February 20th, 2020 at 1:42 pm


About The Conference

Market interest in Opportunity Zones looks set to prevail in 2020 with considerable opportunities still available for investors interested in Opportunity Fund creation, operation, and management across the commercial real estate market. There has been extensive discussion about the opportunities and with that in mind, iGlobal Forum brings you a one-day event, the Advanced Opportunity Zones Investments – Dealmakers Meeting, a one-stop shop for investors looking to get to grips with the long-term investment potential, tax benefits and partnership opportunities created by the Opportunity Zones incentive. This must- attend meeting will provide a comprehensive background and expert analysis of the incentive program with recommendations, advice and details of opportunities for investors and real estate professionals.

Key Topics Covered

  • Investment spotlight panel: navigating the complexities of the opportunity zone investment landscape in 2020
  • Beyond the hype: the status of opportunity zone investment in 2020
  • An overview of the current macroeconomic and social dynamics: how increasing life expectancy may lead to increased demand for income-producing assets in the long term
  • Case study examples of funds and developers that have invested in opportunity zones
  • Due diligence best practices – best practices and the importance of consulting legal, tax and financial advisors
  • Pros and cons of an opportunity zone investment versus a 1031 exchange
  • Refining your approach towards opportunity zone fundraising and deal structuring: lessons learned and future opportunities
  • An overview of individual deals versus blind pool funds
  • Striking a balance between portfolio volume and capital levels
  • How to achieve alignment between opportunity zone investors and fund sponsors
  • Navigating the complexities of the QOF compliance landscape: how to meet key compliance requirements to take advantage of the tax benefits
  • How to preserve your tax incentives for your investors: a guide
  • Asset testing: how and when to implement regular asset testing to ensure multi-level compliance
  • A guide to tax returns and how to achieve self-certification

Network With Leading

  • Regional stakeholders
  • Real estate developers
  • Family offices
  • Accountants
  • Lawyers
  • Investors
  • Opportunity Zone



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