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Search Results: Economic Development
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Examining the Local Value of Economic Development IncentivesMembers only Login
Every year local and state governments in the United States expend tens of billions of dollars on economic development incentives. Under intense pressure to deliver economic opportunity, policymakers utilize incentives to encourage private sector...
How States Are Improving Tax Incentives for Jobs and GrowthMembers only Login
Building on earlier research by The Pew Charitable Trusts, this report identifies best practices for effectively evaluating tax incentives. Specifically, Pew recommends that states take three steps: make a plan, measure the impact, and inform policy...
White Paper 1: Food Systems & Development Finance
Many food-related initiatives, projects, and businesses have lacked sufficient resources and financing for economic and community development, largely because the food system as a whole has not been formally defined as an asset class. As the first...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: The Food System - Thinking Outside of the SiloMembers only Login
During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series, Barry Kukovich with Peoples Gas, Glenn Ford with InCity Farms and Rick Terrien with Artisan Food Networks, thought outside the silo and recognized the food system as an economic...
Unlocking the Development Finance ToolboxMembers only Login
Toby Rittner, President and CEO of CDFA, presents the development finance toolbox during the Fundamentals of Economic Development Finance WebCourse.
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Emerging Financing Approaches to Keeping Companies Locally OwnedMembers only Login
During this installment of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series, the Democracy Collaborative and other thought leaders discussed how economic development leaders are beginning to incorporate employee ownership into their work; the potential large...
Charting a Decade of Change Across American CommunitiesMembers only Login
In this report, the Economic Innovation Group analyze the state of American communities through use of their Distressed Communities Index. The findings from EIG come 10 years after the start of the 2008 financial crisis.
Strategically Reacting to an Identified Community/Economic Development Finance Need: The Akron Community Revitalization FundMembers only Login
Chris Burnham with the Development Finance Authority of Finance Authority of Summit County discusses a loan program dedicated to the revitalization of his community.
Neighborhood and Industrial RevitalizationMembers only Login
Melissa Johnson and Todd Castellini with the Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority discuss neighborhood and industrial revitalization in their community.
Public-Private Partnerships + Innovative InfrastructureMembers only Login
JF Strayer of Grant Thronton LLP presents on innovative solutions to infrastructure with P3.
Public-Private Partnerships + Innovative InfrastructureMembers only Login
Robert Gamble from Public Financial Management presents on P3s and innovative infrastructure.
Is Your City Opportunity Zone Ready?Members only Login
Larry Kosmont of Kosmont Companies presents on whether or not your city is opportunity zone ready.
The Latest on Opportunity ZonesMembers only Login
Katie Kramer from CDFA presents on the latest on Opportunity Zones.
P3 Case Study: Napa Civic CenterMembers only Login
Heather Maloney from City of Napa presents a case study of the Napa Civic Center project.
The State of Opportunity ZonesMembers only Login
Beth Mullen from CohnReznick presents on the state of Opporunity Zones.
Financing Fiber InfrastructureMembers only Login
Nathan Rosenberg from the Broadband Group presents on financing fiber infrastructure on cities across the U.S.
Striking a Balance: A National Assessment of Economic Development IncentivesMembers only Login
This paper, produced by the Upjohn Institute, analyzes the intensified use of incentives as local governments compete for new plants and corporate relocations, and as private firms increasingly demand a deal. While incentives promise jobs and tax...
State Strategies to Help Businesses Launch and ExpandMembers only Login
This report, produced by The PEW Charitable Trusts, examines how state governments can find solutions to policies that undermine opportunities for investment and job creation when businesses spend too much time or money on inefficient regulatory...
The Partners Involved: Municipal AdvisorMembers only Login
Wes Hall of PFM discusses the role of the municipal advisor in bond finance deals.
Bond Case Studies - Illinois Finance AuthorityMembers only Login
Rich Frampton from the Illinois Finance Authority presents bond case studies from his work in Illinois.
Understanding TIF Bond FinancingMembers only Login
Sara Davis-Buss from Eckert Seamans & Chris Sheehan from Stifel present on TIF bond financing.
Combining & Leveraging TIFMembers only Login
Emily Metzler from MuniCap presents on combining and leveraging TIF with other tools.
Combining & Leveraging TIFMembers only Login
Mike Pehur from Duane Morris Government Strategies presents on combining and leveraging TIF with other tools.
TIF - Structuring & Layering ConsiderationsMembers only Login
Caleb Bell from Bricker & Eckler presents on TIF layering with other tools.
Identifying the Gap - Action Steps
Josh Lavrinc from Callay Capital presents on gap financing and tax credits.
Post-Loan ClosingMembers only Login
Roxanne Greising from SEDA - COG Local Development Comission presents on post loan closing for RLFs.
The Decision ProcessMembers only Login
Roxanne Greising from SEDA - COG Local Development Commission presents on the Decision Process in RLFs.
Innovative Revolving Loan FundsMembers only Login
Ray D'Agostino with the Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership presents on innovative RLFs.
TIF Legal & Procedural Nuts & Bolts and ProcessMembers only Login
Susheela Nemani-Stanger from the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and Melissa Messina from HJ Sims speak on the TIF legal and procedural nuts and bolts.
TIF Financing VariationsMembers only Login
Emily Metzler from MuniCap, Maurice Strul from Allegheny County & Chris Sheehan from Stifel present on the variations of TIF.
Basics of Tax Increment FinanceMembers only Login
Toby Rittner from CDFA presents on the basics of tax increment financing.
The Most Overlooked TIF Element: Address Buy-in and Public PolicyMembers only Login
Mike Pehur from Duane Morris Government Strategies and Maurice Strul from Allegheny County present on addressing public buy-in and policy.
Understanding Revolving Loan FundsMembers only Login
Cory Phelps from the Idaho Housing and Finance Association present on understanding RLFs.
Understanding Revolving Loan FundsMembers only Login
Harry Allen from CDFA presents on understanding the basics of RLFs.
RLF ManagementMembers only Login
Jennifer Wilhelm from the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh presents on RLF management.
RLF Management: Lancaster Housing Opportunity PartnershipMembers only Login
Ray D'Agostino from the Lancaster Housing Opportunity Partnership presents on RLF Management.
Pre- and Post- ClosingMembers only Login
Stephen Ursich from the Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance presents on Pre- & Post- Closing on RLFs.
Decision Making ProcessMembers only Login
Stephen Ursich from the Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance presents on the decision making process for RLFs.
When the Deal Goes BadMembers only Login
Jeanne Golliher from the Cincinnati Development Fund presents on when the deal goes bad.
Building a Bridge Between Vision and CapitalMembers only Login
Jeanne Golliher from Cincinnati Development Fund presents on innovative RLFs.
Bond Case Studies - IllinoisMembers only Login
Rich Frampton from the Illinois Finance Authority presents some bond financing case studies.
Bond Case Studies - Allegheny CountyMembers only Login
Sam Bozzolla from Allegheny County Economic Development presents some bond financing case studies.
The Partners Involved: IssuerMembers only Login
Rich Frampton from the Illinois Finance Authority presents on the issuers perspective in bond finance deals.
Closing the Gap with Brownfields Credits + Tax Increment FinancingMembers only Login
Andy Struckhoff from PGAV presents on tax credits as a source of gap financing.
Designing Your RLF - EDAMembers only Login
Mitchell Harrison from the EDA presents on designing your RLF.
Why Bond Finance?Members only Login
Toby Rittner from CDFA presents on 'Why Bond Financing?'
Introduction to Tax CreditsMembers only Login
Jong Sook Nee & Lillian Plata from Nee Plata Law presents an Introduction to Tax Credits.
Historic Preservation Tax Incentive ProgramMembers only Login
Jong Sook Nee from Nee Plata Law, Bill MacRostie from MacRostie Historic Advisors LLC & Josh Lavrinc from Callay Capital present on historic preservation tax incentive program.
Basics of the Low Income Housing Tax Credit ProgramMembers only Login
This panel discusses an introduction to Low Income Housing Tax Credits.
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