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Economic Impact Study Summit

Join Preservation Virginia and the Center for Urban and Regional Analysis at Virginia Commonwealth University (CURA@VCU)  November 10, 2016, at the Library of Virginia for a morning program about our Economic Impact Studies and their public policy implications:

PHASE I: Economic Impact of Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit Programs in Virginia

PHASE II: 30 Years of Impact: How the Main Street Program Has Revitalized Virginia Communities

PHASE III: The Economic Impact of Heritage Tourism in Virginia


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Participants in the Summit include:

  • John Accordino, Interim Dean, L. Douglas Wilder School of Government & Public Affairs
  • Fabrizio Fasulo, Research Associate, CURA@VCU
  • Hunter Jamerson, Macaulay & Jamerson
  • Julie Langan, Director and State Historic Preservation Officer, DHR
  • Kyle Meyer, Community Revitalization Specialist, DHCD
  • Trip Pollard, Vice President and Chair of Public Policy, Preservation Virginia

 Preliminary Agenda (October 26, 2016)

9:00 a.m.   Welcome by Library of Virginia and Elizabeth Kostelny 

9:15 a.m.   John Accordino - Historic Tax Credit Study

9:30 a.m.   Julie Langan - Significance of Historic Tax Credits and their impact

9:40 a.m.   Fabrizio Fasulo - Main Street Impact Study

9:55 a.m.   Kyle Meyer, DHCD - Significance of the Main Street Program and its impact

10:05 a.m. John Accordino - Heritage Tourism Study, its significance and impact

10:30 a.m. Break

10:45 - 11:15 a.m. Trip Pollard & Hunter Jamerson - Preview of the upcoming General Assembly Session 

11:15 - noon  Panel Discussion