benefits of opportunity zone

The Benefits of an Opportunity Zone

Over the years, cities, states and the federal government have created incentive programs that were designed to stimulate investment in disadvantaged, or economically challenged areas. Some incentive programs were structured as tax credits, some were low interest rate loans, while others were direct cash incentives or grants. Regardless of the structure, the ultimate goal was…

The New Frontier of Senior Housing

Exploring the Unique Value of Independent Living Facilities Written by: Thomas MathewDirector of Finance and Accounting Introduction The age of 55 is when life begins! As individuals grow older and get to the point where downsizing becomes the next natural progression, housing options are significantly limited. Do you move in with your kids? Buy a…

Interesting Times Calls for Creative Capital

Introduction If improvement or repairs are needed to a property that is related to any form of green energy initiatives, what are the finance options? Traditionally the answer to this question came in the form of equity, tax credits, public incentives, vendor financing, mezzanine debt or other costly financing vehicles. However, now that incentives are…

Wrapping Up The Future Of Development

  WRAPPING UP THE FUTURE OF DEVELOPMENT Written by: Inara KhanIt is often said that “what comes around … goes around.” That phrase not only applies to clothing, hair styles and karma, it can also translate to construction and architectural styles of development.Many times people admire new buildings from afar and comment about the construction…

COVID-19: Pandemic! or Possibility?

COVID-19: Pandemic! or Possibility? By: Takumi Oishi, Director of Research COVID-19, or coronavirus, is an epidemic that has put the entire world under lockdown; shaking the foundations of the global economy and bringing down with it, people’s livelihoods. However, what the virus also brought was a tsunami of change. While this pandemic is something to…