While only a small part of Silverlode's work is in the public sector, our partnerships with our public sector clients are quite rewarding. Silverlode has provided economic development consulting services to the Village of Cuyahoga Heights for more than ten years.
Fire Chief Suhy wrote about our joint accomplishments in the Village's latest newsletter. We have helped the Village to secure more than $1.8 million in grants to help keep their firefighters and residents safe.
Congratulations to our clients, Dillin Corp and Rockbridge, who are among the recipients of Ohio Transformational Mixed-Use Development (TMUD) tax credits. Awards of the second annual round of in tax credits were announced today. The TMUD Program provides tax credits to encourage mixed-use developments that will catalyze future development in the immediately surrounding area.
Silverlode's Julie Dietz will be a speaker at the Institute of Professionals In Taxation's 2022 Credits and Incentives Symposium in Tuscon, Arizona on November 7. She will present a regional update on tax credits and incentives.
Team NEO released a request for proposals to identify 1,000 plus acre mega sites to win major attraction projects and accommodate existing company expansions. Dennis McAndrew was interviewed by Crain's Cleveland about the challenges the Cleveland-area faces by not having virgin farmland within close proximity to the metro area.
Silverlode's annual economic impact study for JumpStart Inc. shows the startups and small businesses supported by JumpStart and its partners contributed $1.2 Billion of economic output to Ohio's economy in 2021. The study emphasizes the contributions of companies led by Black, Hispanic/Latino, and female entrepreneurs.