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Search Results: Redevelopment
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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...
Understanding Impact Fees and their Effect on FinancingMembers only Login
Jennifer Tammen (Ehlers, Inc) and Christina Burns (Village of Oswego) discuss how the level and structure of development impact fees can often determine the feasibility of a project from both financial and market perspectives. A case study involving...
Setting the Stage for Leveraging Resources for Brownfields Revitalization
This guide from the U.S. EPA provides guidance and technical assistance to localities and brownfields practitioners on leveraging resources for brownfields revitalization. This guide explores how communities can prepare to successfully leverage...
Downtown Revitalization and Economic Assistance for MissouriMembers only Login
PGAV explains the Downtown Revitalization and Economic Assistance for Missouri (DREAM) Initiative. DREAM provides select communities with access to the technical and financial assistance they need to accomplish their downtown revitalization plans....
City Revitalization and Improvement Zone (CRIZ) GuidelinesMembers only Login
The focus of the CRIZ program is to provide opportunity to spur new growth in cities that have struggled to attract development, helping to revive downtowns and create jobs for the residents in the regions.
User Guide for Maryland Sustainable Community RevitalizationMembers only Login
The Models and Guidelines document will help the general public, elected officials, and community development advocates understand through case studies and best practices how TIF works, and that it can spur redevelopment.
Commonly Used Tax Credits in South CarolinaMembers only Login
George Strobel of State Tax Credit Exchange overviews the commonly used tax credits in South Carolina.
JD Nichols Campus for Innovation and EntrepreneurshipMembers only Login
Jason Tomlinson of the University of Louisville Foundation presents on the development of the JD Nichols Campus for Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
David Whitney Building RedevelopmentMembers only Login
David Di Rita& James Van Dyke presented the redevelopment of David Whitney Building.
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.
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.
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...
Ohio Development Services AgencyMembers only Login
David Goodman, Director of ODSA, discusses a range of available financing programs, including new programs like the Alternative Fuels Loan Fund and the Brownfield Fund.
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 Brownfields Financing Webinar Series: New Investments with NMTC
As part of the CDFA Brownfields Technical Assistance Program, this third installment of the Brownfields Financing Webinar Series focuses on the recent allocation of $3.5 billion in New Markets Tax Credit awards by the U.S. Treasury Department’s CDFI...
A Guide to Revitalizing Pennsylvania's Small DowntownsMembers only Login
Downtown revitalization strengthens the social, physical, and economic value of a community's commercial center. This manual from the Center for Rural Pennsylvania is designed to help small town revitalization efforts by addressing a variety of...
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.
The 2015 New Markets Tax Credit Progress Report
The New Markets Tax Credit Coalition released this 2015 progress report on the latest trends and successes of New Markets Tax Credits.
Exploring Best Practices for Brownfield RedevelopmentMembers only Login
Dan Grogan of Amec Foster Wheeler highlights some of the best practices for brownfield redevelopment and examines case studies located in Georgia.
Exploring Redevelopment ProjectsMembers only Login
Cheryl Strickland of Stifel discusses economic development projects targeted at redevelopment projects and introduces two successful case studies.
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.
CDFA Brownfields Redevelopment Webinar: Financing Post Disaster Recovery
As part of the CDFA Brownfields Technical Assistance Program, this second installment of the Brownfields Financing Webinar Series focuses on disaster recovery assistance and highlights best practice examples, case studies, and brownfield...
Historic Tax Credits: Bringing New Life to Older CommunitiesMembers only Login
This Insights report describes how this tax credit program operates, outlines the risks and regulatory considerations of participation in the program, and discusses how investments in these tax credit transactions by national banks and federal...
Challenges of Infill: Two Retail CasesMembers only Login
Geoff Dickinson, Sr. Project Manager at SB Friedman Development Advisors, provides two case studies highlighting the site, market, and financing challenges associated with infill projects.
The Re-TIF DilemmaMembers only Login
Mike Weber, Director PGAV Planners, provides an in-depth look at a redevelopment project that was authorized a TIF term extension.
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.
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.
Financing Robert Mueller Municipal Airport DevelopmentMembers only Login
Greg Canally (City of Austin), Pam Hefner (City of Austin), and Greg Weaver (Catellus), present a case study describing the financing of the Mueller Municipal Airport Redevelopment.
Benefits of Brownfield Redevelopment in MinnesotaMembers only Login
This report from Minnesota Brownfields outlines how the redevelopment of environmentally contaminated properties can lead to economic growth and community revitalization in Minnesota communities.
Gainesville-Hall County 2015 Economic Development ReportMembers only Login
The Greater Hall Chamber of Commerce released a report detailing the economic development accomplishments of Gainesville-Hall County, Georgia.
Connecticut Brownfields Fact SheetMembers only Login
The Connecticut Department of Economic and Community Development released this helpful fact sheet for brownfield remediation and redevelopment in the state.
Building Healthy Places for Healthy People Through Active Transportation NetworksMembers only Login
The Partnership for Active Transportation is a unique collaboration of organizations working across the fields of transportation, public health, economic development, community leadership, equity and livability.
CDFA Brownfields Technical Assistance Program Fact Sheet
This helpful fact sheet provides communities looking to finance the redevelopment of their brownfield sites an overview of the tools available through CDFA's Brownfield Technical Assistance Program.
CDFA — EPA Brownfields Financing Webinar Series: Financing Tools for Transformation
As part of the CDFA Brownfields Technical Assistance Program, this debut webinar highlights communities that have successfully employed the development finance toolbox to transform former brownfield sites into economic assets. Learn how tools such...
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.
Investing in Arizona- Targeted Financing StrategiesMembers only Login
Carter Froelich of the Development Planning & Financing Group, Inc. discusses the benefits of utilizing targeted financing strategies, including Special Taxing Districts and Revitalization Districts within municipalities.
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...
Leveraging Property Tax Growth: TIF in TennesseeMembers only Login
This paper from the University of Tennessee College of Law reviews the Tax Increment Financing methods in Tennessee. This paper serves as a useful resource not only for legal practitioners in the Tennessee, but also for local government officials...
Federal Rehabilitation Tax Credits and Related State IncentivesMembers only Login
Christian Rogers discusses the value of credits for historic rehabilitation purposes, in addition to the standards and qualifications for federal and state programs.
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...
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