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Post-war America saw an unprecedented building boom that helped define both suburbs and center cities. From suburban office parks to center city development, large motels to destination hotels, malls to glass curtain-wall high-rise office buildings, these are just a few examples of the thousands of buildings Increasingly popular in American culture and in demand by the development community, and potentially eligible for historic designation.


What you are going to learn:

  • Deal Structuring Strategies Including Federal and State Credit Programs

  • Obtaining Government Approvals for Newly Eligible Historic Buildings

  • Updates on Tax and Legal Issues Post Tax Reform

  • Twinning with New Markets and Low-Income Housing Tax Credits

  • The Latest Insights on Opportunity Zone Investments


Post-World War II Historic Properties—Realizing the Potential

How to get a post-war building listed in the National Register of Historic Places? Whether 50 years of age or older or even more recent, learn steps for getting post-war properties that may not be commonly recognized as historic to qualify as Certified Historic Structures.

How to qualify a rehabilitation as meeting the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation and thus a Certified Rehabilitation? Whether working with modern materials that have a more limited useful life, the original yet specialized interior plan, or a glass curtain-wall building with fixed or limited operable windows, these are just some of the rehabilitation challenges that will be covered.

How to address complex legal, financing and accounting issues crucial to a project’s success? Special emphasis will be placed on large and multiple building projects, including phased development, multiple owners in large buildings, and complying with the National Park Service polices on functionally-related properties. With legal and regulatory issues following tax reform in the process of being settled and use of Opportunity Zone investments becoming clearer, updates on these important changes in federal tax law will also be covered.