Professional Development Institute
Strategies for Accessing Capital: Successfully Leveraging Tax Credits & Other Programs
Accessing capital is often the biggest challenge a project faces in the continuing economic and lending slowdown. Those who know how to use the most innovative programs, resources and strategies have a significant competitive advantage and the most success. This seminar explores a range of practical approaches being used to help finance real estate projects and operating businesses, even in the current challenging economic and credit climate. The class will particularly focus on the New Markets Tax Credit program which has helped to deploy more than $30 billion in capital in the past several years.
- Understand more fully the current real estate capital markets and the associated challenges and opportunities
- Identify a range of practical tools and resources being used to effectively raise equity and debt
- Meet some of the most experienced practitioners and advisors who have been doing real deals across the country
- Gain practical working knowledge of the New Markets Tax Credit program, as well as other tax credit programs and cutting edge financial tools
- Gain some of the best tips and expert advice that can help you access the affordable capital you need to develop your projects
David Cohan is a graduate of the MIT Center for Real Estate and has worked with a variety of real estate investment companies, including Copley Real Estate Advisors and Beacon Capital Partners. He is an expert on the New Markets Tax Credit program, closing tax credit deals valued at $200 million and with a total asset value of about $1 billion.
Registration & Fees:
Course Fee: $850
The program fee covers tuition, course reader, continental breakfast, and light refreshments. Registration and payment must be made at least one week prior to the course start date. Course information, including the reader, will be made available once payment is received.
To register on-line with a credit card click here. If you would like to pay by bank check or wire transfer, please follow the instructions on the General Information page. For additional information, please contact:
Assistant Director, Professional Education
MIT Center for Real Estate
Office of Professional Education