Opportunity Zones are low-income census tracts certified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. There are 427 designated Opportunity Zones within Florida, including in the cities of Miami, Tampa, and Orlando.
Learn more about financing your Opportunity Zone project in Florida, with Qualified Opportunity Fund equity investments.
Why develop your project in an Opportunity Zone in Florida with OZone Financing Solutions?
OZone Financing Solutions can help you source investment capital to develop your project in Florida. Opportunity Zones connect private-sector investment to low-income communities, which means you can finance your project in Florida and stimulate the local economy. An Opportunity Zone investment is a great way to benefit both investors and communities in Florida, such as Miami–Fort Lauderdale–West Palm Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area and Tampa–St. Petersburg–Clearwater 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 Florida.
We will work with you to simplify the Opportunity Zone process in Florida.
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 Florida qualify as an Opportunity Zone?
Our free Opportunity Zone Map will show where designated Opportunity Zones are located within Florida.
Ozone Financing’s Opportunity Zone map
If your project is located within a designated Opportunity Zone in Florida, you should familiarize yourself with the requirements for becoming a Qualified Opportunity Zone property.
Florida and its economic climate are vibrant.
Florida is an attractive destination for visitors, university students, and investors. Well-known landmarks and cities, such as Walt Disney World and Tallahassee, attract tourists to the area, and University of Florida and University of Miami draw students from across the United States and around the world. Additionally, Florida 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. Florida has a GDP of $967.34 billion, which ranks 4th in the United States.
The State of Florida covers an area of 65,755 square miles, including 10 major cities, with a total population of 21,299,325 and 427 Opportunity Zones. It is the 8th-most densely populated state in the United States.
According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the State of Florida had a population of approximately 14,736,000 over the age of 16. Of this, approximately 9,224,000 people are in the labor force of Florida, with 8,159,000 who are employed and 1,065,000 unemployed. Unemployment statistics for the State of Florida in 2015 show average unemployment at 5.5%. Monthly unemployment rates in Florida were 5.2% in October 2015, 5.1% in November 2015, and 4.9% in December 2015.
Our EB5AN State of Florida regional center offers a unique alternative source of capital.
Our EB5AN State of Florida EB-5 regional center covers Opportunity Zones in Miami-Dade and Hillsborough 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 Florida regional center offers geographic coverage of Miami, Tampa, and Orlando, including the areas of Edgewater, Hyde Park, and Pine Hills. The Miami–Fort Lauderdale–West Palm Beach metropolitan area encompasses Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach counties in Florida.
Discover the benefits of developing your project in a Qualified Opportunity Zone.
Given Florida’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 Florida.
Contact OZone Financing Solutions today to learn more about developing an Opportunity Zone project in Florida.
Call 1-833-886-9663 or e-mail at info@OzoneFinancing.com.