Three Important Pieces Of News You May Have Missed About Real Estate Investing

This is a good time to get out and start investing in real estate. Roll up your sleeves, and get to work as an active investor, or more passively through private lenders. To help you make an informed decision, below are some of the key changes in federal rules that make investing in real estate even more attractive

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H&M Store On Woodward Could Attract More Retailers To Downtown Detroit

The downtown is poised for new business, and retailers are taking note. The latest development came Wednesday when Swedish clothing retailer H&M confirmed it will open a store in Detroit’s downtown this fall. The retailer has leased 25,000 square feet of space from Bedrock in three adjoining buildings at 1505, 1515 and 1529 Woodward, at the northwest corner of Woodward and Clifford. That’s in a stretch of retailers that have opened in recent years, including the high-end John Varvatos menswear store directly across Woodward, and the Lululemon yoga-apparel store across Clifford.

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Aerial view of the sun setting over a cross roads in a traditional UK suburb

Are Opportunity Zone Funds Right For Your Real Estate Investment Portfolio?

The Opportunity Zone (OZ) tax incentive has now been widely written about, and experts predict that $100 billion will flow into Opportunity Zones this year. Real estate developers should be evaluating each land purchase and each deal to make sure that any government incentive available supports the bottom line of their investments. The new Opportunity Zone incentive affects a handful of projects in my firm’s current development pipeline, and in order to monetize Opportunity Zone pipeline projects, we had to understand the answers to a few key questions: What are Opportunity Zone funds? How do we evaluate them? Are they right for every investor? Are they right for you?

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