Michigan Opportunity Zones Webinars


The Opportunity Zones concept is a relatively new one, with fresh insights and new information arriving daily. These webinars are great ways to learn more.

Novogradac Webinar on Opportunity Zones Final Regulations (01/17/2020)

The Novogradac Final OZ Regulations webinar will provide detailed overviews of issues you should prepare for with the OZ guidance update. Our expert instructors will help you unravel issues in five categories: investors, qualified opportunity funds (QOF), qualified OZ business property, qualified OZ business and the anti-abuse rule.

New Opportunity Zones Regulations: Understand the Impact (10/29/18)

Overview of new Opportunity Zones regulations and description of the changes made to the program by the new regulations by Plante Moran.

LOCUS Webinar: Understanding your Opportunity Zones

LOCUS, First and Main coalition, Economic Innovation Group, and the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) presented Understanding your Opportunity Zones.

Michigan Opportunity Zones Initiative Update Webinar Q&A

Written Q&A portion of the Michigan Opportunity Zones Initiative Webinar.

Michigan Opportunity Zones Initiative Webinar (6/20/18)

Presenters provided the most up-to-date information on Opportunity Zones to the Michigan partnership team (state agencies, local governments, local and regional economic development collaborations and other interested parties) including the status of Opportunity Zone Funds. Participants asked questions about qualified Opportunity Zone businesses and investments, and heard about the importance of collaboration to maximize the potential of investment in Opportunity Zones.

The Kresge Foundation (5/8/19)

Learn about our recent Opportunity Zones investments in upcoming webinar – Learn how Kresge has partnered with two impact investing firms – Arctaris Impact and Community Capital Management – to support Opportunity Zones funds that are setting the standard for putting positive community impact at the front of their efforts. In March, Kresge’s Social Investment team made two guarantee commitments totaling $22 million to back the two firms’ Opportunity Zone funds, which together are expected to raise $800 million in capital to invest in low-income communities.

EIG Webinar on the Second Round of Proposed Opportunity Zone Regulations (5/8/19)

On May 8th, 2019, the Economic Innovation Group hosted a webinar on the second round of proposed Opportunity Zones regulations published by Treasury and IRS last month. EIG’s initial analysis of the regulations can be found here, and a recording of the webinar can be found here with the slides here.

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