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Seattle Opportunity Zones

Your Go-To Guide For Maximizing & Capitalizing On This New Legislation

Event Ended On: Wednesday March 20 2019

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Speakers and Panels

Impact Investing Through Opportunity Zones

Understanding the program and identifying how to maximize investment and development to grow economies and build communities

Maiko Winkler-Chin

Executive Director, Seattle Chinatown International District Preservation and Development Authority
Orla O’Connor

Orla O’Connor

Principal, KPMG

OZ Tracts in Seattle & Puget Sound

Examining the region's approved OZ tracts. What can residents, investors, and developers expect?

Gregory Genovese

Gregory Genovese

Principal & President, Sound West OZ Fund I, LP
Allen Alley

Allen Alley

Co-founder, Obsidian Opportunity Funds

Venue

Kimpton Hotel Monaco Seattle
1101 Fourth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

Ballroom: Paris Ballroom, Lobby Level

Parking Information: $12 Discounted Valet Parking

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Agenda

Time Activity
7:30 AM
8:30 AM
Coffee, Breakfast, & Networking
8:30 AM
9:15 AM
Impact Investing Through Opportunity Zones
Understanding the program and identifying how to maximize investment and development to grow economies and build communities
9:15 AM
10:00 AM
OZ Tracts in Seattle & Puget Sound
Examining the region's approved OZ tracts. What can residents, investors, and developers expect?
10:00 AM
10:30 AM
More Coffee!

Summary

1. What are Opportunity Zones and what is a Qualified Opportunity Fund? What are the benefits of investing in OZs and how does OZ investing work?

2. How do developers, investors, and civic organizations expect OZ projects to spur economic development in Seattle and the surrounding Puget Sound region?

3. How do the OZ opportunities in Seattle & Puget Sound differ from other parts of the country and what makes the tracts in the Puget Sound unique?

4. Of the real estate tracts designated as Opportunity Zones in the state of Washington, which are most ripe for investment and what makes them more desirable (and possibly profitable) than the others?

5. What benefits / challenges does the regulation create for investors and what groups are best positioned to take advantage of the program?