Erik Hayden

Recent Posts by Erik Hayden:

by Erik Hayden, on Oct 14, 2021 11:31:17 AM

Deidre Woollard, host of the Millionacres Podcast, invited me back on her show to discuss a wide range of issues that impact San Jose development. I had the opportunity to …

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by Erik Hayden, on Oct 12, 2021 11:12:31 AM

Time is growing short for potential Opportunity Zone investors seeking a key tax advantage: A 10 percent reduction in federal taxes. And there are fewer than 90 days left. If …

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by Erik Hayden, on Oct 8, 2021 10:59:52 AM

In the Opportunity Zone world, Jimmy Atkinson is a rock star. Jimmy founded the immensely popular OpportunityDb website and Opportunity Zones Podcast. I recently sat down with Jimmy for a …

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by Erik Hayden, on Oct 4, 2021 2:00:10 PM

Once again we illuminate our Investor Spotlight and share a Q&A with one of our investors. Today we turn our focus to Dave Kuo, whose capital gains came through stock …

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by Erik Hayden, on Oct 1, 2021 1:33:08 PM

The best part of being a developer is getting to play a role in the revitalization of a city I love. I can watch in real-time as our projects--once just …

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by Erik Hayden, on Sep 30, 2021 12:37:14 PM

The Core Companies team at the groundbreaking Before joining Urban Catalyst, members of our leadership team amassed decades of collective experience developing projects in the Bay Area. Today I’m happy …

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by Erik Hayden, on Sep 27, 2021 2:49:47 PM

Our fundraising team did quite well for our Fund I, exceeding our goal by raising $131 million. Now it’s Urban Catalyst’s Development Team’s turn to shine. As we continue raising …

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by Erik Hayden, on Sep 24, 2021 10:55:05 AM

It’s not often you see a developer commending the work of his regulators. Too often the relationship between developers and municipal officials is akin to that of the Road Runner …

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by Erik Hayden, on Sep 22, 2021 10:16:00 AM

The federal Opportunity Zone Program is working out well for San Jose, with investors carving out potential tax savings for themselves by putting their capital gains into development projects in …

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by Erik Hayden, on Sep 16, 2021 11:53:04 AM

When Google opens its huge mega-campus in San Jose’s Downtown West, visitors will have a great new hotel where they can stay. The San Jose City Council unanimously approved Urban …

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