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Weekly show featuring interviews with opportunity zones professionals and experts. If it impacts opportunity zones or the opportunity funds industry, we cover it here.

Opportunity Zones Podcast OpportunityDb

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    • 4.9, 54 Ratings

Weekly show featuring interviews with opportunity zones professionals and experts. If it impacts opportunity zones or the opportunity funds industry, we cover it here.

    9 Early Conclusions of Opportunity Zones for Equitable Development, with Brett Theodos

    9 Early Conclusions of Opportunity Zones for Equitable Development, with Brett Theodos

    In its early days, how effective has the Opportunity Zone incentive been for equitable development projects?
    Brett Theodos is senior fellow at the Urban Institute, where he recently co-authored a research report titled, "An Early Assessment of Opportunity Zones for Equitable Development Projects."
    Transcript and show notes at OpportunityDb.com

    • 41 min
    Takeaways from Novogradac's OZ Conference, with Mike Novogradac & John Sciarretti

    Takeaways from Novogradac's OZ Conference, with Mike Novogradac & John Sciarretti

    What were the biggest highlights from last week's Novogradac Opportunity Zones Virtual Conference?
    Mike Novogradac is the managing partner of Novogradac, a top 50 accounting firm founded in 1989. John Sciarretti is chair of the Novogradac Opportunity Zones conferences and leader of the Novogradac Opportunity Zones Working Group.
    Transcript and show notes at OpportunityDb.com

    • 51 min
    Conscious Capitalism in Opportunity Zones, with Travis Steffens

    Conscious Capitalism in Opportunity Zones, with Travis Steffens

    What is conscious capitalism and how can choosing to adhere to this concept create positive social impact in Opportunity Zones?
    Travis Steffens is founder and CEO of Denver-based R Investments, a real estate firm focused on full cycle wealth generation through planning, development, construction, rehabilitation, leasing, property management, and brokerage. 
    Transcript and show notes at OpportunityDb.com

    • 38 min
    Single-Family Rental Investment Strategies in Opportunity Zones, with Jeff Pintar

    Single-Family Rental Investment Strategies in Opportunity Zones, with Jeff Pintar

    How can built-to-own single family rentals be incorporated into an Opportunity Zone investment portfolio?
    Jeff Pintar is founder and CEO of Pintar Investment Company, a real estate development firm headquartered in San Juan Capistrano, California. 
    Transcript and show notes at OpportunityDb.com

    • 35 min
    Why Mobile Home Parks May Be the Perfect OZ Investment, with Sam Hales

    Why Mobile Home Parks May Be the Perfect OZ Investment, with Sam Hales

    Could mobile home parks be the perfect (recession-resistant) Opportunity Zone investment?
    Sam Hales is CEO of Saratoga Group, a real estate investment firm focused on investing in affordable housing, specifically through mobile home communities located in Opportunity Zones. On May 27, he presented his MHP investment thesis to the OpportunityDb network.
    Transcript and show notes at OpportunityDb.com

    • 29 min
    Opportunity Zone Expansion Ideas to Aid in COVID-19 Recovery, with Blake Christian

    Opportunity Zone Expansion Ideas to Aid in COVID-19 Recovery, with Blake Christian

    Opportunity Zones may just be the perfect vehicle to deliver economic relief to the areas hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. How can the incentive be expanded to further catalyze the recovery effort?
    Blake Christian is a tax CPA for Holthouse Carlin & Van Trigt (HCVT), a regional accounting firm with offices across the western United States. 
    Transcript and show notes at OpportunityDb.com

    • 41 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
54 Ratings

54 Ratings

Danelle Ruth ,

Great stuff

Very helpful discussions as I consider the OZ for myself and clients

Developerdad59 ,

Excellent Resource!

I have found this podcast and the OpportunityDb website an excellent resource in leaning about and understanding Opportunity Zones. It’s my go to source for OZs.

Sitanyc ,

A great podcast to keep up with trends in OZ

Jimmy has guests from a wide variety of industries. It’s great to hear all of the perspectives on how to make the most of the opportunity zones program.

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