OZ Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 1


Top 25 OZ Influencers
Opportunity Zone Magazine is proud to recognize the industry's leading and most influential Opportunity Zone professionals in five categories: attorneys, fund managers/developers, tax specialists, policy influencers and professionals in specialized fields. Candidates were evaluated based on their vision, influence and industry experience.
Q & A with Scott Turner, executive director of the White House Opportunity and Revitalization Council: “Opportunity Zones are a win-win deal”
President Trump has names NFL star and former Texas state legislator Turner to head up his new council which will coordinate federal agencies' efforts to support the OZ program.
Treasury has issued new proposed OZ regulations
Treasury has issued new proposed OZ regulations
Get in the Zone: A Primer On Forming Qualified Opportunity Funds
A practical guide to structuring a qualified opportunity fund and best practices to maintain the fund’s compliance throughout the investment period.
Opportunity Zones: Time for Local Communities to Get in the Game
Why Developing a Local Prospectus Will Help Match Investment to Your Community’s Vision
Erin Gillespie
Investing in Private Equity under the Opportunity Zones Program
What to keep in mind when it comes to creating a fund and what is required for transactions and operations of businesses in Opportunity Zones.
Richard Shamos
Best buds? How OZ investors grew fond of cannabis
With a booming cannabis industry, Opportunity Zones can offer strategic benefits for cannabis entrepreneurs.
Qualified Opportunity Funds: Compare and Contrast Direct and Indirect Investments
What are the differences between direct and indirect investments when it comes to the amount, timeframe, proposed regulations and investment strategies.
Valerie Grunduski
Utilizing Opportunity Zones to partner with non-profits and social enterprise to improve profits and people’s lives
How real estate developers and investors can use impact investing to make a change and leave a legacy.