Taft Chicago partner Kostas Poulakidas will speak on a panel at the 2022 Opportunity Zone Expo in Phoenix, Ariz., on Oct. 3. The conference is the industry’s largest event dedicated to Opportunity Zone stakeholders. Poulakidas will be a panelist for “Structuring Opportunity Zone Projects,” discussing the best ways to attract OZ investment in your capital stack.
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Poulakidas is co-chair of Taft’s Public Finance and Economic Development practice. He provides economic development and public finance representation to government entities, real estate development firms, commercial banks, manufacturers, and nonprofit organizations. He focuses on public/municipal finance, economic development incentives and strategies, tax increment financing (TIF), venture capital, EB5 financing tax benefits related to Qualified Opportunity Zones, forming Qualified Opportunity Zone Funds for private equity investment, private-public partnerships (P3s) and project finance.