Category: Opportunity Zones

How Middle Tennessee Opportunity Zones Take Your Investment Further, Tax-Free

You’re smart to be thinking about Opportunity Zones as a tax-free investment for capital gains. But the smartest money would be on local investment, right here in Middle Tennessee.  In fact, it’s a great time to be in Nashville, ranked last year as one of the top 20 places to live in the United States by U.S. News and World Report.¹ With a consistently strong job market and a good quality of life, it’s no wonder we’re one of the fastest-growing metro... Read More
Posted by Josephine Saffert at Thursday, Aug 8

Opportunity Funds vs 1031 Exchange: Which Offers Better Tax Benefits to Investors?

For real estate investors, the investment vehicle known as a 1031 Exchange has provided one of the most appealing tax breaks on the market. But a recently introduced program called Opportunity Zones has presented new tax benefit options that are turning the heads of investors.  The program allows investors to join an Opportunity Fund to receive similar tax breaks to that of a 1031 Exchange; however, there is one distinguishing feature of an Opportunity Fund that is particularly... Read More
Posted by Matt Phillips at Thursday, Feb 21

Keynote: Opportunity Zones—Eliminate Capital Gain Tax and Help Underdeveloped Areas Shine!

Are you an active investor? Then you don’t want to miss this! Olympus Development Group, a real estate and development firm serving the Nashville area, is presenting a keynote on the recently-formed tax incentive for investing in Opportunity Zones. The keynote will be hosted by Keller Williams Real Estate at 30 Burton Hills Blvd #400, Nashville, TN 37215 on Tuesday, January 29, 2019, from 6–8 pm. About Opportunity Zones Opportunity Zones are rural, suburban, and urban... Read More
Posted by Josephine Saffert at Friday, Jan 25

Benefits and Challenges of Investing in Opportunity Zones

As with any new investing structure, the latest initiative called Opportunity Zones might have you wondering if it’s worth including in your investing portfolio.  Maybe you’ve heard how Opportunity Zones offer exciting tax incentives to help boost economic growth in underdeveloped communities. The incentives involve a temporary tax deferral (until 2026 at the latest) on Original Capital Gain that you invest in a Qualified Opportunity Fund (QOF). Here’s how this plays... Read More
Posted by Matt Phillips at Thursday, Jan 24