With the new tax plan, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, came with a multitude of new tax codes. One of the new items in the plan is Opportunity Zones. They are community development tools incentivizing investors to invest long-term capital in low-income communities.
Growing up in Nashville, I’ve witnessed this city change quite a bit over the years. We’ve come a long way from the small town where everyone knew each other but have been able to maintain that small-town feel. I’ve always loved this city and how people you haven’t met yet are quick to treat you like family. There truly is no place like home. My passion for Nashville lead me to a career in real estate, where I am able to positively impact our city’s growth every day.
When I first started working in commercial real estate 4 years ago, the climate was almost the opposite of what it is today. Commercial real estate tends to lag a little bit behind residential, so although Nashville was experiencing a boom in home sales commercial deals were still slow.
tatistics show that 70% of small businesses never make it past their first year. Nashville-based Wagon Wheel Title has not only managed to beat the odds, they’re booming. Established 10 years ago with two founders, it has since grown to 15 employees and become one of Nashville’s largest title companies – a by-product of the city’s overall growth and its impact on small business.
At Montgomery Bell Academy the Nashville Junior Chamber is bringing together Nashville’s best and brightest young minds at Pitch Nashville 2017 to address Music City’s most pressing concern: finding an affordable place to live.