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Search Results: Incentives\Case Studies
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CDFA Food Finance White Paper Series: Food Systems & Targeted Tools
This white paper is part of a series examining the potential creation of a food systems asset class which supports the market growth of local and regional food systems. This paper focuses specifically on targeted financing tools that can be used to...
Growing Food Connections: Aggregation, Processing, and DistributionMembers only Login
This brief highlights the many ways and scales at which local governments can invest in aggregation, processing, and distribution infrastructure to support local and regional food systems, from commissioning assessment studies and food hub business...
USDA Report on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity 2019Members only Login
On April 25, 2017, the President of the United States established the Interagency Task Force on Agriculture and Rural Prosperity through Executive Order 13790. The purpose and function of the Task Force was to identify legislative, regulatory, and...
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...
Evaluation of Tax Abatements in Franklin County, OhioMembers only Login
This report by Lincoln Institute of Land Policy analyzes the effectiveness of two major property tax abatement programs in Franklin County, Ohio. This study tests the economic impact and fiscal impact.
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.
California’s First Film Tax Credit ProgramMembers only Login
In this report, California's Legislative Analyst’s Office evaluate the economic effects and the administration of the first film tax credit program passed in 2009.
St. Louis Economic Development IncentivesMembers only Login
The purpose of this study was to examine the efficacy and efficiency of the city's economic development incentives as well as to answer basic questions on: dollar amount of incentive use, where and when incentives have been used, characteristics of...
Cincinnati Incentives Policy ReviewMembers only Login
HR&A Advisors was hired to conduct this study for Cincinnati. The study found that Cincinnati's incentive portfolio facilitates achievement of a number of core economic development objectives, but policies can be strengthened to improve alignment...
Creative Financing Strategies at the Local Level- Combining Local Incentives Members only Login
Herb Klein (Jacob & Klein LTD) discusses creative financing strategies at the local level, specifically combining a number of incentives. Peoria Heights, IL is explored as a case study.
Summary of Incentives, General Electric Relocation to the City of BostonMembers only Login
General Electric's move to Boston is accompanied with $145 million incentive package. The agreement between the state, city, and GE is much more interesting than the total dollar value or cost per job calculations.
Targeted Tools in Knox CountyMembers only Login
Todd Napier of the Development Corporation of Knox County shares their typical forms of local incentives in Knoxville and Knox County: tax incentives, direct community investment, and land discounts.
Business Incentives and Economic Development in Lane County, ORMembers only Login
This report, authored for Lane County Economic Development, presents research on the purpose of business incentives, what kinds of business incentives are common practice for economic development purposes, and the impacts, both positive and...
Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development Inc. - Area ProfileMembers only Login
Southern Oregon Regional Economic Development Inc. (SOREDI) is the official regional economic development agency for Southern Oregon. Named one of the top 20 economic development groups by site selection magazine, SOREDI acts as a liaison between...
Grand Rapids Neighborhood Enterprise Zone ProgramMembers only Login
This document from the City of Grand Rapids provides a thorough overview of the city's Neighborhood Enterprise Zone abatement program.
Green Building Commercial Property Tax ExemptionsMembers only Login
The City of Cincinnati offers a tiered tax-abatement for new and renovated buildings that meet the US Green Building Council's LEED standards.
NYC Solar Electric Generating System Property Tax Abatement ProgramMembers only Login
City of New York program to incentivize the installation of electricity generating solar panels on buildings. Program uses tax abatements to offset installation costs. Attached document is a factsheet on the program.
Waynesboro Economic Development: Enterprise ZonesMembers only Login
This screen capture from the City of Waynesboro Economic Development Department website covers programs available to businesses located within one of the city's two enterprise zones. Programs include job creation grants, facade grants, and tax...
Case Study: The Reserve at 4th and RaceMembers only Login
This case study from Lancaster Pollard presents a multi-family building financing project that combined state and federal historic tax credits, FHA mortgage insurance, and a state asbestos abatement grant. The document provides information on the...
Miami River Concept ReportMembers only Login
The Miami River Concept Report was created by Greenways Incorporated for the Miami River Commission Greenway Subcommittee. The report describes a land use plan for the Miami River. The plan covers recreational use, economic development, and...
An Assessment of the Effectiveness and Fiscal Impacts of the Use of Local Development Incentives in the St. Louis Region
This study by the East-West Gateway Council of Governments examines the ways different incentives have been used in the St.Louis region and their effectiveness. The study found that over $2.5 billion in incentives have been given to private...
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