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MapableUSA.com: When most people talk about Opportunity Zones, they talk about the tax incentives the program provides for those facing capital gains taxes. Or they mention the Opportunity Zone funds that provide the actual investment into the real estate and redevelopment of distressed areas. But how did this program come to be in the first place? To answer that question, we interviewed Erin Gillespie of Madison Street Strategies who discussed how each particular zone was determined and how her unique background working for government entities provided her with the experience to help communities benefit and gain knowledge on how the opportunity zones program can enhance local communities.
MapableUSA.com: When most people talk about Opportunity Zones, they talk about the tax incentives the program provides for those facing capital gains taxes. Or they mention the Opportunity Zone funds that provide the actual investment into the real estate and redevelopment of distressed areas. But how did this program come to be in the first place? To answer that question, we interviewed Erin Gillespie of Madison Street Strategies who discussed how each particular zone was determined and how her unique background working for government entities provided her with the experience to help communities benefit and gain knowledge on how the opportunity zones program can enhance local communities. read more read less

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