HRE 247-Historic Real Estate Finance 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 and determine the appropriate amount of public sector financing needed to make projects feasible. Financing tools and techniques, including federal and state tax credits, will be structured to maximize the amount of equity attracted to close financing gaps.
Specific topics will include:
Who Should Attend:
- Real Estate Financing Process
- Debt Capacity and Lender Underwriting Criteria
- Return on Investment
- Taxes and Real Estate
The content of this course is specifically designed for Main Street programs and professionals who are interested in increasing their capacity to engage in development projects involving historic commercial district properties. Please note: 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
Read about last year's program here.