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Search Results: Special Assessment Districts
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A Framework for Assessing Feasibility of Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Project SitesMembers only Login
This research from the Mountain-Plains Consortium explains what factors a transit agency uses to choose among alternative TOD locations in a transit network, and the relative importance of each factor. It aims to develop a decision support framework...
Opportunities to Use Assessment Districts to Finance Facilities and Services in CaliforniaMembers only Login
This report from the California Debt and Investment Advisory Commission (CDIAC) seeks to inform local agencies as well as others in the public finance community about the opportunities for using assessments within the constraints imposed by recent...
Targeted Tools - Price FinleyMembers only Login
Price Finley from Bricker & Eckler presents on the targeted tools of development finance.
Project Spotlight: Central Ohio Transit Authority C-Pass InitiativeMembers only Login
Caleb Bell and Colin Kalvas with Bricker & Eckler along with Cleve Ricksecker with the Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District present on the COTA C-Pass Initiative.
Targeted Financing ToolsMembers only Login
Price Finley from Bricker & Eckler presents an introduction to targeted financing tools.
Financing Natural Infrastructure for Coastal Flood Damage ReductionMembers only Login
This paper explores financial tools for investing in natural infrastructure to reduce current and future risks from flooding. The principal author of this report is Dr. Charles S. Colgan, Director of Research at the Center for the Blue Economy at...
Assembling Capital for Mixed-Use DevelopmentMembers only Login
Thomas Porter, Director of Commercial Lending at the Vermont Economic Development Authority, discusses unique development financing solutions for mixed-use development.
Crystal City BIDMembers only Login
Tax Increment Financing, Special Assessment Districts, Management Districts and Public Improvement Districts have become powerful financing mechanisms to help communities concentrate development opportunities into targeted locations. Angela Fox with...
Market Update and Virginia Financing ToolsMembers only Login
Tax Increment Financing, Special Assessment Districts, Management Districts and Public Improvement Districts have become powerful financing mechanisms to help communities concentrate development opportunities into targeted locations. Laura Radcliff...
When a Deal Goes BadMembers only Login
At the Ohio Roundtable, we often focus on the successful projects around the state, but not every deal works out. So, what happens when a deal goes bad? Caleb Bell of Bricker & Eckler LLP, Martin Russell of Warren County Port Authority, and Paul...
Multi-Phase Projects in Ohio - Greater Cincinnati Redevelopment AuthorityMembers only Login
While some development finance projects in Ohio are completed simply and quickly, many projects require a longer timeline. These complex, largescale projects often require a creative financing approach in order to reach completion. Todd Castellini...
Smart Cities – Financing Innovation and Infrastructure in OhioMembers only Login
Among seventy-eight cities to apply, Columbus, Ohio has received a $40 million Smart Cities grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation. A new bus-rapid transit system and street-side mobility kiosks are among several tenets of the city’s...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Special Assessment Techniques for Transformative Community ImprovementsMembers only Login
This month’s CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series featuring Dr. Laura Wheeler from Georgia State University, Bryant Parker from White Goss, Austin Parker from Fisher, Patterson, Sayler & Smith, and Emily Metzler from MuniCap, Inc....
A Summary of Missouri Economic Development ToolsMembers only Login
This report from Gilmore & Bell summarizes 10 state level economic development programs in Missouri. Included in this report is a legislative update on existing programs.
Combining Financing Tools for Missouri Development - City of SpringfieldMembers only Login
Combining multiple incentives successfully requires attention to detail and often some creative structuring. Identifying program requirements and balancing the applicable incentives are steps that must be established early on for any potential...
Combining Financing Tools for Missouri Development - St. Louis Development CorporationMembers only Login
Combining multiple incentives successfully requires attention to detail and often some creative structuring. Identifying program requirements and balancing the applicable incentives are steps that must be established early on for any potential...
Tools for Port Authority Transportation Reinvestment Zones (TRZ) and TRZs for Multimodal Applications Members only Login
Transportation reinvestment zone (TRZ) that allows local governments to set aside local match contributions for the transportation projects most critical to their communities. TRZs create transportation project funding by capturing and leveraging...
State Agency Involvement in Hawaii's Transit-Oriented DevelopmentMembers only Login
This report recommends ways that Hawaii state agencies can leverage transit-oriented development (TOD) to maximize benefits to the State of Hawaii.
Unlocking the Development Finance ToolboxMembers only Login
Toby Rittner of CDFA presents on the tools available in the development finance toolbox including Bonds, TIF, Access to Capital, Tax Credits and more.
Targeted ToolsMembers only Login
Price Finley of Bricker & Eckler LLP presents on the basics of TIF & Special Assessment.
2016 Georgia Webinar: Utilizing Community Improvement Districts in the Peach StateMembers only Login
Lindsay Kuhn of Georgia State University, Nicole Hall of Nickel Works Consulting, Jennifer Ball of Central Atlanta Progress, & Lynn Rainey of Rainey & Phillips speak on Community Improvement Districts in Georgia.
Georgia Webinar: Utilizing Community Improvement Districts in the Peach StateMembers only Login
Expert panelists explored the prevalence of Community Improvement Districts projects in Georgia and how they are being used to finance revitalization in communities of all sizes during this webinar.
PACE Consumer Protection PoliciesMembers only Login
David Gabrielson of PACENation presents the consumer protection policies for the residential PACE market.
DOE Best Practice SlidesMembers only Login
Eleni Pelican of the DOE presented an updated version of the original DOE “Guidelines for Pilot PACE Financing Programs.”
State Energy Offices and PACEMembers only Login
Sandy Fazeli of NASEO discusses how state energy offices and DFAs can collaborate to advance R-PACE and C-PACE.
Development Strategies in Louisiana: Community Development District ActMembers only Login
J. Patrick Beauchamp from McGlinchy Stafford speaks on Community Development Districts in Louisiana.
Vermont Downtown Tax Credit and Sales Tax Reallocation'sMembers only Login
This report is a list of Vermont's "Downtown Sales Tax Reallocation" projects as well as tax credit projects. Federal and state rehabilitation tax credits help to stimulate private investment, create jobs, restore historic buildings and jump start...
Project-Based Financing Approach to Economic DevelopmentMembers only Login
Emily Metzler of Muni-Cap & Chris Sheehan of Stifel to speak on Project-Based Financing in Virginia.
Special Financing Tools in North CarolinaMembers only Login
Mack Paul from Morningstar Law Group speaks on Special Assessment Districts in North Carolina.
Special Assessment District Financing in North CarolinaMembers only Login
Lucy Gall and Rick Rosenberg speak on Special Assessment Districts in North Carolina
Special Assessment Financing in North CarolinaMembers only Login
Cheryl Strickland from Stifel speaks on Special Assessment in North Carolina
Infographic: Managing Incentives for Transparency & AccountabilityMembers only Login
This infographic from Smart Incentives illustrates how states can manage incentives for transparency and accountability. Administering incentive programs is not easy. Determining and reporting on results is harder. Smart Incentives breaks down each...
Georgia’s Community Improvement Districts Members only Login
This report from Georgia State University investigates Community Improvement Districts (CIDs). CIDs are an increasingly popular method of promoting economic growth in Georgia, with 25 active CIDs currently.
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,...
NIZ Vs. CRIZMembers only Login
Sometimes called “NIZ Lite”, Pennsylvania's City Revitalization and Improvement Zones (“CRIZ”) is similar to the Neighborhood Improvement Zone (“NIZ”), but there are some key distinctions. One important distinction of the CRIZ program from the NIZ...
Evaluating the Impact of "Community Entertainment Districts"Members only Login
This presentation from the Community Development Society give an overview of general arts/entertainment districts and Community Entertainment Districts (CED) in Ohio. Then, the challenges, successes, and lessons learned from the Pleasant Ridge CED...
Community Entertainment Districts and Regulations of Liquor PermitsMembers only Login
The City of Dublin explains Community Entertainment Districts in Ohio and how the liquor permits available within the districts are unique.
The Rise of Innovation DistrictsMembers only Login
Innovation Districts are creative urban ecosystems in which city leaders, start-ups, established firms, institutions, skilled workers, and entrepreneurs converge to capitalize upon new ideas and technological breakthroughs. Innovation districts are...
Tax Increment Financing in MissouriMembers only Login
The Missouri Department of Revenue's 2015 Annual Report Summary details all TIF projects carried out throughout the state as of 2015. The projects are broken down by eight different categories, most of which cover a kind of blight designation, as...
Tax Increment Financing and Special Assessment BondsMembers only Login
This quick hand out from the Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority gives an overview of tax increment financing and special assessment bonds along with the role the Port Authority can have in the processes of issuing bonds.
Building & Utilizing the Development Finance ToolboxMembers only Login
Toby Rittner of CDFA teaches the development finance toolbox approach for the Fundamentals Course including bedrock tools, targeted tools, investment tools, access to capital lending tools, federal support tools, and how to implement these...
Targeted ToolsMembers only Login
An introductory lesson on tax increment financing and special assessment districts is detailed by Price Finley of Bricker & Eckler.
West Sacramento Infrastructure Financing DistrictMembers only Login
Dennis McGuire of Piper Jaffray examines the use of infrastructure financing districts in the City of West Sacramento, discusses challenges and successes for developers.
Land Secured Finance and Industrial Financing DistrictsMembers only Login
Anna Van Degna of Stifel walks through Infrastructure Financing Districts, understanding them, and looks at the techniques used to encourage development on San Francisco's Mission Bay.
Economic Development 2.0Members only Login
Larry Kosmont of Kosmont Companies introduces Economic Development 2.0, a new way of understanding and implementing economic development to effectively combat sustainability and resource challenges.
Fashioning Successful Post-RDA Public Financing StrategiesMembers only Login
Panelists from HR&A Advisors Inc. examine direct-based development finance tools from the past, present, and future.
Public Private Partnerships in CaliforniaMembers only Login
Robert Gamble examines several strategies and case studies of public private partnerships throughout California.
Catalyzing Affordable Housing in CaliforniaMembers only Login
Three panelists from Creswell Consulting discuss the wide range of tools needed to combat the growing affordable housing crises in California.
Considerations When Forming a Community Facilities DistrictMembers only Login
Scott Ruby of Gust & Rosenfield makes the case for making a Community Facilities District, looking in depth at the powers such a district might possess.
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