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

    Announcement: New Episodes Coming December 2nd

    Announcement: New Episodes Coming December 2nd

    The Opportunity Zones Podcast is on a short hiatus. We will return with a new episode on Wednesday, December 2nd.
    In the meantime, head to OZPitchDay.com to watch the recordings from OZ Pitch Day.

    • 1 min
    Top Questions to Ask Before Investing in an Opportunity Zone Fund

    Top Questions to Ask Before Investing in an Opportunity Zone Fund

    What are the biggest questions you should ask before investing in an Opportunity Zone fund?
    With many investors facing a year-end deadline for rolling over their capital gains into an Opportunity Zone investment, know which questions to ask any fund manager before writing that big check.
    Transcript and show notes on OpportunityDb.com

    • 28 min
    The Surprising Durability of OZ Multifamily in a Pandemic, with Pete LaMassa

    The Surprising Durability of OZ Multifamily in a Pandemic, with Pete LaMassa

    What are the biggest questions on the minds of Opportunity Zone investors? And what have been some of the most surprising real estate market outcomes from the coronavirus pandemic?
    Pete LaMassa is Opportunity Zone deal captain and managing director at Bridge Investment Group, a vertically integrated real estate private equity firm with a $1 billion Opportunity Zone strategy.
    Transcript and show notes at OpportunityDb.com

    • 35 min
    The 2020 Election and Opportunity Zones, with Mike Novogradac and John Sciarretti

    The 2020 Election and Opportunity Zones, with Mike Novogradac and John Sciarretti

    What impact will the 2020 election have on the Opportunity Zones incentive? Expect major changes if Joe Biden is elected, and potential expansion of the program if Donald Trump wins reelection. The balance of power in the Senate should have an impact as well.
    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

    • 37 min
    How Regional EDA Groups Can Leverage Opportunity Zones, with Chad LaComb

    How Regional EDA Groups Can Leverage Opportunity Zones, with Chad LaComb

    How can a regional economic development planning commission help their communities leverage their Opportunity Zone designations? Invest Acadiana serves as a perfect example.
    Chad LaComb is the economic development planner for the Acadiana Planning Commission.
    Transcript and show notes at OpportunityDb.com

    • 27 min
    University Research Parks and Opportunity Zones, with Brian Darmody

    University Research Parks and Opportunity Zones, with Brian Darmody

    Can university research parks, incubators, and accelerators catalyze innovation in Opportunity Zones?
    Brian Darmody is CEO of the Association of University Research Parks (AURP). Many of AURP's member institutions are located in Opportunity Zones.
    Transcript and show notes at OpportunityDb.com

    • 35 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
58 Ratings

58 Ratings

Droppinloadzzz ,

Great podcast

Jimmy does a great job presenting on a very relevant subject. Really interesting guests and a must listen if you’re in alternative investments or have interests

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.

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