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EIG Webinar on Erie, PA: A City Comes Together to Unlock its Potential

On August 27th, the Economic Innovation Group hosted a webinar with John Persinger, CEO of Erie Downtown Development Corporation. Persinger outlined Erie’s strategy for its eight Opportunity Zones (collectively the Flagship Opportunity Zone) and described how Opportunity Zones equity is being leveraged with additional capital to accelerate the city’s economic growth strategy. A recording of the webinar can be found here, with the…

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“Erie’s Time is Now”: Erie Homecoming features Early Marks of Success in Opportunity Zones

By: Rachel Reilly, Director of Impact Strategy at EIG While working to reinvest in some of the nation’s most distressed zip codes, Erie has made national headlines by taking an approach to Opportunity Zones that is centered on collaboration and innovation. The Economic Innovation Group joined approximately 300 community leaders, investors, government officials, and national…

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EIG Webinar on Strategies for Community-led Opportunity Zone Investment

On June 25th, the Economic Innovation Group hosted a webinar on strategies for community-led Opportunity Zones investments, with representatives from the Washington State Department of Commerce, the National Development Council (NDC), the Emerald Coast Opportunity Zone, and the North Star Opportunity Zone. A recording of the webinar can be found here, with the slides here. EIG’s…

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EIG Urges Treasury to Adopt Reporting Framework, Measure Investment Impact in Opportunity Zones

Coalition Urges Treasury to Adopt Reporting Framework, Measure Investment Impact in Opportunity Zones Washington D.C. – The Economic Innovation Group (EIG) recently led a broad coalition of stakeholders in submitting detailed recommendations to the U.S. Department of the Treasury calling for the adoption of a reporting framework for investments in Qualified Opportunity Zones. The comment…

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EIG Webinar on the Second Round of Proposed Opportunity Zone Regulations

On May 8th, the Economic Innovation Group hosted a webinar on the second round of proposed Opportunity Zones regulations published by Treasury and IRS last month. EIG’s initial analysis of the regulations can be found here, and a recording of the webinar can be found here with the slides here. EIG’s Catherine Lyons and Rachel Reilly were joined by Lisa Zarlenga, Partner at…

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