Quantitative Strategies

Ridgeline supports clients with an extensive set of quantitative strategies and financial studies, from development impact fee nexus studies to highly customized fiscal analysis and anything in between.

Financial Analysis, Cost Allocation, and Policy Development

Ridgeline brings extended experience and diverse insight of strategic financial planning, cost allocation, and policy development to public agencies. We perform independent, objective, and well-documented financial analysis to help you address the ever-increasing taxpayer and rate-payer expectations for disclosure and transparency. Our financing and fiscal sustainability plans, cost allocation and reimbursement programs, and debt service capacity studies will equip you with a detailed and sustainable roadmap for funding construction, upgrades, operations, maintenance, and debt service requirements for public facilities and services with flexibility to accommodate diverse demand scenarios and to allocate general administrative and support costs fairly to each specific program and enterprise fund.

Contact Ridgeline to discuss your financial and economic analysis needs.

Public finance analysis for public agencies - fire department

Public Infrastructure Financing Strategies

Ridgeline offers a wide range of services to help you fund and finance public infrastructure improvements and establish prudent fiscal mechanisms for their ongoing operation and maintenance, including the following:

  • Infrastructure financing plans
  • Development impact fee nexus studies (AB 1600 fees)
  • Fiscal studies
  • Fee credit and reimbursement programs and administration

Contact Ridgeline to discuss your infrastructure financing needs.

Public infrastructure financing - backhoe equipment

Negotiation Support

Ridgeline provides quantitative analysis and support to public agencies during public-private partnership formation processes, service area consolidations, and other types of negotiations. We supply well-substantiated economic analysis for development agreements, infrastructure financing plans, mitigation measures, land swap agreements, and other key entitlement documents. We help with identifying appropriate public and private funding mechanisms and sources, including state and local funding programs, municipal debt structures, equity, WIFIA and TIFIA loans, commercial loans, Mello Roos Community Facilities Districts, Enhanced Infrastructure Financing Districts, etc.

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