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PMN 2011: (AUDIO) Preservation Doesn’t Cost - It Pays!

Monday, October 24th, 2011

This is the full audio version of the keynote address.

In the Preserve Minnesota conference keynote address, Bob Yapp gives practical, humorous and cutting edge advice on the economic benefits of historic preservation. Learn how to counteract property rights arguments using cost comparisons between rehabilitation and new construction projects.
Bob Yapp, Preservation Resources, Inc., Hannibal, Missouri

PMN 2011: Preservation Doesn’t Cost – It Pays! Part 2

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Part two of Bob Yapp’s keynote presentation at Preserve Minnesota, the Minnesota Statewide Historic Preservation Conference.

PMN 2011: Preservation Doesn’t Cost – It Pays! Part 1

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

In the Preserve Minnesota conference keynote address, Bob Yapp gives practical, humorous and cutting edge advice on the economic benefits of historic preservation. Learn how to counteract property rights arguments using cost comparisons between rehabilitation and new construction projects.
Bob Yapp, Preservation Resources, Inc., Hannibal, Missouri

PMN 2011: Historic Tax Credits: What’s the Big Deal About Small Deals?

Wednesday, October 5th, 2011

Tax credit projects are complex no matter what their size. Smaller projects (under $1 million) can be especially challenging. This session provided an update on Minnesota’s State Historic Tax Credit program and examined several smaller Minnesota projects. Panelists  discussed why small deals are so challenging, how to structure them, and what elements need to be in place to attract investors.

Linda Pate, SHPO preservation specialist; Norm Jones, Attorney with Winthrop & Weinstine; Donna Stevermer, CPA with Mahoney, Ulbrich, Christiansen and Russ; moderator, Bonnie McDonald, Executive Director of the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota

Note to Listeners: Unfortunately there is poor sound quality in the second half of the session.