Opportunity Zones in Minnesota - Invest in Opportunity Zones

Opportunity Zones in Minnesota

Opportunity Zones are low-income census tracts certified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. There are 128 designated Opportunity Zones within Minnesota, including in the cities of St. Cloud, Minneapolis, and Rochester.

Learn more about financing your Opportunity Zone project in Minnesota with Qualified Opportunity Fund equity investments.


Why develop your project in an Opportunity Zone in Minnesota with OZone Financing Solutions?

OZone Financing Solutions can help you source investment capital to develop your project in Minnesota.Opportunity Zones connect private-sector investment to low-income communities, which means you can finance your project in Minnesota and stimulate the local economy. An Opportunity Zone investment is a great way to benefit both investors and communities in Minnesota such as Minneapolis-St. Paul Metropolitan Area and Rochester 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 Minnesota.


We will work with you to simplify the Opportunity Zone process in Minnesota.

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 Minnesota qualify as an Opportunity Zone?

Our free Opportunity Zone Map will show where designated Opportunity Zones are located within Minnesota.

Ozone Financing’s Opportunity Zone map

If your project is located within a designated Opportunity Zone in Minnesota you should familiarize yourself with the requirements for becoming a Qualified Opportunity Zone property.


Minnesota and its economic climate are vibrant.

Minnesota is an attractive destination for visitors, university students, and investors. Well-known landmarks and cities, such as Mall of America and Saint Paul, attract tourists to the area, and University of Minnesota and Winona State University draw students from across the United States and around the world. Additionally, Minnesota 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. Minnesota has a GDP of $351.11 billion, which ranks 17th in the United States.

The State of Minnesota covers an area of 86,936 square miles, including 11 major cities,with a total population of 5,679,718and 128 Opportunity Zones. It is the 30th-most densely populated state in the United States.

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the State of Minnesota had a population of approximately 4,112,000 over the age of 16. Of this, approximately 2,963,000 people are in the labor force of Minnesota, with 2,746,000 who are employed and 217,000 unemployed. Unemployment statistics for the State of Minnesota in 2015 show average unemployment at 3.7%. Monthly unemployment rates in Minnesota were 3.6% in October 2015, 3.6% in November 2015, and 3.7% in December 2015.


Our EB5AN State of Minnesota regional center offers a unique alternative source of capital.

Our EB5AN State of Minnesota EB-5 regional center covers Opportunity Zones in Hennepin and Ramsey 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 Minnesota regional center offers geographic coverage of St. Cloud, Minneapolis, and Rochester, including the areas of Downtown St. Cloud, Phillips, and John Marshall. The Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area encompasses 16 counties including Hennepin County in Minnesota.


Discover the benefits of developing your project in a Qualified Opportunity Zone.

Given Minnesota’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 Minnesota.

Contact OZone Financing Solutions today to learn more about developing an Opportunity Zone project in Minnesota.

Call 1-833-886-9663 or e-mail at info@OzoneFinancing.com.