How should (c)3s, (c)4s, (c)6s and other nonprofits be thinking about real estate?
For starters, you should start developing a strategy for 2014. Now is a critical time to take a fresh look at tools like tax tax-exempt financing, debt-financed rents, and how you present your real estate decisions to your board. It is vital that you understand the benefits and pitfalls before making crucial real estate decisions in 2014.
Bottom line: it’s time to start thinking seriously about your real estate strategy. Here are the experts who can help you get it right.
Register now for Rethinking Nonprofit Real Estate Decisions: Finance and board strategies for 2014. In one concise webinar, you’ll get start-to-finish guidance on how to shore up your finances and your status by aligning real estate decisions with the changing market and the right tax strategies for your organization. Plus get guidance on how to get buy-in from your board.
Discover new options – and avoid new pitfalls. Two top financial and real estate experts from Arent Fox give you a clear path through everything from real estate tax exemptions to how decisions to buy or rent can affect your cash flow and your visibility.
Reserve your space now for practical guidance for rethinking your 2014 real estate strategy, including:
1. Why real estate decisions look different for (c)3s, (c)4s, (c)6s
2. All you need to know about tax exemptions – and how to use them in 2014
3. Benefits and pitfalls of tax-exempt financing
4. The exceptions to taxation of debt-financed rents
5. Strategies for successfully underwriting your credit profile
6. Best practices in working with a board in order to efficiently reach agreement on a real estate project, without acrimony
7. Lessons learned from peers who have taken their organization through the real estate process
8. Strategies to educate and influence the board in order to reach the desired outcome
9. Location: how an address becomes an asset
Register now for Rethinking Nonprofit Real Estate Decisions: Finance and board strategies for 2014 to make decisions that will give you the best ROI throughout the year.
Meet Your Training Team
Eve Corbin, Partner, Arent Fox, concentrates in the area of finance, with special emphasis on municipal finance and commercial real estate. In particular, she represents nonprofit organizations, lenders, underwriters, credit enhancers, and trustees in a variety of complex financings. She is an integral member of the firm’s national nonprofit finance practice, which includes representation in the vast majority of complex tax-exempt financing transactions completed in the District of Columbia.
Richard Newman, Partner, Arent Fox, represents clients in the areas of real estate and finance, with special emphasis on municipal finance, project finance and the representation of nonprofit organizations. As co-chair of Arent Fox’s Public Finance Group, he provides services as borrower’s counsel, underwriter’s counsel, credit enhancement counsel, trustee’s counsel, servicer/originator counsel, and bond counsel to clients nationally. He also represents clients in all phases of real estate acquisition, development, financing, leasing and disposition, as well as nonprofit and for-profit organizations in federal and local tax matters.
Eric H. West, a founding Partner of West, Lane & Schlager Realty Advisors, LLC (“WLS”), specializes in tenant representation, strategic real estate consulting and assisting his clients achieve long term results that are measurably significant transactions. Eric has developed a specialty in nonprofit organizations and corporations in long term real estate planning/transactions. This has led to ongoing relationships with such diverse groups as The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Save the Children International, The Ocean Conservancy, The National Council on the Aging, The American Iron & Steel Institute and The Pew Research Center. Eric is a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Owner/President Management Program, class of 2004. He also holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in American history from Tulane University. Eric is currently an active member, speaker and contributing writer of the American Society of Association Executives, the Greater Washington Society of Association Executives and the Financial & Administration Roundtable. Eric is also a LEED Accredited Professional.
Who Will Benefit
This webinar is of value to association and nonprofit personnel who want to make real estate a high-value asset throughout 2014, including:
- Executive directors
- Senior finance and accounting staff
- Operations executives
- Board members
Don't wait, register today to make sure you cover all the bases and uncover the best real estate opportunities.