Overview

HunterMaclean’s opportunity zone practice group represents taxpayers, property owners, qualified opportunity funds, and operating businesses seeking to take advantage of the benefits of the Investing in Opportunity Act, enacted as a part of the 2017 Tax Cut and Jobs Act. The members of the practice group have monitored the legislation and served on a national working group of attorneys, accountants, developers, and other professionals who have collaborated to provide input during the regulatory process.

HunterMaclean’s opportunity zone team is comprised of attorneys from our tax, corporate, and real estate groups. We are actively working with several clients considering how they might benefit from the program, from individual taxpayers looking to create a self-directed opportunity fund to syndicated fund managers.

Publications & Presentations

Publications

Brunswick's New Opportunity Zone

Joseph F. Strength discusses how the new Opportunity Zone Program could benefit the Glynn County area in his article for the June 2018 issue of Elegant Island Living.

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New Opportunity Zones Designed to Spur Economic Development

The U.S. Treasury Department has approved Governor Nathan Deal’s nomination of portions of Savannah and surrounding areas as Opportunity Zones. Attorney Joey Strength explains what this means for businesses in his article for Business in Savannah.

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