Christina Marsh is the Chief Community and Economic Development Officer at Erie Insurance. Immersed in her organization's community development work, much of it in their home base of Erie, in Pennsylvania, Chris works directly with CEO Timothy NeCastro to lead and plan targeted revitalization efforts. She helped create the Erie Downtown Development Corp (EDDC), also … [Read more...] about Of service. In Erie.
Since the first New Deal housing policies emerged in the 1930s, governments from the municipal level all the way up to the federal government have sought ways to help alleviate the lack of affordable in this country. While there have been many successes, there have also been notable missteps. Infamous projects like Queensbridge in New York City and Cabrini Green in Chicago … [Read more...] about Can Opportunity Zones provide opportunity?
Opportunity Zone funds are a hot topic in the real investment world. These funds appeared as a result of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. This legislation included a provision that designated 8,700 census tracts in the United States as Opportunity Zones - areas with less than average direct investment and economic growth. Investing in these zones offers interested parties a … [Read more...] about Opportunity Zones for everyone.