Discussing Opportunity Zones at UNT Dallas
Updated: Apr 15, 2020
As an alumnus of UNT Dallas, Ari likes to be involved with campus activities & events. This event was hosted by the Urban SERCH Institute. Their mission is to make a "collective attempt to promote economic development in Dallas County, and specifically, the Southern Sector" - Dr. Agbodzakey, Director of the USI. Opportunity Zones were covered in this event, with a thorough discussion on whether they truly spur economic development and how communities are impacted.
Key points about Dallas:
There are 18 OZ in Dallas County
82% of Opportunity Zone funds are invested in Real Estate
18% of funds are invested in Operating Businesses