Opportunity Zones are low-income census tracts certified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury. There are 25 designated Opportunity Zones with in Vermont, including in the cities of Burlington, Newport, and Winooski.
Learn more about financing your Opportunity Zone project in Vermont, with Qualified Opportunity Fund equity investments.
Why develop your project in an Opportunity Zone in Vermont with OZone Financing Solutions?
OZone Financing Solutions can help you source investment capital to develop your project in Vermont.Opportunity Zones connect private-sector investment to low-income communities, which means you can finance your project in Vermont and stimulate the local economy. An Opportunity Zone investment is a great way to benefit both investors and communities in Vermont, such as Burlington-South Burlington Metropolitan Statistical Area and Rutland, VT Micropolitan 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 Vermont.
We will work with you to simplify the Opportunity Zone process in Vermont.
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 Vermont qualify as an Opportunity Zone?
Our free Opportunity Zone Map will show where designated Opportunity Zones are located within Vermont.
Ozone Financing’s Opportunity Zone map
If your project is located within a designated Opportunity Zone in Vermontyou should familiarize yourself with the requirements for becoming a Qualified Opportunity Zone property.
Vermont and its economic climate are vibrant.
Vermont is an attractive destination for visitors, university students, and investors. Well-known landmarks and cities, such as Ben & Jerry’s Factory and Montpelier, attract tourists to the area, and University of Vermont and Norwich University draw students from across the United States and around the world. Additionally, Vermont 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. Vermont has a GDP of $32.20 billion, which ranks 52nd in the United States.
The State of Vermont covers an area of 9,616 square miles, including 6 major cities,with a total population of 626,299 and 25 Opportunity Zones. It is the 30th-most densely populated state in the United States.
According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the State of Vermont had a population of approximately 510,000 over the age of 16. Of this, approximately 361,000 people are in the labor force of Vermont, with 338,000 who are employed and 22,000 unemployed. Unemployment statistics for the State of Vermont in 2015 show average unemployment at 3.6%. Monthly unemployment rates in Vermont were 3.5% in October 2015, 3.4% in November 2015, and 3.4% in December 2015.
Our EB5AN State of Vermont regional center offers a unique alternative source of capital.
Our EB5AN State of Vermont EB-5 regional center covers Opportunity Zones in Chittenden and Rutland 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 Vermont regional center offers geographic coverage of Burlington, Newport, and Winooski, including the areas of South End, Gardiner Park, and West Allen St (Winooski). The Burlington-South Burlington metropolitan area can be found in Chittenden County, Franklin County, and Grand Isle, Vermont.
Discover the benefits of developing your project in a Qualified Opportunity Zone.
Given Vermont’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 Vermont.
Contact OZone Financing Solutions today to learn more about developing an Opportunity Zone project in Vermont.
Call 1-833-886-9663 or e-mail at info@OzoneFinancing.com .