Last year’s tax reform created massive incentives for holders of unrealized capital gains to put their money into so-called “Opportunity Zones” (OZs) — economically distressed census tracts across the US. This year, the nascent Opportunity Zone industry has been ramping up at breakneck pace with the 8,700 census tracts designed to opportunity zones were finalized in June 2018. These areas make up 11% of the country with the total market estimated around $6 trillion.
In this Opportunity Zones webinar hosted on September 20, 2019, a panel of industry experts discussed the game-changing nature of the Opportunity Zone program for fund managers, issuers, developers, entrepreneurs, and communities. These experts discussed the basics of the Opportunity Zone Program, how to set up an Opportunity Zone Fund, real-world case studies of OZ Funds, and more