Opportunity Zones are low-income census tracts certified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. There are 144 designated Opportunity Zones with in Kentucky, including in the cities of Louisville, Campbellsville, and Lexington.
Learn more about financing your Opportunity Zone project in Kentucky with Qualified Opportunity Fund equity investments.
Why develop your project in an Opportunity Zone in Kentucky with OZone Financing Solutions?
OZone Financing Solutions can help you source investment capital to develop your project in Kentucky. Opportunity Zones connect private-sector investment to low-income communities, which means you can finance your project in Kentucky and stimulate the local economy. An Opportunity Zone investment is a great way to benefit both investors and communities in Kentucky such as Louisville-Jefferson County KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area and Lexington-Fayette 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 Kentucky.
We will work with you to simplify the Opportunity Zone process in Kentucky.
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 Kentucky qualify as an Opportunity Zone?
Our free Opportunity Zone Map will show where designated Opportunity Zones are located within Kentucky.
Ozone Financing’s Opportunity Zone map
If your project is located within a designated Opportunity Zone in Kentucky you should familiarize yourself with the requirements for becoming a Qualified Opportunity Zone property.
Kentucky and its economic climate are vibrant.
Kentucky is an attractive destination for visitors, university students, and investors. Well-known landmarks and cities, such as Mammoth Cave National Park and Frankfort, attract tourists to the area, and University of Louisville and University of Kentucky draw students from across the United States and around the world. Additionally, Kentucky 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. Kentucky has a GDP of $202.51 billion, which ranks 28th in the United States.
The State of Kentucky covers an area of 40,408 square miles, including 11 major cities,with a total population of 4,468,402 and 144 Opportunity Zones. It is the 22nd-most densely populated state in the United States.
According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the State of Kentucky had a population of approximately 3,354,000 over the age of 16. Of this, approximately 2,084,000 people are in the labor force of Kentucky, with 1,866,000 who are employed and 218,000 unemployed. Unemployment statistics for the State of Kentucky in 2015 show average unemployment at 5.3%. Monthly unemployment rates in Kentucky were 5.2% in October 2015, 5.3% in November 2015, and 5.3% in December 2015.
Our EB5AN State of Kentucky regional center offers a unique alternative source of capital.
Our EB5AN State of Kentucky EB-5 regional center covers Opportunity Zones in Fayette and Jefferson counties, which create 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 Kentucky regional center offers geographic coverage of Louisville, Campbellsville, and Lexington, including the areas of Shippingport Island, Elkhorn, and Central Downtown. The Lexington-Fayette metropolitan statistical area encompasses Bourbon, Clark, Fayette, Jessamine, Scott and Woodford counties in Kentucky.
Discover the benefits of developing your project in a Qualified Opportunity Zone.
Given Kentucky’s large population, becoming a Qualified Opportunity Zone business would create measurable benefits in your community. You would stimulate the local economy, there by reducing the number of unemployed people in Kentucky.
Contact OZone Financing Solutions today to learn more about developing an Opportunity Zone project in Kentucky.
Call 1-833-886-9663 or e-mail at info@OzoneFinancing.com.