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The Opportunities and Risks of Opportunity Zone Projects

Investments are now coming into federal “Opportunity Zones.” The Opportunity Zone program, ushered in by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, allows various benefits for investors who reinvest capital gains in these federally designated zones throughout the country. The effect (in theory) is that investment will flow into these areas, which are typically low-income or underutilized, and new projects and…

"Walking in a Winter Wonderland" - Freezing Weather - Are You Protected?

“The coldest weather in a generation.” CBS Evening News (January 30, 2019)i. It is said that the only things in life that are certain are death and taxes – but if you are a construction contractor, or an owner with a tight completion schedule, add to that “bad weather.”

However, cold temperatures and other severe, bad weather do not necessarily entitle the contractor to a time extension.  What’s in…

 

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