There are a number of common misconceptions about the Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ) Program. To help clarify speculation and misunderstandings, we’ve put together five of the most common misconceptions.
Designated Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZs) are located in all 50 states plus six territories. The specific low-income census tracts that became designated as QOZs were selected by state governors in 2018 and certified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. There are now 8,766 individual census tracts designated as QOZs across the country.
Opportunity zones (OZs) provide an opportunity to invest capital gains in real estate while deferring tax payment on those gains. It’s important to know which capital gains are eligible. Otherwise, you might invalidate your OZ (opportunity zone) tax benefits. In this article, we’ll dig into the details of what makes an eligible opportunity zone capital gain.
Coronavirus has caused a stir in the international socioeconomic climate, wrecking havoc both in the form of lives and economies since its widespread discovery early 2020. In this blog, we take a look at its potential impact on several real estate sectors — namely healthcare, hospitality, and senior living.
Eligible qualified opportunity funds (QOFs) got a boost from the federal government with a 24-month extension for deploying working capital. This is on top of the 31-month working capital safe harbor (WCSH) that is included in the program regulations. To better understand how and where the 24-month extension applies, let’s first go over the 31-month WCSH.
COVID-19 (more commonly known as Coronavirus) has ushered us in a full-fledged health crisis and an economic crisis. The immediate impact has been quick and easily recognizable. However, second and third order effects are harder to anticipate and not yet fully realized. All markets will be impacted by indirect effects, though to what degree is harder to predict.
Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZs) are not right for everyone. Despite the numerous potential benefits, like any investment, there is no perfect solution. Before investing in QOZs, you should consider the following elements and decide if QOZs are right for you.
Now that Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ) regulations are getting finalized, investments are beginning to pick up steam, and QOZ funds are generally mirroring non-QOZ real estate development funds. A report from Novogradec shows, as of the beginning of January, that QOZ funds have raised more than $6.7 billion, which is a 50% increase from just a month ago.
The Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ) program has attracted a lot of congressional attention in recent months, including several legislative proposals. How should current or potential future investors in QOZs view these proposals? In this article, we will discuss some of the recent developments and the possible ramifications.
Qualified Opportunity Zone (QOZ) investments are among the highest risk opportunities available for real estate investment. It is essentially ground-up development in unproven locations. There are a few apparent major risks, such as development completion and lack of liquidity, but investors should also consider the more hidden risks that these opportunities may contain before making their investments.