Opportunity Zones Podcast

Opportunity Zones Podcast

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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May 5, 2021 22 min
Tax rates could be on the rise under the Biden administration. What impact would a huge capital gains tax increase have on the Opportunity Zone marketplace? Alex Bhathal is co-owner of the Sacramento Kings and managing partner at RevOZ Capital, a large Opportunity Zone developer headquartered in Newport Beach, California. Transcript and show notes on OpportunityDb.com
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Panama City, Florida suffered massive damage from Hurricane Michael in 2018. How is the city using Opportunity Zones to rebuild? Mark McQueen is a former two-star general of the U.S. Army and current city manager for the City of Panama City. Transcript and show notes at OpportunityDb.com
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What should an investor consider before investing in a Qualified Opportunity Fund? Several Opportunity Zone experts provided their insights on a live panel recorded on March 9, 2021 during OZ Pitch Day, titled "How to Invest in Opportunity Zones." Today's podcast episode is the audio version of that panel. Moderated by OpportunityDb founder Jimmy Atkinson, the panel featured Greg Genovese of USG Realty Capital, Dave Kun...
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Jackson Dearborn Partners is on their eighth Opportunity Zone deal in less than three years. What were some of the biggest challenges that they've faced and biggest lessons learned during their first seven OZ deals? Ryan Tobias is partner and co-founder of JDP and has worked on over $1 billion of real estate transactions. Transcript and show notes at OpportunityDb.com
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How is a former NBA player leveraging Opportunity Zones to create impactful change? Josh Childress is CEO of LandSpire Group and a member of the RevOZ Capital Social Impact Council. RevOZ Capital earlier this year launched a new social impact initiative with a commitment to invest $1 billion in Opportunity Zone projects over the next three years. Transcript and show notes at OpportunityDb.com
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What can Opportunity Zone investors expect from post-COVID market conditions? And how have Qualified Opportunity Funds evolved since program inception? Greg Genovese is CEO of USG Realty Capital and Investors Choice OZ Fund, a new Qualified Opportunity Fund offered by USG/OZI. Show notes and transcript at OpportunityDb.com
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With Joe Biden in the White House, how might Opportunity Zone policy evolve over the coming years? Steve Glickman recently joined me during a fireside chat at OZ Pitch Day to discuss this topic and more. Steve is founder and CEO of Develop Advisors, a consulting firm for Qualified Opportunity Funds. He previously co-founded the Economic Innovation Group. Show notes and transcript at OpportunityDb.com
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Why are shovel-ready projects so crucial to a multi-asset Qualified Opportunity Fund strategy? And how can a fund be structured in order to allow investment from self-directed QOFs at the project level? Jon White is president and managing director at Larson Capital, a real estate-focused private equity firm headquartered in St. Louis. Transcript and show notes at OpportunityDb.com
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Can an online membership platform bring different Opportunity Zone stakeholders together and help make the OZ initiative a bigger success? Chris Cooley is director and lead connector at OZworks Group. He has extensive experience consulting in the collaborative workspace industry, both nationally and internationally.  Show notes and transcript on OpportunityDb.com
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What are the three different classes of investors that are the most likely capital sources for Opportunity Zone funds or deals? And what are some tips for approaching and pitching to them? Dave Kunz is managing partner and general manager of Hall Venture Partners. Will Walker is a private equity veteran and advisor to Hall Labs and HVP. Transcript and show notes at OpportunityDb.com
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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
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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
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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
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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
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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
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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 DealCo...
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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
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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
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