Leveraging State and Local Economic Development Incentives: A Four-Pronged Approach Webinar

Recorded On: 05/25/2021

Too often, developers overlook state and local economic development incentives or do not appropriately consider how these incentives can be used most effectively – particularly on spec projects. In this webinar, learn how a four-pronged approach can be used to attract tenants and increase IRR. Through real examples and lessons learned from projects throughout the country, the presenters will give developers a principle-based approach that will help improve returns.

Speakers:
Sean P. Byrne, Of Counsel, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
Scott J. Ziance, Partner, Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

Sean P. Byrne

Of Counsel

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

  • Sean Byrne is of counsel in the Vorys Columbus office and a member of the probate and tax group.
  • He counsels clients on utilizing tax credits, economic development incentives, abatements, economic development financing mechanisms, public-private partnerships and special economic development entities to assist in the development and redevelopment of property and the creation of jobs and economic growth.
  • Prior to joining Vorys, Sean worked as the legal counsel and ethics officer at the Ohio Development Services Agency (ODSA). In this role, he helped oversee the department’s $1 billion economic and community development funds. Sean also routinely counseled ODSA leadership on business and legal issues related to loans, grants, tax credits and ethics.

Scott J. Ziance

Partner

Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP

  • Scott Ziance is a partner in the Vorys Columbus office, where he leads the firm’s national economic development incentives practice, which is one of the largest law firm-based incentives practices in the country.
  • He focuses his practice on the utilization of economic development incentives, tax incentives, economic development financing mechanisms, public-private partnerships and special economic development entities to assist developers, operating businesses and political subdivisions in developing and redeveloping property and creating jobs and economic growth throughout the United States.
  • He also has substantial real property tax valuation litigation experience and significant experience with other aspects of state and local taxation, including oil and gas tax matters.

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Leveraging State and Local Economic Development Incentives: A Four-Pronged Approach Webinar
05/25/2021 at 2:00 PM (EDT)   |  45 minutes
05/25/2021 at 2:00 PM (EDT)   |  45 minutes
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