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What Should Local Leaders Do To Prepare?
Learn more about the essential steps to success


Is your agency ready to leverage its OZ designation?

  1. Local leaders should first find out if their region has opportunity zones within its jurisdiction.
  2. Determine if there are any OZs nearby as investment can affect adjacent areas.
  3. Collaborate with municipal leaders, economic development groups and community-based organizations to identify potential investments that may meet municipal priorities.
  4. Identify “shovel ready” projects and leverage existing resources to support investment in OZs in your area
  5. Market your projects through an investment prospectus

See these additional sources for in-depth steps to take to leverage OZs:

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