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General Parts Co Napaa Auto Parts in Tuscon, AZ

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									ExCLuSIvE OFFERING MEMORANDuM        > Strong Corporate Lease - Genuine Parts Co. (NYSE: GPC) – Market Cap Over $9.75B

                                     > Long Term 10 Year Single Tenant Lease - “AAA” Credit- 10% Rental Increases Every 5 Years



Genuine Parts Co.
                                     > 10% Rental Increases Every 5 Years - Below Market Rents - Minimal Downside Risk

                                     > Retail Store & Distribution Center for Genuine Parts Co - Supplying Greater Tucson Market

DbA NAPA AuTO PARTS                  > Ranked #214 on Fortune 500 List for 2012 - “America’s Largest Companies”

                                     > Ranked #961 on Forbes Global 2000 List - “World’s Largest Companies” - Sales Over $12.46B
SiNGLE TENANT iNvESTmENT             > Freestanding Corner Location Between Busy Interstate 10 & Hwy 210 - Main Commercial Corridor
       Th STREET, TuCSON, AZ 85719   > 91% of Do-It-Yourself Customers Recognize Napa Parts - 6,100 Locations & 64 Distribution Centers
TABLE OF CONTENTS
  Tenant Description                                            3

  Property Description                                          5

  Investment Highlights                                         6

  Property Overview                                             7

  Financial Analysis                                            8

  Property Photos                                               9

  Parcel Map                                                    11

  Site Plan                                                     12

  Aerial view                                                   13

  Location Map                                                  15

  Demographics                                                  16

  Area Profile                                                  17




              The information listed above has been obtained from sources we believe to be reliable, however, we accept no responsibility for its correctness.
                        Batteries   Brakes     Oil Fluids & Chemicals    Starting & Charging   Tools & Equipment     Shocks & Struts     Belts & Hoses    Heating & Cooling    Exhaust Systems      Engine Parts




About uS
           Founded in 1928, Genuine Parts Company (GPC) is a service organization engaged in the distribution of automotive replacement parts, industrial replacement parts, office products and
           electrical/electronic materials. Our products and services are offered though a network of over 2,000 operations, geographically located across the united States, Canada and Mexico. With
           over 80 years of distribution expertise, our well-positioned, regionally located distribution centers provide us with the unique ability to adapt our product and service lines to better suit our
           customers’ needs. GPC’s commitment and reputation for just-in-time service position us as a critical partner in our customers’ success. GPC began to diversify its product lines over 30
           years ago into several end-markets with strong growth opportunities. Although each product is unique, we have leveraged more than 80 years of distribution know-how to manage these
           businesses the GPC way - continually improving operating and distribution efficiencies.

           AuTOMOTIvE: The Automotive Parts Group, the largest division of GPC, distributes over 380,000 products through it’s 58 NAPA distribution centers located across the united States. The
           Automotive Parts Group also consists of NAPA Canada/uAP Inc., Canada’s leading automotive parts distributor, as well as Auto Todo, one of Mexico’s largest automotive aftermarket orga-
           nizations. Additionally, we operate our heavy vehicle parts distribution business under the name TW Distribution and Traction, and our import parts distribution operations under the name
           Altrom.

           INDuSTRIAL: The Industrial Parts Group, which operates under the name Motion Industries, distributes over three million items from 500 operations located throughout the unites States
           and Canada. Motion’s rapid-delivery model provides customized product and technical expertise to customers in a just-in-time response, enabling clients to reduce production costs and free
           working capital. Its People, Products, and Processes are the foundation for growth at Motion Industries.

           OFFICE: The Office Products group distributes over 50,000 business products from 45 distribution centers across the u.S. and Canada under the name S.P.Richards Company to thousands
           of office product resellers, including independent dealers, large contract stationers, national office supply superstores, mail order distributors, internet resellers and college bookstores.

           ELECTRICAL: The Electrical/Electronic Materials Group is one of North America’s leading distributors of process materials, production supplies, industrial MRO and value added fabricated
           parts. Primary markets are the electrical OEM, apparatus repair and assembly markets. The group distributes over 100,000 items from 36 locations in the u.S., Puerto Rico, Dominican
           Republic, Mexico and Canada.


                                                                                                                                                                 Genuine Parts Company Tops Earnings
                                                                                                                                                                 Estimates

                                                                                                                                                                 Earnings estimates for
                                                                                                                                                                 Genuine Parts Comany
                                                                                                                                                                 (GPC), the National Au-
                                                                                                                                                                 tomotive Parts Asso-
                                                                                                                                                                 ciation’s (NAPA) parent
                                                                                                                                                                 company, are on the rise give its solid first
                                                                                                                                                                 quarter rsults, bullish guidance and the
                                                                                                                                                                 May 1st acquisition of Quaker City Motor
                                                                                                                                                                 Parts.
                                                                                                                                                                 The replacement auto parts distributor is
                                                                                                                                                                 now a Zacks #2 Rank (Buy).
                         Batteries   Brakes   Oil Fluids & Chemicals   Starting & Charging   Tools & Equipment   Shocks & Struts   Belts & Hoses   Heating & Cooling   Exhaust Systems   Engine Parts



                                                                                       brand:
                                                                                       NAPA AuTO PARTS is the #1 brand in the industry. More wholesale customers use NAPA
                                                                                       than any other auto parts supplier, and 91% of do-it-yourself customers recognize the NAPA
                                                                                       brand name. We’ve built our reputation around the power of NAPA KNOW HOW, reaching out
  About NAPA                                                                           to consumers with dynamic, multi-million dollar advertising initiatives that are designed to
  More than 85 years ago, the National Automotive Parts Association
                                                                                       drive customers to your store. Here are just a few of our many advertising initiatives.
  (“NAPA”) was created to meet America’s growing need for an effective
  auto parts distribution system.
                                                                                       •	 Major League Baseball Sponsorships
  Today, 91% of do-it-yourself customers recognize the NAPA brand name.                •	 NASCAR Sponsorship of Martin Truex Jr.
                                                                                       •	 2012 Presenting Sponsor of PINKS and PINKS ALL OuT
  NAPA Auto PARtS Stores are known for:                                                •	 Primary Sponsor of DSR Funny Car Driven by Ron Capps in 2012
                                                                                       •	 National Marketing Initiatives Involving Major League Soccer to Reach out to Hispanic
  - Having over 6,100 NAPA AuTO PARTS Stores nationwide .
                                                                                          Consumers
  - Its 64 strategically located distribution centers serving all 50 states.
                                                                                       •	 National Tv Commercials, Consumer and Trade Publication Ads, as well as web advertis-
  - Over 422,000 quality parts and accessories for automotive and indus
                                                                                          ing
    trial applications—the most extensive inventory in the industry.                   •	 Digital Marketing
  - NAPA AuTO PARTS Classification—a unique inventory control system
    that helps you find the exact part that you need.

                                                      Different NAPA Locations offer Different Services



NAPA Auto PARtS                                                                                       NAPA AutoCare Collision Center
With over 6,000 NAPA AuTO PARTS stores, it’s easy to find the item you need                           For collision repairs, NAPA AutoCare Collision Center owners provide services
at a location convenient to you. NAPA AuTO PARTS specializes in hard-to-find                          you can trust and will work with your insurance company to ensure that the
parts for cars, trucks, marine, lawn and garden, Rvs, ATvs and more.                                  proper repairs are made to restore your vehicle to pre-accident condition.




                                                                                                      NAPA truck Service Center
NAPA AutoCare Center
                                                                                                      For heavy-duty truck repairs, your local NAPA Truck Service Center owners
For mechanical repairs, your local NAPA AutoCare Center can provide you with a
                                                                                                      provide services you can trust and will work with you (and your company)
number of benefits, the foremost being integrity. NAPA AutoCare Center owners
                                                                                                      to ensure that all maintenance is performed so that you can get back on the
provide services you can trust, and offer the Peace of Mind Warranty.
                                                                                                      highway.
   ProPerty desCriPtion




PROPERTY OvERviEw
This offering includes a single tenant, free-standing Genuine Parts Company leased building doing business as Napa Auto Parts located in the city of Tucson, AZ. The property offers a NN lease
(Fee Simple) with 10+ years remaining on the Term. This location just recently renewed early to a long-term lease. There is a 10% rental increase in year 6 and every 5 years of this below-
market lease rate. The building is 10,835 SF on a .61 acre parcel as a freestanding corner location on E. 20th St. and S. Park Ave. As well as a successful store, part of the facility serves as an
official Distribution Center for Genuine Parts Co. servicing their stores for the greater Tucson market. GPC has plans in place for further expansion of store locations, with this property as the
flagship location to service the expanding market. This is a Corporate Lease with the parent company, Genuine Parts Co. (NYSE: GPC), one of the most recognized brands in auto parts for the
do-it-yourself customer and a “AAA” credit rating. Currently, there are over 6,100 Napa Auto Store locations nationwide with 64 strategically located distribution centers serving all 50 states
and over 422,000 quality parts and accessories for automotive and industrial applications—the most extensive inventory in the industry.
Genuine Parts Company distributes automotive replacement parts, industrial replacement parts, office products, and electrical/electronic materials in the united States, Puerto Rico, Canada, and
Mexico. The company’s Automotive Parts Group segment distributes automotive replacement parts for imported vehicles, trucks, Suvs, buses, motorcycles, recreational vehicles, farm vehicles,
small engines, farm equipment, and heavy duty equipment. It owns and operates automotive parts distribution centers and automotive parts stores under the NAPA name, founded in 1928 and
is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. As of Today, Napa Auto’s (Genuine Parts Co) market cap reports over $9.75B with sales reported exceeding $12.46B and profits of $565M for 2011. year
2011. Currently, GPC is Ranked #214 on the Fortune 500 List for 2012, “America’s Largest Companies”, and Ranked #961 on the Forbes List for 2012, “World’s Largest Companies”. This is great
opportunity to own a strong international retailer that rarely comes on the market.

LOCATiON OvERviEw
This property is corner location along busy E. 20th Street, just off 22nd St., and well-positioned between the heavily trafficked Interstate 10 and Hwy 210 Freeways in the City of Tucson, AZ. The city
is the 32nd largest city in the country with a population over 1M people, while neighboring Davis Air Force boasts the 4th largest employer for Tucson, generating a large daytime consumer base. Napa
Auto is strategically located in the middle of the vibrant Tucson Commercial District where most of the City’s manufacturing and production are headquartered. This area serves as the main corridor for
the large daytime work force of Tucson and serves as the focal point for the greatest concentration of commercial activity.
The building offers exceptional accessibility and visibility and fits well within the demographic trade area that it serves.
This can be evidenced in the early renewal to a long term lease at this location, which has performed well. Serving as               POPuLATiON                          1-miLE 3-miLE 5-miLE
the central distribution location for all their stores locally, this is being called a “flagship” location for the brand’s expansion Estimated Population (2012)         10,429 103,325 303,424
plans for the Tucson area. The Store is surrounded by the Tucson Convention Center, Davis Monthan Air Force Base and
                                                                                                                                     Projected Population (2017)         10,634 104,104 307,046
several large manufacturing companies while only minutes away from downtown Tucson. The property sits in a thriving
commercial district that serves the store well.                                                                                      Projected Annual Growth             1.97%     0.75%     1.19%
This property is centrally located between Interstate 10 (over 172,000 CPD Base. The community’s demographics are a                         Average Household Income (2012) $33,991 $39,634 $39,536
perfect fit for Napa (over 39,536 HHI) with over 103,325 people within 3 miles.
    P. 6 GENuiNE PARTS CO. DbA NAPA AuTO | 880 E. 20Th STREET, TuCSON AZ 85719

                                     The information listed above has been obtained from sources we believe to be reliable, however, we accept no responsibility for its correctness.
investment HigHligHts
STRONG CORPORATE GuARANTY
> Corporate Lease by Genuine Parts Co. (NYSE: GPC) – Market Cap over $9.75B
> Ranked #214 on Fortune 500 List for 2012 - “America’s Largest Companies”
> 6,100 Locations Nationwide - 64 Distribution Centers - Over 422,000 Parts & Accessories
> Ranked #961 on Forbes Global 2000 List - “World’s Largest Companies”- Sales Over $12.46B
> Below Market Lease Rate - AAA Credit Tenant - Plans for Expansion in Market


STAbLE iNCOmE- EASE OF mANAGEmENT
> 10 Years Remaining on New Corporate Lease - Fee Simple Interest
> “Flagship” Distribution Center for Genuine Parts Co. - Servicing Greater Tucson Stores
> Analysts Predict 16.7% Growth for 2012 - 91% of Do-It-Yourself Customers Recognize Napa Parts
> 10% Rental Increases Every 5 Years- Below Market Rents - Minimal Downside Risk
> Limited Management Responsibilities - Tenant Pays All Expenses - New Lease Extension


EXCELLENT COmmERCiAL & RETAiL DESTiNATiON LOCATiON
> Freestanding Corner Location - Between Busy Interstate 10 & Hwy 210 - Commercial Corridor for Tucson

> Excellent visibility - Over 34,000 CPD Along 20th St. – Large Daytime Population

> High Barriers to Entry - Dense Infill Trade Area - More than 303,424 People Within 5 Miles

> Strategically Located within the Southern Tucson Industrial/Manufacturing District, The Tucson Convention
  Center and Davis-Monthan Air Force Base
> Surrounding Retail Demand and Demographics Complimentary to Location - Strong Sales


PERFECT 1031 EXChANGE PROPERTY
> 10+ Years Remaining on Strong Corporate Lease (NYSE: GPC) - “Coupon Clipper”
> Excellent 10% Rent Bumps Every 5 Years - Next Increase in 2017 - Great Inflation Hedge
> Below Market Rents - Minimal Downside Risk - Long Term Lease Renewed Early
> Rare Opportunity to Purchase National Credit Tenant - High Barriers to Entry - Lower Price Point
P. 7 GENuiNE PARTS CO. DbA NAPA AuTO | 880 E. 20Th STREET, TuCSON AZ 85719

                               The information listed above has been obtained from sources we believe to be reliable, however, we accept no responsibility for its correctness.
ProPerty overview
PROPERTY iNFORmATiON                                                                                       LEASE SummARY

Subject Property:                    Genuine Parts Co.
                                     dba Napa Auto Parts                                                   Tenant:                                           Genuine Parts Company
                                     Single Tenant Fee Simple Lease                                                                                          dba Napa Auto
Property Address:                    880 E. 20th Street, Tucson, AZ
                                                                                                           Corporate Guarantor:                              Genuine Parts Co. (NYSE: GPC)
Price:                               $1,544,000
                                                                                                           Lease Term:                                       12 Years
CAP Rate:                            6.00%
                                                                                                           Term Remaining on Lease:                          10 Years
Current NOI:                         $92,500
                                                                                                           Lease Type:                                       Fee Simple
Building Size:                       10,835 SF

                                                                                                           Date of Lease:                                    January 1, 2010
Land Size:                           26,640 SF (0.61 Acres)

Construction Year:                   1988/2010                                                             Lease Commencement:                               January 1, 2010

Parcel Number:                       1247-16-163A                                                          Rent Commencement:                                January 1, 2010

Traffic Count:                       +/- 172,000 CPD at Interstate 10 & 22nd Ave.                          Lease Expiration:                                 June 30, 2022

                                     +/- 34,000 CPD at 22nd Ave. & 20th St.
                                                                                                           Annual Rent Terms:                                Year 1-2:            $96,000.00

                                     +/- 49,000 CPD at Hwy 210 & 22nd Ave.                                                                                   Year 3-7:            $92,500.00

                                                                                                                                                             Year 8-12:           $101,750.00




P. 8 GENuiNE PARTS CO. DbA NAPA AuTO | 880 E. 20Th STREET, TuCSON AZ 85719

                               The information listed above has been obtained from sources we believe to be reliable, however, we accept no responsibility for its correctness.
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS | GENuINE PARTS INC. dba NAPA AuTO PARTS
880 E. 20th Street, Tucson, AZ 85719


   RENt RoLL
                              SQuARE                 LEASE                LEASE                  RENt/               ANNuAL                            RENtAL
         tENANt                                                                                                                                                                    oPtIoNS
                              FootAGE                StARt              EXPIRAtIoN               SQ.Ft.               RENt                           INCREASES


                                                                                                                                          10% Increases Every 5 Years
    Genuine Parts Inc.
                                10,835              1/1/2010             6/30/2022                $8.54               $92,500               07/01/2017 $101,750.04                  None
   dba NAPA Auto Parts



                                10,835                                                                               $92,500




                 INCoME & EXPENSES                                                                                 P R I C I N G A N A LY S I S
                 Net Operating Income                                            $92,500                          Price                                            $1,541,000
                                                                                                                  Price/Sq. Ft.                                     $142.22
                                                                                                                  Down Payment                                     $693,450
                                                                                                                  Down Payment %                                     45.0%
                                                                                                                  Loan Amount                                      $847,550
                                                                                                                  Cap Rate                                           6.00%
                 NEW LoAN tERMS                                                                                   Net Operating Income                              $92,500
                 Interest Rate                                                      5.25%                         Loan Payment                                      $60,947
                 Amortization                                                          25                         Cash Flow                                         $31,553
                 LTv                                                                  55%                         Cash/Cash                                          4.55%
                 Loan Expiration                                                   7 Years                        DSCR                                                1.52%




 P. 9 GENuiNE PARTS CO. DbA NAPA AuTO | 880 E. 20Th STREET, TuCSON AZ 85719

                                The information listed above has been obtained from sources we believe to be reliable, however, we accept no responsibility for its correctness.
FINANCIAL ANALYSIS | GENuINE PARTS INC. dba NAPA AuTO PARTS
880 E. 20th Street, Tucson, AZ 85719



                                                                               SuMMARY oF LEASE CoMPARAbLES

                                                                                                                tenant                     Lease             Lease              Lease
     No.        Property Location                      Year built            occ.             GLA (SF)                                                                                      base Rent
                                                                                                                Name                       Area (SF)         Date               term

                Dollar General
     1          5697 S. Alvernon Way.                  2010                  100%             9,100             Dollar General             9,100             Nov 2010           10.0 Yrs.   $12.14 PSF
                Tucson, AZ

     2          Dollar General                         2011                  100%             8,681             Dollar General             8,681             April 2011         15.0 Yrs.   $12.79 PSF
                945 E. 22nd Street
                Tucson, AZ


     3          Family Dollar                          2010                  100%             9,180             Family Dollar              9,180             May 2010           10.0 Yrs.   $14.10 PSF
                3088 E. Benson Hwy
                Tucson, AZ


     4          Family Dollar                          2011                  100%             8,320             Family Dollar              8,112             Jan 2012           10.0 Yrs.   $14.15 PSF
                3035 E. 36th Street
                Tucson, Az


     5          Family Dollar                          2005                  100%             8,112             Family Dollar              8,112             Sept 2011          10.0 Yrs.   $15.71 PSF
                2160 E. Broadway Blvd.
                Tucson, AZ


                      Average:                                                                                                                                                              $13.78 PSF

     Subject    Genuine Parts Company                  1988                  100%             10,835            Genuine Parts              10,835            May 2012           10.0 Yrs.   $8.54 PSF
                880 East 20th Street                                                                            Company
                Tucson, Arizona




 P. 10 GENuiNE PARTS CO. DbA NAPA AuTO | 880 E. 20Th STREET, TuCSON AZ 85719

                                 The information listed above has been obtained from sources we believe to be reliable, however, we accept no responsibility for its correctness.
ProPerty PHotos




P. 11 GENuiNE PARTS CO. DbA NAPA AuTO | 880 E. 20Th STREET, TuCSON AZ 85719

                               The information listed above has been obtained from sources we believe to be reliable, however, we accept no responsibility for its correctness.
ProPerty PHotos




P. 12 GENuiNE PARTS CO. DbA NAPA AuTO | 880 E. 20Th STREET, TuCSON AZ 85719

                               The information listed above has been obtained from sources we believe to be reliable, however, we accept no responsibility for its correctness.
Pima, AZ, 2012-2013 - 124-16-163A, 880 E 20TH ST, TUCSON, AZ 85719-6621, Sheet: 1
     site maP




     P. 13 GENuiNE PARTS CO. DbA NAPA AuTO | 880 E. 20Th STREET, TuCSON AZ 85719

                                                                                    The information listed above has been obtained from sources we believe to be reliable, however, we accept no responsibility for its correctness.
aerial view



                                           Tucson
                                         Convention                                                             Randolph
                                           Center                                                               Municipal
                                                                                                               Golf Course

                                                        Tucson
                                                      Commercial
                                                        District                                   210



                                                                                                                                     210




                                                                                                                                                                              Davis
                                                                                                                                                                             Monthan
                                                                   Tucson                                                                                                     AFB
                                                                 Fairgrounds




P. 14 GENuiNE PARTS CO. DbA NAPA AuTO | 880 E. 20Th STREET, TuCSON AZ 85719

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aerial view




                                                     Phoenix




                                                                                                             Tucson




P. 15 GENuiNE PARTS CO. DbA NAPA AuTO | 880 E. 20Th STREET, TuCSON AZ 85719

                               The information listed above has been obtained from sources we believe to be reliable, however, we accept no responsibility for its correctness.
aerial view
             +/--172,000 CPD




                                                                                                                                               +\-
                                                                                                                                                     49,
             +/- 172,000




                                                                                                                                                        000
                                                                                                                                                            CPD


                                                                               E. 22nd Street
                                                                                    nd
                                                                                                                                     +/- 34,000 CPD
                                                                                                                                     +/- 34,000 CPD




                                                                                                                       Park Avenue




P. 16 GENuiNE PARTS CO. DbA NAPA AuTO | 880 E. 20Th STREET, TuCSON AZ 85719

                               The information listed above has been obtained from sources we believe to be reliable, however, we accept no responsibility for its correctness.
loCation maP




P. 17 GENuiNE PARTS CO. DbA NAPA AuTO | 880 E. 20Th STREET, TuCSON AZ 85719

                               The information listed above has been obtained from sources we believe to be reliable, however, we accept no responsibility for its correctness.
demograPHiCs

    POPuLATiON                                   1-miLE            3-miLE            5-miLE                 DAYTimE DEmOS                                    1-miLE               3-miLE    5-miLE
    Estimated Population (2012)                  10,429            103,325           303,424                Total # of Businesses (2012)                     1,135                6,933     15,145
    Census Population (2000)                     9,595             101,129           290,933                Total # of Employees (2012)                      12,524               126,386   219,596
    Projected Population (2017)                  10,634            104,104           307,046                Employee Pop. per Business                       11.03                18.23     14.50
    HISTORICAL ANNUAL GROWTH                                                                                Residential Pop. per Business                    9.19                 14.90     20.03
    1990-2000                                    3.79%             5.17%             11.86%
    2000-2012                                    8.69%             2.17%             4.29%
    PROJECTED ANNUAL GROWTH
    2012-2017                                    1.97%             0.75%             1.19%



    hOuSEhOLDS                                   1-miLE            3-miLE            5-miLE                 iNCOmE                                           1-miLE               3-miLE    5-miLE
    Estimated Households (2012)                  4,384             38,865            118,850                Avg. Household Income (2012)                     $33,991              $39,634   $39,536
    Census Households (2000)                     3,874             36,844            113,131                Median Household Income (2012)                   $25,552              $28,082   $29,799
    Projected Households (2017)                  4,384             38,865            118,850                Per Capita Income (2012)                         $14,701              $15,578   $15,776
    HISTORICAL ANNUAL GROWTH
    1990-2000                                    3.94%             4.08%             9.74%
    2000-2012                                    10.84%            4.33%             3.64%
    PROJECTED ANNUAL GROWTH
    2012-2017                                    2.10%             1.11%             1.37%




P. 18 GENuiNE PARTS CO. DbA NAPA AuTO | 880 E. 20Th STREET, TuCSON AZ 85719

                               The information listed above has been obtained from sources we believe to be reliable, however, we accept no responsibility for its correctness.
area Profile

          tuCSoN, ARIzoNA
                                                                 Tucson has been continuously settled for over 12,000 years. It celebrates a diversity of cultures, architecture, and
                                                                 peoples. Yet, it is one of the “Mega-Trend” cities of the 21st Century: the Optics valley, premier health services center
                                                                 for the Southwest, the astronomy center of the world, home of a premier research institution - university of Arizona,
                                                                 and a tourism destination. Tucson boasts the best of both worlds...the progress and innovation of a metropolitan com-
                                                                 munity and the friendly, caring atmosphere of a small town. Tucson was referred to as a “mini-mecca for the arts” by
                                                                 The Wall Street Journal and in 2009 was ranked #20 of the Top 25 Arts Destinations (big-cities category) by Ameri-
                                                                 can Style Magazine. Tucson is one of a select few cities of its size that boasts its own ballet company, professional
                                                                 theater, symphony, and opera company. Home to 215 art groups, and more than 35 art galleries in the downtown area
                                                                 alone, Tucson ranks as one of the best places in the state to view works by the masters and up-and-coming artists.
                                                                 Tucson’s natural history and cultural heritage are also on display in the 30+ regional museums, 12 of which are located
                                                                 on the route of the upcoming Modern Streetcar.



 Tucson is situated in the Sonoran Desert and is surrounded by five mountain ranges. A trip from the 2,389-foot valley floor to the 9,157-foot Mt. Lemmon summit (home to
 the southernmost ski area in the continental united States) traverses seven of the world’s nine life zones. It’s like driving from Mexico to Canada. Blessed with the natural
 beauty of the Sonoran Desert and an unsurpassed climate of 360 sunny days a year, Tucsonans embrace a rare lifestyle and are committed to preserving that quality of life.

                     Tucson is the perfect place for the outdoor enthusiast. With more than 800 miles of bike paths, Tucson has been ranked by Bicycling magazine as one
                     of the top cycling cities in the u.S. for several years running and is home to internationally known bicycling events such as El Tour de Tucson. Golf is
                     another popular activity with dozens of regional golf courses, including five municipally-owned courses. The City is home to the university of Arizona
                     and Davis-Monthan Air Force Base. The City’s industries include electronics and missile production. Tucson is the
                     seat of Pima County and has a Council-Manager form of government.The Tucson metropolitan area supports over
                     750,000 residents. As metropolitan Tucson continues to grow by nearly 2,000 new residents each month, the chal-
                     lenge of meeting citizen expectations also increases. The City of Tucson is committed to providing quality municipal
                     services which promote a healthy community, offer opportunities for participation and leisure and enable citizens to
                     prosper at work and at home.

                     Want to know more about what Tucson has to offer? For comprehensive visitor information visit the Metropolitan
                     Tucson Convention and visitors Bureau.




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