Economic Development

We have played an active and innovative role in financing a variety of projects designed to foster economic development or more efficient administration and operation of public purpose facilities or systems.  The financing techniques used by our professionals have included both taxable and tax-exempt project revenue bonds, special tax bonds, tax increment bonds, privatization and various forms of lease-based financing. 

Wye River is an active member of the Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA).  Our ability to evaluate various structures and determine the structure most efficient under existing market conditions is invaluable to our clients. 

Representative economic development projects and clients include:

Public Private Partnerships

  • Washington Suburban Sanitation Commission
  • Northeast Maryland Waste Disposal Authority
  • MEDCO (Various Privatized Student Housing Facilities)
  • Washington County School Board
  • U.S. DoD Laboratory for Telecommunications Sciences 
  • Bolling AFB Utility Privatization 
  • Maryland Stadium Authority (Baseball and Football Stadiums)
  • Florida Marlins Training Facility
  • City of New Orleans Aquarium
  • Boston Museum of Science
  • Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa & Marina

TIF and Special Tax Districts

  • Urbana Development District 
  • Pelican Marsh Community Development District 
  • Lely Community Development District 
  • Key Marco Community Development District

New Market Tax Credit Transactions


EB-5 Financings

  • National Law Enforcement Museum

How An Effective Financial Advisor Can Make A Difference

A presentation to the CDFA National Development Finance Summit

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