Economic Opportunity Zones Offer Promise Amid Concerns

WUWM’s Chuck Quirmbach looks at Designated Economic Opportunity Zones. Wisconsin investors are starting to use a relatively new federal program called Designated Economic Opportunity Zones that aims to help what the government says are economically-distressed areas. Several cautions remain, but start-up technology firms are among the businesses that could benefit if the program succeeds. Read more…

How Do Opportunity Zone Deals Really Work?

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Can Opportunity Zones Help State Economy?

Sign-up for the Urban Milwaukee daily email L-R: Jon Lancaster, managing director of Lancaster Investments; Brenda Graat, senior manager of Baker Tilly; and state Rep. Jason Fields, D-Milwaukee. Photo by Dave Fidlin. A year-old federal program could bring a range of new development to areas of Milwaukee in dire need Read more…

Don’t forget cap gains

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