Tax Increment Finance (TIF) Case Studies

CDFA Food Finance White Paper Series: Advancing Food Systems Through Development Finance
This is the sixth and final white paper in a series examining the potential creation of a food systems asset class that supports the market growth of local and regional food systems. This paper presents three replicable strategies for restoring...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Capturing the Success of High Performing DFA'sMembers only Login
This month’s CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series on Capturing the Success of High Performing DFA's featured Tim Fisher of CDFA, Paul Toth of Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority, Gary Smith of Chester County Economic Development...
Transformative Revitalization - Boston LandingMembers only Login
Development Finance Authority, Mass Development, uses Public-Private Partnership, Bonds, TIF, Special Assessment, Brownfields Clean Up, and Tax Credits to redevelop the former Slaughterhouse District into the New Boston Landing.
The Latest on Tax Increment Financing in MichiganMembers only Login
TIF is perennially one of the nation’s most effective and popular development finance tools, but also one of its most misunderstood and controversial. The types of projects that TIF supports in Michigan is diverse, making TIF a very flexible...
Innovative Development with Public Private Partnerships (P3)Members only Login
As budgets are stretched at all levels, it can be difficult to pull together funding for necessary infrastructure improvements. Kara Woods (City of Grand Rapids) and Ian Koffler (Miller, Canfield, Paddock, & Stone, PLC) examine case studies and...
Super TIFs Are Transforming Three CitiesMembers only Login
This article from Planning Magazine examines three projects that have benefited from the use of Super TIFs, a redevelopment tool adopted by several states that allows them to capture state taxes generated by certain kinds of redevelopment projects.
Brownfields Case Study - MilwaukeeMembers only Login
This study from Partnership for Sustainable Communities examines how brownfields projects in Milwaukee, WI can be transformed into opportunities for urban redevelopment. The North End and Park East Corridor projects are examples of how to leverage...
Combining and Leveraging TIFMembers only Login
Colorful images show the story of Kansas City, MO's Tax Increment Financing districts by Dan Bagunu who skillfully combines TIF with tax abatements, tax redirection, tax credits, bonds and more.
Atlantic Station: A Sustainable Brownfield Revitalization Best Practice
This case study from the University of Illinois at Chicago's Institute for Environmental Science and Policy highlights the Atlantic Station project in Atlanta Georgia and is an example of brownfield redevelopment that manages growth sustainably.
Tools for Financing Brownfields: Corrective Action PlanMembers only Login
Douglass Selby of Hunter & Williams LLP discusses the use of TIF for brownfield financing and presents a case study from the City of Atlanta.

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