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When your business is ready to invest in Lynchburg and our workforce, 我们准备通过有针对性的投资来支持您,为林奇堡市民提供即时回报和长期利益. 以下是向在林奇堡搬迁或扩张的合格公司提供的激励措施和信贷的样本.

All programs administered by the Office of Economic Development & 旅游 and 经济发展局 are subject to modification, the availability of funds and review and approval by the Authority and staff. 请查看最新可用的信息,并在开始您的项目之前赌博十大平台排行的办公室进行澄清.

当地的支持

企业区

林奇堡市拥有两个企业区,提供的投资激励措施涵盖4,200英亩的商业地产. 我们的企业园区, 州和地方的激励措施结合起来支持现有企业的扩张和新企业的搬迁. 激励 include cash grants for real estate investments and job creation, along with local benefits for qualifying investments.

房地产投资补助金

  • Qualified real property investments in a commercial, 在指定的弗吉尼亚州企业区内的工业或混合用途建筑或设施(要求至少30%的商业空间)
  • 对超过100,000美元门槛的房地产修复投资给予20%的现金补助
  • 20% cash grant for new construction investments above a $500,000 threshold
  • Grant capped at $100,000 for investments less than $5 million
  • Grant capped at $200,000 for investments of $5 million or more

创造就业补助金

  • Cash grant up to $800 per job per year for five years
  • Requires creation of five jobs or more
  • Requires wages equal to or above 175% of the Federal minimum wage with benefits
  • Personal service, retail, food and beverage positions are not eligible
  • Grant will be based on the wages paid for those grant eligible positions

Interactive Enterprise Zone Activity Map 

EDA资本投资计划

Incentive value in the form of cash, 对符合条件的资本投资,可给予基础设施改善或由环境发展署决定的其他支持. All taxes generated by capital investment (business personal property, machinery & tools, real estate improvement, etc.) must generate a positive return on investment over a 36-month period, which is subject to verification and the terms of a performance agreement. 该计划包括最高相当于资本投资不超过1000万美元的2%或资本投资超过1000万美元的1%的奖励, 上限是350美元,000.

EDA创造就业补助金

The Job Creation Grant offers incentive value  in the form of cash, 基础设施改善或其他由EDA确定的支持大规模扩大就业的支持. 如果基本就业岗位增加超过三分之一或30个净新增岗位,则补助金的价值可达有健康福利的全职员工岗位年工资增长2%的价值, 取较大的. This grant opportunity requires an annual payroll audit and a performance agreement.

Real Estate Rehabilitation and Renovation Program

这种税收抵免机会对住宅、多户住宅、商业和工业空间都有影响. 2018年1月生效, 住宅修复项目将提供长达10年的房地产税减免,以改善房屋价值. 多户型属性, those representing five or more units, will receive eight years of tax exemption. 商业和工业物业的修复和翻新价值将获得长达十年的免税. This effort has the potential for job creation for commercial and industrial uses.

欲知详情,请 contact the City Assessor at (434) 455-3830 or visit http://www.lynchburgva.gov/real-estate-rehabilitation-and-renovation-program

本地重建计划

旨在支持林奇堡市商业地产的中小规模投资, the 本地重建计划 supports a portion of qualified expenditures. Property requires at least 30% commercial use, and a minimum investment of $25,000. Proper permitting is required to qualify, and submitted project costs are verified by final building permit. 申请和最终的建筑许可证必须在5月1日之前提交上一个日历年(定义为3月1日至2月28日)完成的工作。. 资金将于6月30日前发放th. For more information and application forms, including the 得分矩阵, please contact the Office of Economic Development at 434-455-4494 or email 阿丽莎挤.meador@lynchburgva.政府.

工业园区物业

林奇堡市经济发展局拥有并管理两个工业园区. 主要合格投资, the EDA may offer sale or lease of property at attractive rates, build-to-lease or build-to-own arrangements, site preparation infrastructure improvements and/or other development assistance.

技术区

The entire 林奇堡市 is a certified 技术区. 符合条件的科技企业有资格享受当地净增资本投资和创造就业机会的税收优惠. 凡符合条件的技术企业,在技术区内或已在技术区内设立的,可按下列规定享受五年的营业执照税退税, a 75 percent reimbursement; for the second calendar year a 50 percent reimbursement; and for the third, fourth and fifth calendar years a 25 percent reimbursement.

  • Requires a minimum $100,000 net new capital investment
  • Within a 12-month period, hire five net new full-time employees
  • Wages equal to or greater than 200% of the federal minimum wage

For more information, contact Marjette Upshur, Director of Economic Development & 旅游 at (434) 455-4490 or marjette.厄普舒尔@lynchburgva.政府. 

工业收益债券

林奇堡市经济发展局是弗吉尼亚州联邦的一个政治分支机构,根据弗吉尼亚工业发展和收入债券法案组织和运作, 49章, 标题15.2、弗吉尼亚法典,1950年.

寻求为新制造设施或改善现有设施融资的公司可以通过使用工业收入债券(irb)以优惠的利率获得长期融资。. IRB由当地工业或经济发展部门颁发,用于为收购提供资金, construction and/or equipping of a facility or may be used to refinance existing IRBs. 医院和学校等非营利组织的设施也可以获得免税融资. 

林奇堡市经济发展局的费用包括不可退还的申请费, cost of advertisement for public hearing, Authority counsel fees and annually, 当宣传, 在截止日期的每个周年日,每年收取债券未偿还本金1%的十分之一的管理费 

债券发行需要林奇堡市经济发展局和林奇堡市议会在公开听证会上批准. For more information, contact Marjette Upshur, Director of Economic Development & 旅游 at (434) 455-4490 or marjette.厄普舒尔@lynchburgva.政府. 

机会区

2017年的《赌博十大平台排行》包括了一项新的振兴工具的条款, the Opportunity Zone and Opportunity Fund. 该计划将允许投资者通过将目前未实现的资本收益投资于符合条件的人口普查区,从而获得税收优惠, 或机会区. T在这里 are four federally-designated zones in the 林奇堡市. 

For more information on 机会区 in the Commonwealth of Virginia, including an interactive map of designated zones, please visit the Department of Housing and Community Development 地图查看器. You can view Lynchburg’s Zones at http://mapviewer.lynchburgva.政府/ParcelViewer/ and highlighting “机会区” on the left sidebar. 

More information from the Department of Housing & 社区发展计划 在这里

If you are interested in investment in projects or businesses in the 林奇堡市, please contact Marjette Upshur at marjette.厄普舒尔@lynchburgva.Gov (434) 455-4490. 

旅游区

2015年9月, 林奇堡市议会将整个城市建立为旅游区,以促进旅游业的持续发展和成功. 该市的旅游项目可能有资格获得弗吉尼亚联邦旅游发展融资计划, 这是由弗吉尼亚旅游公司和弗吉尼亚资源管理局管理的缺口融资项目. 联系 Marjette Upshur at marjette.厄普舒尔@lynchburgva.政府 赌博十大平台排行信息.

旅游 Development Financing Program

詹姆斯河艺术 & 文化区计划

艺术 & Cultural businesses located within the city’s 詹姆斯河艺术 & Cultural District are eligible for reimbursement of certain business license taxes, along with regulatory flexibility as applicable and approved. 有关在艺术区开展业务的更多信息,请致电(434)485-7291与我们的办公室联系.

经济发展和旅游办公室还管理着艺术区为非营利组织提供的资助基金, 有意参与或完成区内与艺术有关项目的企业及个人. Application deadline is August 1 and February 1 annually. 联系 Emelyn Gwynn Light at (434) 485-7291 or Mauresa.Nenadovich@lynchburgva.gov 浏览申请资料. 

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