Renaissance Equity Partners is a DC-based economic development advisory and fund management firm that provides technical assistance and financing to historically black colleges and universities to improve their campus conditions and revitalize blighted campus-adjacent neighborhoods. The HBCU Opportunity Fund is offered in partnership with the nonprofit HBCU Community Development Coalition.
Local Grown Salads farms will provide healthy and nutritious food, create local jobs, and use sustainable technology. The farms are strategically located at the end of the supply chain and close to the consumer; therefore, ready-to-eat salads are delivered locally on the same day they are harvested. Each Local Grown Salads farm will employ 15 … Read more
The investment strategy will focus on student and multifamily real estate projects within qualified opportunity zone tracts established through the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Managed by Thomas McGahan, CFA, the Fund will leverage Alpha’s core competencies, over what could be multiple real estate cycles given the longer-term time horizon, to deliver a … Read more
The Mosaic Opportunity Zone Fund is a project-driven fund investing in Golaski Labs, a $7.2 million, 40,000 square foot planned mixed-use development located at the corner of Wayne Avenue and Apsley Street, a visible corner on a commercial corridor in Wayne Junction, Philadelphia. The site is the former Dacron blood-vessel replacement manufacturing factory located at … Read more
Somera Road focuses on value-add, distressed and opportunistic transactions across all asset classes in the U.S. That includes properties in “urban cores” in cities such as Austin, Atlanta, Pittsburgh and Jacksonville, Florida. It has invested more than $750 million in real estate since 2014, when Ian Ross founded the firm. Somera Road’s opportunity zones investments will … Read more
Newark-based Golden Door Asset Management is focused on investing in small operating businesses in opportunity zones located in the northeast corridor between Baltimore and Boston. Their niche is in the staffing and outsourcing industry, mostly non-core businesses supporting major companies and corporations. Golden Door’s co-founder Vijar Kohli joined our Opportunity Zones Podcast in December 2018. Click … Read more