Opportunity Zone Program: Investing in Rhode Island

    Speaking Engagement

    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?

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

    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.

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