Historic Real Estate Finance Training Series Registration Now Open

May 4, 2021 |  Historic Real Estate Finance Training Series Registration Now Open |

The Main Street America Institute (MSAI), with the generous support of the 1772 Foundation, is pleased to offer the National Development Council’s Historic Real Estate Finance Certification series to Main Street professionals who want to deepen their participation in real estate development transactions, particularly in the utilization of Historic Tax Credits. Offered online for the first time, this two-course training will provide participants with the real estate finance and development techniques needed to accomplish Main Street revitalization and preservation goals.

Part 1: Historic Real Estate Finance Training

June 14 - 18, 2021
Monday - Thursday, 10AM - 1PM & 2PM - 6PM EDT and Friday, 10AM - 3PM EDT 
What you'll learn: The course takes a systematic look at the real estate development process from the perspective of the key players – lenders, developers, investors, and Main Street managers. Participants will:
  • Analyze a variety of historic real estate projects in the context of the rates of return and collateral required by the financing partners
  • Determine the appropriate amount of public sector financing needed to make projects feasible
  • Structure financing tools, including federal and state tax credits, to maximize the amount of equity attracted to close financing gaps
Cost: Thanks to the support of the 1772 Foundation, the course is available at a highly subsidized rate: $250 for Accredited Main Street America programs and $500 for Main Street America General Members. The standard price of this course is $1,425. To receive a discount code, view our post on The Point or email msai@savingplaces.org
The certification: After completing both courses, participants will receive a certification from the National Development Council as a Real Estate Development Finance Professional. Part 2 of the series, Real Estate Development Finance: Problem Solving and Deal Structuring, will take place September 13-17, 2021. 
Who should attend: This course is designed for Main Street professionals who want to engage in development projects involving historic commercial district properties. There are no prerequisites, but the course necessitates the use of arithmetic and algebra. If you have concerns about brushing up on basic math skills, please email us