Carmen Group’s Government Finance team specializes in helping clients secure public sector financing for large-scale economic development projects nationwide. Our team manages political support through project completion and creates strategies to ensure that complex projects are approved by the local jurisdiction and optimize and secure all available local and federal funding. Carmen Group is a noted expert in federal funding opportunities in the transportation, housing, environment, water resources, and economic development areas, as well as in tax incentives for housing, retail and entertainment uses. Carmen Group’s proven success in Government Finance includes advising on projects to secure Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) and Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) authorizations, HUD Section 108 financing, and in gap funding via local Tax Increment Financing (TIF) and Payment in-Lieu of Taxes (PILOT). Over the last decade alone, Carmen Group has secured over a quarter of a billion dollars for mixed-use projects.