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Eric Bergeson: Where is all that money coming from?

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After a three-year absence from Tucson, I have been struck by the level of development, not on the city’s outer fringes, which stopped expanding with the recession of 2008, but in the downtown.


The streets of downtown Tucson were moribund the last time I visited. Only on New Year’s Eve, or some other special holiday, did they fill with revelers.

Today, the ground level is filled with bars, restaurants and art galleries.

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