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.

Qualifying Public Works

  • Streets
  • Parking
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • Land Acquisition
  • Lighting
  • Utilities

Benefits of TIF

  • Part or all of project funded without tax-rate increase
  • GO bond issue reduced or avoided
  • More favorable financing terms based on projected TIF revenues
  • Infrastructure improvements drive long-term economic development
  • Early project start with swift closing and interim financing
  • No sales tax on hard construction costs

Case Studies


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