CDFA Training Institute: Intro Brownfields Finance WebCourse

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The CDFA Training Institute will be hosting the Intro Browfields Finance WebCourse on December 14-15, 2016.

The Intro Brownfields Finance WebCourse is the industry’s only comprehensive training curriculum that helps economic developers, policy makers and real estate professionals understand and master the financing strategies for the lifecycle of a brownfield property.

During this course, attendees will walk through the entire brownfields redevelopment process from understanding the basics of brownfields and legal and regulatory challenges to unearthing the myriad financing tools available to both clean-up and build-up these contaminated or polluted sites.

Topics discussed during the Intro Brownfields Finance WebCourse include:
Definitions, descriptions and terms in brownfield redevelopment
The basics and history of brownfields clean-up
Environmental, legal and regulatory barriers to clean-up and redevelopment
Clean-up financing programs, tools, resources and mechanisms, including tax credits, TIF, bonds, RLFs, and more
Post clean-up financing methods, tools, programs and partnerships
Addressing misperceptions and image challenges
Layered financing models
Case studies – urban, suburban, rural, legacy, adaptive reuse and public-private partnerships
This course qualifies for the CDFA Training Institute’s Development Finance Certified Professional (DFCP) Program. Start down the road to personal and professional advancement today.

How a WebCourse Works

The Intro Brownfields Finance WebCourse will be presented via the web over two days and will include lecture and presentations from speakers throughout the country. Attendees will be asked to log into the WebCourse from 12-5pm Eastern on each day of the course and will be able to raise their hands, ask questions, comment on presentations, and take interactive polls during the sessions.

Participants must have access to a computer and phone to attend the WebCourse. Participants will receive instructions for logging into the WebCourse in a follow-up email after registering.

Learn more here. 



Wed, Dec 14, 2016 @ 12:00 pm - Thu, Dec 15, 2016 @ 5:00 pm