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Search Results: Special District Finance (SIDs-BIDs-NIDs-TIDS-etc.)
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Village of Mount Pleasant Proposed TID Boundary MapMembers only Login
Andrea Roschke with Von Briesen & Roper shares the boundary map for the Village of Mount Pleasant's proposed TID.
The Latest on TIF in WisconsinMembers only Login
TIF is perennially one of the nation’s most effective and popular development finance tools, but also one of its most misunderstood and controversial. TIF is a very flexible, with multiple variations as to the specific revenue sources it can...
Catalytic Investments for Urban DevelopmentMembers only Login
George Durante, Transformative Development Fellow at Mass Development, highlights project examples and discusses the impact that pro-active catalytic investments can make while driving urban development and renewal.
Catalytic Investments for Urban DevelopmentMembers only Login
Jeff Miller, Senior Economic Development Advisor at the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation, highlights project examples and discusses the impact that pro-active catalytic investments can make while driving urban development and renewal
Crystal City BIDMembers only Login
Tax Increment Financing, Special Assessment Districts, Management Districts and Public Improvement Districts have become powerful financing mechanisms to help communities concentrate development opportunities into targeted locations. Angela Fox with...
Market Update and Virginia Financing ToolsMembers only Login
Tax Increment Financing, Special Assessment Districts, Management Districts and Public Improvement Districts have become powerful financing mechanisms to help communities concentrate development opportunities into targeted locations. Laura Radcliff...
Multi-Phase Projects in Ohio - Greater Cincinnati Redevelopment AuthorityMembers only Login
While some development finance projects in Ohio are completed simply and quickly, many projects require a longer timeline. These complex, largescale projects often require a creative financing approach in order to reach completion. Todd Castellini...
Multi-Phase Projects in Ohio - Pro Football Hall of FameMembers only Login
While some development finance projects in Ohio are completed simply and quickly, many projects require a longer timeline. These complex, largescale projects often require a creative financing approach in order to reach completion. Irene MacDougal...
Arvada: Tax Increment Financing in ActionMembers only Login
Tax increment financing is a flexible and creative financing tool that can support development projects throughout Colorado. The Arvada Urban Renewal Authority shares their successes of using TIF for a number of different projects including housing,...
A Summary of Missouri Economic Development ToolsMembers only Login
This report from Gilmore & Bell summarizes 10 state level economic development programs in Missouri. Included in this report is a legislative update on existing programs.
State Agency Involvement in Hawaii's Transit-Oriented DevelopmentMembers only Login
This report recommends ways that Hawaii state agencies can leverage transit-oriented development (TOD) to maximize benefits to the State of Hawaii.
Project-Based Financing Approach to Economic DevelopmentMembers only Login
Emily Metzler of Muni-Cap & Chris Sheehan of Stifel to speak on Project-Based Financing in Virginia.
Georgia’s Community Improvement Districts Members only Login
This report from Georgia State University investigates Community Improvement Districts (CIDs). CIDs are an increasingly popular method of promoting economic growth in Georgia, with 25 active CIDs currently.
Tax Increment FinancingMembers only Login
Tom Weihe (Kutak Rock, LLP) discusses legislative updates related to TIF as well as how to combine TIF with other tools to see concentrated development and to spur private investment across the state.
NIZ Vs. CRIZMembers only Login
Sometimes called “NIZ Lite”, Pennsylvania's City Revitalization and Improvement Zones (“CRIZ”) is similar to the Neighborhood Improvement Zone (“NIZ”), but there are some key distinctions. One important distinction of the CRIZ program from the NIZ...
Targeted ToolsMembers only Login
An introductory lesson on tax increment financing and special assessment districts is detailed by Price Finley of Bricker & Eckler.
Tax Incremental Financing and the City of MilwaukeeMembers only Login
Dave Misky with the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee demonstrates how Milwaukee has transformed large parcels in the city and attracted tremendous investment by utilizing tax increment financing.
West Sacramento Infrastructure Financing DistrictMembers only Login
Dennis McGuire of Piper Jaffray examines the use of infrastructure financing districts in the City of West Sacramento, discusses challenges and successes for developers.
Land Secured Finance and Industrial Financing DistrictsMembers only Login
Anna Van Degna of Stifel walks through Infrastructure Financing Districts, understanding them, and looks at the techniques used to encourage development on San Francisco's Mission Bay.
Welcome to Financial Solutions for Rural DevelopmentMembers only Login
Herb Klein of Jacob & Klein, Ltd. shares a number of options for rural downtown development such as business improvement districts, incentives, special service areas, and a few project examples of rural towns in Illinois.
TIF VariationsMembers only Login
Price Finley of Bricker & Eckler LLP and Andy Struckhoff of PGAV go over a few project examples that cover the various forms of TIF.
TIF Financing VariationsMembers only Login
More TIF case studies are revealed by Andy Struckhoff of PGAV for the CDFA Intro Tax Increment Finance Course.
Understanding TIF Bond FinancingMembers only Login
The processes and mechanics of using bonds in tax increment financing projects is revealed by Karl Marschel of Bryan Cave LLP.
Targeted ToolsMembers only Login
An introductory lesson on tax increment financing and special assessment districts is detailed by Price Finley of Bricker & Eckler.
Spatial Finance Tools for RedevelopmentMembers only Login
In this presentation, Nancey Green Leigh highlights some of the financing tools used in Georgia for brownfield redevelopment such as BIDs and TIFs,
U.S. Tourism Improvement District Law StudyMembers only Login
The U.S. Travel Association and Civitas released this comprehensive report detailing Tourism Business Improvement District (TBID) laws throughout the United States. The report reveals opportunities to implement TBIDs by analyzing each states...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: What's Special About Special Assessment Financing?Members only Login
During this CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast, the diverse nature of special assessment financing is showcased with examples from around the nation.
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: What's Special About Special Assessment Financing?Members only Login
During this CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast, the elements and diverse nature of special assessment financing is showcased with examples from around the nation.
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.
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.
Fundamentals of Economic Development Finance - Targeted ToolsMembers only Login
An introductory lesson on tax increment financing and special assessment districts is detailed by Price Finley of Bricker & Eckler.
Tax Incremental Financing and the City of MilwaukeeMembers only Login
Dave Misky with the Redevelopment Authority of the City of Milwaukee demonstrates how Milwaukee has transformed large parcels in the city and attracted tremendous investment by utilizing tax increment financing.
Layered Financing - TIF/TAD, NMTC, OthersMembers only Login
Courtney Knight of Invest Atlanta introduces the agency's layered financing, combining TIF with tax credits among other tools to successfully redevelop several structures in the city.
Combining and Leveraging TIF with Other ToolsMembers only Login
Dan Casanova with the City of Milwaukee shares successful development projects in the city that have used tax increment financing models in conjunction with other tools.
Economic Development Tools Applied to Downtown Tucson
Pamela Sutherland of Conecta Los Puntos LLC explains the development finance tools used in Tucson and presents several successful projects.
Successful Arizona Economic Development Financing AlternativesMembers only Login
Mark Reader, Managing Director at Stifel, discusses the advantages of utilizing IDs and CFDs to finance public infrastructure, in addition to providing several case studies.
Florida's Special DistrictsMembers only Login
Jack Gaskins Jr. with the Florida Dept. of Economic Opportunity explains the basics of special districts, their benefits, different types of special districts, and the accountability program in Florida.
Targeted ToolsMembers only Login
An introductory lesson on tax increment financing and special assessment districts is detailed by Price Finley of Bricker & Eckler.
Pennsylvania Economic Development Tools: Including the NIZ, the CRIZ, and TIFsMembers only Login
Scott Shearer with Public Financial Management describes Pennsylvania's unique targeted redevelopment tools, their structuring, benefits, and differences from one another.
In the Zone: Targeted Redevelopment ToolsMembers only Login
Don Cunningham with Lehigh Valley EDC presents on the City Revitalization and Improvement Zone (CRIZ) and Neighborhood Improvement Zone (NIZ) programs, and how they have been transforming communities in Allentown and Bethlehem.
Business Improvement District - Strategic Plan (U District)Members only Login
The U District Partnership is an example of a Business Improvement District. The district was forged between the Seattle, the UW, Sound Transit, Business Owners, Property Owners, and Residents of the District. This Strategic Plan demonstrates areas...
Redevelopment Realities -Tools that Work Members only Login
Chuck Warbington with Gwinnett Village discusses their experiences as Community Improvement Districts to catalyze public improvements that spur private investment.
What Is a Business Improvement District?Members only Login
This guide from SB Friedman defines tax increment financing and addresses the policies and procedures for creating a Business Improvement District or similar district.
Business Improvement District FactsheetMembers only Login
A Business Improvement District (BID) or a Principal Shopping District (PSD) allows a municipality to collect revenues, levy special assessments and issue bonds in order to address the maintenance, security and operation of that district. This fact...
MMDs and TIRZs, Special District Collaborations in HoustonMembers only Login
Bill Calderon with Hawes Hill Calderon LLP discusses how MMDs drove TIRZ creations and special district collaborations in Central Houston and the Downtown District.
Targeted Financing Strategies and Economic Development ProjectsMembers only Login
Rick Rosenberg of Development Planning & Financing Group, Inc., discusses the Summit at Rivery Park TIRZ and the Tessera on Lake Travis, Lago Vista PID.
New Ideas for Financing Game-Changing InfrastructureMembers only Login
Stephen Friedman presents new financing ideas and creative solutions for making impactful infrastructure enhancements. Friedman provides case studies, market overviews, trends, contemporary projects and more.
Tax Increment Financing Trends in Southern Maine 2001-2011Members only Login
Kevin Price with the University of Southern Maine identifies and presents major trends in municipal TIF practices in Southern Maine and how policies governing TIFs are affecting the overall performance, compliance, frequency of use and more.
Understanding Tax Increment Finance - NLC Conference 2014
Toby Rittner with CDFA breaks down tax increment financing (TIF), the process of creating TIF districts, special assessments and districts, the tool's ability to catalyze investment, best practices when implementing TIF, and much more.
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