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Downtown Tucson Partnership


Downtown Tucson

Downtown Tucson is a Downtown for everyone – an eclectic, beautiful, fun, accessible, pedestrian and bike-friendly district that embraces diversity. It is the Southwest’s premiere urban hub for living, dining, retail, business, art, entertainment, and both historic and contemporary architecture.

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Programs & Services

The Downtown Tucson Partnership, or DTP, is a nonprofit, 501 (c)(6) corporation created in 1998 to implement enhanced municipal services for the downtown Business Improvement District (BID).

To advance their mission and adhere to their vision, Downtown Tucson Partnership’s Five-year Strategic plan established nine core goals that guide staff’s day-to-day operations and efforts:

·  Clean & Safe support

·  Beautification & Greenscape programs

·  Downtown Accessibility

·  Business Recruitment and Retention

·  Marketing & Promotions

·  Resource Development, Finance and Planning

·  Residential and Mixed-Use Development

·  Relationship Building

·  DTP Connects Homeless Outreach Program

Prerequisites or Exclusions

Service area is geographically limited.

Getting Connected

To stay informed about Downtown events, specials at local Downtown businesses, investment opportunities and everything else you need to be a true downtown insider, subscribe to the Partnership’s Downtown Update.

Stay connected to downtown through social media! Over 100,000 people follow @DowntownTucson on Facebook, Instagram , Twitter and LinkedIn. Their social media channels feature local businesses, events, pretty pictures of downtown and more happenings in the neighborhood.

Primary Contact

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Zach Baker

Additional Information

The Downtown Tucson Partnership (DTP) recently received the Pinnacle Award from the International Downtown Association (IDA). The award for the DTP Connects homeless outreach program is the industry’s highest honor. Through DTP Connects, in partnership with Old Pueblo Community Services (OPCS), 84 individuals experiencing homelessness were connected with housing in three months.

The Washington, DC-based IDA is the premier organization for urban place professionals who are shaping and activating dynamic city center districts. DTP, a member of IDA, is the urban place management organization representing the interests of property owners in Downtown Tucson.

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