1) What is a Qualified Opportunity Fund?
2) What are Opportunity Zones?
3) Why invest in Opportunity Funds? Are they a better investment than 1031 Exchange?
4) How can opportunity zones spur economic development in Denver?
5) How does Opportunity Fund investing work?
6) Which Denver designated opportunity zones will be the best investment?
7) What are some of the tax benefits and the tiered structure of the program?
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Registration, Breakfast & Networking
|8:30 AM - 9:10 AM||
Opportunity Zones 101
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Opportunity Zones Side B: The Boulder Moratorium
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5min Break & Stretch!
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OZ Forecast 2019: Who's Investing Where, and Why?
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Post Panel Schmooze & Networking
Four Seasons Hotel Denver
1111 14th St
Denver, CO 80202
Ballroom: Grand Ballroom & Foyer, Second Level
Valet: $20 per car.
Offsite Self-Parking: Garage located across the street at Denver Performing Art Complex. 1400
Curtis Street, Denver, CO. Garage entrances are located on Arapahoe and 13th Streets.
$10 per car for under 5 hours.
In Denver, high-end condominiums, luxury apartments, high-rise hotels, towering office buildings and chic retail and restaurants are being built and delivered at an astonishing pace. The questions remains: what opportunities are still left in Denver's CRE market for you to take advantage of?
Up-and-coming neighborhoods are now under a new federal program called Opportunity Zones, designed to bring investment and development into the region — and savvy investors and city officials are working together to spark economic activity.
The Opportunity Zones tax incentive was included in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act President Donald Trump signed into law in December 2018. But the idea stems from a 2015 white paper from the Economic Innovation Group, a D.C.-based think tank, that is now working closely with states to help implement the program.
The law gives tax benefits to investors that place unrealized capital gains into Opportunity Funds, which then invest in Opportunity Zones, a host of census tracts local governments decide have the most need and can best support the investment.
Colorado currently has 126 census tracts designated as Opportunity Zones, in which best investments will be determined by Private Equity Opportunity Funds and designated accordingly.
Join Bisnow and our all-star panelists this March as we dive deep into Opportunity Zones and answer the most important questions around this new law. And, as always, bring plenty of business cards!
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