Hosted Events and Sponsorships

Opportunity Zone Program: Investing in Rhode Island

Providence, RI
January 15, 2019

On January 15, 2019, Locke Lord's national Opportunity Zone practice group and guest panelists discussed the benefits of investing in Rhode Island. The following topics were covered:

  • What is an Opportunity Zone?
  • Where are the Zones in Rhode Island?
  • What is Qualified Opportunity Zone Business Property?
  • How do you set up a Qualified Opportunity Zone Fund?
  • What are the benefits to investors?
  • What are the benefits to municipalities with Zones?
  • What does a real world Project look like?
  • How do Zone business connect with investors and vice-versa? 
  • What are the timing issues to successfully implement a Zone project?

Moderator:
Karen S. D. Grande
Partner, Providence
Locke Lord LLP

Speakers:
Cynthia Bast
Partner, Locke Lord LLP

Todd L. Cooper
Partner, Locke Lord LLP

Thomas ''Jeff'' Jefferson IV
Partner, Locke Lord LLP

Raj Bandla
Senior Counsel, Locke Lord LLP

Gerald Lavallee
Senior Vice President/Partner, CBRE/New England

Jesse Saglio
President, RI Commerce Corporation

Who Should Attend:
Investors with recent capital gains including insurance companies, family offices, banks, private wealth managers, investment fund managers; developers; economic development officers; housing development officials; municipal officials and planners in Opportunity Zone municipalities. 

Tuesday, January 15, 2019
4:30-6:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m.  - Registration
5:00 p.m. - Program followed by networking 

Locke Lord LLP
One Financial Plaza, Suite 2800
Westminster Street
Providence, RI

For more information, please contact Amy Halloran.