Saurage Rotenberg Commercial Real Estate
08.20.18A Primer on the New Federal Qualified Opportunity Zone Provisions*

Written by Jim Allen, Sales and Leasing Agent for Saurage Rotenberg Commercial Real Estate

The 2017 Tax Cut Act created Opportunity Zones for economically stressed communities.   Louisiana has certified 150 Zones.  Investments in these Zones qualilfy for deferrals or permanent exclusions of capital gains taxes.  The attached article is a primer on the program. 

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Jim Allen earned his bachelor’s degree from Baylor University in Waco, Texas and his masters from Louisiana State University.  In addition to his multiple degrees he has taken numerous coursework in banking, marketing, accounting, and business law.  As a complement to his sales experience, Jim also has 30 years experience in commercial real estate financing.

Saurage Rotenberg Commercial Real Estate is a member of the Baton Rouge Area Chamber of Commerce (BRAC); the West Baton Rouge Chamber of Commerce; the Baton Rouge Better Business Bureau; the Louisiana Commercial Data Base (LACDB); and the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). Several agents, on an individual basis, are members of the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® (SIOR), the Certified Commercial Investment Member Institute (CCIM); the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR); and the Greater Baton Rouge Association of REALTORS® Commercial Investment Division (CID).

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