Site Selection and Economic Incentives


Victor Smith

For organizations contemplating expansion or relocation, the availability of the perfect site and the right incentives may provide the fuel to power those plans. Bose McKinney & Evans has a team of attorneys with nationwide experience in government, corporate, environmental, labor and employment, bonds and public finance, real estate, utilities and tax law, who can assist with developing a comprehensive strategy for site selection, financing, and identifying, applying and negotiating for economic development and workforce development incentives.

The attorneys collaborate with professionals at our public affairs affiliate, Bose Public Affairs Group LLC (BPAG). Our professionals have drafted economic development legislation, provided testimony in support of such legislation and worked with legislative committees to enable its passage. Our team members include two former state Secretaries of Commerce who understand the nuances of local and state incentive programs and have an in-depth knowledge of the overall process.

Representative programs in which we can assist clients include the following:
• Bond financing
• EB-5 visa programs
• Payroll tax credits
• Environmental due diligence on real estate
• Capital Investment tax credits
• Federal economic development programs
• Local job training grants
• Permits and approvals
• Real estate development and construction
• Real property tax abatement
• Research and development incentives
• Tax Increment Financing (TIF)
• Utility rate negotiations
• Venture capital incentives
• Workforce training assistance

In addition, we can handle the necessary documentation and reporting requirements for on-going compliance with the negotiated terms.

Our attorneys and BPAG professionals foster relationships within key federal and state agencies, local municipalities, county development boards, regional partnerships, economic development associations and port authorities to understand the incentive options available, determine the best opportunities and arrive at competitive incentive packages to produce win-win scenarios for all parties involved. In short, our holistic view of the economic development can be a powerful resource to facilitate growth.

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