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Search Results: Local Finance Program
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Disaster Resiliency: Fitch Ratings ApproachMembers only Login
Larry Levitz from Fitch Ratings explains how Fitch Ratings approach to a municipality's resiliency to disasters and dependency on FEMA could be reflected in ratings.
Arts & Culture Project Showcase: Colorado Creative IndustriesMembers only Login
Margaret Hunt from the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade showcases the RiNo Arts District in Denver as an example of a Colorado Creative Industries creative district.
Los Angeles County Business Incentives and Resources GuideMembers only Login
LAEDC provide an updated edition of the LA County Business Incentives Guide. It provides details on all 88 cities and the county, and has the potential to help businesses' bottom line.
MassDevelopment Brownfields FinancingMembers only Login
Mike Galligan of MassDevelopment presents case studies on brownfield redevelopment sites throughout Massachusetts, outlining the creative financing strategies used.
Managing an RLFMembers only Login
Jean DeBellis with the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation shares PIDC's view on revolving loan funds as well as an insight into the RLF managing software, Portfol.
Reversing the Cycle of Disinvestment DowntownMembers only Login
Jeff Siegler, Director of Revitalization at Heritage Ohio discusses downtown redevelopment by producing incentives, the right approach, bridging the financing gap, and the local government's role.
New York State Financing Programs 2015Members only Login
Rachael Dubin presents the program of Start Up New York and case studies.
PACE Program OverviewMembers only Login
Paul Toth, President & CEO of the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority, presents the basic structure of the Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) program, in addition to providing several case studies that illustrate best practices.
Infrastructure & Revitalization Finance RealitiesMembers only Login
Patrick Bowman (City of Grandview Heights), Jeff Rink (KeyBanc Capital Markets Inc.), and Price Finley (Bricker & Eckler LLP) outline a range of tools that can be utilized to finance infrastructure, primarily detailing the use of TIF for...
The Speed of Business - Tax Increment Financing
This video by JacKlink Productions tells a story on how tax increment financing is used to help attract new businesses, help expand existing companies, grow the manufacturing industry and act as a catalyst for development in the Carroll County, IN...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Framing the National Incentives DiscussionMembers only Login
In this edition of the CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series, Ellen Harpel from Smart Incentives, Dan Breen from Jones Lang LaSalle, and Heidi Springer from New York Grant Company each give their perspectives of the incentives...
Combining and Leveraging TIFMembers only Login
Andrew Z. Murray of PGAV details a handful of MO case studies that involve TIF combined with other various financing methods.
Using TIFs in Rural CommunitiesMembers only Login
This Case Study from the Community Development Society Conference covers a Fort Kent, ME TIF and the use of tax increment financing in rural areas.
Incentive Zoning - Understanding a Market-Based Planning ToolMembers only Login
Incentive zoning is a planning tool that local governments use to entice developers to provide a public good by offering incentives. The incentives seek to offset the cost to developers of the public goods. In this issue brief the authors describe...
A Look at Small Business Lending in Allegheny County: Part 2Members only Login
This report The Center for Economic Development compares Pittsburgh to its peers based on trends in loan originations under the CRA, including smaller and larger loans.
A Look at Small Business Lending in Allegheny County: Part 1Members only Login
This report The Center for Economic Development sets the context for lending activity in Allegheny County with a quick assessment of aggregate economic indicators for sixteen areas.
An Overview of Special Purpose Taxing DistrictsMembers only Login
The National Association of Home Builders published this report focusing on Special Purpose Taxing Districts, a more efficient and effective way to fund public improvements in advance of growth, while at the same time ensuring that new growth pays...
Foothills Mall Redevelopment: TIF Case StudyMembers only Login
Josh Birks (City of Fort Collins), Samuel Sharp (D.A. Davidson & Co.), and Dee Wisor (Butler Snow, LLP) present a case study detailing the financing structure of a 76.3 acre TIF redevelopment project in the City of Fort Collins.
Financing Art and Culture DistrictsMembers only Login
This essay from the National Cultural Districts Exchange focuses on the financing, funding, and sustainability of art districts and the efforts underway in the cities of San Diego, Seattle, Baltimore, Dallas, and the state of Massachusetts.
District Based Development Finance- Dallas' TOD, TIF, & Tourism PIDMembers only Login
Karl Stundins, Area Redevelopment Manager for the City of Dallas, provides an in-depth look at district based finance tools used in Dallas.
The Use of TIF in NebraskaMembers only Login
The Platte Institute for Economic Research released this policy study on the use of TIF in Nebraska. The study covers general concepts, trends, cases studies from various size cities, economic analysis, and recommendations.
Columbus Region Energy Fund Building Owner’s Project Process and TimelineMembers only Login
The Columbus-Franklin County Finance Authority can provide financing for Central Ohio businesses, non-profits and local governments to fund cost-effective, energy efficiency improvements to buildings resulting in lower energy costs.
Columbus Region Energy Fund Program OverviewMembers only Login
The Columbus-Franklin County Finance Authority can provide financing for Central Ohio businesses, non-profits and local governments to fund cost-effective, energy efficiency improvements to buildings resulting in lower energy costs.
TIF History & Performance Report 2011Members only Login
A report on Wichita’s tax increment financing districts indicates that each district is expected to repay every bond issued for public improvements on time.
Getting to Green: Paying for Stormwater and Green InfrastructureMembers only Login
The U.S. EPA released this report as a general guide local decision-makers, summarizing the advantages and disadvantages of the funding sources for green infrastructure and stormwater utilities in particular.
Food Retail Expansion to Support Health ProgramMembers only Login
Tida Infahsaeng of the New York City Economic Development Finance Corporation shares their efforts to finance food retail development in areas of need.
Tax Increment Financing in Maine: OverviewMembers only Login
The Town of Lincoln, Maine presented an overview of the town's TIF program. The presentation includes an explanation of TIF and requirements in the state.
2014 Biennial Report: Local Infrastructure Financing Tool ProgramMembers only Login
Washington's Department of Commerce issued this report detailing nine municipalities' participation in the LIFT program.
CMAP 2040: Support Economic InnovationMembers only Login
As part of its regional comprehensive plan, the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) introduced a plan to catalyze economic innovation throughout the region through the year 2040.
GASB 77Members only Login
The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) issued Statement 77, commonly known as GASB 77, which requires state and local governments to disclose specific information about tax abatements in their financial statements.
Beaufort Co., SC Municipalities Tax Increment Financing Districts (TIF)
This resource provides a list of the TIF districts in Beaufort County along with details and the supporting documents on file for each TIF districts.
State of the Region: Infrastructure ReportMembers only Login
The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments' 2015 State of the Region: Infrastructure Report provides an in-depth look at both the infrastructure systems in the metropolitan Washington D.C. region, and their funding needs.
Private Capital, Public GoodMembers only Login
This paper from Brookings presents nine recommendations for public leaders as they consider P3s. It is intended to serve as a guide to executing them in the public interest.
Public-Private Partnerships: Understanding the Difference Between Procurement and FinanceMembers only Login
This paper from the Center for American Progress concludes that P3s are a useful alternative form of procurement, allowing project sponsors to balance multiple goals against various delivery methods. They are not, however, an affordable method for...
Urban Agriculture: Feasibility Study for Youngstown, OHMembers only Login
This Global Green study examines the potential for urban agriculture to revitalize Youngstown, Ohio. Youngstown has experienced significant economic challenges and population reductions over the past thirty years, resulting in large quantities of...
Mixed-Use and Economic Development Financing Structures and OptionsMembers only Login
Strafford's shows special districts can provide a win-win-win situation for the local jurisdiction, the developer, and the ultimate owners of the benefited properties. Lending institutions, which advance credit to borrowers on properties located in...
Expanding U.S. P3 Market 2014Members only Login
This report from Chadbourne provides an overview of the current U.S. P3 market, including information about projects in procurement, deal structures, market participants and public sector programs. It analyzes the trends and developments that are...
Growing Urban Agriculture: Strategies and Policies for Access to Healthy FoodMembers only Login
This report from PolicyLink gathers information from farmers, advocates, and policymakers to better understand the operational, financial, and social challenges associated with urban agriculture. It highlights the creative solutions that are being...
CDFA USDA Rural Project Marketplace Information Session
As part of the CDFA & USDA Rural Finance Partnership, a Project Marketplace will be created. This informational video helps explain the partnership and marketplace.
Creative Bond Financing Strategies - Part 2Members only Login
John Haines, Mercy Corps Northwest; Carol McCoog, Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP; Michael E. Schrader, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LP; and Geoff Urbina, KeyBanc Capital Markets discussed the outlook for bonds in the Oregon and consider creative...
Creative Bond Financing Strategies - Part IMembers only Login
John Haines, Mercy Corps Northwest; Carol McCoog, Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP; Michael E. Schrader, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LP; and Geoff Urbina, KeyBanc Capital Markets discussed the outlook for bonds in the Oregon and consider creative...
Smart Incentives & TechnologyMembers only Login
Ellen Harpel of Smart Incentives and Kent Gardner of CGR present at the National Development Finance Summit workshop on smart incentives and technology for economic development.
Combining TIF with Special AssessmentsMembers only Login
John Brancaglione from PGAV Planners explains how St. Louis combined tax increment finance with special assessment. The finance was used to build a levee and prevent flooding in the district.
City Center TIF in Bowling Green, KYMembers only Login
Mary Cohron with Warren County Downtown Economic Development Authority provides details on the City Center TIF in Bowling Green, KY. The presentation covers revitalization to transform the area into a Downtown gateway for Western Kentucky University.
Deals You Should Do!Members only Login
Stephen Friedman, President of SB Friedman, cover the ways individual development finance tools can be combine to create the extraordinary deals that bring about amazing developments. From TIF and special assessment to the full municipal credit and...
2014 National Development Finance Summit - Aleks GranchalekMembers only Login
In this presentation by Aleks Granchalek, Director at William Blair & Company, government considerations in project delivery models are examined. These models include public-private partnerships (P3s).
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