Opportunity Zones: The What, Why, & How for CRE Professionals

Investor Management Services, LLC

The US economy relies on a handful of major cities to drive new business and growth, while economically distressed communities continue to see declines in local businesses. Opportunity zones were developed to address some of these disparities and ultimately create a new asset class. But while opportunity zones have been a hot topic in the commercial real estate industry for the past couple years, there are still a lot of misconceptions about this initiative.
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Spotlight

Many real estate investors have asked the question, "should I get a real estate license to flip houses?" While there is no right or wrong answer to this question (as it will depend on each investor's business model) there are some undeniable benefits. The top 5 benefits of having a real estate license as an investor are: Access to the MLS (multiple listing service), The ability to make more money, Commissions, Advanced education, New contacts and networking opportunities.

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Affordable Housing Opportunity Zones

Lorman

Opportunity Zones offer great promise for new investment in low-income areas and affordable rental housing in those areas. Regulations and guidance continue to evolve. This topic will take a deep dive into Opportunity Zones, explaining the current guidance and exploring potential issues in structuring transactions with a focus on affordable housing. Panelists will discuss potential benefits and the challenges to structuring transactions. This information is a great fit for anyone looking to get a better handle on Opportunity Zones and explore their benefits and limitations.
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The Business Case for Construction Standards

WorkCast

The push for standardisation is revolutionising certain sectors of the global construction industry, particularly in the US and Sweden. Join Building Magazine and Bluebeam and learn what benefits the UK can attain by adopting a set of universal construction standards, and why PDF is quickly becoming the ideal platform for documenting build information.
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2019 Construction Forecast: Boom, Bust or Draw?

Procore

This webinar will address how forecasters see construction markets developing in 2019. ENR will call on two top forecasters, asking them to share their views on the market prospects for the industry, both nationally and regionally. We then will add another layer by asking a leading industry technology strategist about how he or she envisions the year from a construction technology perspective.
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Collective Bargaining Developments in Construction

Lorman

The relationship between contractors, subcontractors and construction labor unions is a complex one. The heart of the relationship is the collective bargaining agreement and the bargaining process. Too often, contractors feel like passengers on a train that has already left the station, with little formal background in the framework for bargaining, their ability to influence the bargaining agreement, and the options they may have whether an 8f or 9a contractor.
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Spotlight

Many real estate investors have asked the question, "should I get a real estate license to flip houses?" While there is no right or wrong answer to this question (as it will depend on each investor's business model) there are some undeniable benefits. The top 5 benefits of having a real estate license as an investor are: Access to the MLS (multiple listing service), The ability to make more money, Commissions, Advanced education, New contacts and networking opportunities.

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