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Notable Illinois TIF Case StudiesMembers only Login
Greg Hummel with Bryan Cave shares some successful TIF projects throughout Illinois. Hummel discusses structuring incentives, selling the story, planning, implementation, local economic issues, and content of a redevelopment agreement.
NMTC Case Study: Kent StateMembers only Login
Finance Fund worked with Kent State University Foundation and Pizzuti Companies to deliver $9M in New Market Tax Credits to help finance the first phase of a $100M project in downtown Kent.
Tax Credits in Combination with Other Tools
Chuck Depew, Director of the National Development Council, gives an encompassing presentation on using tax credits in combination with other financing tools to catalyze development.
Nuts and Bolts of NMTCs and HTCs: Should Bond Lawyers Care?
This presentation covers financing structures for NMTC or HTC and tax-exempt bond projects. The authors are Mary Nash Rusher of Hunton & Williams, Peter Duffley of Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, Dick Helde of Dorsey & Whitney, Marshall Philiips of...
Case Study: Whispering Hills
This project summary by Lancaster Pollard details how USDA Section 538 loans were used in conjunction with Low-Income Housing Tax Credits to finance a housing renovation.
Tax Credit Finance Reference Guide
Written in conjunction with Ice Miller LLP, the Tax Credit Finance Reference Guide examines how to effectively apply tax credits to development opportunities, and explains the basics of tax credits and the fundamentals of using these tools. In...
Flexibility of New Markets Tax CreditsMembers only Login
Laura Vowell from US Bancorp Community Development Corporation gives this presentation demonstrating the variety of projects that could be funding using the New Markets Tax Credit Program. She explains how a small non-profit facility, historic...
Tax Credits in Combination with other ToolsMembers only Login
Jim Snyder from Ice Miller gives this presentation detailing how bonds and tax increment finance can be combined with tax credits. He reviews the basic rules governing the use of bonds and TIF, as well as gives examples of how Qualified Energy...
Historic Tax CreditsMembers only Login
Bill MacRostie from MacRostie Historic Advisors LLC gives this presentation with a general introduction to historic tax credits. He review the basic rules for using the credit as well as gives some case study examples.
Ohio Historic Preservation Tax CreditsMembers only Login
Mark Lundine from the Ohio Department of Development gives this presentation outlining Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credits. He explains how the credit is structured and reviews some case study examples from across the state. He also discusses...
Tax Credits in Combination with Other ToolsMembers only Login
Kevin Gremse from the National Development Council gives this presentation discussing how federal tax credit programs can be combined to finance real estate developments. Two case study examples are discussed from Connecticut and New York, and the...
Case Study: The Reserve at 4th and RaceMembers only Login
This case study from Lancaster Pollard presents a multi-family building financing project that combined state and federal historic tax credits, FHA mortgage insurance, and a state asbestos abatement grant. The document provides information on the...
Innovation Finance Case StudiesMembers only Login
Mark Huston of Cimarron Capital Partners explains the Fund of Funds concept in this presentation. He looks at a variety of structures, and outlines in particular an angel network operated out of Marquette University in Wisconsin and the Arkansas...