The Changing Landscape of Private Equity through Opportunity Zones: Why you need NES Financial on your team

There is an Opportunity Zones gold rush happening throughout the country, whether it be at the Opportunity Zone Expo in New York City, where our EVP Reid Thomas recently moderated a panel on capital stack or the many insightful OZ questions our team received at our booth during the same OZ event. Investors want in on the OZ gold rush, including those from traditional retail channels. “The private equity world has not usually seen investors [...]

Meet the OZ Webinar Speaker: Opportunity Zones Q&A with Madison Street Strategies’ Founder Erin Gillespie

Register Today   This week we’ll be speaking with Erin Gillespie, Founder of Madison Street Strategies, an economic development consulting firm, during our next Opportunity Zones webinar on August 14. Erin is also a former Deputy Chief of Staff for the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity and worked closely with former Florida Governor Rick Scott in selecting the state’s 427 Opportunity Zones as well as working with local communities to develop strategies to attract [...]

By |August 10th, 2019|Categories: BLOG, Opportunity Zones|Tags: , , , , |

Opportunity Zones Newsletter Week of August 5, 2019

Opportunity Zones: Establishing and Maintaining Compliance Rules governing the OZ incentive are new, and can be complicated. “Taxpayers must be vigilant in structuring investments and in monitoring ongoing compliance. Taxpayers are wise to adopt procedures for continual monitoring and should not hesitate to lean on professionals who have the necessary expertise to assist them.” READ THE FULL NOVOGRADAC ARTICLE As Incentives Flourish, Investors Rush into Opportunity Zones “Opportunity Zone legislation is just [...]

OZ Data Insights: What’s Motivating Opportunity Zone Investors?

NES Financial now provides its purpose-built Opportunity Zone Fund Administration to more than 40 OZ funds, with projects ranging from theater productions to large-scale residential developments. In addition, we’re in discussion with approximately 200 other OZ funds — some just getting started, some already well established. Direct engagement with such a large portion of the Opportunity Zones market, as well as polling information from our quarterly webinars, has enabled us to collect a substantial set [...]

Meet the OZ Webinar Speaker: Opportunity Zones Q&A with Cantor Fitzgerald’s Head of CRE Investment Management Chris Milner

Register Today   In less than one week, we’ll be speaking with Chris Milner, Head of CRE Investment Management at Cantor Fitzgerald, during our next Opportunity Zones webinar on August 14. This past March, Cantor Fitzgerald and Silverstein Properties entered into a joint venture focused on acquiring and developing real estate projects located in Opportunity Zones. Investments may include retail, office, industrial, hospitality and multifamily developments located in Opportunity Zones in major metropolitan markets [...]

By |August 8th, 2019|Categories: BLOG, Opportunity Zones|Tags: , , , , |

Meet the OZ Webinar Speaker: Opportunity Zones Q&A with Hotbed Entertainment Group’s Founding Partner Seth Dunlap

Register Today   In less than two weeks, we’ll be speaking with Hotbed Entertainment Group Founding Partner Seth Dunlap during our next Opportunity Zones webinar on August 14. Hotbed Entertainment Group, which includes key players behind Blue Man Group and other now-iconic stage productions, is developing new music and theater venues in New Orleans and three other cities in the U.S. The Hotbed Music Hall businesses will all be located within the cities’ Opportunity [...]

By |August 4th, 2019|Categories: BLOG, Opportunity Zones|Tags: , , , , |
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