The Native Realty CEO joined fellow real estate leaders for a panel about how the industry is taking advantage of the federal program. There are 124 qualified opportunity zones in South Florida.

Investors and developers are focusing on projects near Fort Lauderdale and Delray Beach’s urban core

Native Realty is involved in about 10 opportunity zone projects in Fort Lauderdale

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“Jaime Sturgis of the Fort Lauderdale-based brokerage Native Realty said his company is involved in about 10 Opportunity Zone projects. Most of the projects are around 13th Street and Flagler Village in Fort Lauderdale, where interest in the area was already promising and density is high.

“There is a finite amount of land in Flagler Village,” Sturgis said during the Opportunity Zones event held at Sistrunk Market & Brewery in Fort Lauderdale. That, he said, is another reason Opportunity Zone investors are flocking to the area.”

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