Craig Bernstein

➤➤ Join your colleagues at the ADAPT: Opportunity Zones conference September 16-17 in Baltimore, MD, a new national conference addressing the future of the adaptive reuse marketing and how to identify a project, secure funding and ick a winning community for your investment. This first-of-its-kind event will educate, connect and celebrate the investors, developers and owners with the people behind the planning and decision-making, such as architects, consultants, academics and, most importantly, municipal officials.

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WASHINGTON, DC—Investing in Opportunity Zones is not just about tax benefits and socially-responsible developments. Investors have to make sure the projects pencil. Data analysis, in other words, is just as crucial. So says Craig Bernstein, a principal at OPZ Bernstein, which recently launched the OPZ Bernstein Opportunity Zone Fund.

“We have a fiduciary responsibility to spend the time conducting the quantitative analysis while evaluating the 8,700 Opportunity Zones,” explains Bernstein.

Bernstein targets areas that have already experienced some gentrification and revitalization plus areas that can sustain growth during the life of the investment.

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