The federal Opportunity Zone program represents one of the most comprehensive place-based economic and community development initiatives in decades. Passed as part of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, the program has the potential to unleash trillions of dollars in unrealized capital gains into underdeveloped census tracts nationwide.
Buffalo’s revitalization isn’t just happening within city limits. Communities throughout the region are using economic development tools to their benefit.
Dottie recently blogged about the similarities that exist between Hamilton, Canada and Buffalo, NY.
I had the pleasure of accompanying Dottie during her trip to Hamilton to meet Keanin Loomis, President and CEO of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce in Ontario.