Portland's Opportunity Zones

Portland Business Journal asks the financial experts at Geffen Mesher: what and where exactly are Opportunity Zones in Portland?


Investors can choose to invest in a new or ongoing development projects in lower income areas, thereby contributing to a "...Qualified Opportunity Fund (QOF) and receive preferential tax treatment when it comes to their capital gains."


Graham Petersen and Kyle Podd of Geffen Mesher advocate for proper prior planning before identifying the direction to take the investment within the opportunity zone.

Portland's Opportunity Zones (green) and Low-Income Communities (pink) | Photo courtesy kgw.com

Read PBJ's full article here for some guidance on OZ's.

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