Public Infrastructure

Tax Increment Financing (TIF)

As a public entity, DFA can secure Fixed-Rate Tax Increment Financing (TIF) for qualifying projects, resulting in more favorable financing terms.

Benefits of TIF

  • Finance part or all of project funded without tax-rate increase
  • General Obligation (GO) bonded indebtedness is reduced or avoided
  • More favorable financing terms based on projected TIF revenues
  • Infrastructure improvements virtual reality headset drive long-term economic development
  • Early project start with swift closing and interim financing
  • No sales tax on hard construction costs

Case Studies

Cavaliers Practice Facility
Cascades of Brimfield
Lockheed Martin
University Edge

Qualifying Public Works

  • Streets
  • Parking
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • Land Acquisition
  • Lighting
  • Utilities
  • Qualifying private purposes 41 TIF