Opportunity Zones are low-income census tracts certified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. There are 72 designated Opportunity Zones within Connecticut, including in the cities of Bridgeport, New Haven, and Hartford.
Learn more about financing your Opportunity Zone project in Connecticut, with Qualified Opportunity Fund equity investments.
Why develop your project in an Opportunity Zone in Connecticut with OZone Financing Solutions?
OZone Financing Solutions can help you source investment capital to develop your project in Connecticut. Opportunity Zones connect private-sector investment to low-income communities, which means you can finance your project in Connecticut and stimulate the local economy. An Opportunity Zone investment is a great way to benefit both investors and communities in Connecticut, such as Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk Metropolitan Statistical Area and Hartford–West Hartford–East Hartford Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Visit our Opportunity Zone development guide to learn about developing Qualified Opportunity Zone property and to discover how OZone Financing Solutions can benefit your project in Connecticut.
We will work with you to simplify the Opportunity Zone process in Connecticut.
To successfully secure Opportunity Zone equity investment, you may need to use multiple types of capital in the final capital stack for your project. You’ll also need to establish a Qualified Opportunity Fund and market your Opportunity Zone project. OZone Financing Solutions can provide you with a turnkey, one-stop-shop solution to simplify the process. OZone Financing provides best-in-class quality, speed, and coordination for project structuring and legal documentation as well as a full marketing and fundraising package.
What areas in Connecticut qualify as an Opportunity Zone?
Our free Opportunity Zone Map will show where designated Opportunity Zones are located within Connecticut.
Ozone Financing’s Opportunity Zone map
If your project is located within a designated Opportunity Zone in Connecticut, you should familiarize yourself with the requirements for becoming a Qualified Opportunity Zone property.
Connecticut and its economic climate are vibrant.
Connecticut is an attractive destination for visitors, university students, and investors. Well-known landmarks and cities, such as Mystic Seaport and Hartford, attract tourists to the area, and Yale University and Wesleyan University draw students from across the United States and around the world. Additionally, Connecticut has embraced Opportunity Zones as a great source of potential growth for the U.S. economy and for low-income communities. Opportunity Zones provide strong returns for investors while providing communities with much-needed development capital and jobs. Connecticut has a GDP of $260.83 billion, which ranks 23rd in the United States.
The State of Connecticut covers an area of 5,567 square miles, including 9 major cities, with a total population of 3,572,665 and 72 Opportunity Zones. It is the 4th-most densely populated state in the United States.
According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the State of Connecticut had a population of approximately 2,765,000 over the age of 16. Of this, approximately 1,897,000 people are in the labor force of Connecticut, with 1,724,000 who are employed and 173,000 unemployed. Unemployment statistics for the State of Connecticut in 2015 show average unemployment at 5.7%. Monthly unemployment rates in Connecticut were 5.6% in October 2015, 5.6% in November 2015, and 5.5% in December 2015.
Our EB5AN State of Connecticut regional center offers a unique alternative source of capital.
Our EB5AN State of Connecticut EB-5 regional center covers Opportunity Zones in Hartford and Fairfield counties, which creates a unique opportunity to further incentivize investors and diversify your project’s sources of capital. Through the EB-5 Program, qualified foreign investors can invest in a USCIS-approved EB-5 regional center projects to gain permanent resident status in the United States. Our EB5AN State of Connecticut regional center offers geographic coverage of Bridgeport, New Haven, and Hartford, including the areas of West End-West Side, The Hill, and North Meadows. The Hartford–West Hartford–East Hartford metropolitan area encompasses Hartford, Tolland, and Middlesex counties in Connecticut.
Discover the benefits of developing your project in a Qualified Opportunity Zone.
Given Connecticut’s large population, becoming a Qualified Opportunity Zone business would create measurable benefits in your community. You would stimulate the local economy, thereby reducing the number of unemployed people in Connecticut.
Contact OZone Financing Solutions today to learn more about developing an Opportunity Zone project in Connecticut.
Call 1-833-886-9663 or e-mail at info@OzoneFinancing.com.