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Creative Tax Credit Financing in WisconsinMembers only Login
Tax Credits have been widely used in Wisconsin as a method to influence businesses to take certain actions, such as locating to specific underserved areas, rehabilitating historic properties, expanding business’ research and development, investing...
Opportunities and Pitfalls of CRIZMembers only Login
Randy Patterson (City of Lancaster), Alicia Miller Karner (City of Bethlehem), and John Callahan (Florio Perrucci Stenhardt and Fader LLC) explore the opportunities and pitfalls of the City Revitalization and Improvement Zone (CRIZ) prgram in...
Exploring Pittsburgh’s EcoInnovation District Members only Login
Michael Pehur (Duane Morris Government Strategies), Jeni Cooper (Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh), and Scott Page (Interface Studio LLC) discuss the current groundwork and timeline for Pittsburgh's EcoInnovation District, which combines...
21c Museum HotelMembers only Login
Phillip Allen of 21c Hotels details the work they do in restoring iconic historic buildings, partnering with cities, and creating a successful capital stack for unique redevelopment projects.
The Catalytic FundMembers only Login
Jeanne Schroer from The Catalytic Fund discusses the thorough and varied process of financing the development and redevelopment of Northern Kentucky's urban areas.
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.
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...
Grim Hotel Roadmap to Redevelopment
As part of the Brownfields Technical Assistance Program, this report from CDFA staff and technical advisors provides redevelopment recommendations for the Grim Hotel site located in Texarkana, TX.
CDFA Brownfields Financing Toolkit
The CDFA Brownfields Financing Toolkit provides communities with an easy-to-use, best practices resource on brownfields redevelopment. The toolkit brings together the best financing concepts and techniques to provide a comprehensive response to...
Financing Brownfield Remediation in Milwaukee
This presentation by Mat Reimer from the City of Milwaukee explores the comprehensive approach to financing brownfield remediation and post clean-up development that is implemented by Milwaukee.
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.
Ready to Retrofit - RLFMembers only Login
This guide from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory presents a process for three key activities for the building owner in preparing to retrofit existing commercial buildings: selecting project teams, benchmarking the existing building, and...
2014 Smart Cities Financing GuideMembers only Login
Cities everywhere are challenged by congestion, pollution, crime, aging infrastructure, falling budgets, and many other issues. They need new strategies and new technologies to address those challenges. Smart technology is a key piece of the...