Economic Development: Where law, politics and business meet to make deals
We all see news from time to time of a major economic development project that usually involves a CEO and a politician, holding a media conference to announce the creation of many new jobs, a major capital investment, and millions of dollars worth of economic incentives from government agencies. Do you ever wonder what went on behind the scenes to reach that happy occasion, its legal basis, and how you might be able to obtain those deals?
The Primerus Paradigm magazine features Dave's thoughts regarding when state and local governments as well as private developers should consider bringing an economic development lawyer to the table. To read the full article, please follow this link.
Dave Brown is an economic development, real estate and governmental transactions lawyer. He designs and prepares economic development agreements between local governments and private companies for commercial and public/private projects. He also represents private investors and operators in the acquisition, financing and sale of real estate projects for hotel, office, apartment, retail, medical, industrial and resort development.