Posts Tagged ‘project development financing’

What is a Synthetic Project Development Financing (aka Synthetic TIF)?

Friday, April 5th, 2013

Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary defines “synthetic,” among other things, as “devised, arranged, or fabricated for special situations to imitate or replace usual realities.” As the definition suggests, a “synthetic project development financing” (more commonly referred to as a “synthetic tax increment financing” or “synthetic TIF”) is a local government borrowing scheme that is “fabricated” to “imitate” a […]

Debt Financing Primer: Enhanced Security for Project Development Financings

Thursday, February 23rd, 2012

Blight City is looking to revitalize a portion of its downtown. Over the past ten years the area has fallen into disarray and contains many abandoned, dilapidated buildings. Working with a couple of local developers, the city has developed plans to purchase and demolish one of the buildings and construct a large parking garage in […]