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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 [...]

22 07, 2015

Commonwealth Dairy wins contract to supply Greek yogurt for USDA School Lunch program

2015-08-14T13:16:43+00:00 July 22nd, 2015|VRV Media|

Vermont Rural Ventures partnered with Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation to provide $12.5 million in New Markets Tax Credit financing allowing Commonwealth Dairy to expand its production and warehouse space, acquire specialized equipment to improve operating efficiencies, control costs, create jobs, and keep the company competitive within its marketplace. Brattleboro Reformer - Commonwealth Yogurt has been [...]

16 07, 2015

Using New Markets Tax Credit Financing for Vermont Developers

2015-07-16T17:41:40+00:00 July 16th, 2015|VRV News|

Vermont Rural Ventures’ own Beth Boutin will present NMTC does not stand for 'New Mysteries To Clarify': Nuts, bolts, and a case study of using New Markets Tax Credits in Vermont, at the Vermont Development Conference on November 4 in South Burlington. Vermont Rural Ventures is a qualified CDE providing financing for Vermont developers and projects that [...]

14 07, 2015

Featured Project: King Street Center

2015-07-16T16:32:19+00:00 July 14th, 2015|VRV News|

Projects like King Street Center demonstrate Vermont Rural Venture’s commitment to bringing investment to nonprofit groups that otherwise lack access to capital. The new facility allows the King Street Center to expand and offer a fully licensed year-round Early Head Start program; create four new jobs; build a professional quality kitchen; improve adult language instruction, [...]

1 07, 2015

Announcing New Website

2015-07-16T16:21:17+00:00 July 1st, 2015|VRV News|

To Assist Vermont Companies and Non-profits with New Markets Tax Credits Our new website has all the information you need to help you apply for New Markets Tax Credit financing for your project. You can find easy to understand information on how the financing works on the Financing and Investing page. Check out other projects [...]

14 05, 2015

Brooks House Redevelopment Named Finalist

2016-10-31T14:47:19+00:00 May 14th, 2015|VRV News|

Washington, D.C — The historic Brooks House redevelopment of Brattleboro, Vermont, was named a finalist in the NDC Academy awards for Community Development. The Brooks House project was possible through innovative financing and New Markets Tax Credits through Vermont Rural Ventures. Vermont Rural Ventures, the community development subsidiary of Housing Vermont, partnered with the Massachusetts [...]