Small Business Resources
Local programs that small business with technical support, network-building, capital or mentorship
Local programs that support housing accessibility through education, resources, and downpayment assistance.
Developer Incentives & Grants
The City of Tucson has a variety of programs to help support great projects in Tucson including TIFs, overlays, and grant programs for developers.
Brownfields are abandoned, idled, or under-used property where expansion or redevelopment is complicated by real or perceived contamination. The land may be contaminated by hazardous waste or pollution but can be reused once the land has been thoroughly cleaned up. The Brownfields Program in Tucson seeks to reclaim these brownfields to redevelop them into productive private or public property for re-use.
Primary Jobs Incentive
The Primary Jobs Incentive assists Tucson in its efforts to bring quality jobs and investment into the region. The incentive provides up to a 100% reimbursement of a portion of City construction sales tax to qualifying expenses such as the project’s public infrastructure improvements, offsets to impact fees, and/or job-training.
Site-Specific Sale Tax Incentive
The Site Specific Sales Tax Incentive supports retail projects that would not otherwise locate in the City of Tucson. For qualified businesses, the City may apply project-generated tax revenues to qualifying public expenses such as job training or public infrastructure improvements. The project must be a retail project.
Sunshine Mile Urban Overlay District
The Sunshine Mile is an iconic and historic area of Tucson on Broadway Boulevard east of downtown. It is a vibrant district for commerce and culture: currently being injected with fresh life.
The district fall within the Rio Nuevo TIF district and includes incentives and tools for infill redevelopment.
Downtown Infill Incentive District
The Infill Incentive District, or IID for short, is the land use tool that has facilitated much of the development in the greater downtown area. It provides zoning overlays and incentives to encourage transit-oriented development, affordable housing, high-density infill development in Downtown Tucson
Tucson Norte-Sur is a plan that will work with Tucson communities to identify opportunities for equitable reinvestment and access along a future 15-mile long North-South High Capacity Transit (HCT) corridor connecting the Tucson Mall on the northside to downtown Tucson and to the Tucson Airport on the southside.