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Downtown Development Takes Off

Public money stimulates a burst of private investment

michael keith 617x347 Michael Keith, CEO of the Downtown Tucson Partnership, discusses the private investor's role in developing downtown.

The Downtown Tucsonan has published results of a survey of downtown businesses that reveals that, prompted by $200 million in seed money from public investment, private business has proceeded to invest another $120 million in the last 24 months. Millions of dollars of investment by a slew of private business owners are the foundation for downtown Tucson’s future, according to Michael Keith, CEO of the Downtown Tucson Partnership, who describes the changes we may see in the months to come.

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