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Development Finance Toolbox

Committee Mtg - Program - Professional Development
Mon, Jan 23, 2023 - Wed, Jan 25, 2023

Development Finance Toolbox

January 23-25, 2023 - Online

9:00 am-2:30 pm 

Course Cost: $360


How do local governments use public-private partnerships for development? What finance tools are available to local governments to revitalize Main Street? North Carolina communities can select from a wide array of financing tools in their efforts to attract and grow businesses, improve real estate, and build community assets.


This course is intended for elected officials; city and county managers, assistant managers, clerks; and community and economic development professionals who want to learn the basics and understand the options of development finance tools used by North Carolina local governments.


What You'll Learn:

  • Federal financing programs and tax credit financing
  • Public-Private Partnerships for Redevelopment
  • Opportunity Zones and the Local Government Role
  • Local government capital financing
  • Tax increment financing (TIF) and synthetic TIF
  • Business improvement districts
  • Attracting private investment to Main Street
  • Workshop: Fundamentals of Developer Real Estate Financing


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