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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 [...]

7 05, 2015

The Burlington Free Press: Vermont Rural Ventures in running for award

2015-10-16T13:59:07+00:00 May 7th, 2015|VRV Media|

Vermont Rural Ventures in running for award for financing of the redevelopment of Brattleboro’s Brooks House. The project was chosen as a semi-finalist by the National Development Council for its Academy 2015 Awards. The awards recognize the top economic and community development projects in the nation and are part of the NDC Academy 2015 biennial [...]

11 07, 2014

New Markets Tax Credits Finance Black River Meat & Seafood Facility

2016-10-31T14:47:19+00:00 July 11th, 2014|VRV News|

Vermont Rural Ventures provided New Markets Tax Credits financing to acquire a fully equipped, USDA-licensed meat slaughter, meat and seafood processing, and cold storage facility, for occupancy by Black River Produce and Vermont Packinghouse Black River Produce, a 150-employee and 36 year-old Springfield company, distributes fresh produce and meats from wholesale producers and local Vermont [...]

6 06, 2014

Vermont Rural Ventures Bestowed Tax Credits

2016-10-31T14:47:19+00:00 June 6th, 2014|VRV News|

The U.S. Treasury Department has awarded Vermont Rural Ventures, a subsidiary of Housing Vermont, $35 million in New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC).  Housing Vermont was one of 87 organizations nationally to share in $3.5 billion in the current round of awards which will be the last awards unless Congress votes to extend the program.  Awards [...]

5 06, 2014

Grand Opening for Barre City Place

2015-08-14T13:22:35+00:00 June 5th, 2014|VRV News|

A sizable crowd joined Governor Peter Shumlin, Lt. Governor Phil Scott, Barre Mayor Thom Lauzon, state officials and others at the May 27 grand opening for Barre City Place.  The four-story, 80,700 square foot commercial building was financed through a $10 million New Markets Tax Credit investment by Housing Vermont.  The Massachusetts Housing Investment Corporation [...]