OZs Produced an Extra 2.2% Per Year in Neighborhood Home Price Appreciation

June 30, 2021

Opportunity Zones prove to have a meaningful economic impact on single-family home prices as well as commercial property prices.  The article below from GlobeSt.com outlines the impact.

Three years ago, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 created a provision, known as qualified opportunity zones, to rejuvenate economically distressed communities across the US and its territories.

With roughly half of qualified opportunity funds focused on real estate projects and development, a significant group has chased real estate. On the commercial property side (including apartments, office, industrial, and retail), transactions carried a 14% to 20% price…  Read full article on GlobSt.com

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Ashley Dillard, CCIM

Senior Director

Ashley has an extensive knowledge of the Chicago commercial real estate market. After graduating from University of Kansas with a degree in architectural studies, she worked in Kansas City as a commercial leasing agent at a 2.1 million square foot office park. While working for an institutional owner, she learned valuable skills such as client reporting, communication and accountability.

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Opportunity Zones By The Numbers

8,764 CENSUS TRACTS

The total number of census tracts certified as Opportunity Zones by the U.S. Treasury.

$6.1 TRILLION

Potential unrealized capital gains eligible for Qualified Opportunity Fund investment and tax treatment.

$100 BILLION

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s estimate of private capital that will flow into Opportunity Zones.