Hotel Branding and the Historic Tax Credit

Using historic tax credits (HTCs) and successfully completing a hotel rehabilitation project is a logical choice to cater to the growing group of heritage-minded tourists. However, these projects can pose a variety of challenges depending on if the property is a former hotel or an adaptive reuse, or if the final product is for an independent hotel or a chain. In the end, a little creativity goes a long way to meet the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Rehabilitation (Standards) and achieve a successful rehabilitation.