As seen on: ROI-NJ.com
By Tom Bergeron

The city of Newark has one of the top locations in the country for investors looking to take advantage of the new Opportunity Zone Program, according to a national study released Thursday morning.

The LOCUS National Opportunity Zone Ranking Report ranked a census tract in downtown Newark in

As seen on: ROI-NJ.com
By Tom Bergeron

The panelists at the Opportunity Zone program were a bit bombastic when it came time to describe the potential the program has in low-income areas.

“Too good to be true,” said one.

“We’ve never seen anything like this,” said another.

Ted Zangari, head of the Real Estate

Sills Cummis has learned that later today the Internal Revenue Service will be releasing the long-awaited regulations for the new federal Opportunity Zone program together with a revenue ruling and a key document, the Form 8996 for self-certification by OZ funds.  Please return to this site over the weekend and beyond for a continually-updated summary

As seen on: HousingFinance.com
By: Catalina Vielma

Opportunity Zones have officially become the industry’s buzz phrase for 2018. Since the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, we have watched governors designate which census tracts they want to favor and listened as the states forecast the potential impact on their local economy. As I

As seen on: ROI-NJ.com
By: Tom Bergeron

In this ROI-NJ interview, Sills Cummis’ Ted Zangari and Jaime Reichardt share their insights on the recently enacted federal Opportunity Zone Program.


Ted Zangari, chair of the Redevelopment Law Practice Group at Sills Cummis & Gross P.C. in Newark, is one of the most prominent public incentives and

As seen on: Bisnow.com
By: Joseph Pimentel, Bisnow Los Angeles

In Downtown Long Beach, million-dollar homes, high-end condominiums and luxury apartments line Ocean Boulevard, just a few steps from the beach. The waterfront has high-rise hotels, towering office buildings and chic retail and restaurants. The city also has pockets of abject poverty.

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Opportunity Zones, created by Trump’s tax law, are meant to help the heartland thrive and make the country more equal—but can they pull it off?

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By: Annie Lowrey

FRESNO, Calif.—Census tract 06019000100 has a lot going for it. Locals cheer the melting-pot atmosphere, the arts scene, the nearby nature, and the