How a Fledgling Millennial Hit the Big Time by Hugging Trump

Marafatsos recounted his heady ride last month in the lobby of the Washington St. Regis over the course of … investing in detox clinics and pharmacies in “opportunity zones” — areas that benefit …http://www.bing.com/news/apiclick.aspx?ref=FexRss&aid=&tid=FF4DF16AE5D74E6FAFCAAB2B22F300EF&url=https%3a%2f%2fwww.politico.com%2fmagazine%2fstory%2f2019%2f03%2f12%2fchristos-marafatsos-trump-225729%3fbcmt%3d1&c=8006144916230660677&mkt=en-us

Opportunity Zone Investing Risky, Panelist Says

Law360, Washington (March 8, 2019, 6:57 PM EST) — Investing in qualified opportunity zones is risky due to the uncertainty … Also, taxes are forgiven on gains from investments held in opportunity …http://www.bing.com/news/apiclick.aspx?ref=FexRss&aid=&tid=73CAC5B36D2247BF95641BC818B87AAC&url=https%3a%2f%2fwww.law360.com%2farticles%2f1137055%2fopportunity-zone-investing-risky-panelist-says&c=16366303168778824709&mkt=en-us

Shifting Strategies in Site Selection, China Trade Negotiations, and Inflation Targeting

On a small scale, economic opportunity zones and tax-increment financing districts help … Amazon split its decision, choosing two winners: New York and Arlington, Virginia. The celebration in Gotham …http://www.bing.com/news/apiclick.aspx?ref=FexRss&aid=&tid=A52B379DCE64428088790D252DC26965&url=https%3a%2f%2fwww.fxstreet.com%2fanalysis%2fshifting-strategies-in-site-selection-china-trade-negotiations-and-inflation-targeting-201903031429&c=9741402369834177919&mkt=en-us

New Hampshire Senate Seeks to Ban Non-Competes for Low-Wage Workers

On February 21, 2019, the New Hampshire Senate, in a bipartisan voice vote and without debate, passed Senate Bill 197, which would prohibit employers from requiring low-wage workers to enter into non- …http://www.bing.com/news/apiclick.aspx?ref=FexRss&aid=&tid=5BCF5A9189684802B7BC5FD3EB0C7464&url=https%3a%2f%2fwww.jdsupra.com%2flegalnews%2fnew-hampshire-senate-seeks-to-ban-non-17941%2f&c=8571872055450500259&mkt=en-us

Brokers predict Opportunity Fund investment rush to the Bronx

With 75 of the more than 300 opportunity zones designated throughout New York City in the Bronx, the level and breadth of interest could portend a type of change relatively unseen in the five …http://www.bing.com/news/apiclick.aspx?ref=FexRss&aid=&tid=D18C94B9288045E68A7481A7CDC903A5&url=https%3a%2f%2frew-online.com%2fbronx-opportunity-zones%2f&c=14523409363006279941&mkt=en-us

Downtown Skyscraper Gets Leasing Activity Bump After A $15M Renovation, Considers Coworking

On the heels of a $15M capital improvement campaign, 1415 Louisiana inked 84K SF in office leasing in 2018. The largest lease of the year was a 28K SF deal to a Houston-based oil and gas company. “We …http://www.bing.com/news/apiclick.aspx?ref=FexRss&aid=&tid=EEA6E6418387400B97E4A41816D9D894&url=https%3a%2f%2fwww.bisnow.com%2fhouston%2fnews%2foffice%2f1415-louisiana-completes-15m-in-capital-improvements-97609&c=2184451952633325980&mkt=en-us

Commentary: Tax cuts and Jobs Act create opportunity zones to spur economic development

A relatively small component of the federal tax cuts and Jobs Act passed in December of 2017 was the creation of opportunity zones in every state in the U.S., as well as in the District of Columbia an…http://www.bing.com/news/apiclick.aspx?ref=FexRss&aid=&tid=CB4379B36B55499686F2531AE88846E3&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.wschronicle.com%2f2019%2f02%2fcommentary-tax-cuts-and-jobs-act-create-opportunity-zones-to-spur-economic-development%2f&c=5847539906627331702&mkt=en-us

Amazon HQ2 Was an ‘Unfortunate Distraction’ From ‘Needy Communities’

Amazon’s announcement last week that it would no longer build a corporate headquarters out of New York City was met with harsh criticism … But for backers of so-called opportunity zones, Amazon’s wi…http://www.bing.com/news/apiclick.aspx?ref=FexRss&aid=&tid=B075AA49B0BA45C5AB8065647076C21F&url=http%3a%2f%2fwww.governing.com%2ftopics%2furban%2fgov-amazon-hq2-new-york-opportunity-zones.html&c=1711048381111157923&mkt=en-us

Amazon’s new Virginia data center is getting a bunch of tax breaks, and it gives insight into how the company reduces its tax liability

While Amazon has bailed on its plans for an HQ2 office in New York, things seem to be chugging along for … plenty of critics of the program who say the rules around the opportunity zones are too lax …http://www.bing.com/news/apiclick.aspx?ref=FexRss&aid=&tid=B69E9DCC0AB54040B90C347028E27562&url=https%3a%2f%2fwww.businessinsider.com%2famazon-data-center-virginia-tax-breaks-2019-2&c=2001858942164685415&mkt=en-us