PLDO Partner John (Jay) R. Gowell Releases ‘Fundamentals of a Business Transaction for a Public Development Project’ Informational Video


PLDO Partner John (Jay) R. Gowell, a member of the firm’s Corporate & Business Team, has released ‘The Fundamentals of a Business Transaction for a Public Development Project’, the sixth broadcast in the PLDO series of online informational videos available to the public on the firm’s website at, and its YouTube channel, In the video, Attorney Gowell guides the viewer through four steps critical to ensuring a successful business transaction and explores the options for financing public development projects, including ‘Tax Increment Financing’, which provides an incentive for companies to help offset site development and infrastructure costs, as well as municipalities that are seeking substantial tax revenues for the life of the project.

Attorney Gowell has extensive experience in the areas of corporate law, finance and real estate development in both the private and public sectors. He has represented many private developers, public agencies and corporate clients in development, permitting, construction, leasing and financing transactions, and in the purchase and sale of office buildings, shopping centers, assisted living facilities, nursing homes and other real estate assets.

Other featured videos in the PLDO broadcast series include topics on Public Private Partnerships, Preventing Fraud and Abuse in Health Care, Social Media in the Workplace, PLDO’s Nonprofit Center for Excellence and Employment Law.

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