The state Economic Development Authority is offering $500,000 in grant funding to help municipalities and counties draw investors to federally designated Opportunity Zones.
The state has detailed plans to finance 1,200 affordable housing units under a federal tax credit program, with an added focus on projects in Opportunity Zones and other newly added criteria.
RBH Group, the developer of the heralded Teachers Village project in Newark, is hoping to build on that success with a new investment fund under the federal Opportunity Zone program.
The sweeping tax reform brought on by The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act is now in effect, but many Real Estate owners and investors remain in the dark on how these changes will impact their businesses. With that, Sax’s Real Estate advisors will hold an educational webinar on March 19 to run through the major changes facing the Real Estate industry overall now that tax reform has been implemented, and proposed guidance has been released.
The Hampshire Cos. has made its first investment under the federal Opportunity Zone program, acquiring a parcel near Hackensack University Medical Center that it will redevelop as part of a joint venture.
For all the buzz around walkable, urban submarkets and higher-density workplaces, our readers have never lost interest in the fate of the Merck property in Whitehouse Station. I was reminded of that on Jan. 3, when a story about a potential buyer for the complex quickly became the most-read item we’ve ever had on RE-NJ.com.
Two New Jersey real estate firms have joined forces with a focus on the new federal Opportunity Zone program, having already teed up more than $85 million in multifamily investments.