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Historic Rehabilitation and Urban Revitalization


We have combined our expertise in taxation and real estate to help developers and investors in the revitalization of historic structures and urban redevelopment utilizing the all types of Federal and State tax credit and programs, including:


  • Federal Rehabilitation Tax Credit for Historic Structures

  • Federal New Markets Tax Credit

  • State Historic Rehabilitation Credit

  • South Carolina Textile Communities Revitalization Tax Credit

  • North Carolina Mill Rehabilitation Tax Credit

  • Federal and State Energy Credits and Incentives

  • Conventional Acquisition, Bridge, Construction and Permanent Financing associated with historic rehabilitation and urban revitalization projects.  


We provide full-service in regard to all aspects of these transactions from start to finish.  The following is a short list of the types of tasks we handle on a regular basis:


  • Advise in regard to statutory, regulatory and tax compliance matters

  • Handle all real estate acquisition and construction-related matters throughout the life of the project – from the drafting and negotiation of the purchase contract to the closing of the permanent financing and all stages in-between

  • Negotiate and provide equity, loan and tax opinion letters - we have worked with a range of investors and lenders throughout the nation

  • Act as special or local counsel – we routinely (i) help out-of-state developers, lenders and investors with projects in our footprint and (ii) work collaboratively with your existing general counsel handling certain portions of transactions that require our special expertise or local knowledge

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