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South Florida Opportunity Zone Forum

On June 5th, ULI SE Florida/Caribbean and Bilzin Sumberg will host the South Florida Opportunity Zone Forum. Attendees will gain valuable insights into the forces shaping our industry and be the first to hear about the results from our recent South Florida Opportunity Zone survey while networking with the people making the most important opportunity zone deals. The Forum will touch … Continue Reading

South Florida Investment: Opportunity Zones Survey

With the issuance of the long-awaited Opportunity Zone regulations by the U.S. Department of the Treasury on April 17, 2019, real estate investors, owners, and operators in the State of Florida are anxious to seize the “opportunities” afforded by the Opportunity Zone program, which will offer participants significant tax benefits. While the Opportunity Zone program appears … Continue Reading

Opportunity Zones Create Funding Alternative for Social Infrastructure Projects

Under current legislation, tax-exempt and other low cost financing solutions are not typically available for social infrastructure projects. The resulting higher cost of capital for social infrastructure projects raises viability concerns when the public sector procures projects with private sector-driven financings. As a result, historically, social infrastructure P3s have been outpaced by their surface transportation … Continue Reading