Strategic Opportunity Zone Investment
by David Wharton
Robert Hutchins is Managing Director of the Ellavoz Shared Values Opportunity Fund, and President and CEO of Ellavoz Impact Capital. The company sponsors and manages the Ellavoz Shared Values Opportunity Fund and the Ellavoz Impact Angel Network.
Social Impact Investing with Ellavoz Impact Capital
by Jim Pytell
Investing in an underserved community sounds like a great way to turn said community around, but unfortunately, the reality is that is not always the casse.
Some QOFs Seek Social Impact Along with Financial Boost
by Brad Stanhope
Impact investing is a natural fit for the opportunity zones (OZ) space and communication is important for the transactions.
Ellavoz Impact Capital aims to show investment can have social impact
Social impact and wealth accumulation usually are not brought up in the same sentence. Robert Hutchins thinks they can be — and should be. It’s why Hutchins founded Ellavoz Impact Capital last January, with the intent to use it to develop underserved communities through Opportunity Zone funds. He feels investors will be able to see tangible community impact and a tangible tax benefit…
Here’s what you need to know about impact investing, where returns are not the only reward
By Deborah Nason
Growing rapidly within the socially responsible investing landscape is the world of so-called impact investing, which deploys your money more directly toward solving societal problems. Largely executed through direct investing platforms, this approach addresses specific problems…
Understanding A Path To Boosting Lower-Income Communities: Qualified Opportunity Zones
By David Wieland,
Anyone involved in any type of commercial real estate endeavor has by now heard of the qualified opportunity zone program. For those who haven’t, the qualified opportunity zone (QOZ) came out of the bipartisan Investing in Opportunities Act of 2017 as a means for investors to defer paying taxes on capital gains after the sale of assets…
Ellavoz Impact Angel Network and Opportunity Zone Funds Promotes Shared Value Investing with their 5% Pledge Program
By Mapable USA with guest, Robert Hutchins
The tax benefits of investing in Opportunity Zone Funds is one thing, but perhaps more important is that direct investment into distressed communities provides the revitalization needed for an even greater good. In this podcast, Ellavoz Impact Capital CEO Bob Hutchins speaks about how his company is making proactive, long-term, and direct investments into communities, with the goal of strengthening the fabric of underserved areas…
Ellavoz CEO Robert Hutchins on Social Impact Investing.
By Robert H. Hutchins, DJ Van Keuren, Junal Merchant and Reid Thomas
This year’s economic and social turmoil has accelerated the growth of so-called “impact investing” — a rising emphasis on social and community impact, alongside ROI, when making investment decisions. As a growing form of impact investing, Opportunity Zone funds offer a great way for investors to achieve their goals.
Opportunity Zone Investments By Family Offices Will Increase In 2021.
By DJ Van Keuren and the Forbes Real Estate Council
I hear from many people who are wondering what family offices are doing in response to the Covid-19 crisis when it comes to real estate investing. After speaking with many family offices that I know, it appears that their position and willingness to invest in some of the upcoming distressed opportunities is different than it was during the Great Recession…
Thoughtful design can create high-quality affordable multifamily housing.
By Hannah Hoyt and Jenny Schuetz
Developers who build affordable housing face a lot of hurdles: complex subsidy programs, expensive labor and materials, onerous local land use regulations, and, of course, community opposition. Neighboring residents…
Opportunity Zone Market Trends and COVID-19.
By Michael Novogradac, Grant Baskerville and Kyrene Clarke
The way we go about our daily lives has changed in unprecedented ways in the 28 months since the opportunity zones (OZs) incentive was passed by Congress and signed into law. The country has gone from the highs of a record-breaking stock…
Opportunity Zone Investments Reach 10 Billion.
By Marc Rapport
At least one part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) may play more of a role in the economic recovery of struggling communities than perhaps even the bill’s authors anticipated when the massive tax cut package became law in 2017…
What COVID-19 Means For Opportunity Zone Projects.
By Jessica Millett
The past few weeks have been dramatic as the country and the rest of the world have reacted to the coronavirus pandemic. Businesses are shuttered, residents in some states are under a lockdown (or close to it), schools and universities…
Howard Buffett, through his advisory firm Global Impact, has developed a tool that measures an Opportunity Zone investment’s potential social, environmental and economic benefit
By Keith Larsen
Howard W. Buffett, through his advisory firm, has developed a tool that measures an Opportunity Zone investment’s potential social, environmental and economic benefit. The grandson of legendary investor and billionaire Warren Buffett is getting into Opportunity Zones, but in an unusual way….