Taft Chicago partner Graham Grady will moderate the "C-PACE Financing: An Innovative Means of Promoting Sustainability" panel hosted by the Lambda Alpha International (LAI) Ely Chapter, a global land economics society, on March 16. Click here to learn more about the event and register.
Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing is an exciting program that promotes sustainable building improvements and construction utilizing a creative and competitive financing structure. Two panelists will provide insight to the benefits of PACE, provide real world examples of successful PACE projects, and will explain how LAI members can utilize PACE financing within their specific fields of work.
Grady advises real estate developers, investors and property owners on land use entitlements. He is an independent director of The Pepper Companies, Inc. As a former City of Chicago Zoning Administrator, Buildings Commissioner and Ex-Officio member of the Chicago Plan Commission, his practice encompasses zoning, land use, economic incentives, building code compliance, licensing and government and legislative approvals. He is a member of the Commercial Club of Chicago, the Economic Club of Chicago and is the founder of Chicago African-Americans in Commercial Real Estate (Chi-AACRE). Grady is a past president of the Realty Club of Chicago and the Lawyers Club of Chicago.