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2nd Annual Anchorage P3 Summit – Tools for Redevelopment
Focus on Housing Development, Project Financing, and Partnership Structures
Anchorage, AK – February 27, 2019
The Anchorage Community Development Authority (ACDA), Dorsey & Whitney, and Agnew::Beck are pleased to announce Anchorage’s second annual P3 Summit that will provide an in-depth discussion of the tools and methods available to private/public owners and redevelopment authorities to revitalize the Anchorage community.
The morning session of the Summit will review redevelopment tools, cost, feasibility, changes in the zoning code, tax policy, and reinvestment focus areas which will be presented by Andrew Halcro from ACDA, Shanna Zuspan from Agnew::Beck, and Chris Schutte, Michelle McNulty and Nicole Jones-Vogel from the Municipality of Anchorage.
The afternoon session will focus on P3 structures, learning from Missoula, Montana, and opportunity zones which will be presented by Diana Parks from Dorsey & Whitney, Dale Bickell from the City of Missoula, Brent Campbell of WGM Group, Joe Easton from the Missoula Parking Authority, Craig Nolte from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, and Melissa LaFayette of the National Development Council.
This year’s Summit has attracted 50+ attendees from the development, planning, housing, government, real estate, and finance industries. This year’s Summit will cover the Anchorage area as well as State of Alaska policies, which will serve as a platform to present the importance of Public Private Partnerships (P3’s), federally designated opportunities zones, and housing that will revitalize the Anchorage area.
“With a changing economy comes the need to adapt. The P3 method is the future of economic development in Anchorage as well as designated incentive areas for the Municipality of Anchorage,” said ACDA Executive Director, Andrew Halcro.
Anchorage Community Development Authority
Founded in 1984, the Anchorage Community Development Authority (ACDA) is a public corporate authority for the Municipality of Anchorage. ACDA’s mission is to facilitate development and public parking for a vibrant community.
Dorsey & Whitney
Dorsey & Whitney serves nearly all industries, but focuses on six industries in which we have great depth and a history of achieving client success. Our banking, energy, food and agribusiness, health care, mining and natural resources and public-private partnerships industry groups help coordinate our teams serving these industries across geographies and practice areas, keeping them at the cutting edge of industry needs and trends and sharing collective experience and expertise.
Agnew & Beck
Agnew::Beck provides services that enhance community, human, cultural and environmental resources. The diverse skill set of their staff enables the provision of a wide range of services best accomplish projects in health, energy, housing, economic development and a variety of other fields.
P3 Summit Intro Presentation
The Missoula Experience, Presentation by Brent Campbell
New Policy & Regulation Tools in Anchorage, Presentation by Chris Schutte & Michelle McNulty
P3 Structures and Approaches: Presentation by Diana Parks
Opportunity Zones Basics, Presentation by Melissa LaFayette
Opportunity Zones: Community Strategies, Presentation by Craig Nolte