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Opportunity Zones Each zone consists of an entire census tract, as established for the decennial US Census (credit: Matthew Rader).

PORTLAND, OR—Opportunity Zones can deliver significant tax savings on medium- to long-term investments in economically disadvantaged communities. This tax incentive pertains to both the capital gains invested initially through a qualified opportunity fund/QOF, as well as future capital gains earned on the original investment in zone-based businesses or projects.

Lisa Brown

Lisa Brown is an editor for the south and west regions of GlobeSt.com. She has 25-plus years of real estate experience, with a regional PR role at Grubb & Ellis and a national communications position at MMI. Brown also spent 10 years as executive director at NAIOP San Francisco Bay Area chapter, where she led the organization to achieving its first national award honors and recognition on Capitol Hill. She has written extensively on commercial real estate topics and edited numerous pieces on the subject.

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