Georgia-filmed ‘Baby Driver’ contributed $30.1 million to economy

Written by: on June 27, 2017

Georgia-filmed “Baby Driver” generated a $30.1 million economic impact, according to the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Office of Film, Music and Digital Entertainment. The film, which was in production in Georgia from November 2015 to June 2016, hired more than 2,200 local workers who took home more than $15 million in wages. Read Full […]


Monarch Private Capital Closes MPC Trent Chambers, LLC Fund

Written by: on June 13, 2017

Atlanta, GA, June 12, 2017 (Newswire.com) – Monarch Private Capital (MPC), a leading syndicator and investor of tax credits, is pleased to announce the closing of MPC Trent Chambers, LLC for the transfer of $15 million dollars of New Jersey Economic Redevelopment & Growth (ERG) tax credits. Paul Sassano, Director of Tax Credit Investments for […]

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“Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” shows how far Georgia has come as the Hollywood of the South

Written by: on May 9, 2017

It’s expected to be one of the heftiest box office hits of the summer (and year) — but before Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 opens this weekend, the film had a preview screening April 30 at the Fox Theatre. The sequel to the surprise hit of 2014 was filmed in Georgia at Pinewood Atlanta Studios […]


Atlanta Commits To 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2035

Written by: on May 3, 2017

The city becomes the 27th in the U.S. to pledge to go totally green. By Chris D’Angelo WASHINGTON — Atlanta lawmakers approved a measure on Monday aimed at powering the city entirely on renewable energy sources, including solar and wind, by 2035. A resolution introduced by city council member Kwanza Hall and unanimously approved commits […]

Monarch Private Capital Hosts Community Easter Egg Hunt at Centennial Place

Written by: on April 23, 2017

Children from Atlanta’s Centennial Park community enjoyed an Easter egg hunt hosted by employees from Monarch Private Capital’s Atlanta office on the grounds of Integral Group’s Centennial Place Apartments, a 60-acre comprehensive downtown neighborhood revitalization project. It was a spectacular day filled with smiling children, candy-filled eggs, face painting, games and a special guest appearance […]

Chrissie Merrill Hosts Influencer Panel Today at the AFCI Locations Show and Global Production & Finance Conference: Georgia on My Mind, Filmmaking in the Peach State

Written by: on April 10, 2017

Monarch Private Capital’s film finance and tax credits executive hosts panel discussion addressing film tax credits, location choice and Georgia’s powerful film culture  – Thursday April 6, 2017, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Los Angeles, CA) April 6, 2017 – An influential panel of executives in production, legal and financial segments of the film industry […]

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NC green energy industry employs 34,000, census reports

Written by: on March 25, 2017

By Bruce Henderson North Carolina renewable energy and energy efficiency businesses have created the equivalent of 34,000 full-time jobs and generate $6.4 billion a year in revenue, an industry group says. Energy efficiency led the way, the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association said in an annual report, accounting for about half the jobs and $2.5 […]


Savannah adds 10% city incentive to Georgia’s 20-30% transferrable tax credits

Written by: on March 21, 2017

The oldest city in Georgia, Savannah bursts with southern charm and atmospheric locations. Its cobblestone streets, historic buildings, and Bonaventure Cemetery – made famous by the novel and movie “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil” – can add instant texture and production value to film and TV shoots. A 10% rebate on qualified […]

Monarch Private Capital Participates in Georgia Film Day at the State Capitol

Written by: on March 16, 2017

Monarch Private Capital has been a longtime supporter of the Georgia film industry, recently hosting a panel discussion with other businesses at Sundance Film Festival promoting the benefits of filmmaking in Georgia. Yesterday, the company turned out to show its support again at the state capitol for Georgia Film Day. Hosted by the Georgia Film, Music […]


Peter Rourk to Lead the National Expansion of Monarch Private Capital

Written by: on March 8, 2017

Charlotte, NC (March 8, 2017) – Monarch Private Capital (MPC), a national investor in affordable housing, solar energy, and historic preservation, announced the promotion of Peter Rourk to Head of National Sales.  In this new role, Rourk will lead the nationwide expansion of the company’s operations through strategic tax credit investment programs. Rourk joined the […]