From urban neighborhoods to rural communities, understanding how to finance mixed-used development as a way to spur economic activity and growth — and energizing a community with shopping, dining, culture and entertainment – is critical.  This course explores debt, equity and public/private financing tools available for Mixed-use development.Participants will have a firm grasp of the following after completion of the course:

  • Mixed-use financing concepts, challenges and opportunities
  • The identification of common sources and uses
  • Developing project operation pro forma
  • Permanent lender underwriting and ratio analysis
  • How to effectively utilize financing tools

Seminar registration fees:

  • WEDA members: $150
  • Non-members : $250

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Discounts are available to APA, CARW, LWM and WPN members. Please contact the WEDA office at for the promo code.

Our Instructor:
Tom Jackson, Director of Training, joined the National Development Council (NDC), one of the oldest national not-for-profit full service community and economic development organizations in the country, in 2007 as a Field Director with the Central Team. In 2011, Tom assumed the leadership of NDC’s Training Division, while maintaining his roles as a technical assistance expert and trainer in development finance. In addition to leading a Training team that builds capacity in over 6,000 government, nonprofit and community lending professionals each year, Tom provides technical assistance, training, financing and development assistance to municipal and not-for-profit clients throughout the Midwest. Tom has worked extensively with project’s utilizing NDC’s New Markets Tax Credit Program, the recipient of several of the largest tax credit allocations in the country since the federal program’s inception.

Tom previously served as a senior economic development officer and special projects manager with the City of Cincinnati where he managed comprehensive community redevelopment efforts in struggling inner-city neighborhoods. He currently lives in Cincinnati.

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