Heritage Places Renewal Loan Scheme TAS


The Heritage Places Renewal Loan Scheme provides owners of heritage listed properties with low interest loans to refurbish a property for tourism and business.
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What do you get?

Low interest loans of between $100,000 and $1.5 million.

Who is this for?

Owners of heritage listed properties in Tasmania.

Overview

The Heritage Places Renewal Loan Scheme provides owners of Tasmanian heritage listed properties with low interest loans to help them use their property to operate within the visitor economy.

Uses for the funding include, but are not limited to:

  • altering a heritage property to become boutique visitor accommodation, or upgrading existing accommodation
  • converting a heritage building, space, barn or outbuilding to become a café, retail outlet, gallery, cellar door or other business premises that target visitors
  • renovating an historic hotel / pub to restore its heritage appearance and internal features
  • upgrading and extending the footprint of an established business in a heritage building to facilitate visitor access

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, you must:

  • own a heritage listed property from which you operate or intend to operate one of the following types of businesses
    • tourism outlet
    • accommodation venue
    • hospitality outlet
    • cellar door operations
    • other business types within the visitor economy
  • operate as a sole trader, trust, partnership or private company
  • demonstrate a clear need for the loan
  • be a business registered for tax purposes in Australia with an Australian Business Number (ABN) and be registered for GST
  • have ongoing financial viability and be able to repay the loan within five years
  • undertake an approved activity that broadly includes refurbishment, expansion, development, conservation or deferred maintenance of your heritage property

Find out more about the eligibility criteria at Heritage Places Renewal Loan Scheme.

How do you apply?

Find out more about how to apply at Heritage Places Renewal Loan Scheme.

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