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New Data, Final Regulations Close Out First Chapter for Opportunity Zones

Newly-released data from the U.S. Census Bureau provide the clearest look yet at the country’s economic and demographic landscape at the start of the Opportunity Zones incentive in 2018, when governors across the country were nominating census tracts for inclusion in the policy. The latest numbers underscore the stark socioeconomic divide between the local conditions…

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EIG OZ Webinar Series: The Substance and Significance of the Final Regulations on Opportunity Zones

On January 9th, the Economic Innovation Group hosted a webinar with guest experts to discuss the final regulations on Opportunity Zones, released by Treasury and the IRS on December 19, 2019. Lisa Zarlenga of Steptoe & Johnson LLP and Michael Novogradac of Novogradac & Company LLP provided a detailed overview of key provisions, discussed how…

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EIG Responds to Final Treasury Rules for Opportunity Zones

Washington, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of the Treasury released a set of final regulations related to the bipartisan Opportunity Zones initiative, providing important clarity for investors in Qualified Opportunity Zones. The Economic Innovation Group (EIG) welcomes these new rules, which include major changes to previous rounds of proposed regulations.  “These regulations provide much-needed…

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OZ Webinar Series: The Substance and Significance of the Final Regulations on Opportunity Zones

Register Here Join the Economic Innovation Group, Steptoe, and Novogradac for a webinar on the final regulations on Opportunity Zones, which Treasury and the IRS released on December 19, 2019. Expert speakers will provide a detailed overview of key provisions, discuss how the newly-minted rules may influence investment activity, and...

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OZ Webinar Series: Housing Experts Share Insights into Opportunity Zone Investments for Affordable Homes

Many communities across the nation collectively face housing challenges due to a lack of homes that are affordably priced for low-income and working families. However, each city grapples with a unique set of circumstances that necessitate tailored solutions and flexible financing to address local housing challenges. For this reason, state...

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OZ Webinar Series: Anchor Institutions as Opportunity Zones Early Adopters and Agents for Change

Large institutions like universities, hospitals, major employers, and faith-based organizations can have an outsized impact on the prosperity of their local communities and residents. Once established, they tend to remain in the same location for decades, and are thus often referred to as “anchor institutions.” Many wield tremendous social and...

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