Opportunity Zones are low-income census tracts certified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. There are 879 designated Opportunity Zones within California, including in the cities of Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose.
Learn more about financing your Opportunity Zone project in California, with Qualified Opportunity Fund equity investments.
Why develop your project in an Opportunity Zone in California with OZone Financing Solutions?
OZone Financing Solutions can help you source investment capital to develop your project in California. Opportunity Zones connect private-sector investment to low-income communities, which means you can finance your project in California and stimulate the local economy. An Opportunity Zone investment is a great way to benefit both investors and communities in California, such as Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana Metropolitan Statistical Area and San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward 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 California.
We will work with you to simplify the Opportunity Zone process in California.
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 California qualify as an Opportunity Zone?
Our free Opportunity Zone Map will show where designated Opportunity Zones are located within California.
Ozone Financing’s Opportunity Zone map
If your project is located within a designated Opportunity Zone in California, you should familiarize yourself with the requirements for becoming a Qualified Opportunity Zone property.
California and its economic climate are vibrant.
California is an attractive destination for visitors, university students, and investors. Well-known landmarks and cities, such as Disneyland and Sacramento, attract tourists to the area, and Stanford University and Pomona College draw students from across the United States and around the world. Additionally, California 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. California has a GDP of $2.75 trillion, which ranks 1st in the United States.
The State of California covers an area of 163,696 square miles, including 10 major cities, with a total population of 39,557,045 and 879 Opportunity Zones. It is the 11th-most densely populated state in the United States.
According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the State of California had a population of approximately 28,293,000 over the age of 16. Of this, approximately 18,176,000 people are in the labor force of California, with 15,916,000 who are employed and 2,260,000 unemployed. Unemployment statistics for the State of California in 2015 show average unemployment at 6.2%. Monthly unemployment rates in California were 5.8% in October 2015, 5.7% in November 2015, and 5.7% in December 2015.
Our EB5AN State of California regional center offers a unique alternative source of capital.
Our EB5AN State of California EB-5 regional center covers Opportunity Zones in Alameda and Los Angeles 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 California regional center offers geographic coverage of Los Angeles, San Diego, and San Jose, including the areas of West Oakland, Barrio Logan, and Downtown San Jose. The San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward metropolitan area encompasses San Francisco, Alameda, Marin, Contra Costa and San Mateo counties in California.
Discover the benefits of developing your project in a Qualified Opportunity Zone.
Given California’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 California.
Contact OZone Financing Solutions today to learn more about developing an Opportunity Zone project in California.
Call 1-833-886-9663 or e-mail at info@OzoneFinancing.com.