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Incentive Toolkit

The Atlanta Development Authority (ADA) has a variety of tools in its toolkit to support development and business growth in the City of Atlanta including; tax increment financing (known as TADs in Georgia), Urban Enterprise Zones, 501(c)3 bonds, multifamily tax exempt bonds, and small business loans, to name a few. The programs shown below are managed both by ADA and our partners.

Bond Programs Small Business Loans Grants, Conduit Loans & State Tax Credits TAD Programs New Markets Tax Credits
Incentive Type & Criteria 501(c)3 Bonds Industrial Development Bonds (Tax-exempt) Industrial Development Bond (Taxable)
Bond Minimums & Maximums Determined on a deal-by-deal basis $3 million minimum; $20 million maximum;$40 million nationwide cap per company Minimum of $2 million; No maximum limit.
Typical Structure Conduit issuer, no recourse, credit enhanced Conduit issuer, no recourse, credit enhanced Conduit issuer, no recourse, credit enhanced
Term of Bond Matched to the useful life of the assets financed Matched to the useful life of the assets financed Matched to the useful life of the assets financed
Interest Rate Below market rate � fixed or variable Below market rate � fixed or variable Market rate � fixed or variable
Other Requirements
Eligible Areas Citywide Citywide Citywide
Jobs Created/Retained Company must submit a detailed job creation & retention plan At least 5 quality jobs providing healthcare coverage Company must submit a detailed job creation and retention plan
Application Fee No fee No fee No fee

If you have questions about Bond Programs, please contact:

Amanda Shailendra
404-614-8299
ashailendra@investatlanta.com

 

 

Definition of Incentives

501(c)3 Bonds: Provides financing for construction or acquisition of facilities for tax-exempt entities, such as colleges, private schools, museums, healthcare

Industrial Development Bonds (Tax-exempt): Provides financing for the construction or improvement of manufacturing facilities and acquisition of equipment, read more>>

Industrial Development Bond (Taxable): Provides financing for the construction or improvement of manufacturing facilities, office buildings, and equipment acquisition, read more>>

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