Historic building renovated to revitalize a community

Historic Tax Credits

The trend to revitalize historic buildings nationwide is becoming more prevalent with the availability and value of Historic Tax Credits.

Historic Tax Credits

  1. Donald Bernards

    Donald N. Bernards



  2. Garrick Gibson

    Garrick Gibson



Leveraging deep knowledge of the Historic Tax Credits program at both the federal and state levels, Baker Tilly identifies optimized development capital stack opportunities for companies interested in the rehabilitation and re-use of historic buildings.

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    Recognizing the significant costs that come with rehabilitating historic buildings that lie dormant across the U.S., the Federal and State Historic Preservation Tax Credit programs help revitalize urban and rural communities by encouraging private sector investment in the rehabilitation and re-use of these buildings.

    Completed projects renew life in deteriorated business and residential districts, create new jobs and housing units, increase local and state revenues, and help ensure the long-term preservation of irreplaceable cultural resources.

    The federal Historic Tax Credits (HTCs) apply specifically to preserving income-producing historic properties and have generated billions of dollars in historic preservation activity since the credit’s inception in 1976. In addition, many states have HTC programs that are commonly 20%-25% of the eligible expenditures.

    HTCs come with a magnitude of financial and construction requirements that developers, owners, investors and lenders need to plan for appropriately to take advantage of the credits.

    Baker Tilly has developed a successful track record of identifying and securing HTCs and facilitating partnerships key to development. We understand the complex rules, regulations and requirements associated with federal and state HTCs and translate this understanding into optimized development capital for our clients.

    Leveraging deep knowledge of the HTC program and experience gained from successful projects, Baker Tilly provides the following services as a trusted HTC advisor:

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    Actively involved in over $500 million in transactions, with property types including apartments, hotels, office, mixed-use, craft breweries and not-for-profit tenants


    Deals commonly ranging from $7 million to $50 million, with some as large as $100 million