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A Closer Look at Ohio Port Authorities

Columbus-Franklin County Finance Authority is a port authority, one of 61 in the state of …

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Project Update: The Municipal Light Plant

If you’ve driven by the new Lower.com field, home of the Columbus Crew, you’ve probably …

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September 8 Client Reception @Municipal Light Plant

Finance Authority President Jean Carter Ryan and DiPerna Advisors Founder Michael DiPerna and their staff …

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American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) and CFFA Fund New $1.4 M Small Business Loan Program

If you’ve wondered how the American Rescue Plan is impacting the Columbus Region, here’s one …

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Project update: BRIDGE PARK

File this one under, “When a BIG vision is realized.” When we first spoke with …

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Save Money and Energy with These Local Programs

More than ever, property owners are exploring energy-efficiency improvements for not only lowering long-term impact …

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CFFA LOAN FILLS FINANCING GAP FOR NONPROFIT

Much has been made about the recent ambitious developments in Franklinton — specifically, those in …

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Collaboration Boosts Affordable Housing Projects

If you’re a fan of influential business professor and commentator Scott Galloway, a recent entry …

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CFFA Announces Changes to Board Leadership

The Finance Authority Board of Directors plays an active role in what we do. They …

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U.S. Playing Card/PLK Communities

U.S. Playing Card Redevelopment/PLK Communities The United States Playing Card Company had been printing and …

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Structured Parking Financing: Supporting Higher-Density Development

Central Ohio’s housing challenges may be grabbing all of the headlines, but parking remains a …

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Priorities, Partnership, and Potential: Predictions for 2022

The past year was a landmark for both CFFA and the Columbus Region. The $587 …

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2021: A Strong Year Reflective of Our Strong Market

Despite the continued presence of COVID in the community, 2021 proved to be very productive …

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ODOD Launches New Site Revitalization Grant Programs

The Ohio Department of Development now offers two programs created to help fund the cleanup …

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Attorney Christian Gonzalez Joins CFFA Board of Directors

At the January 13, 2022, meeting of the CFFA Board of Directors, Christian Gonzalez, Partner …

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A Close Advisor: Greg Daniels of Squire Patton Boggs

Development financing is complex. Various sources of funding are required, and that “capital stack” is …

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Neighborhood Improvement and Small Business Loan Program Helps Distinctive Kitchen & Bath Increase Capacity and Employment

Neighborhoods are the bedrock of any city. Whether they’re established or emerging, investment and employment …

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Lynda Grant Joins CFFA

Lynda Grant has been hired to serve as the first Compliance and Administration Officer for …

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FINANCING COST-SAVING SOLAR AND SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENTS

Ohio isn’t exactly the “Sunshine State.” But when it comes to clean energy, it could …

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JobsOhio Strengthens Ohio Port Authority Bond Fund Programs

JobsOhio recently announced that it has partnered with six qualified Ohio Port Authorities (including CFFA) …

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PACE Financing Adds Essential Funding for Nonprofit’s Facility Expansion

Finding employment, housing, and support services can be difficult for people who struggle with addiction, …

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CFFA Financing Helps Bring King-Lincoln Project to Life

It’s no secret that property values and rents in Columbus are on the rise, largely …

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NOTICE OF COLUMBUS REGIONAL ENERGY SPECIAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING – SEPTEMBER 28, 2021

NOTICE OF A BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING FOR THE COLUMBUS REGIONAL ENERGY SPECIAL IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT, …

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CFFA Joins LinkUS Coalition to Advise Local Mobility Improvements

  The population in central Ohio is predicted to reach 3 million by the year …

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Transformation: Harrison West

  When Covid hit Columbus, it hit cultural institutions hard. Not just in terms of …

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Meet Michael DiPerna, Columbus-Franklin County Finance Authority Financial Advisor

The Finance Authority helps fund a wide variety of development projects, from parking garages to …

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CFFA Helps Bring Senior Housing to Knox County

Like nearly every community in Ohio, Knox County needs additional housing for all income levels …

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One Year In: A Chat with CFFA VP Patty Huddle

When Patty Huddle started her role as Vice President at Columbus-Franklin County Finance Authority, the …

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The Power of Collaboration – Crystal Clinic

Occasionally, CFFA works with other Ohio finance authorities to finance projects that exceed an individual …

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CFFA Supports Marker’s Weinland Park Investment

  In his April 14 State of the City address, Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther emphasized …

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Collaborating, Creating Connections, Improving Communities: CFFA Joins National Initiative

The Columbus-Franklin County Finance Authority (CFFA) knows that strong partnerships between communities and financing organizations …

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Vera on Broad: Affordable Housing, Prime Location

 Quality, affordable downtown housing is a priority for the city of Columbus, Franklin County, and …

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2021: CFFA President Perspectives

As we reported last month, the Columbus-Franklin County Finance Authority had a surprisingly robust 2020 …

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Upcoming Event: Intro to Development Bonds

“No question too small, no project too big.” That’s the promise of an upcoming special …

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2020 – Success in Spite of Uncertainty

The year 2020 presented chaos and disruption. And yet, despite the resulting economic slowdown and …

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A Legacy of Leadership: Thank You, Richard Barnhart

In December 2020, Richard Barnhart resigned from his long-time role as a Columbus-Franklin County Finance …

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CFFA Launches New Small Business Loan Program

The Columbus-Franklin County Finance Authority (CFFA) Board of Directors has approved a $367,500 inaugural loan …

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The Peninsula supported with Bond Financing and Capital Leases

A decade after being identified as a key priority in the City of Columbus 2010 …

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Notice of Public Hearing November 12, 2020

Notice is hereby given that on Thursday, November 12, 2020, commencing at 8:30 a.m. EST, …

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Five Years After Launch Columbus Region PACE Project Investments Exceed $100 Million

The Columbus Regional Energy Special Improvement District (ESID) managed by the Columbus-Franklin County Finance Authority surpassed $100 million in committed …

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Finance Veteran to Chair Columbus-Franklin County Finance Authority Board of Directors

After two successful years under the leadership of Chairman Dr. Joseph Alutto, at the June …

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Finance Authority Announces Hire of Vice President, Patty Huddle

We are proud to announce that Patty Huddle will be joining the Columbus-Franklin County Finance …