350 E Congress St (May)
  22. HardVolume Crossfit – 127 S 4th Ave (August)
  23. HealthOn Broadway – 1 W Broadway Blvd (April)
  24. Illume Advising LLC – 78 W Cushing St (August)
  25. Let’s Sweat – 18 E 6th St – (August)
  26. Martin Drug Co. Bar – 300 E Congress St (February)
  27. MiAn Sushi & Modern Asian Cuisine – 88 E Broadway Blvd (March)
  28. The Nerd Gym – 15 E Toole Ave (July)
  29. Nestlé Toll House Café – 17 N Stone Ave (October)
  30. Nova Home Loans – 236 S Scott Ave (May)
  31. PokeZone – 58 W Congress St (May)
  32. Royal Room, The – 450 N 6th Ave (October)
  33. Scented Leaf Tea House and Lounge – 308 E Congress St (April)
  34. Simplicit – 330 S Scott Ave (January)
  35. Studio G Vinyl Records – 267 S Stone Ave (August)
  36. The UPS Store – 31 N 6th Ave (April)

Closed Businesses 2017

  1. Bank of America – 33 N Stone Ave (June)
  2. Casa Vicente (temproarily closed) – 375 S Stone Ave (May)
  3. Constant Con – 117 N 6th Ave (July)
  4. DeWitt Designs – 415 N 6th Ave (May)
  5. Riveted – 40 W Broadway Blvd (May)
  6. Simplicit – 330 S Scott Ave (May)
  7. The Screening Room  – 127 E Congress St (August) *Temporary – Now Reopened*
  8. Tucson Olive Central – 222 E Congress St – (April)
  9. Veg Box Café – 75 E Pennington St (July)
  10. Wasted Grain – 350 E Congress St (February)
  11. Wig-O-Rama – 98 E Congress St (April)
  12. Hydra – 145 E Congress St (December)

New Businesses 2016

  1. aka Deli & Bakeshop – 100 S Ave Convento (December)
  2. Arizona Roadrunners – 175 W Broadway Blvd (July)
  3. Autobahn Indoor Speedway – 300 S. Toole Ave (July)
  4. AZ Daily Star This is Tucson – 1 W Broadway Blvd (July)
  5. Batch Café – 118 E Congress St (January)
  6. Carriage House – 125 S Arizona Ave (February)
  7. Caterpillar, Inc – 97 E Congress St (July)
  8. Charro Steaks – 188 E Broadway Blvd (April)
  9. Cirrus Visual – 602 N Stone Ave (August)
  10. Coffee Xchange – 1 S. Church Ave (July)
  11. Crooked Tooth Brewery – 228 E 6th St (November)
  12. El Rio CHC – 450 W Paseo Redondo (April)
  13. Elvira’s – 256 E Congress St (April)
  14. Kaiser Business Interiors – 20 E Congress St (October)
  15. New Pueblo Tech – 439 N 6th St (October)
  16. Owl’s Club – 236 S Scott Ave (November)
  17. Rival Sneakers – 245 E Congress St (March)
  18. Senae Thai Bistro – 63 E Congress St (July)
  19. Southern Arizona Workspace – 175 E 7th St (July)
  20. The Carriage House – 125 S. Arizona Ave (February)
  21. The Littlest Pub – 657 W. St. Mary’s Rd (February)
  22. The Screamery – 250 E Congress St (April)
  23. Wasted Grain – 350 E Congress Ave (October) now closed
  24. Welcome Diner – 902 E Broadway Blvd (October)
  25. Urban Pita – 345 E Congress St (November)

Closed Businesses 2016

  1. AFSCME Local 449 – 110 S Church Ave (July)
  2. Bernardo’s – 17 N Stone Ave (July)
  3. Carter Morey PC – 110 S Church Ave (July)
  4. Civano’s Hair Studio – 110 S Church Ave (July)
  5. Deb’s Café – 110 S Church Ave (July)
  6. Pizzeria Bianco – 272 E Congress St (September)
  7. Proper – 300 E Congress St (July)
  8. Slokum Sparks PC Law Offices – 110 S Church Ave (July)
  9. Sonoran Wings & Seafood – 100 N Stone Ave (November)
  10. Southwest Soul Circuit (relocated) – 110 S Church Ave (July)
  11. World of Beer – 350 E Congress St (September)

2008-2016 Business Openings & Closures in Downtown Tucson