Pros and Cons of Revenue Bonds for Utility System Improvements

Pros and Cons of Revenue Bonds for Utility System Improvements

North Carolina local governments are increasingly choosing revenue bonds as the best way to finance improvements to their water and sewer systems. Revenue bonds are a form of borrowing money for which the security to the lender is a pledge to apply the system’s net...
Older School Buildings May Be Your Community’s Best Asset

Older School Buildings May Be Your Community’s Best Asset

As populations shift and time passes, many communities have school buildings that are no longer being used, or for which use as a school is no longer the highest and best. Communities, like Rockingham, are then left with a huge asset—in terms of physical space and...
If you don’t have a lawyer on your CED team – you should

If you don’t have a lawyer on your CED team – you should

Successful community economic development projects don’t happen by accident. Implementing a dynamic community economic development plan requires a dynamic team. You’ll want a team of qualified professionals and community stakeholders, including local officials,...