Opportunity Zones represent an attractive value proposition for HNW investors seeking tax-advantaged investment vehicles. But different OZ funds employ different strategies, and vertical integration is one area where they vary widely…
The Opportunity Fund Association in an email said its members have been hit primarily by the rise in construction material costs, as well as a labor shortage in the construction industry…
Jackson Dearborn Partners’ recent purchase of a 14.39-acre site in Casa Grande west of the I-10 and Florence Blvd. interchange has breathed new life into a stalled 284-unit apartment plan….
He says once that occurs within the next year or so, the original intentions of the program will be better realized, which is to encourage investment in areas of economic need…
A pair of four-story hotels, one with a rooftop pool, were supposed to break ground in Peoria three years ago. Now, city officials are paving the way to turn the site into nearly 200 apartments…
A Chicago real estate company that develops and acquires multifamily and student housing projects is entering the Colorado Springs market in a big way…
JOHNSTON, IOWA — Jackson Dearborn Partners, a Chicago-based real estate investment and development company, has acquired Cadence Apartments in Johnston within metro Des Moines. The purchase price was undisclosed. The 195-unit, Class A apartment complex was built in 2017…
PORTLAND, OR—For commercial real estate sponsors, online syndication as an alternative to traditional capital has come a long way, and, as a result of the pandemic, it may have finally come into its own as a reliable, seemingly unlimited source of investment capital for sponsors…..
Jackson Dearborn Partners, a real estate investment and development company based in Chicago, announced the formal groundbreaking of Solace at Ballpark Village, a 211-unit multi-family development in Goodyear, AZ….
There are so many talented creative professionals in Chicago and around the world. We’ve had the good fortune of connecting with a number of them. And as we started brainstorming new ideas for the Sepia Studio scratchpad, we wondered: what if we could collect insights from the leaders shaping businesses and brands?…
Over the years, in our successful efforts to raise equity for various opportunity zone projects, my firm has tried multiple different methods in our deals: “friends and family” investors, qualified opportunity zone (QOZ) funds, talking to attorneys and wealth managers who have access to clients in an active capital gains event and identifying new potential investors through our existing network…
It should come as no surprise that the real estate market is entering a period of oversupply. Because of this fact, the price of houses and other real property is likely to see a sharp decline. For buyers, that’s great news, but for real estate professionals, it could be a warning bell for disaster…
ICON, a student housing development two blocks from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign campus, has broken ground. Jackson Dearborn Partners (JDP) forecasts the $28.4 million, 276-bed ICON to be complete by August 2021, welcoming first move-ins the following month…
Jackson Dearborn Partners (JDP) has broken ground on ICON, a 276-bed student housing development located near the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. The project is being developed in partnership with Sub4 Development and Green Street Realty…
Jackson Dearborn Partners has hired Todd Giampetroni as director of acquisitions and asset management. In his new role, Giampetroni will work directly with JDP Partner and Co-Founder Ryan Tobias in the company’s regional office in Ann Arbor, Michigan…
Jackson Dearborn Partners, a real estate investment and development company based in Chicago, has hired Todd Giampetroni as director of acquisitions and asset management….
The opportunity zone investor is unique in that they have to be up against a capital gains event where the clock is ticking in order to deploy their capital properly and realize tax benefits…
Jackson Dearborn Partners announces second Opportunity Zone Fund student housing deal in Champaign, IL. This newest fund offers the opportunity to invest in a qualified Opportunity Zone Fund project…
The Council is an invitation-only group of executives and professionals with experience in the Opportunity Zone industry who share their insight through original brief articles. Members are selected based on their experience, professional industry involvement and insight…
Developers of south fourth street project negotiate for air rights to build pedestrian crosswalks between five-story buildings Lafayette sees as part of new southern gateway into downtown…
Given that opportunity zone (OZ) development is my firm’s core business, I am constantly reading and educating myself about how this young industry continues to evolve…
My firm recently closed our first $10 million opportunity zone (OZ) fund to build three student housing projects at the University of Illinois. Like many early adopters in a new space…
Besides being large institutions of higher learning with major sports programs, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, the University of Southern California and Auburn University also share…
As the federal opportunity zones (OZ) incentive reaches the midway point of its second year, attracting investors is still an issue for qualified opportunity funds (QOFs). Unless it isn’t…