Lease Purchase Financing

Title Abstract Publication Date
A Planner's Guide to Financing Public Improvements. [California] A Planner's Guide describes statutory financing options available to California communities. Its primary purpose is to provide city and county planners with a general discussion of methods of... 05/31/1997
A Review of School Facilities Programs and Analysis of School Facility Needs. Provides descriptive information on each of the four central components of Maine's school facilities program: major capital school construction, school revolving renovation program, leased space... 02/28/2006
ABC's of School Funding. [Qualified Public Education Facility Bonds] Qualified Public Education Facility Bonds (QPEFs) are a potential funding mechanism for both charters and public schools. QPEFs are a type of exempt facility bond created under section 422 of the... 12/31/2002
Act Concerning the Use of Public-Private Partnerships by School Districts [Arkansas] Defines public-public partnership as a contractual agreement between a school district and another governmental agency, political subdivision, or institution of higher education to meet a clearly... 02/28/2005
Alternative Project Delivery, as Seen from the Quality Assurance Viewpoint. Examines the features of alternative school project delivery methods available in California, including multiple contracts, design-build, agency construction management, lease-leaseback, and... 03/31/2010
Alternatives to Construction [Portland Public Schools] This white paper explores program changes, the use of modular classrooms, leasing, and public/private partnerships as alternatives to new construction and major renovation of Portland, Oregon's... 03/19/2012
America's Choice High School. Profiles this 500-student Sacramento high school financed by a collaborative lease-leaseback arrangement. 12/31/2007
Association for Governmental Leasing and Finance The AGL&F is a non-profit association of companies engaged in municipal leasing activities. It provides education about tax-exempt leasing and financing. The AGL&F publishes national surveys...
Builder Turns Landlord in School Construction Plan. Discusses the public-private financing partnership for funding the new Inderkum High School in Natomas, California, in which the school district and a private developer entered into a “lease-... 07/27/2003
Bursting at the Seams: Financing and Planning for Rising Enrollments Using existing and new facilities more efficiently could accommodate increased student enrollment while producing significant savings in capital and operating costs. Ontario's Ministry of... 05/31/1997
Capital Financing of Schools: A Comparison of Lease Purchase Revenue Bonds and General Obligation Bonds. This article uses Texas as an example of the distinction between lease purchase revenue (LPR) bonds and general obligation (GO) bonds. The study shows that LPR bonds typically have a higher interest... 06/30/2002
Case Study. Browning School and Silver Spring Neighborhood Center. [Milwaukee, Wisconsin] This unique project brought together three partners – a school, a nonprofit community agency, and a city housing authority. Located on land within West Lawn housing complex owned by the U.S.... 12/31/2004
Case Study. Downtown Partnership Elementary School. Tampa, Florida Hillsborough County Public School System entered into a lease with First Presbyterian Church to house a K-5th grade elementary school. Hillsborough County Public School System contracted with Easter... 12/31/1998
Charter School Facilities Requirements: A Guide for Developers, Brokers and Landlords Guide to charter school fundamentals, economics and facilities requirements, as well as to the key issues and considerations regarding leases. Since the vast majority of charter schools are housed in... 10/31/2007
Charter Schools Benefit Community Economic Development. Charter schools have proven an effective tool for urban economic development by reviving communities, providing services, and renovating older buildings. Because charter schools are not provided with... 10/31/2003
Cooperative Agreements for Shared Use Facilities. Presents a legal perspective on what a shared facility is; describes typical partners in a shared use arrangement; and identifies common locations, anticipated purposes, and funding sources. Also... 05/02/2001
Coral Park Education Center. Profiles this multi-building campus funded by a lease-back arrangement between the developer and the local school district. Building statistics, a list of the project participants, cost details, a... 04/30/2009
Creating Schools Without Capital. A shortage of capital and appropriate education facilities prompted the Edmonton (Alberta) Public Schools to explore creative solutions such as leasing retrofitted facilities to house new academic... 04/30/2001
Creative Capital Financing: Lease Purchase and Leasing Air Space (The Florida Approach) Discusses lease purchase financing of capital construction as introduced in Florida and cites six benefits as follows: no public referendum, no increase in local tax, tax exempt bonds, design build... 10/31/1983
Crunching the Numbers for LEED K-12 Schools. Suggests a process for estimating the costs of building a new LEED-certified schools, beginning with client goals and continuing through the design and construction process. Maintaining alignment... 03/31/2008
Debunking the Real Estate Risk of Charter Schools. Presents research that addresses the wariness that lenders and landlords often have concerning charter schools as clients. One commonly cited survey appears to show that nearly one in ten charter... 12/31/2004
Doing More With Lease. In an attempt to acquire electronic equipment and make it more affordable, schools are investigating leasing programs. This discusses the use of leasing programs as an equipment-acquisition tool. Why... 05/31/1999
Doing More with Less: Using Real Estate Assets to Fulfill the Institution's Mission. Describes a business approach to management of a higher education institution's real estate holdings, with quantified goals for return that accommodate sale, leasing, and joint ventures. 03/31/2005
Energy Smart Schools Teach Everyone Lessons. Discusses creative ways to finance high-performance school construction or energy-saving improvements. These include using the district's own funds to finance small projects and then using the... 09/30/2010
Facilities Financing. New Models for Districts That Are Creating Schools Now. This report outlines innovative ways school districts are meeting their facilities needs outside the traditional sources of facilities financing. Non-traditional funding strategies include private... 01/31/2004