OZ Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 1


Dissecting Opportunity Zone Fund Structures
If you are an investor, developer, fund or another industry participant, it is crucial that you understand the clarifications and practical impacts of the proposed opportunity zone regulations.
Vikram Agarwal
Investor Considerations in Investing in Qualified Opportunity Funds
Learn how investors can minimize potential mistakes by considering compliance reporting, designation maintenance, fund agreements, sponsor pedigree, investment strategy, exit considerations and risk tolerance.
Joyce Soriano-McDowell
Common Misconceptions Surrounding the Opportunity Zone Initiative
Learn facts from rumors when it comes to Qualified Opportunity Funds, tax benefits, deployment of investments, qualifying requirements and timeframes of investments.
J. Dana Tsakanikas
Sold-out Los Angeles Expo Attracts More Than 1,000 Opportunity Zone Professionals
The Jan. 25 expo at the JW Marriott L.A. Live hotel was headlined by three keynote speakers: California State Treasurer Fiona Ma, former Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt and former Congressman Keith Rothfus of Pennsylvania.
Triple Bottom Line investing in Opportunity Zones: Financial return, Economic Activity and Job Creation, and Positive Social Impact
A triple bottom line Opportunity Fund investment strategy builds on the double bottom line metrics but invests in businesses and projects that have a positive social impact on the community.
Deborah Burns
1031 Exchange vs Opportunity Zones: How Qualified Opportunity Zones can help 1031 Exchange Clients
With the introduction of Opportunity Zones, taxpayers have more options to better protect their capital and reinvest into the economy.
Lance Growth