New Markets Tax Credit Consulting

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New Market Tax Credits are an exciting tool that catalyzes economic development in Low-Income communities.  Affirmative Investments is an active participant in the New Market Tax Credit world as a Community Deveopment Entity (CDE), a financial and real estate consultant to sponsors and and as a consultant to other Community Development Entities. Affirmative has helped close over 50 transactions totaling more than $1.2 billion in New Markets development projects, ranging from inner-city supermakerts to manufacturing facilites to charter schools. Click here to learn more about some of our projects.

Affirmative Investments can help sponsors think about the feasibility of New Markets Tax Credit projects and help sponsors access credits in a very competitive marketplace. Affirmative can help structure New Markets investments and has extensive experience with several other financing programs that can work together with New Markets, including Historic Tax Credits, Tax-Exempt Bonds, and Charter School Financing. 

With its own CDE, AI Wainwright LLC, Affirmative can make New Market Tax Credit loans. Below is the generic structure of most New Markets Tax Credit investments. 

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To learn more about how New Markets Tax Credits work, you can explore our interactive guide. If you think that New Markets Tax Credits could be right for your project, contact David Scheltz, New Markets Tax Credit Project Manager, at 617-367-4300 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  to find out how we can help.