The city of McKinney, the McKinney Economic Development Corp. and the McKinney Community Development Corp. have been working for over a decade to develop the Gateway property-located near the intersection of SH 121 and US 75-into the grand entrance of the city, complete with a mix of hotels,... read more
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The long-awaited East Liberty Transit Center was officially opened this week, with politicians and local leaders heralding the neighborhood's revitalization, but with an eye toward making sure long-time residents aren't pushed out in the process. The $150 million, six-acre development relied on... read more
In mid-September, Mayor Elliott and Jake Dougherty, Executive Director of Wheeling National Heritage Area Corporation (WNHAC), traveled to Greenville for a full itinerary, including tours and meetings with Knox White, Mayor of Greenville; Nancy Whitworth, Economic Development Director; Gaye... read more
In 2005, real estate markets were booming and provided numerous examples of successful public/private partnerships (PPPs), many of them involving the use of public redevelopment authority and tax increment financing.
American cities seeking to reinvent themselves can do so by using creative financing, among other tools, according to a panel of experts at the 2016 ULI Spring Meeting in Philadelphia. The panel also served as the launch event for the new ULI publication Reaching for the Future: Creative Finance... read more
Companion bills introduced in the House and Senate would allow state and local governments to issue up to $5 billion of private activity bonds to finance the repair or construction of public buildings under public-private partnership arrangements. The "Public Buildings Renewal Act" was... read more