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8 04, 2016

King Street Center Wins Architectural Excellence Award

2016-10-31T14:47:19+00:00 April 8th, 2016|VRV Media|

The Architectural Excellence Award was established in 1986 in honor of Hertzel Pasackow, owner of the Mayfair on upper Church Street. Pasackow was a founding member of both the Burlington Business Association (BBA) and the Church Street Marketplace Commission. BBA honors annual award winners The new King Street Center, winner of the award, is double [...]

16 03, 2016

VCFA readies new faculty residence

2016-04-05T14:41:58+00:00 March 16th, 2016|VRV Media|

Times Argus - Construction on the new Louise Harwood Crowley Center for Faculty and Alumni will be completed by summer. The building will have a soft opening in April. In spring, the interior will be completed but the exterior will still require some work. Read the article here: http://timesargus.com/article/20160316/NEWS01/160319745

26 01, 2016

Demand for fresh food explodes

2016-02-14T16:47:21+00:00 January 26th, 2016|VRV Media|

Times Argus -  And another good story about a New Markets Tax Credit project! Vermont Rural Ventures provided a key piece of financing for Black River Produce’s expansion into the distribution of locally raised meats to meet the demand for local, fresh foods. Read the article here: http://www.timesargus.com/article/20160125/NEWS03/160129768/1050

26 01, 2016

Vermont College of Fine Arts continues to grow

2016-02-15T13:41:30+00:00 January 26th, 2016|VRV Media|

Times Argus - Vermont Rural Ventures financing with New Markets Tax Credit program fills a gap in the Vermont College of Fine Arts capital campaign to complete several capital projects and expand its degree programs. Vermont College of Fine Arts has a full residency MFA program for the first time in the school’s history. The new Master of [...]

22 01, 2016

King Street Center Celebrates First Year [VIDEO]

2016-10-31T14:47:19+00:00 January 22nd, 2016|VRV News|

King Street Center of Burlington celebrated its first year in their new building on January 21, 2016 — and Vermont Rural Ventures is proud to have been part of the team to help make that happen. Check out the delightful new video below for the whole story. King Street Center is a not-for-profit community organization [...]

29 12, 2015

GS Precision Expands with New Markets Tax Credit

2016-02-15T12:16:47+00:00 December 29th, 2015|VRV News|

Burlington, Vermont — Vermont Rural Ventures provided $11.7 million New Markets Tax Credit financing to enable a $17 million expansion that will bring 100 new jobs at GS Precision in Brattleboro, Vermont. Low-cost New Markets Tax Credit financing from Vermont Rural Ventures, in partnership with the Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation, will aid in retaining and building new jobs [...]

18 09, 2015

Commonwealth Dairy helping redefine local

2016-02-12T15:58:10+00:00 September 18th, 2015|VRV Media|

The Commonwealth Dairy plant was recently featured in the Greenfield newspaper, The Recorder: Steadily growing Brattleboro plant helping redefine ‘local’ Built in 2011, the yogurt-making plant has already been expanded twice and exceeded the expectations of its CEO, Thomas Moffitt. Specializing in Greek yogurt, which it mostly makes for giant supermarket chains, Commonwealth Dairy has ridden the [...]

17 09, 2015

Brooks House project featured in Vermont Life

2015-09-17T10:49:37+00:00 September 17th, 2015|VRV Media|

The redevelopment of Brattleboro’s Brooks House is featured on the cover of Vermont Life. The article speaks to the struggles the five key players faced (Bob Stevens, an architectural engineer; Peter Richards; Ben Taggard; Drew Richards of The Richards Group, a financial services firm; and Craig Miskovich, the town attorney). The main goal of these [...]

24 07, 2015

Vermont College of Fine Arts Finances Projects with New Markets Tax Credits

2016-10-31T14:47:19+00:00 July 24th, 2015|VRV News|

Burlington, Vermont — Vermont Rural Ventures provided New Markets Tax Credit financing to Vermont College of Fine Arts (VCFA), bringing $3 million of new funds to the nonprofit graduate education institution. This financing and new capital allows VCFA to expand programming and complete several capital improvement projects. Low-cost and long-term financing from Vermont Rural Ventures [...]

23 07, 2015

Bipartisan Support for NMTC Grows

2016-10-31T14:47:19+00:00 July 23rd, 2015|VRV News|

Senate Finance Committee Includes Extension and Inflation Adjustment for NMTC WASHINGTON, D.C. –The Senate Finance Committee takes up tax extenders today, including action on the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC). Signaling strong bipartisan support for this proven community development tool, Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) released a modified Chairman’s mark this morning, which includes an amendment [...]