Posts Tagged ‘Qualified Opportunity Zone’

New Tax Benefits are a Hot Topic, but Questions Remain

Opportunity Zones and Real Estate Offer Significant Tax Benefits through Incentives

New tax incentives could catalyze billions of dollars in development and investment in 8,700 federally designated Opportunity Zones across the U.S. The question, observers say, is how the program will actually work: While some investors and developers are forging ahead with projects in these low-income areas, others aim to wait until regulators clarify the rules.

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Opportunity Zones Development: HQ2 as a Cautionary Tale

Opportunity Zones Development Risk

Amazon’s announcement that it plans to pull the plug on HQ2 in New York is a cautionary tale for Opportunity Zone investors. Amazon justified its about-face by citing fierce opposition from what The New York Times described as “a group of activists and elected officials who objected to a suite of corporate sweeteners and tax breaks.”…

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Qualified Opportunity Funds: The Real Estate Industry Weighs In

Real Estate Industry Submits Opportunity Zone Comments to Treasury and IRS -

While the government shutdown is holding up the public hearing, we feel it may be instructive to continue to dig into the comment letters submitted on the proposed Qualified Opportunity Zone legislation. One early takeaway was that several real estate industry groups submitted letters, and we wanted to summarize the comments made by those groups…

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Opportunity Zone Comment Letters

Opportunity Zone Funds Proposed Legislation Comment Letters

Opportunity Zone comment letters are hitting the desks of Treasury Department and IRS officials now that the comment period for proposed regulations is over. The next public hearing will be held at a date to be announced after the resolution of the government shutdown. There are currently (as of Feb 12th) a total of 175…

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Interactive Opportunity Zone Map with MSAs

Opportunity Zones in Top MSAs [Interactive Map]

This is the latest addition to our library of Qualified Opportunity Zone Maps. This map shows the Qualified Opportunity Zones which touch Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) having a population of over 500,000 people. Boundaries showing MSAs with population over 500,000, showing: Population (2010 Census and 2017 Estimate) Change in Resident Population Births and Deaths Net…

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Opportunity Zones, Student Housing – Interactive Map

Opportunity Zones for Student Housing

Specific asset classes have the potential to benefit from Opportunity Zones, Student Housing is one of the first that come up. This is because college towns tend to have high-density populations of students who are intentionally unemployed while attending school full-time. In many cases, these colleges are expensive to attend and the student population is…

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Tampa Opportunity Zones – Interactive Map

Qualified Opportunity Zones - Interactive Map - Tampa Bay

Use our Interactive Opportunity Zone Map to evaluate opportunities and perform site selection in Qualified Opportunity Zones in the Tampa Bay Area. The box in the upper-right corner of the map allows you to quickly enter an address to see if it falls within a Census Tract which is a Tampa Opportunity Zone. We have…

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Interactive Opportunity Zone Map

Opportunity Zone Map

Use our Interactive Opportunity Zone Map to evaluate opportunities and perform site selection in Qualified Opportunity Zones. LATEST UPDATES: We now have a separate map that shows the major MSAs and the Qualified Opportunity Zones located therein Added direct links to Census Bureau for each Opportunity Zone Census Tract showing: Household Income Population Color-coded Qualified…

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