Blog & Updates

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Lighthouse.one today announces its Opportunity Zones (OZ) investment platform led by urban innovation experts and former tech sector executives, Peter Hirshberg, CEO, and Marcia Kadanoff, President and COO. Peter and Marcia hail from Maker City®, which h...

  • New Study Shows Two-Thirds of Investors Willing to Make Less Profit in opportunity zones to Benefit American Communities A new study commissioned by Lighthouse.one, the Opportunity Zone investment platform, surveyed 1,000 U.S. adults with an interest in investing to better understand their feelings ...

  • Opportunity Zone Funds are investment vehicles that provide tax incentives for investors. Partnerships or corporations can establish Opportunity Zone Funds and then invest in a property located within a Qualified Opportunity Zone. These investment vehicles are designed to increase economic developme...

  • The Rockefeller Foundation is injecting another $3.7 million into programs to steer the Qualified Opportunity Zone program closer to its mission of boosting economically distressed areas. The program -- which was developed in large part by the Economic Innovation Group, a think tank co-founded by Se...

  • The promise of being the base for Amazon’s second headquarters was great — so great, in fact, 238 cities jumped into the intense, year-long competition. Contenders had so much faith in the impact they promised robust urban transit systems, tax breaks, talent pipelines and infrastructure support. I ...

  • Peter Hirshberg, CEO and co-founder of Lighthouse.one, the Opportunity Zone (OZ) investment platform, will be speaking about how to measure social impact to ensure investments accomplish community uplift at the OZ Expo New York. “We have a wonderful opportunity to reinvent the future of industries,...

  • Originally introduced in the Investing in Opportunity Act (IIOA), the Opportunity Zones Program was enacted as part of the 2017 tax reform package (Tax Cuts and Jobs Act). The program is designed to drive long-term capital to rural and low-income urban communities throughout the nation, and uses ta...

  • On March 18, 2019 we had occasion to attend the Opportunity Zone Investor Summit sponsored by Accelerator for America and Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth; hosted by the Stanford Global Project Center. Here’s what we learned. 1. More deals than capital attended Monday When one of the speakers...