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 …

3 new hints emerge on final Opportunity Zone rules; beginnings of ‘clear path forward,’ says Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many O-Zone investments

  By Joshua Pollard | Forbes Investors, community advocates and residents across America who have been anxiously awaiting economic revitalization through the Opportunity Zone program have reason to be more optimistic. The government shutdown slowed the progress the IRS had been making toward determining final guidance on the new policy, but important hints are finally emerging on Capitol Hill that …

Can ‘Opportunity Zones’ lift up America’s struggling towns? Excellent ‘chance,’ answers Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many O-Zone investments

Wharton University of Pennsylvania The $1.5 trillion Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, signed into law in December 2017, was the subject of heated debate about who mainly benefited from the tax overhaul. But buried in the plan was a provision that The New York Times called “the first new substantial federal attempt to aid [struggling] communities in more than a decade.” The …

Which office markets are best bets for Opportunity Zone investment? Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many O-Zone investments, does the math

By Patricia Kirk | National Real Estate Investor Opportunity Zone investments are a hot topic in the commercial real estate industry right now, but which office markets may be the best targets for this type of strategy? The establishment of Opportunity Zones offers investors a way to defer and reduce taxes on capital gains, while building equity in real estate assets …

Government shutdown stymies Opportunity-Zone investors; many ‘moving forward,’ says Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many O-Zone investments

Regulators not around to clarify urban real-estate tax breaks, frustrating funds that are raising hundreds of millions of dollars By Peter Grant | The Wall Street Journal The government shutdown is putting the brakes on scores of real-estate investors and developers who have been raising hundreds of millions of dollars to take advantage of what could be one of the …