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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Law, 1995
    • B.S., University of Missouri, 1992

Rich Wood counsels clients on real estate development projects, including economic development incentives and land use approvals.   Rich brings more than 20 years of experience in real estate development matters across Missouri, and is able to assist clients from the project structuring phase through the closing of permanent financing. His experience includes:

  • Tax increment financing (TIF)
  • Transportation development districts (TDD)
  • Community improvements districts (CID)
  • Chapter 100 industrial revenue bonds
  • Chapter 353 tax abatement
  • Planning and zoning approvals
  • Development agreement negotiation
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Safeguards and Performance Standards for Economic Development Projects
Speaker, Missouri Economic Development Financing Association Annual Conference and the Missouri Municipal League Annual Conference 
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Tax Increment Financing 101
Speaker, Missouri Association of Counties Annual Conference & Expo
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TIF 101: Advice for Municipalities Considering the First Use of Tax Increment Financing
Co-author, Missouri Municipal Review
August 2009