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12.17.2018 -

Opportunity Zones

Over 150 community leaders participated in learning sessions on Opportunity Zones, sharing this tool’s potential for Duluth’s five designated Opportunity Zones and the benefits. The federal program provides an incentive for investors to reinvest unrealized capital gains into Opportunity Funds in exchange for a temporary tax deferral on portions of the initial investment ...

8.28.2018 -

Lincoln Park Business Craft District Soars

Joel Bookman, national economic development consultant, has been coming to Duluth periodically to support local efforts to improve the Lincoln Park Craft Business District. He specializes in reviving older downtown and inner city business districts with strategies that help industry to grow and connect residents to new employment opportunities. Bookman shares Lincoln Park is among ...