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Downtown Business Trends

Downtown Tucson is a great place to start and grow a business.

Downtown Tucson Partnership tracks the status of new business openings and closures within the downtown Business Improvement District.

33businesses opened in 2023

24businesses opened in 2022

25businesses opened in 2021

10businesses opened in 2020

17businesses opened in 2019

31businesses opened in 2018

36businesses opened in 2017

25businesses opened in 2016

 

2024

New Businesses 2024

  1. Evil Eye Tattoo - 47 S 6th Ave (January)
  2. TABU Restaurant and Bar - 128 E Congress St (February)
  3. Roadrunner Coffee Co. - 52 W Congress St (March)
  4. Sonora Moonshine Co. - 124 E Broadway Blvd (April)
  5. Sparrows & Sombreros - 300 E Congress St (April)
  6. Chela's Latin Cuisine - 256 E Congress St (April)
  7. Goddess Garage - 300 E Congress St (April)
  8. 1972 Barber and Shave Parlor - 300 E Congress St (April)
  9. La Estrella Bakery - 141 S Stone Ave (May)
  10. Coy Creative - 300 E Congress St (May)
  11. The Grand at Gibson Court - 33 S 6th Ave (May)
  12. The Sound Post: Tucson Folk Center - 267 S Stone Ave Studio C (June)
  13. House of Oye - 267 S Stone Ave Studio D (June)
  14. Raspaderia El Sahuaro - 245 E Congress St (June)

New Businesses Opening Soon

  1. 350 Congress (Funky Monk space) -350 E Congress St - Spring 2024
  2. Antojitos - 124 E Congress St
  3. Basqueria (former Fired Pie) - 350 E Congress St
  4. BATA Patio Expansion - 35 E Toole Ave
  5. Hotel Louie - 82 S Stone Ave
  6. Starbucks - 130 E Congress St - Fall 2024
  7. The Treasury 1929 - 2 E Congress (Winter 2025)

Closed Businesses 2024

1. Move Cycle Studio - 148 S 4th Ave (January)


2023

New Businesses 2023

  1. Move Cycle Studio - 148 S 4th Ave (January)
  2. Blue Front - 110 E Congress St (January)
  3. StretchMed Tucson - 64 E Broadway Blvd (February)
  4. The Kava Den - 67 E Pennington St (February)
  5. Thunder Bacon Burger Co. - 33 N Sixth Ave (February)
  6. Dandelion Café - 196 N Court Ave (February)
  7. Blue Lotus Artists Collective (BLAC) - 15 E Pennington St (March)
  8. Take Flight Aerial - 37 E Pennington St (April)
  9. RetroTrek - 300 E Congress St, inside Proper Shops (May)
  10. Tucson Handmade - 300 E Congress St, inside Proper Shops (May)
  11. St. Cruz Restaurant and Bar - 1 S Church Ave (May)
  12. The Leo Kent - 1 S Church Ave (May)
  13. Tesoros Mesquite Furniture Gallery - 17 E Toole Ave (June)
  14. Tucson Tamale Market - 300 E Congress St, inside Proper Shops (June)
  15. Ideal Metals Co. - 300 E Congress St, inside Proper Shops (June)
  16. Beautiful Little Things - 300 E Congress St, inside Proper Shops (July)
  17. Moonflower Aesthetics - 64 E Broadway Blvd (July)
  18. Stone Bridge Events - 1 E Toole Ave (August)
  19. Reilly Rooftop - 101 E Pennington St (August)
  20. Bar Juniper - 222 E Congress St (formerly Iron John's - same owners) (September)
  21. Z Beauty Bar - 25 E Congress St (September)
  22. Tucson Gear - 245 E Congress St (September)
  23. Jaime’s Pizza Kitchen - 312 E Congress St (September)
  24. La Familia Barbershop - 59 E Pennington St (September)
  25. Studio Janos - 124 E Broadway Blvd (September)
  26. JoJo's Restaurant (formerly LaCo Tucson) - 76 W Washington St (September)
  27. Monsoon Room (formerly TallBoys) - 201 N Court Ave (September)
  28. Bruja - 245 E Congress St (October)
  29. Talega Coffee Co. - 236 S Scott Ave (October)
  30. Mudroom Gallery - 102 W Washington St (October)
  31. Arizona Wildcats Store/Toos Paper Co. - 300 E Congress St, inside Proper Shops (November)
  32. Le Macaron - 260 E Congress St (November)
  33. El Regalo - 318 E Congress St (November)

Closed Businesses 2023

  1. Wells Fargo (ATM still open) - 150 N Stone Ave (February)
  2. Rae's Place Downtown Market - 25 N Stone Ave (April)
  3. The Citizen Hotel - 82 S Stone Ave (May)
  4. Common Workspace - 149 N Stone Ave (May)
  5. Little Love Burger - 312 E Congress St (June)
  6. Kaelen Harwell Day Spa - 30 S 5th Ave (July)
  7. Donut Bar Tucson - 33 N 6th Ave (November)
  8. The Delta - 135 S 6th Ave (November)
  9. Chase Bank - 2 E Congress St (December)

2022

New Businesses 2022

  1. The Delta - 135 S 6th Ave (January)
  2. The Neighborhood - 61 E Congress St (January)
  3. Vitnage - 44 E Broadway Blvd. (January)
  4. The Century Room - 311 E Congress St (February)
  5. Cruda Mariscos & Oyster Bar - 31 N Scott Ave (February)
  6. The Citizen Hotel - 82 S Stone Ave (February)
  7. The CREAMERY - 201 N Court Ave (February)
  8. HighWire (expansion) - 30 S Arizona Ave (February)
  9. The Monica - 40 E Congress St (March)
  10. BATA - 35 E Toole Ave (March)
  11. Bodega Solai - 127 S 4th Ave (March)
  12. Tierra Antigua Realty (expansion) - 220 E Congress St (April)
  13. Ezbachi - 63 E Congress St (April)
  14. Mestizo Studio -130 E Congress St (inside The L Offices, 2nd floor) (May)
  15. Arizona Poppy - 150 S 4th Ave (May)
  16. El Gordo Smoke Shop - 59 E Pennington St (July)
  17. Savaya Coffee - 110 S Church Ave (August)
  18. Penelope Wood Fired Pizza - 210 E Broadway Blvd (October)
  19. The Green Room - 71 E Pennington St (October)
  20. JA Ramen - 54 W Congress St (October)
  21. barbata - 35 E Toole Ave (November)
  22. Snake & Barrel - 118 E Congress St (November)
  23. Proper Shops - 300 E Congress St (December)
  24. Wooden Tooth Records - 108 E Congress St (December)

Closed Businesses 2022

  1. Inspired Fitness - 15 E Pennington St
  2. Crescent Tobacco Shop & Newsstand - 200 E Congress St
  3. Fired Pie - 350 E Congress St
  4. Bruegger's Bagels - 1 W Congress St
  5. Ten55 Brewing Company - 110 E Congress St (relocated)
  6. Southern New Hampshire University Operations Center - 97 E Congress St
  7. STACKD on Congress - 54 W Congress St
  8. El Be Goods - 245 E Congress St (relocated)
  9. Yoga Oasis - 245 E Congress St
  10. Chic Boutique and Spa - 25 E Congress St
  11. English Salon Spa - 27 N Scott Ave

2021

New Businesses 2021

  1. Track Line – 57 E Jackson Street (January)
  2. The L Offices – Coworking Elevated – 130 E Congress St (February)
  3. G1:12 Boutique CBD – 44 E Broadway Blvd (February)
  4. ELLE Boutique – 130 E Congress St (February)
  5. Desert Rose Collective – 135 S 5th Ave (March)
  6. DoubleTree by Hilton Tucson Downtown Convention Center – 280 S Church Ave (March)
  7. El Mezquite Grill – 280 S Church Ave (March)
  8. Hexagon Mining (2nd floor expansion) – 40 E Congress St (March)
  9. Farhang & Medcoff – 100 S Church Ave (April)
  10. Campfire Cycling – 15 E Toole Ave (April)
  11. Zen Nightclub – 121 E Congress St (May)
  12. Five-To-Oh Coffee – 115 N Church Ave (May)
  13. The Ruckus Room – 127 S 4th Ave (May)
  14. UArizona Alfie Norville Gem & Mineral Museum – 115 N Church Ave (July)
  15. T Town Boxing and Fitness - 130 E Congress St (July)
  16. ARCWERX – 33 S 5th Ave (August)
  17. Hampton Inn / Home2 Suites by Hilton Tucson Downtown – 141 S Stone Ave (August)
  18. Lieder Digital - 63 E Pennington St (August)
  19. Hexagon Mining (1st floor expansion) – 40 E Congress St (September)
  20. JKaiser Workspaces  – 40 E Congress St (September)
  21. Perché No Italian Bistro – 46 W Congress St (October)
  22. Little Love Burger (former Diablo Burger space) – 312 E Congress St (October)
  23. Good Oak Bar (new ownership) – 316 E Congress St (October)
  24. La Chingada (relocated) – 110 E Pennington St (November)
  25. Los Barberos Barbershop – 236 S Scott Ave (December)

Closed Businesses 2021

  1. HardVolume CrossFit – 127 S 4th Ave (February)
  2. Senae Thai Bistro – 63 E Congress St (July)
  3.  Atelier Laura Tanzer – 410 N Toole Ave (relocated August)
  4. '81 Barbers – 236 S Scott Ave (relocated November)
  5. G1:12 Boutique CBD – 44 E Broadway Blvd
  6. Shahida Parides – 59 E Pennington St

2020

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. Aeris Family Dental – 1 E Congress St (August)
  8. SkinLandia – 64 E Broadway (November)
  9. New Wine Shop – 64 E Broadway (November)
  10. La Chingada Cocina – 31 N Scott Ave (December)

Closed Businesses 2020

  1. Got All Your Marbles – 220 E Congress St (relocated May)
  2. Good Oak Bar  – 316 E Congress St (announced temporary closure in September due to pandemic)
  3. Diablo Burger Tucson – 312 E Congress St (announced temporary closure in September due to pandemic)
  4. Cafe Poca Cosa – 110 E Pennington St (announced permanent closure in October due to pandemic)
  5. Elvira's on Congress – 256 E Congress St (announced permanent closure in October due to pandemic)
  6. DOWNTOWN Kitchen + Cocktails – 135 S 6th Ave (announced permanent closure in October due to pandemic)
  7. Caffe Milano – 46 W Congress St (announced permanent closure in October due to pandemic)
  8. The Independent Distillery – 30 S Arizona Ave (announced permanent closure in November due to pandemic)
  9. Pie Bird Bakery and Cafe – 177 N Church Ave (December)

2019

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 

2018

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

2017

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)

2016

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