Wayne Hofmann

LocalCode employs a range of strategies to best engage in mission-aligned Main Street real estate development. Operating agreements, financing structures that support community ownership, and integrate a transparent preset buyout mechanism for the local community to acquire majority ownership over time. The LocalCode Apprenticeship program, an affiliated nonprofit educational institution, a tenant pipeline benefiting from mentorship by successful locally owned businesses feeds the real estate.

People Make the Place

People Make the Place

Tim’s Place. Cole’s. “The Sign.” The photo posted on Facebook was startling. A downtown, inundated in 5 feet of water. A dam had failed three hours earlier, 9 miles upstream, causing a substantial failure of the Sanford Dam....