Today’s report takes a look at a newcomer to hotel fund raising – the Investing in Opportunity Act, and the capital pools and projects the federal law is generating.
While the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the IRS are still working on the act’s punch list, many hotel developers and private equity groups are moving ahead to capitalize early on projects already breaking ground in designated opportunity zones.
In this episode, we hear from leadership at Peachtree Hotel Group of Atlanta, and a real estate attorney specializing in hotel development and opportunity zones. We also feature recorded interviews of the U.S. senators responsible for introducing the act.
Opportunity Zone legislation links
Last week, several hospitality-focused analytical companies released data that specifically show how the coronavirus pandemic is decimating the U.S. hotel industry. The picture they paint is grim. And – though experts say they believe the industry will eventually resurge – the months ahead will be hard. In this report we review reports from STR, CBRE read more
While many of the country’s 57,000 hotels have closed during the coronavirus pandemic, owners and operators are spending limited resources and a whole lot of time on retooling their property systems and deep cleaning rooms and public areas. They want to be ready when the nation starts traveling again. And that’s a message that needs read more