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Industrial Development Bonds: An Often Overlooked Opportunity for ExpansionMembers only Login
Industrial development bonds (IDBs) are a relatively unpublicized and often misunderstood source of tax-advantaged financing for business that declined in usage during the recession. Now, however, as the economy strengthens and companies begin to...
Industrial Development Bond FinancingMembers only Login
This resource deals with tax-exempt bond financing. This is a special form of financing available for construction of new manufacturing facilities, for an expansion of existing manufacturing facilities and for rehabilitation of existing...
Industrial Development Bond Financing ProgramMembers only Login
South Carolina Jobs-Economic Development Authority Brochure on Industrial Development Bond Financing Program.
Maximizing Rural Opportunities for Businesses and Communities in WisconsinMembers only Login
Urban communities like Milwaukee and Madison are not the only places looking for help to fund economic development. Wisconsin is filled with rural communities and small towns who are also in need of financing strategies. These areas face unique...
Support Tools for Local Initiatives - Federal Funds for EDMembers only Login
Charlie Bartsch with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency covers a slew of federal financing programs available to support local economic development initiatives. Bartsch provides case studies and examples of how various programs can be applied...
The Latest in Bond Financing across WashingtonMembers only Login
Geoff Urbina and Cynthia Weed discuss how bonds can be used today to provide a significant portion of a project's capital stack with a special focus on bond financing programs in Washington.
CDFA Annual Volume Cap Report: An Analysis of 2016 Private Activity Bond & Volume Cap Trends
This annual CDFA report reviews the use of private activity bond volume cap and the issuance of cap-subject private activity bonds in every state.
Bonds as a Bedrock of Development FinanceMembers only Login
Bond financing remains the bedrock development finance tool for economic development. Seth Crone with The Bank of New York Mellon and Lee McCormick with Community Development Associates discuss how this long-standing tool can be used today to...
Harvey Rogers, Economic Development Financing in Oregon: from the Sublime to the RidiculousMembers only Login
Harvey Rogers described the current bond market in Oregon and explored bond financing case examples which prove their effectiveness in addressing critical infrastructure needs.
The Evolution of Build & the Industrial Development Agency’s Financing Roles for the CityMembers only Login
New York City Independent Budget Office has examined the evolution of the roles of Build and the Industrial Development Agency in financing economic development deals for the city and the uses of the revenues the two entities generate.
CDFA Annual Volume Cap Report: An Analysis of 2015 Private Activity Bond & Volume Cap Trends
This annual CDFA report reviews the use of private activity bond volume cap and the issuance of cap-subject private activity bonds in every state.
IRS Publication 4078: Private Activity BondsMembers only Login
This IRS Publication 4078, Tax-Exempt Private Activity Bonds, provides a revised overview of the general federal tax law rules that apply to qualified private activity bonds.
Why Bond Financing?Members only Login
Toby Rittner of CDFA shares the importance that bonds play in the world of development finance, detailing the many different variations of this loan mechanism.
The Partners Involved, The IssuerMembers only Login
David Weiss of Business Oregon presents the roles and responsibilities common to most issuers of tax-exempt bond financing transactions.
Bonds, Bond Documents and Financing StructuresMembers only Login
Arthur Cohen of Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP presents the basics of bond finance, including key documents and players, credit enhancement, and deal structuring for the Fundamentals WebCourse.
Bedrock Tools: Bond Finance for Capital Project - from the Issuer’s PerspectiveMembers only Login
Rich Frampton of the Illinois Finance Authority presents insight into capital project financing for manufacturers, 501(c)(3) not-for-profits, and other eligible tax-exempt borrowers.
Unlocking Capital AccessMembers only Login
Representatives from the California Association of Micro Enterprise Opportunity and California Pollution Control Financing Authority look at how California creates access to capital for micro businesses and enterprises.
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.
Opportunities in Debt and Capital Financing MarketsMembers only Login
Teveia Barnes from IBank gives a brief overview of IBank's various financial programs.
Washington State Bond Issuance Programs for Economic DevelopmentMembers only Login
Rodney Wendt, Executive Director of WEDFA, provides an overview of bond programs offered in the state of Washington.
Why Bond Financing?Members only Login
Toby Rittner of CDFA shares the importance that bonds play in the world of development finance, detailing the many different variations of this loan mechanism.
Bonds for ManufacturersMembers only Login
Several case studies on bonds used for industrial purposes are presented by Jeff Demonbrun of Gates Capital.
Bedrock Tools: Bond Finance for Capital Projects - from the Issuer's PerspectiveMembers only Login
Rich Frampton of the Illinois Finance Authority presents insight into capital project financing for manufacturers, 501(c)(3) not-for-profits, and other eligible tax-exempt borrowers.
CDFA Annual Volume Cap Report: An Analysis of 2014 Private Activity Bond & Volume Cap Trends
This annual CDFA report reviews the use of private activity bond volume cap and the issuance of cap-subject private activity bonds in every state.
Community Development AssociatesMembers only Login
Lee McCormick of Community Development Associates (CDA) explains CDA's involvement in financing projects through tax-exempt financing and New Markets Tax Credits.
Industrial Revenue Bonds: The Untapped Financing Source to Rebound IL ManufacturingMembers only Login
MB Financial published this article explaining how Industrial Revenue Bonds (IRBs), also known as Industrial Development Bonds, can be an effective economic development tool.
Why Bond Financing?Members only Login
Toby Rittner of CDFA shares the importance that bonds play in the world of development finance, detailing the many different variations of this loan mechanism.
Partners Involved - IssuerMembers only Login
David Weiss of Business Oregon presents on the roles and responsibilities common to most issuers of tax-exempt bonds in bond financing transactions.
The Illinois Finance Authority's Approach to Issuing "Conduit" Revenue BondsMembers only Login
Rich Frampton of the Illinois Finance Authority presents insight into capital project financing for manufacturers, 501(c)(3) not-for-profits, and other eligible tax-exempt borrowers.
Bonds, Bond Documents, and Financing StructuresMembers only Login
Arthur M. Cohen of Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP presents the basics of bond finance, including key documents and players, credit enhancement, and deal structuring for the Fundamentals WebCourse.
WHEFA 35th Annual Report 2014Members only Login
Wisconsin Health & Educational Facilities Authority (WHEFA) highlights their 35th year, serving as conduit issuer in 24 financings totaling more than $794.6M. Bond financing benefitted 22 different borrowers in 17 counties, comprised of multi-site...
Community Development AssociatesMembers only Login
Lee McCormick, President of the Community Development Associates presented that CDA specializes in tax-exempt financing and New Markets Tax Credits using various samples and action items.
The Power of Private Activity Bonds (PABs) Case Studies: Industrial Development BondsMembers only Login
Mr. Russell Goings, III Senior Vice President of Hutchinson, Shockey, Erley & Co. presented the Power of Private Activity Bonds and four industrial development bonds case studies.
Presentation: The Power of Private Activity BondsMembers only Login
John Wooten of Wells Fargo Bank explains the power of tax-exempt private activity bonds.
IRB's in SC- What Happened to Them?Members only Login
Jason Bristol from TD Bank discusses the conditions of the Industrial Revenue Bond market and the resulting effects, in addition to discussing the future for IRB's in the state.
Financing Economic Development: Best Practices and Steadfast ProgramsMembers only Login
Sam Balisy with Kutak Rock LLP gives a brief overview of bonds. More specifically, topics include market activity, case studies, and general requirements for tax-exempt bonds.
IRS Municipal Bond Report 2011Members only Login
In 2014, the IRS released this report on information for tax-exempt and direct payment bonds issued in 2011. The first section provides an overview of the market by State. The next section discusses direct payment bond programs and presents data for...
Bonds, Bond Documents and Financing StructuresMembers only Login
Arthur Cohen of Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP provides an in-depth analysis of bond finance.
Modernizing IDBs for the Future of American Manufacturing PresentationMembers only Login
The Modernizing American Manufacturing Bonds Act was recently introduced in Congress and provides for a comprehensive update package that will modernize and revolutionize Qualified Small Issue Manufacturing Bonds, more commonly known as Industrial...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Modernizing IDBs for the Future of American ManufacturingMembers only Login
This month, the CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series hosted an urgent discussion for the development finance industry about the proposed updates in the Modernizing American Manufacturing Bonds Act that was recently introduced, and...
Wyoming Business Council's Access to Capital Solutions and StrategiesMembers only Login
Ryan Whitehead of the Wyoming Business Council gives insight on how to design a successful revolving loan fund, explaining several different types of programs.
Bedrock Tools: Role of the UnderwriterMembers only Login
Terry Finn of Stern Brothers covers the basic role of the underwriter within a bond transaction going over the structure, process, and some case studies.
The Fundamentals of Economic Development Finance: Bonds, Bond Documents, and Financing StructuresMembers only Login
Arthur Cohen with Hawkins Delafield & Wood explains elements of a bond, applications to public agencies, participant roles, financing documentation and more.
The Illinois Finance Authority's Approach to Issuing "Conduit" Revenue BondsMembers only Login
Rich Frampton of the Illinois Finance Authority presents insight into capital project financing for manufacturers, 501(c)(3) not-for-profits, and other eligible tax-exempt borrowers.
Types of Tax-Exempt BondsMembers only Login
Information on tax-exempt bonds and differences with taxable bonds is detailed by Dan Bronfman of Growth Capital Associates, Inc.
CDFA Annual Volume Cap Data: 2012
This annual CDFA report reviews the use of private activity bond volume cap and the issuance of cap-subject private activity bonds in every state.
CDFA Annual Volume Cap Report: An Analysis of 2013 Private Activity Bond & Volume Cap Trends
This annual CDFA report reviews the use of private activity bond volume cap and the issuance of cap-subject private activity bonds in every state.
U.S. Manufacturing Entrepreneurship and InnovationMembers only Login
This White House report demonstrates how new game-changing technologies are reducing the cost, increasing the speed, and making it easier for entrepreneurs and manufacturers to translate new ideas into products Made in America.
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