Federal Opportunity Zone Program: tax incentives to invest in startups

SU teams at the CNYBAC

Join CenterState CEO and Bousquet Holstein for an interactive workshop on the Federal Opportunity Zone program, Tuesday, July 30, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown. Learn about available incentives, how to maximize the program’s benefits for your business, the benefits to investors, eligible projects, the role of local governments, and how the program can attract investment to the community.


9:30-11:00 – How business and developers can take advantage of Opportunity Zones in CNY

11:00 -11:15 – Break

11:15-12:15 – How to position your community for Opportunity Zone investments

12:15-1:30 – Overview and discussion of potential Opportunity Zone sites and locations. Lunch will be provided as well as networking.

Lunch is included, provided by Bond, Schoeneck & King PLLC, Bousquet Holstein PLLC, M&T Bank and Wilmington Trust, N.A.

Registration is required for this event. The above program will follow an introduction session on Opportunity Zones hosted by M&T Bank, Wilmington Trust, N.A. and Bond Schoeneck & King PLLC. Please contact Brenda Jaynes if you would like to register for the breakfast session at bjaynes@mtb.com

Cost to attend: $20 for Members and $30 for Non-Members

Website for more information: http://www.centerstateceo.com/news-events/federal-opportunity-zone-program-tax-incentives-investing-our-community

Registration: https://centerstateceonycoc.weblinkconnect.com/events/federal-opportunity-zone-program-tax-incentives-investing-our-community-2886/register

Photo:  SU teams MedUX and In-Spire at the Central New York Biotech Accelerator (CNYBAC), which is located in a Federal Opportunity Zone.  MedUX is currently raising an investment round, and would be an Opportunity Zone investment candidate.