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Economic Development and Project Finance

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FLC places a priority on the communities where we live and work, and economic development through new projects is an important tool for continued growth in the region. Whether you are undertaking a large mixed-use project, constructing a new highway, considering the rehabilitation of an existing structure to house your new venture, or rebuilding a historic public building, FLC provides a range of services crucial for a successful project.

FLC has worked with government entities, developers, entrepreneurs, joint ventures, contractors, and public-private partnerships to help clients reach their individual goals achieve the unique goals. The firm is familiar with both federal and state economic development incentives, and is able to identify the tools that are most appropriate for your project. can match your needs.  Further, FLC has worked with both public and private sector entities to find solutions to financial and regulatory issues. and  by providing cutting-edge financial, regulatory and other consultative solutions.

FLC’s services cover the following:

  • Project planning;
  • Community and stakeholder involvement;
  • Complex zoning and land use restrictions;
  • Creative use of public and private financing options;
  • Regulatory compliance;
  • Site selection support;
  • State and local permitting;
  • Tax and other financial incentives ;
  • Assisting with tax increment financing and special assessment districts;
  • Facilitating cooperative arrangements among public-private partnerships; and
  • Maximizing the potential of Community Improvement Corporations, Community Reinvestment Areas, Economic Development Districts, and Port Authorities