Tag: tax incentives

Data Center: The Politics of Data Centers – NY, Texas, Missouri

Posted 01.11.2010 | Categories: Data Centers | No Comments

In recent years we’ve seen data centers become embroiled in state politics on topics such as whether to build new state data centers to manage citizens’ tax and benefit issues, where to put those data centers, who to hire to operate them, and whether to offer tax incentives to establish a state as a destination […]

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Film: Film-Makers Cheer New Film Studio in Portland

Film: Film-Makers Cheer New Film Studio in Portland

Posted 09.16.2009 | Categories: Media Production Infrastructure | No Comments

Maine’s largest film studio was officially opened today in Portland. The 43,000 square foot facility is the first of its scale in the state and has film industry professionals energized by the hope that it will provide a major boost to Maine’s creative economy. As Gov. John Baldacci cut the ribbon – or to be […]

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Film: Tax credit should keep cameras rolling in N.C.

Posted 09.16.2009 | Categories: Media Production Infrastructure | No Comments

RALEIGH — State film boosters said this week a more generous tax credit agreed to by Gov. Beverly Perdue should help return more lights, cameras and action to North Carolina with more movie and television deals — and ultimately more jobs. In a ceremony at the old Capitol building, Perdue signed into law a bill […]

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Film: $146M Unity Studios film complex breaks ground

Film: $146M Unity Studios film complex breaks ground

Posted 09.10.2009 | Categories: Media Production Infrastructure | No Comments

Allen Park — Unity Studios, the film studio complex slated to bring soundstages, production facilities and a training institute to a former Visteon Corp. facility, broke ground Thursday, becoming the first of three such projects in Michigan to begin construction. Politicians involved in landing the deal with Unity — whose founder, Southfield native Jimmy Lifton, […]

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Media Production: New film production studio planned

Media Production: New film production studio planned

Posted 07.16.2009 | Categories: Media Production Infrastructure | No Comments

A building that houses light manufacturing and warehouse space is expected to be soon bustling with film crews after its purchase by the Connecticut Film Center. Headquartered in Stamford and with facilities in Norwalk, the center plans to house its production and soundstage facilities in the 155,000-square-foot building at 300 Stillwater Ave., which it purchased […]

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Senior Housing: State awards tax credits for Ellenville senior homes

Posted 07.12.2009 | Categories: Self Storage, Senior Housing/Assisted Living | No Comments

The state Division of Housing has awarded tax credits that will allow a local developer to build 42 additional units of senior housing next to Ellenville Hospital.  Construction on the multi-million expansion is scheduled to start in September. It’s being built by developer Jonah Mandelbaum’s Warwick Properties, Inc.  The first 57 units built last year […]

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Student Housing: 4Eleven absorption moves Concannon project forward; unversity and film industry also spur commercial real estate leasing

Student Housing: 4Eleven absorption moves Concannon project forward; unversity and film industry also spur commercial real estate leasing

Posted 07.11.2009 | Categories: Media Production Infrastructure, Student Housing | No Comments

The absorption rate of units at the 4Eleven Lofts student housing project on East Washington Street is pushing forward the development of a potentially larger student development right next door. Michael Concannon, owner of 425 E. Washington, said the fact that 4Eleven has leased two-thirds of its 342 beds shows a healthy demand for new […]

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Media Production: Hollywood workers choose tax-friendly states over California

Media Production: Hollywood workers choose tax-friendly states over California

Posted 06.12.2009 | Categories: Media Production Infrastructure | No Comments

A 25-year veteran of the film industry, William Gilpin lived in Los Angeles his entire life until he moved to New Mexico at the end of 2007. The construction coordinator works on cable network AMC’s hit series Breaking Bad, about a chemistry teacher who turns to a life of drug-dealing after being diagnosed with cancer. […]

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Media Production: Kiplinger’s Ranks Albuquerque a Top City

Media Production: Kiplinger’s Ranks Albuquerque a Top City

Posted 06.11.2009 | Categories: Media Production Infrastructure | No Comments

Thanks to New Mexico’s commitment to creating jobs in the film, computer animation, 3-D, digital media and solar industries, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance magazine ranked the city of Albuquerque No. 2 on its Best Cities 2009 list. The magazine ranked cities on employment in the face of recession and on potential job growth. Much of that […]

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