Qualified Opportunity Zones: Understanding the Benefits & Opportunities in the Pittsburgh Region


Duquesne Club
325 6th Avenue

Date & Time

Start Date: 03/26/2019
Start Time: 4:30 p.m.
End Time: 7:00 p.m.


Opportunity Zone Funds are considered among one of the greatest opportunities for developers and investors in the last decade. Join Cozen O’Connor and financial and real estate investment leaders to gain insight into how developers, investors, and community leaders can benefit from this tax incentive.

Topics of Discussion:

  • Nature of tax benefits
  • Opportunity Fund requirements and how the funds are structured
  • Status of regulations
  • Public Sector involvement – past, present, and future
  • The investment process – what to expect and what can arise
  • Bringing together interested parties to develop an Opportunity Zone
  • Negotiating among the parties




Lance Chimka, Director, Allegheny County Economic Development

Jeni Cooper, Vice President, Relationship Manager II, Community Development Banking, PNC

James W. Forsyth, Member, Tax Practice, Cozen O’Connor

Joshua Lavrinc, CEO, Callay Capital LLC


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