Opportunity Zones Offer Investors Tax-Friendly Deferral Options in Designated Project Areas

St. Louis Construction News and Review

Lewis Rice member David B. Lemkemeier and associate Ryan C. Furtick were quoted in an article in St. Louis Construction News and Review discussing opportunity zones, a real estate-friendly byproduct of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Their discussion centers around defining opportunity zones, the many benefits that opportunity zones offer real estate investors, and how investors can achieve the maximum benefit from this investment opportunity. 

David Lemkemeier is a corporate attorney specializing in commercial real estate transactions both within the St. Louis region and throughout the United States. David regularly advises local and national clients on a wide range of complex corporate and real estate issues involving acquisitions and dispositions, leasing, financing, joint venture structuring, securing entitlements, and preparing indentures. He has significant experience navigating the complexities of infill real estate development projects.

Ryan Furtick practices in the Corporate Department of Lewis Rice. Ryan has experience with a wide variety of corporate matters, including structuring mergers and acquisitions, entity formation, and restructuring.  Ryan also has experience in all aspects of tax planning for partnerships, LLCs, and corporations, including business and succession planning.

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