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MassDevelopment Introduces Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE)

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Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Massachusetts is here!
The new financing mechanism allows owners of commercial buildings to finance energy improvements and repay via a special assessment on their property tax bill that stays with the property when sold.   
PACE Process and Eligibility
  • Individual municipalities may opt into PACE by a majority vote of the city or town council or the board of selectmen, as appropriate.
  • Properties eligible for financing through PACE include:
    - Commercial buildings
    - Industrial buildings
    - Multi-family buildings with five or more units
    - Buildings owned by a nonprofit organization
  • Improvements eligible for financing through PACE must be permanently fixed to the property. Eligible improvements include:
    - Energy efficiency upgrades
    - Renewable energy
    - Extension of existing natural gas distribution to a property
Visit to review PACE Massachusetts guidelines and other program information, or call 617-330-2000 and we will connect you with a business development representative. 

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