Opportunity Zones are low-income census tracts certified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. There are 149 designated Opportunity Zones within Maryland, including in the cities of Baltimore, Salisbury, and Aberdeen.
Learn more about financing your Opportunity Zone project in Maryland with Qualified Opportunity Fund equity investments.
Why develop your project in an Opportunity Zone in Maryland with OZone Financing Solutions?
OZone Financing Solutions can help you source investment capital to develop your project in Maryland. Opportunity Zones connect private-sector investment to low-income communities, which means you can finance your project in Maryland and stimulate the local economy. An Opportunity Zone investment is a great way to benefit both investors and communities in Maryland such as Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan Area and Salisbury 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 Maryland.
We will work with you to simplify the Opportunity Zone process in Maryland.
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 Maryland qualify as an Opportunity Zone?
Our free Opportunity Zone Map will show where designated Opportunity Zones are located within Maryland.
Ozone Financing’s Opportunity Zone map
If your project is located within a designated Opportunity Zone in Maryland you should familiarize yourself with the requirements for becoming a Qualified Opportunity Zone property.
Maryland and its economic climate are vibrant.
Maryland is an attractive destination for visitors, university students, and investors. Well-known landmarks and cities, such as Inner Harbor and Annapolis, attract tourists to the area, and University of Maryland and Towson University draw students from across the United States and around the world. Additionally, Maryland 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. Maryland has a GDP of $393.63 billion, which ranks 15th in the United States.
The State of Maryland covers an area of 12,407 square miles, including 10 major cities,with a total population of 6,042,718and 149 Opportunity Zones. It is the 5th-most densely populated state in the United States.
According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the State of Maryland had a population of approximately 4,443,000 over the age of 16. Of this, approximately 2,981,000 people are in the labor force of Maryland, with 2,758,000 who are employed and 223,000 unemployed. Unemployment statistics for the State of Maryland in 2015 show average unemployment at 5.1%. Monthly unemployment rates in Massachusetts were 4.8% in October 2015, 4.8% in November 2015, and 4.7% in December 2015.
Our EB5AN State of Maryland regional center offers a unique alternative source of capital.
Our EB5AN State of Maryland EB-5 regional center covers Opportunity Zones in Baltimore and Prince George’s 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 Maryland regional center offers geographic coverage of Baltimore, Salisbury, and Aberdeen, including the areas of Inner Harbor, Avalon Park, and Island Commons. The Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area encompasses 31 counties including Fairfax County, Maryland.
Discover the benefits of developing your project in a Qualified Opportunity Zone.
Given Maryland’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 Maryland.
Contact OZone Financing Solutions today to learn more about developing an Opportunity Zone project in Maryland.
Call 1-833-886-9663 or e-mail at info@OzoneFinancing.com.