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Weekly show featuring interviews with opportunity zones professionals and experts. If it impacts opportunity zones or the opportunity funds industry, we cover it here.

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What are some of the factors that may make Puerto Rico a compelling destination for Opportunity Zone investment, particularly in a post-COVID world? Eric Berman is chief investment officer and Adrian Beales is director of sales at Lifeafar Capital, a boutique private equity real estate firm with two OZ projects in Puerto Rico. Transcript and show notes available at OpportunityDb.com
How has the Opportunity Zone marketplace evolved over the past 2+ years and how will it continue to evolve going forward? Peter Truog is founder of The Opportunity Exchange, a marketplace that connects impactful Opportunity Zone projects to capital sources. The Opportunity Exchange is a key partner in OZ Pitch Day. Transcript and show notes at OpportunityDb.com
After raising over $200 million for Qualified Opportunity Zone investment, how is one OZ fund creating impact with essential housing? Clark Spencer is senior vice president at Grubb Properties, a vertically integrated real estate operating company founded in 1963. Transcript and show notes available at OpportunityDb.com
If you’re an investor with capital gains, how can you find your Opportunity Zone investment and get invested before the newly extended deadline of March 31, 2021? OpportunityDb's OZ Pitch Day 2021 online event is coming to help. OZ Pitch Day 2021 will take place on Tuesday, March 9, 2021 and will feature educational content and pitches from roughly one dozen Qualified Opportunity Funds. Visit OZPitchDay.com to learn more and register today.
How can five different groups of Opportunity Zone stakeholders come together to make the program a success? And what can we expect the Biden administration to do with Opportunity Zones? Steve Glickman is founder and CEO of Develop LLC, an Opportunity Zones advisory firm, and was previously co-founder and CEO of the Economic Innovation Group. Ira Weinstein is managing principal and Opportunity Zones practice leader at CohnReznick, a professional services firm. Transcript and show notes on OpportunityDb.com
Why is 2021 expected to be a big year for Opportunity Zones and what are some of the key deadlines that investors and fund issuers should be aware of? Ashley Tison is an Opportunity Zone consultant and attorney based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Along with Jimmy Atkinson, he is co-founder of OZ Pros, an Opportunity Zone advisory firm. Transcript and show notes available at OpportunityDb.com
What are some of the best ways to find Opportunity Zone investors in 2021? Jeffrey Maganis is co-founder of Crowdcreate, a digital marketing company that focuses on investor outreach for private equity funds. Will Walker is Crowdcreate's director of business development. Transcript and show notes at OpportunityDb.com
What does it take to be a shrewd Opportunity Zone investor? Several Opportunity Zone experts provided their insights on a live panel recorded on November 17, 2020 during OZ Pitch Day, titled "Being a Shrewd Opportunity Zone Investor." Today's podcast episode is the audio version of that panel. Moderated by OpportunityDb founder Jimmy Atkinson, the panel featured Dave Kunz of Hall Venture Partners, Rocco Forino of DealConnectHub, Jeffrey Maganis of Crowdcreate, Chris Cooley of OZworks Group, and Gerry Reihsen of Coasis Coalition. Transcript and show notes on OpportunityDb.com
Why should investors consider workforce housing as a stable Opportunity Zone investment strategy? Riaz Taplin is principal and founder of Riaz Capital, an Oakland-based developer and operator of workforce housing specifically focusing on how to address the changing housing need of the millennial generation. Show notes and transcript on OpportunityDb.com
With just a few weeks left in the year, what are some last-minute strategies and options to keep in mind for Opportunity Zone investors? Ashley Tison is an Opportunity Zone consultant and attorney based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Along with Jimmy Atkinson, he is co-founder of OZ Pros, an Opportunity Zone advisory firm. Transcript and show notes on OpportunityDb.com
With a new President taking office next month, what does the future hold for Opportunity Zones? And what policy reforms under a Biden-Harris administration would improve the policy such that it more closely adheres to legislative intent? Rachel Reilly is former director of impact strategy at Economic Innovation Group, a bipartisan public policy organization that helped to create the Opportunity Zone legislation. Transcript and show notes at OpportunityDb.com
What are the biggest questions you should ask before investing in an Opportunity Zone fund? With many investors facing a year-end deadline for rolling over their capital gains into an Opportunity Zone investment, know which questions to ask any fund manager before writing that big check. Transcript and show notes on OpportunityDb.com
What are the biggest questions on the minds of Opportunity Zone investors? And what have been some of the most surprising real estate market outcomes from the coronavirus pandemic? Pete LaMassa is Opportunity Zone deal captain and managing director at Bridge Investment Group, a vertically integrated real estate private equity firm with a $1 billion Opportunity Zone strategy. Transcript and show notes at OpportunityDb.com
What impact will the 2020 election have on the Opportunity Zones incentive? Expect major changes if Joe Biden is elected, and potential expansion of the program if Donald Trump wins reelection. The balance of power in the Senate should have an impact as well. Mike Novogradac is the managing partner of Novogradac, a top 50 accounting firm founded in 1989. John Sciarretti is chair of the Novogradac Opportunity Zones conferences and leader of the Novogradac Opportunity Zones Working Group. Transcript and show notes at OpportunityDb.com
How can a regional economic development planning commission help their communities leverage their Opportunity Zone designations? Invest Acadiana serves as a perfect example. Chad LaComb is the economic development planner for the Acadiana Planning Commission. Transcript and show notes at OpportunityDb.com
Can university research parks, incubators, and accelerators catalyze innovation in Opportunity Zones? Brian Darmody is CEO of the Association of University Research Parks (AURP). Many of AURP's member institutions are located in Opportunity Zones. Transcript and show notes at OpportunityDb.com
If you’re an investor with capital gains, how can you find your Opportunity Zone investment and get invested before the end of this year? Today I’m officially launching the OpportunityDb OZ Pitch Day 2020 Online Event. OZ Pitch Day will take place on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 and will feature roughly one dozen Qualified Opportunity Funds. Transcript and show notes at OpportunityDb.com
What securities laws should Qualified Opportunity Fund issuers be aware of before they start raising capital from investors? And what are the major differences between the different types of private placement offerings? Clem Turner is a New York-based corporate and securities attorney for CSG and leads the firm's alternative capital practice. Transcript and show notes at OpportunityDb.com
As we approach the fourth quarter of 2020, what are some of the most important timing considerations for Opportunity Zone investors and Qualified Opportunity Fund issuers? Ashley Tison is an Opportunity Zone consultant and attorney based in Charlotte, North Carolina. Along with Jimmy Atkinson, he is co-founder of OZ Pros, an Opportunity Zone advisory firm. Transcript and show notes available at OpportunityDb.com
What are the strategic advantages to investing in early growth, patent-protected technology companies located in Opportunity Zones? Matt Van Dyke and David Kunz are managing partners at Hall Labs, a Provo, UT-based family office and tech accelerator located in an Opportunity Zone. Transcript and show notes available at OpportunityDb.com
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