In light of the significant impact that the COVID-19 emergency is having on businesses, the State of New Jersey is providing some relief to companies that have been granted tax incentive awards pursuant to the Grow New Jersey Assistance Act ("GrowNJ").
In Parts 1 and 2 of this series, we discussed the circumstances that led to the planned phase-out of the London Inter-bank Offered Rate, commonly referred to as “LIBOR” and the proposed replacement rate known as the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (“SOFR”). In this last part of the series, we will present the proposed language recommended by the Alternative Reference Rate Committee (“ARRC”) to be used in new contracts that reference LIBOR.
On April 9, 2019, the New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) authorized the creation of a revised Brownfields Loan Program (the "Program") to provide low-interest financing to borrowers in an effort to facilitate remediation of vacant or underdeveloped brownfields sites and return such sites to full and productive use, particularly in the under-served communities within the State. The Program is an expansion of the NJEDA's existing Brownfields Loan Program.
A recent change in the law now allows for all types of affordable housing development projects to get credits and reductions for sewer and water connection fees. Shareholder Jeffrey Winitsky explains.