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Search Results: Historic Preservation
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CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Capital for Main StreetMembers only Login
Whether it is supporting small businesses, investing in historic buildings, or repairing aging infrastructure, Main Street communities need access to capital in various forms. Small downtowns and commercial districts contain a myriad of uses and...
Historic Redevelopment in DallasMembers only Login
Kristian Teleki with Matthews Southwest, Jon Hubach with City of Dallas and Christie Allardyce with Merriman Anderson present on all aspects of the redevelopment of Old Dallas High School.
National Historic Preservation Tax Incentive Program Booklet
This booklet, provided by the National Parks Service, provides an overview of the National Historic Preservation Tax Incentive Program in general terms only.
Nebraska Job Creation and Economic Revitalization Act: Economic Impact and Creation of Residential and Commercial Space Members only Login
This report has two purposes. First, the current report estimates the economic impact of projects that have utilized the Nebraska Historic Tax Credit (NHTC). Second, this report analyzes the extent to which the NHTC has been utilized in economically...
Historic Preservation: An Overlooked Economic Driver, A Study of the Impacts of Historic Preservation in Rhode IslandMembers only Login
Historic preservation pays dividends for Rhode Island – its economy, its environment, and its quality of life. The pages that follow identify the ways and the means that Rhode Island benefits.
Annual Report of HTC FY 2017Members only Login
Over $5.8 billion in private investment in historic preservation and community revitalization. Along with an estimated 106,846 jobs created in the 2017 fiscal year.
Unlocking Capital: A Handbook for Becoming a High Performing Development Finance Agency
Unlocking Capital: A Handbook for Becoming a High Performing Development Finance Agency (Handbook) serves as a companion to the Practitioner’s Guide to help illuminate the structures of development finance agencies (DFAs), essential conduits to...
Financing Mixed-Use Development - The Latest TrendsMembers only Login
Aaron Cooper discusses a unique mixed-use development finance case study in Ajo, AZ. This project explores the International Sonoran Desert Alliance project and it's impact on Ajo, AZ.
Historic Tax Credits Fact SheetMembers only Login
This fact sheet on Historic Tax Credits (HTC) was produced by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in July 2017.
Wisconsin Historic Tax Credit Impact AnalysisMembers only Login
Baker Tilly produced this report with the purpose of estimating the economic and fiscal impact of recent changes to Wisconsin’s historic tax credit, enabling projects to claim the 20% award versus the 5% HTC award. The approach in this report looks...
The Impact of Wisconsin's Historic Tax CreditMembers only Login
This report, produced by Baker Tilly, analyzes the State of Wisconsin's 5% Historic Tax Credit (HTC) which applies to qualified rehabilitated expenditures on building projects and renovations across the state. On January 1, 2014, the credit was...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Financing Historic Theater RedevelopmentMembers only Login
Historic theaters are key structures for creating a sense of place and often have a rich history of being a community's economic driver. For theaters that have fallen into disrepair, changing their fate requires vision, planning, and a commitment to...
Creative Financing Strategies in Texas- Members only Login
Unique development financing solutions are increasingly sought after to complete projects of all sizes, and it is often necessary to find creative approaches that involve combining multiple financing tools. Sue Hounsel with the City of Dallas...
Texarkana Hotel Grim Lofts RedevelopmentMembers only Login
An investigation into the redevelopment of Texarkana's long vacant Hotel Grim.
Historic Hotel Northland Redevelopment Members only Login
Kate Crowley and John Hoffman from Baker Tilly covers the use of historic tax credits as part of the capital stack for the redevelopment of a hotel.
Financing the Warehouse DistrictMembers only Login
Christine Mackay with the City of Phoenix discusses the Phoenix Warehouse District and CDFA financing options for adaptive reuse.
Creative Tax Credit Financing in WisconsinMembers only Login
Tax Credits have been widely used in Wisconsin as a method to influence businesses to take certain actions, such as locating to specific underserved areas, rehabilitating historic properties, expanding business’ research and development, investing...
State & Federal Financing ProgramsMembers only Login
While most development finance programs are available throughout the nation, there are several unique financing programs available at the state level as well. Bob Isaacson (MN DEED) discusses the past, present, and future of economic and community...
CDFA Ohio Webcast: Downtown Redevelopment District Legislation
The Ohio General Assembly and Governor Kasich recently passed the new Downtown Redevelopment District legislation (HB 233) that provides new tools, including property assessment and TIF-like provisions, available to rehabilitate historic buildings,...
Reimagining RiNo… Together Art, Development and Change Andrew Members only Login
Jamie Licko (RiNo Art District), Andrew Feinstein (EXDO Events), and Chandler Romeo (Blue Silo Studios) discuss the RiNo Art District located just north of downtown Denver, now a thriving neighborhood full of remarkable arts and artists that is also...
Unlocking the Development Finance Toolbox in Rural America
The Rural Financing Best Practices by CDFA explores how rural communities can leverage a wide range of tools and approaches to build on their assets, protect their resources, and make strategic investments that offer long-term benefits for residents...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Exploring the Newark Development RenaissanceMembers only Login
During this CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast, explore financing programs and investment strategies that Newark, New Jersey has employed to encourage redevelopment in the city.
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Exploring the Newark Development RenaissanceMembers only Login
During this CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast presentation, panelists Carmelo Garcia and Jorge Santos of the Newark Community Economic Development Corporation and Mathew Abraham of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority share...
Commonly Used Tax Credits in South CarolinaMembers only Login
George Strobel of State Tax Credit Exchange overviews the commonly used tax credits in South Carolina.
The Catalytic FundMembers only Login
Jeanne Schroer from The Catalytic Fund discusses the thorough and varied process of financing the development and redevelopment of Northern Kentucky's urban areas.
CDFA USDA Rural Development Finance Training Series: Rural Rebirth through FinanceMembers only Login
As part of the CDFA & USDA Rural Development Finance Partnership, CDFA is providing a four-part training series for USDA field staff. These four courses are focused on the Fundamentals of Development Finance, Food Systems Finance, Infrastructure...
Historic Tax Credits: Bringing New Life to Older CommunitiesMembers only Login
This Insights report describes how this tax credit program operates, outlines the risks and regulatory considerations of participation in the program, and discusses how investments in these tax credit transactions by national banks and federal...
Mill Revitalization Districts: Challenges, Opportunities & Case StudiesMembers only Login
This presentation from the State of Massachusetts provides strategies to revitalize old mill villages across the state through special district financing. Included are common challenges, opportunities, considerations and detailed case studies.
MacRostie Historic Advisors
MacRostie Historic Advisors provides consulting services on a nationwide basis to developers, lenders and investors active in the rehabilitation of older and historic income-producing real estate. With a focus on federal and state historic...
Historic Preservation Tax Incentive Program (US Dept. of Interior)
The Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives program is a cost-effective community revitalization program. The program fosters private sector rehabilitation of historic buildings and promotes economic revitalization. It also provides an...
National Trust for Historic Preservation
The National Trust for Historic Preservation is a private, nonprofit membership organization dedicated to saving historic places and revitalizing America's communities. Recipient of the National Humanities Medal, the Trust was founded in 1949 and...
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