Has the question about leases been answered in the new O-Zone guidance? Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many Opportunity Zone investments, answers

By Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group Has the question about leases been answered in the new Opportunity Zone guidance? The recent guidance answered several questions about leased property. For one, leased property can qualify as a good asset for Qualified Opportunity Zone Business, and it has no original use or substantial improvement requirements. Second, we now know ground leases are …

What question remains after opportunity Zone guidance? Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many Opportunity Zone investments, provides his take

By Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group What is a question that the new Opportunity Zone guidance has not yet addressed that you feel the marketplace really needs a direct answer? Opportunity Funds, investors, and communities alike want to know what anti-abuse rules apply to Opportunity Funds – in other words, what conduct may cause a Fund to be de-certified or …

Can a 10 year opportunity zone investment be sold? Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many Opportunity Zone investments, gives insight

By Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group Question: We hear the Federal Government gave more guidance on opportunity zone regulation. What was the most previously frequently asked client question that the new guidance answered? Answer: Fund principals and investors want to know whether they can sell assets during the 10-year hold and reinvest those proceeds without tainting those dollars. Now we …

Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group attorney, talks opportunity zone guidance today with Arizona Commerce Authority

Sign up for today’s Webinar, at 1 p.m. Arizona time, here: Arizona Commerce Authority The Arizona Commerce Authority invites you to join us for a webinar exploring the second round of guidance on Opportunity Zones and Funds. These proposed regulations, which were released in April, address critical issues for Opportunity Zone investing, including rules pertaining to: • Operating businesses seeking …

New Opportunity Zone reporting requirements aim to measure social impact; Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many O-Zone investments, comments

By Joshua Pollard | Forbes How will we know whether Opportunity Zones have been successful? That’s a question many investors and community leaders have been asking since the bill’s enactment in December 2017. The good news is, there may finally be a way to figure that out. The bad news? The official enactment may take a while. A new proposal …

Opportunity Zones to encourage investment in distressed communities; Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many O-Zone investments, comments

By National Association of Home Builders | ProBuilder NAHB Housing Policy Briefing | The National Association of Home Builders is a Washington, D.C.-based trade association representing more than 140,000 members involved in home building, remodeling, multifamily construction, property management, subcontracting, design, housing finance, building product manufacturing, and other aspects of residential and light commercial construction. For more, visit nahb.org. Investor interest in opportunity zones …

Real estate investors expected to unlock trillions as feds finalize Opportunity Zone rules. Here’s where the money could flow in Arizona; plus more insight from Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney

By Jeff Jeffrey | Phoenix Business Journal Washington’s political rancor is rippling across the nation’s real estate industry, as the recent federal shutdown has delayed a plan to unleash trillions in property investment in the country’s biggest cities and most impoverished communities. Specifically, the delay has affected new rules for investing in so-called Opportunity Zones, and in the process has …

Sales up on ‘Opportunity Zones’; Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many O-Zone investments, comments

By Alexander Casey | Zillow Sale prices ticked up sharply in some of the nation’s lowest-income and highest-poverty communities near the end of last year—but mostly in the neighborhoods now eligible for newly created tax breaks. Tucked within the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) is a somewhat overlooked, but potentially massive, program: Opportunity Zones. Investors have flocked to these …

Investors eagerly await Trump rules on Opportunity Zones; Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many O-Zone investments, comments

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Virtua Partners in some of their properties By Jim Tankersley |The New York Times A hotel groundbreaking ceremony here in an old cotton field not far from Interstate 10 last month featured two United States senators, a hot catered lunch and a stream of speeches about driving economic investment to this corner of the Southwest that …