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The Main Street America Institute (MSAI) recently partnered with the National Development Council (NDC) to offer Historic Real Estate Finance, part one of a two course certificate program, in Des Moines, Iowa last week. With generous support from the 1772 Foundation, 28 participants completed the immersive, week-long training led by NDC’s Corey Leon. Putting this education to use, Main Street managers can participate in development processes, including those utilizing Historic Tax Credits, and elevate their leadership positions in their communities.

“I found this to be an excellent training, full of high quality content. It pulled together a lot of different concepts that I’ve been introduced to through my work and helped me relate them to a larger real estate development framework. I also felt like Corey made the material very approachable, so I would definitely recommend it for anyone interested in expanding their knowledge in this area.” ~Lillie Read, Downtown Development Manager, City of Cartersville, GA

Read the full article: Community Spotlight: Historic Real Estate Finance Training