Opportunity Zones are low-income census tracts certified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. There are 150 designated Opportunity Zones with in Louisiana, including in the cities of New Orleans, Baton Rogue, and Lafayette.
Learn more about financing your Opportunity Zone project in Louisiana with Qualified Opportunity Fund equity investments.
Why develop your project in an Opportunity Zone in Louisiana with OZone Financing Solutions?
OZone Financing Solutions can help you source investment capital to develop your project in Louisiana. Opportunity Zones connect private-sector investment to low-income communities, which means you can finance your project in Louisiana and stimulate the local economy. An Opportunity Zone investment is a great way to benefit both investors and communities in Maine such as New Orleans-Metairie Metropolitan Area and Baton Rouge Metropolitan 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 Louisiana.
We will work with you to simplify the Opportunity Zone process in Louisiana.
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 Louisiana qualify as an Opportunity Zone?
Our free Opportunity Zone Map will show where designated Opportunity Zones are located within Louisiana.
Ozone Financing’s Opportunity Zone map
If your project is located within a designated Opportunity Zone in Louisiana you should familiarize yourself with the requirements for becoming a Qualified Opportunity Zone property.
Louisiana and its economic climate are vibrant.
Louisiana is an attractive destination for visitors, university students, and investors. Well-known landmarks and cities, such as Jackson Square and Baton Rogue, attract tourists to the area, and Louisiana Tech University and University of Louisiana draw students from across the United States and around the world. Additionally, Louisiana 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. Louisiana has a GDP of $246.26 billion, which ranks 24th in the United States.
The State of Louisiana covers an area of 52,378.13square miles, including 8 major cities,with a total population of 4,659,978 and 150 Opportunity Zones. It is the 24th-most densely populated state in the United States.
According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the State of Louisiana had a population of approximately 3,420,000 over the age of 16. Of this, approximately 2,082,000 people are in the labor force of Louisiana, with 1,926,000 who are employed and 155,000 unemployed. Unemployment statistics for the State of Louisiana in 2015 show average unemployment at 6.9%. Monthly unemployment rates in Louisiana were 6.0% in October 2015, 6.1% in November 2015, and 6.1% in December 2015.
Our EB5AN State of Louisiana regional center offers a unique alternative source of capital.
Our EB5AN State of Louisiana EB-5 regional center covers Opportunity Zones in St. Martin and East Baton Rouge 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 Louisiana regional center offers geographic coverage of New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Lafayette, including the areas of Hahnville, Standard Heights, and Mouton. The Baton Rouge metropolitan area can be found in East Baton Rouge County, Louisiana.
Discover the benefits of developing your project in a Qualified Opportunity Zone.
Given Louisiana’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 Louisiana.
Contact OZone Financing Solutions today to learn more about developing an Opportunity Zone project in Louisiana.
Call 1-833-886-9663 or e-mail at info@OzoneFinancing.com.