A free commercial grants and tax credits workshop will be held Feb. 12 at the Roanoke Higher Education Center. Hosted by the City of Roanoke, this workshop will cover local incentive programs and grants for commercial properties for businesses located inside Roanoke city limits. Space is limited. To register, call 853-5405 or email Brandon.Turner@roanokeva.gov.
Here is the press release from the City of Roanoke.
The City of Roanoke will hold a free Commercial Grants and Tax Credits Workshop on Tuesday, February 12, 2013, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Roanoke Higher Education Center, Room 408. This is an opportunity to learn about local incentive programs and grants that can help reduce costs and enhance the value of commercial properties or businesses located inside the city limits.
Workshop topics will include enterprise zone program grants, tax abatements, façade improvement grants, Brownfield grants, Virginia and Federal historic rehabilitation tax credits, job creation grants, and entrepreneurship grants. Presenters will offer an overview of programs available through the city’s Real Estate Valuation Office, the Department of Planning, Building and Development, andthe Department of Economic Development. In addition, Roanoke-based landscape architecture and community planning company Hill Studio and accounting firm Dixon Hughes Goodman will present information on historic rehabilitation tax credits and Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development grants.
Light refreshments will be served during the information session, and time will be available at the end of the workshop for individuals to meet with city representatives and ask additional questions.
Space is limited. To register, contact Brandon Turner of the City of Roanoke Department of Economic Development by telephone at 540-853-5405 or by email at Brandon.Turner@roanokeva.gov.