Historic Tax Credits: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

Historic Tax Credits: The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

Lately, we’ve been involved in several urban projects that have utilized historic tax credits. One is complete, one is almost finished, and one is just ramping up. While I feel the ins and outs of dealing with this system could easily fill a book, let me sum up our experiences with HTCs as briefly as [Read More]

Laser Survey to Produce As-Built Plans

Laser Survey to Produce As-Built Plans

While all of our projects are special, a handful standout for one reason or another. The Thomas Jefferson, a 20-story structure completed circa 1929, was once considered among the finest Southern hotels. After closing about 3 decades ago, this beautiful Florentine building sat empty. Through the efforts of many, we are now repurposing the space [Read More]

Tax Credits for Historic Preservation

Tax Credits for Historic Preservation

There was a time when people saw the creation of new structures as the epitome of growth, even if that meant tearing existing buildings down. Between the post-World War II years and the 1980s, many a historic building was razed in the name of “urban renewal” and “progress.” Gratefully, an undercurrent of historical preservation arose, [Read More]