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Which Opportunity Zones would be affected by the Wyden proposal?

A small but meaningful number of census tracts currently designated as Opportunity Zones do not meet the spirit and intent of the law, and the first legislative proposal to remedy the situation was introduced on November 6th by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR).  All together, the Wyden proposals would sunset a total of 269 Opportunity Zones…

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EIG Applauds Bipartisan House Bill On Opportunity Zones Reporting and Transparency Requirements

Washington, D.C. – The Economic Innovation Group (EIG) applauds the introduction of the bipartisan Opportunity Zone Accountability and Transparency Act by Representatives Ron Kind (D-WI), Mike Kelly (R-PA), and Terri Sewell (D-AL) to implement reporting requirements for investments in Qualified Opportunity Zones. “A robust reporting framework is essential for ensuring the impact of Opportunity Zone…

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

On October 30th, the Economic Innovation Group hosted a webinar to discuss how various types of anchor institutions can add value to Opportunity Zones in their community. EIG highlighted examples of ways in which universities, hospitals, major employers, and faith-based organizations are leveraging their social and financial assets to both strengthen the communities they touch…

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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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OZ Webinar Series: What You Need to Know About Opportunity Zones and Operating Businesses

In this installment of EIG’s Opportunity Zones webinar series, we are discussing the latest on Opportunity Zone investments in operating businesses. Since Treasury delivered its second set of proposed regulations in April, there has been a significant uptick in interest and activity to support new and growing operating businesses due...

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OZ Webinar Series: Erie, PA – A City Comes Together to Unlock its Potential  

Erie is the quintessential example of an American legacy city harnessing the power of Opportunity Zones to share its vision of transformation with the nation. Many cities throughout the Heartland are at an inflection point as they navigate transitioning economies, shrinking populations, and reduced budgets. While working to reinvest in...

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