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Development Agreements (May 2016)

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Session 1: Negotiation of Development Agreements from the Developer and Municipal Perspectives - Assess key issues and options for negotiating development agreements, including a brief examination of the Shavano case.

Session 2: Economic Development Agreements - The use of economic incentives by cities and developers has become an integral part of major development projects in Texas. It is imperative for attorneys representing both cities and developers to understand the tools in the economic development tool box as well as common issues that surface during incentive negotiations. Discover the statutory basis, procedure, and negotiation issues regarding economic development agreements for development projects located in Texas.

Session 3: The Role of EB-5 Financing in Development - Review the basics of EB-5 lending in the development context, including the statutory basis for the program, the job creation requirement, the expected timeline from beginning to funding, the need for local government support, and a look at common compliance issues.

Total Credit Hours:
2.25 | 0.25 ethics     Credit Info

TX MCLE credit expires: 5/31/2019

Includes: Audio Paper Slides

$105  

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1. Negotiation of Development Agreements from the Developer and Municipal Perspectives (May 2016)

Alan J. Bojorquez, Henry H. Gilmore

0.75 0.00 0.00 0.75  

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Audio (mp3) 47 mins
Paper (pdf) 11 pgs
Paper (pdf) 11 pgs
Slides (pdf) 6 pgs

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SESSION 1 — 47 mins, credit 0.75

Session 1:

Negotiation of Development Agreements from the Developer and Municipal Perspectives (May 2016)

Assess key issues and options for negotiating development agreements, including a brief examination of the Shavano case.

Originally presented at: Apr 2016 Land Use Conference

Alan J. Bojorquez, Bojorquez Law Firm, PC - Austin, TX
Henry H. Gilmore, DuBois, Bryant & Campbell, LLP - Austin, TX

2. Economic Development Agreements (May 2016)

William S. Dahlstrom, Peter G. Smith

1.00 0.25 0.00 1.00 | 0.25 ethics  

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Audio (mp3) 61 mins
Paper (pdf) 245 pgs
Slides (pdf) 48 pgs

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SESSION 2 — 61 mins, credit 1.00 | 0.25 ethics

Session 2:

Economic Development Agreements (May 2016)

The use of economic incentives by cities and developers has become an integral part of major development projects in Texas. It is imperative for attorneys representing both cities and developers to understand the tools in the economic development tool box as well as common issues that surface during incentive negotiations. Discover the statutory basis, procedure, and negotiation issues regarding economic development agreements for development projects located in Texas.

Originally presented at: Apr 2016 Land Use Conference

William S. Dahlstrom, Jackson Walker LLP - Dallas, TX
Peter G. Smith, Nichols, Jackson, Dillard, Hager & Smith L.L.P. - Dallas, TX

3. The Role of EB-5 Financing in Development (May 2016)

Brenda N. McDonald

0.50 0.00 0.00 0.50  

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for offline use.

Audio (mp3) 29 mins
Slides (pdf) 14 pgs

Preview limited to first 5 slides
of 27
SESSION 3 — 29 mins, credit 0.50

Session 3:

The Role of EB-5 Financing in Development (May 2016)

Review the basics of EB-5 lending in the development context, including the statutory basis for the program, the job creation requirement, the expected timeline from beginning to funding, the need for local government support, and a look at common compliance issues.

Originally presented at: Apr 2016 Land Use Conference

Brenda N. McDonald, Messer, Rockefeller & Fort, PLLC - Frisco, TX