Opportunity Zones are low-income census tracts certified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. There are 85 designated Opportunity Zones within Arkansas, including in the cities of Jacksonville, Little Rock, and Prattsville.
Learn more about financing your Opportunity Zone project in Arkansas with Qualified Opportunity Fund equity investments.
Why develop your project in an Opportunity Zone in Arkansas with OZone Financing Solutions?
OZone Financing Solutions can help you source investment capital to develop your project in Arkansas.Opportunity Zones connect private-sector investment with low-income communities, allowing you to finance your project in Arkansas while stimulating the local economy. An Opportunity Zone investment is a great way to benefit both investors and communities in Arkansas, such as the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway and Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers Metropolitan Statistical Areas.
Visit our Opportunity Zone development guide to learn about developing Qualified Opportunity Zone properties and how OZone Financing Solutions can benefit your project in Arkansas.
We will work with you to simplify the Opportunity Zone process in Arkansas.
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 will also need to establish a Qualified Opportunity Fund and effectively 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 superior quality, speed, and coordination for project structuring and legal documentation as well as a full marketing and fundraising package.
What areas in Arkansas qualify as Opportunity Zones?
Our free Opportunity Zone map will show where designated Opportunity Zones are located within Arkansas.
Ozone Financing’s Opportunity Zone map
If your project is located within a designated Opportunity Zone in Arkansas, you should familiarize yourself with the requirements for a Qualified Opportunity Zone property.
Arkansas and its economic climate are vibrant.
Arkansas is an attractive destination for visitors, university students, and investors. Well-known landmarks and cities such as Little Rock and Hot Springs National Park attract tourists to the area, and Arkansas State University and the University of Arkansas draw students from across the United States and around the world. Additionally, Arkansas has embraced Opportunity Zones as a great source of potential growth for its economy and low-income communities. Opportunity Zones provide strong returns for investors while providing communities with much-needed development capital and jobs. Arkansas has a GDP of $125 billion, which ranks 35th in the United States.
The state of Arkansas covers an area of 53,180 square miles, which includes 10 major cities, 85 Opportunity Zones, and a total population of 3,013,825. It is the 34th-most densely populated state in the United States.
According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the state of Arkansas has a population of approximately 2,221,000 over the age of 16. Of this, around 1,353,000 people are in the labor force, with 1,247,000 who are employed and 107,000 unemployed. Unemployment statistics for Arkansas in 2015 show average unemployment at 5%. Monthly unemployment rates in Arkansas were 4.5% in October 2015, 4.4% in November 2015, and 4.3% in December 2015.
Our EB5AN State of Arkansas Regional Center offers a unique alternative source of capital.
Our EB5AN State of Arkansas EB-5 Regional Center covers Opportunity Zones in Cleburne and Conway 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 project to gain permanent resident status in the United States. Our EB5AN State of Arkansas Regional Center offers geographic coverage of Jacksonville, Little Rock, and Prattsville, including the areas of Valentine, North Little Rock, and Poyen. The Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway Metropolitan Area encompasses Pulaski, Folkner, Saline, Lonoke, Grant, Perry, Jefferson, Lincoln, and Cleveland Counties in Arkansas.
Discover the benefits of developing your project in a Qualified Opportunity Zone.
Given Arkansas’s large population, becoming a Qualified Opportunity Zone business would create measurable benefits in your community. Your project can stimulate the local economy, there by reducing the number of unemployed people in Arkansas.
Contact OZone Financing Solutions today to learn more about developing an Opportunity Zone project in Arkansas.
Call 1-833-886-9663 or e-mail us at info@OzoneFinancing.com.