Jun 4 2012

The New Markets Tax Credit Progress Report 2012

This report was prepared by Rapoza Associates for the New Markets Tax Credit Coalition. The New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Coalition is a national membership organization that advocates on behalf of the NMTC program. The Coalition is managed by Rapoza Associates, a public interest lobbying, policy analysis, and government relations firm located in Washington, DC that specializes in providing comprehensive legislative and support services to community development organizations, associations and public agencies.

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Apr 2 2012

Poultry Processor Chooses Clean Solar Thermal Power

Under a tight deadline to begin construction last year on a solar thermal system for a poultry processing plant, North Carolina-based FLS Energy received construction funds at the end of September, strove to find American-made steel pipe and solar panels to start construction in October, and activated the project’s first two phases in December. The construction timeline put the Prestage Foods project safely within the qualification parameters for a Section 1603 cash grant in lieu of renewable energy investment tax credits (ITCs). Source: Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits, April 2012, Volume III, Issue IV

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Mar 9 2012

Phoenix Business Journal - DV Community Investment's Round 9 NMTC Allocation

Local coverage of DV Community Investment's $65 Million New Markets Tax Credit Allocation.

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Feb 23 2012

CDFI Fund Awards $3.6 Billion in NMTC Allocation

New Orleans, LA - Neil Wolin, U.S. Treasury Deputy Secretary and Donna Gambrell, Director of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, announced the 70 Community Development Entities who were selected to receive New Markets Tax Credit allocations in the 9th Round. The New Markets Tax Credit allocations awarded totaled approximately $3.6 billion in tax equity.

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Feb 23 2012

Deputy Secretary Wolin To Announce New Round of New Markets Tax Credit Awards

The ninth round of New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program Awards will be announced by Deputy Treasury Secretary Neal Wolin, along with Louisiana's U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu and Representative Cedric Richmond at on Thursday, February 23, 2012 2 p.m. CT. Five Louisiana institutions will receive New Markets Tax Credit allocations to invest in local development projects.

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Feb 22 2012

Mt. Poso Cogeneration Company Completes Conversion to 100% Renewable Biofuel Energy

Macpherson Energy Company and DTE Energy Services (DTEES) today announced that Kern County's Mt. Poso cogeneration plant is completely converted to run 100 percent biomass fuel instead of coal, and is successfully delivering its full capacity of 44 megawatts of clean, renewable energy to the California grid.

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Feb 16 2012

Report Finds Very Low Historic Tax Credit Recapture Rate

According to the recently released "Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit Recapture Survey," very low rates of recapture in Historic tax credit (HTC) transactions have been experienced. The report was commissioned by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and produced by Novogradac and Company LLP.

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Dec 6 2011

Novogradac Honors HRV for Special Achievement in Community Development

HRV is proud to announce that it has been recognized by the Novogradac Community Development Foundation (NCDF) for its vision and outstanding contributions in the field of community development. Jazz @ Walter Circle was named as an Honorable Mention in the Metro QLICI of the Year category and serves as a sterling example of how community prosperity can be achieved and strengthened through the New Markets Tax Credit program.

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Nov 13 2011

Landmark Hotel in Downtown Fayetteville Undergoes Massive Makeover as The Chancellor

A new era for an iconic Fayetteville property began after the last of the weekend guests checked out of the Cosmopolitan Hotel on Nov. 13. Their exit allowed work to begin on a massive makeover of the 15-story project at 70 N. East Ave. With a $7.1 million building permit in hand, new owners are transforming the 30-year-old high-rise into The Chancellor.

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