Historic Properties and Navigating Adopted Building Codes

Rachel Consolloy Nugent of Rosin Preservation and Paul Stark of Stark Wilson Duncan Architects presented a Virtual Nooniversity to AIA - Kansas City. The discussion examined how to mesh preservation requirements with contemporary building and fire

Stacking Incentives
in Kankakee, Illinois

We are excited to share this guest commentary from David Baron, Marketing Committee Chair for the Kankakee Development Corporation. With a historic urban core only blocks from prime riverfront land, Downtown Kankakee, Illinois is poised for

The Flashcube
This not your traditional historic building

Executive Plaza Office Building (The Flashcube) A historic tax credit rehabilitation is transforming a 1970s office building into residential apartments in downtown Kansas City. This not your traditional historic building. As such, it offers some unique

HTC Update
California Historic Tax Credit

California now has a state historic tax Credit SB 451 authorizes a California state historic tax credit beginning January 1, 2021 with a sunset date of January 1, 2016. The annual program cap will be $50

Illinois Historic Tax Credit (IL-HTC)

Illinois has expanded their state historic tax credit to make the 25% rehabilitation tax credit available to projects across the state. In its first year (2019), there is a $3 million cap per-project and

Update
New Missouri HTC Rules

Rosin Preservation attended the DED Rules and Regulations Workshop hosted by Historic Revitalization for Missouri held in Kansas City on May 21. DED staff Mark Pauley and Bongkotch Anderson provided an update on the new

Kemper / Hy-Vee Arena
The long view

It’s always gratifying to see a project from its inception to its final completion. This one started with a phone call, and ultimately transformed the fate of a civic symbol and the West Bottoms District. Wideawake

In the Know
Opportunity Zones 101

We are excited to share this guest commentary from Christine Johnston of MarksNelson Certified Public Accountants. We asked Christine about Opportunity Zone investment incentives. Created by the 2017 federal Tax Reform bill,  this incentive allows investors