Building on its analytical strengths and the depth of expertise of its advisors, Columbia Capital regularly undertakes consulting assignments for its clients. These assignments include:
• Sophisticated financial modeling
• Policy development and analysis
• Cost-benefit analysis
• Legislative analysis and advice
• Financial process improvements
Columbia also maintains an active economic development consulting and advisory practice, assisting issuer clients with analysis of development proposals, creation and management of economic development districts (TIF, TDD, CID, etc.), plan of finance development for financing transactions, and cost-benefit and rate of return analyses for public incentives.
Finally, the firm is active in innovative economic development finance structures, such as public/private partnerships (P3) and securing allocations for and advising on transactions on behalf of borrowers of New Markets Tax Credits transactions.