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 …

The land of Opportunity Zones

By Callan Smith | Rose Law Group Reporter Tuesday morning at Rose Law Group was all about opportunity zones, when the firm hosted 62 people at an in depth discussion with a panel of experts moderated by firm President and Founder, Jordan Rose at its Scottsdale office. Opportunity Zone investment is a long-term investment vehicle with three tax brackets and …

West Valley leaders pitch ‘opportunity’ to real estate developers, investors Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many O-Zone investments, comments

Cities take proactive zoning approaches to encourage development, investment in opportunity zones By Corina Vanek | Phoenix Business Journal Economic development leaders from West Valley cities are taking a creative approach to pitching real estate developers and investors on the possibilities of building in their cities. At a forum in Avondale hosted by Westmarc Thursday, economic development staff from eight …

Opportunity Zone experts voice concerns over program’s rules, suggest fixes In IRS hearing; Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many O-Zone investments, gives his take

  By Jon Banister | Bisnow The opportunity zone program has created tremendous buzz throughout the real estate industry over the last year, but many investors have been waiting on the sidelines until there is a complete set of federal regulations before deploying money into underserved areas. The Internal Revenue Service sought feedback in creating the regulations at a five-hour hearing Thursday, …

Defer Gain launches Opportunity Fund

  Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Defer Gain   By Dan Gauthier, an attorney at Rose Law Group pc handling many Opportunity Zone investment counseling and Opportunity Fund structuring The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 garnered a great deal of attention in many areas upon its passage, including the treatment of taxable income and real estate. One section, the Investing in Opportunity …