Jun 12, 2019

Opportunity Zones in Florida: What You Need to Know

In 2018, Governor Rick Scott announced the designation of 427 Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZs) througout the state of Florida. These O-Zones are spread througout the state, however, they are concentrated in some of the state’s most populous areas; 68 Opportunity Zones are in the state’s most heavily populated county, Miami-Dade, while 34 Opportunity Zones are located in Duval County, home of Jacksonville, Florida’s most populous city. There are approximately 350,000 commercial properties located inside the state’s O-Zones, about 12% of all commercial properties in the state.