Entries by Mollie Beck

Everything to know about Qualified Opportunity Zones in the United States

So… what exactly is an Opportunity Zone? Opportunity Zones are economically-distressed communities where new investments, under specific conditions, might be eligible for preferential tax treatment. Districts are eligible to be Opportunity Zones if they have been submitted for that classification by the state and that submission has been certified by the Secretary of the U.S. […]

The What, Why, and How of a Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment

So, what is a Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment? A Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment, commonly called an ESA, or Phase 1 ESA, is an assessment done to research the historical and current uses of a property as part of a Commercial Real Estate transaction. Why do Commercial Real Estate transactions require a Phase 1 […]

Women who are Inspiring the Commercial Real Estate Industry

Learn from 3 respected female leaders in the commercial real estate industry who have paved the way for other women in Commercial Real Estate. Find out their biggest lessons throughout their careers and apply them to your professional career.

Qualified Opportunity Zones in Kansas City

Did you know that 52 million Americans (1 in 6) live in economically distressed communities? This is a major problem that Congress recently took a step to fix. Thus, Opportunity Zones were created in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017. Opportunity Zones are an innovative, flexible, and bipartisan solution for catalyzing private sector-led […]