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Fighting Fraud in Opportunity Zones
The need for transparency in Opportunity Zones The Opportunity Zones Initiative has been a historic success, giving those committed to helping underserved communities the ability to drive investment toward the areas that need it most. But until the government makes the changes necessary to support those OZ projects that are doing good and weed out those that are taking advantage of a worthwhile program, it falls on industry leaders to commit to best practices in [...]
Why Now May Be the Time to Consider a DST for Your 1031 Exchange
Current market conditions only add to the potential benefits of Delaware Statutory Trusts in 2023 The realities of the current real estate market mean those looking to perform a 1031 exchange have had to adjust their strategies and be prepared for complications. But for some, the concern goes deeper: higher mortgage rates and difficulty in qualifying for a loan could affect both the person purchasing your relinquished property’s ability to complete the deal and your [...]
2023 Impact & ESG Outlook
New Challenges and Opportunities in EB-5, OZ, and more Two findings from our forthcoming Impact investing survey – to be released in full next month – encapsulate the complex year ahead for ESG and Impact investing: First, investor perceptions towards ESG and Impact investing are overwhelmingly positive – a notion supported by another recent report, which sees ESG investing “soaring” 84% to nearly $35 trillion by 2026. Second, nearly two-thirds of US respondents believe the [...]
Experts Weigh In on the State of EB-5 in 2023
Now that investors and Regional Centers have had time to process the changes of the RIA, what can we expect from EB-5 this year? 2022 was an eventful year for the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. After the Regional Center program had been allowed to expire, it was resurrected with the passage of the EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act of 2022. Then came a lot of confusion about the law’s new compliance rules, a lawsuit, and [...]
Impact Medallion Project Spotlight: Opportunity Alabama
How OPAL Fund’s commercial real estate projects are creating an impact-generating ecosystem in Alabama. The JTC Americas Impact Medallion Program recognizes impact fund managers and industry stakeholders who embrace best practices in security, transparency, and compliance. In this series, we’ll showcase Impact Medallion recipients and how they’re leading the way on Impact. The Opportunity Zones Initiative got off to a slow start because of a lack of clarity around its rules and a lack of [...]
Is 2023 the Year of the Small-Cap Private Equity Fund?
A variety of factors are making smaller funds popular at the right moment to lead the industry into a hyper-focused, impact-conscious future. Private Equity has long been dominated by well-established funds that attract substantial amount of capital because of their strong track records. Private Equity International reported $727.3 billion raised among more than 1,520 funds closed in 2022, while also noting that the ten largest funds they covered raised more than $160 billion of that [...]