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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 Applauds $60 Million in New Opportunity Zone Investments Announced at Erie Homecoming

Washington, D.C. –  Over the last two days, the Economic Innovation Group (EIG) joined community leaders, investors, government officials, and national experts in Erie, Pennsylvania, for “Erie Homecoming 2019 – Unlocking Capital in Legacy Cities,” to recognize the city’s success in leveraging Opportunity Zones to spur a renewal of its downtown and pioneer a new…

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Economic Innovation Group CEO to Testify at IRS Hearing on Opportunity Zones Regulations

Washington, D.C. – Today, John Lettieri, President and CEO of the Economic Innovation Group (EIG), will testify at a public hearing before the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on behalf of a broad coalition of stakeholders. Lettieri’s remarks will address the comment letter the coalition submitted to the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the IRS…

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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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