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Opportunity Zones Designations Show Promise

Eighteen states have submitted their selections of local neighborhoods that will qualify as “Opportunity Zones” under a new tax incentive created by Congress in last year’s tax bill.  These selections—and the characteristics of the neighborhoods themselves—will be important determinants of the ultimate success of the program. As I wrote in February just before the state selections [...]

2018-04-30T11:00:14+00:00April 30th, 2018|CALED News, Econ Dev News|

Get Ready for Economic Development Week May 7-12, 2018

Get ready to post and share during Economic Development Week May 7-12, 2018. We encourage you to share your story on all social media platforms. Please use the hashtag #EconDevWeek and feel free to tag CALED. Twitter: @CALED_EconDev LinkedIn: Private Group - California's Economic Development Network We look forward to reading these stories, best practices [...]

2018-04-16T12:21:04+00:00April 16th, 2018|CALED News, Econ Dev News|

Check Out The 2018 California Investment Guide

The Golden State’s ideal business climate brings innovations to the forefront while its people and companies prosper. Learn why corporate executives and businesses choose California to grow their business. California knows how to treat business. The proof is in the performance. From testimonies, workforce, education, resources, supportive programs, climate change, statistical data and more; California [...]

2018-04-12T17:29:22+00:00April 12th, 2018|CALED News, Econ Dev News|

ULI: Urban Marketplace 2018

A must attend event for those involved with urban development and redevelopment projects throughout Los Angeles County, Urban Marketplace convenes the leaders, senior city staff, elected officials and deal makers who contribute to the vitality of our urban fabric. It is a conference and expo designed to promote real estate investment opportunities and development strategies [...]

2018-03-20T13:28:13+00:00March 20th, 2018|CALED News, Econ Dev News, Events|

Review Designations & Provide Comments By March 15, 2018!

The California Department of Finance released the highly anticipated initial list of Opportunity Zone designations. The Opportunity Zone program is a new federal economic development tool included in the recent tax reform bill. It is meant to incentivize private investment in distressed areas of the county. See the announcement from the Department of Finance below: [...]

2018-03-05T12:22:15+00:00March 5th, 2018|CALED News, Econ Dev News|