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Seven Must-Knows Before Investing In Opportunity Zones

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Opportunity Zone Alliance member, David Brim, was featured in Forbes Finance council for his article “Seven Must-Knows Before Investing In…
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Seattle breaks ground on its first Opportunity Zone investment 

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The Opportunity Zones program was marketed as a way to help poor communities by offering major capital-gains tax breaks for…
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Scott Turner Provides his insight on Opportunity Zones

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Scott Turner provides his clarifications on Opportunity Zones. Scott Turner is the Executive Director of the White House Opportunity and…
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Opportunity Zones — the Legislation that makes the Un-investible, Investible Again

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There has been a lot of talk around Opportunity Zones—some of it insinuating that this legislation is just another ‘Republican…
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Opportunity Zones in the Show Biz, Areu Bros. Studios’

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An Atlanta-based film studio joins the excitement of Opportunity Zones. Their platform is targeting entertainment, technology and real estate industries…
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Life Science Corridor and Opportunity Zones expand Downtown Office Space

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Salt Lake City’s Department of Economic Development recently completed a prospectus for a Life Sciences Corridor that may boost demand…
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NFL Player Derrick Morgan promotes social impact investments with a $200M Qualified Opportunity Fund

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Linebacker, Derrick Morgan, from the Tennessee Titans announces his retirement after a nine-year NFL career. Morgan told Forbes last week,…
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Downtown San Jose opportunity zone turning to a transit-oriented development

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SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Urban Catalyst, a multi-asset opportunity zone fund based in San Jose, announced…
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Miami Design District OZ plans a Nine-Story Retail Development

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BH3 is planning a nine-story retail development in Miami Design District’s Opportunity Zone, The Real Deal has learned.The $55 million,…
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Cresset-Diversified Fund Plans to Boost the Economy in Denver’s RiNo Neighborhood

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Starting in early 2020, the partners will build North Wynkoop, a 10-story, 392-unit luxury community in Denver’s RiNo neighborhood.Source: www.multihousingnews.comCresset-Diversified…
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OZ Funds help expand Santa Fe College in Gainesville, FL

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The Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded a $4.8-million grant to Santa Fe College in Gainesville, Florida, to help construct…
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$1 Billion Opportunity Zone Tech Fund Being Raised by Bain Capital

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Bain will invest primarily in software and cybersecurity companiesWhen considering Opportunity funds, people are continuously thinking about real estate. However,…
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Puerto Rico Governor Seeks to Move $400M into Opportunity Zone Projects

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Nationwide, most of the areas face elevated poverty or limited household income.Source: finance-commerce.comPuerto Rico (P.R.) is seeking approval from the…
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Opportunity Zone Investing: How is Debt Handled in Determining the Basis Step-up After 10 Years?

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Investors in qualified opportunity zone partnerships are concerned about how their investment will be valued after 10 years when they…
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Second Round Of Opportunity Zone Regulations Released by IRS

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The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced the issuance of the second set of regulations Wednesday afternoon, concurrent with a…
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New Executive Order: Trump to Steer More Money to ‘Opportunity Zones’

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Mr. Trump’s order seeks to encourage development in the zones and reassure investors that they are viable places for investment.…
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The new hotness for tech billionaires? Do-gooder investments they can write off on their taxes.

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Sean Parker crafted a little-known part of the tax code called Opportunity Zones. Now every one-percenter in Silicon Valley wants…
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IRS Proposed Regulations for Qualified Opportunity Zone Funds

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Treasury issued Proposed Regulations and a Revenue Ruling on issues with investing in and forming Qualified Opportunity Zone Funds and…
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Benefits of Real Estate Investing in Opportunity Zones

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An Opportunity Zone aims to motivate economic development by providing tax benefits and incentives to real estate investors. What are…
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Arizona Opportunity Zones & Detailed Opportunity Zone Program Overview

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In this guest post reprinted from TRENDReport, Learn about Arizona's Opportunity Zones and Opportunity Funds, a collaborative effort of the…
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The Forbes Overview of the Opportunity Zones Program

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For the first time in history, a vacant parcel of land on the Lower East Side of Manhattan has a…
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An Increasing Number of New Real Estate Funds Target Opportunity Zones

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The more than 8,700 certified Opportunity Zones are leashing considerable number of new CRE investment funds.Source: www.nreionline.comNational RE Investors Online…
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Opportunity Zone Funds to Deliver Tax Breaks & Community Impact

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The new tax act allows investors to funnel capital gains into economically distressed areas, but investors want proof of impact...Source:…
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Opportunity Zones: The Tax Efficient Investment Of The Future

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The Investing In Opportunity Act has created Opportunize Zones across America for Opportunity Funds and entrepreneurs to invest in for…
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Goldman Sachs Explores Opportunity Zone Funds

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Aug. 30, 2018 2:57 p.m. ET Goldman Sachs is considering setting up “opportunity funds” to give clients access to a…
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