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 men was to get funding to rebuild the burned and water damaged Brooks House to keep downtown Brattleboro thriving.
How Vermont Rural Ventures Played A Part in Helping Brattleboro Save the Brooks House
Vermont Rural Ventures helped in the financing of the project to preserve the heart of downtown Brattleboro. Vermont Rural Ventures provided $23.4 million in New Markets Tax Credit authority to redevelop and restore the historic building.
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