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 …

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, …

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 …

Opportunity Zones hearing canceled amid IRS shutdown; Dan Gauthier, Rose Law Group transactional attorney handling many Opportunity Zones, comments

Incentive has drawn significant attention since tax reform; Majority of agency employees remain furloughed An IRS hearing on the highly anticipated opportunity zones tax break has been postponed indefinitely, dealing a blow to investors seeking answers on how to cash in on the new incentive. The IRS announced (REG-115420-18) on Jan. 7 that the public hearing, originally scheduled for Jan. …

Opportunity Zones to Watch; ‘great catalyst for investment,’ says Jordan Rose, Rose Law Group founder and president

  By Conor Donohue | CaliberCo With the recent buzz surrounding the “Opportunity Zones” section of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 reports have flooded in highlighting the tax advantages and intricacies of how the program works. While it is no secret that this is one of the greatest capital gains tax reduction programs of a generation, less …

An unlikely group of billionaires and politicians has created the most unbelievable tax break ever; O-zones ‘a bright light,’ says Rose Law Group founder and president Jordan Rose

By Steve Bertoni | Forbes Success Street in North Charleston, South Carolina, might be the most misnamed place in America, a path through a weedy, desolate neighborhood with 20% unemployment and a 40% poverty rate. Its biggest claim to fame strolls past the gritty brick apartment buildings and tumbledown bungalows on a muggy morning in late June: Timothy Scott, a …