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Opportunity Zone Podcast with Erik Hayden
Erik HaydenJun 3, 2020 1:28:24 PM< 1 min read

The Opportunity Zones Database Podcast

Opportunity Zone podcast with Erik Hayden

Erik Hayden is featured in this week’s OpportunityDb Podcast!

Erik was invited to share his insights as an industry expert on what’s going on with 1031 exchanges and how Opportunity Zone Funds can provide a solution to real estate investors struggling to complete their 1031s.

Hosted by Jimmy Atkinson, OpportunityDb podcast series boast 10,000+ subscribers and feature expert guests for their weekly episodes for listeners to gain valuable insights from these best-in-class industry leaders and become a more savvy OZ investor.

Highlights of Erik’s podcast include:

  • The key similarities and differences between 1031 exchanges and Opportunity Zone funds
  • The three external pressures that 1031 exchanges are now facing: 1) a tightened credit market; 2) lower volume; and 3) the challenges touring properties in a time of stay-at-home orders and social distancing
  • How Opportunity Zone Funds can provide relief and a solution to these 1031 exchange investors
  • Tech sector and real estate trends during the coronavirus pandemic

Listen to the full podcast here.


Erik Hayden

Responsible for developing more than $3.5 billion in real estate projects, including over 2,300 residential units in the California Bay Area, Mr. Hayden has experience in acquisition, contract negotiation, due diligence, risk assessment, financing, construction, and disposition of multifamily, single family and large mixed-use and master planned developments. He maintains relationships with a broad network of property owners, enabling him to identify and acquire prime investments. Mr. Hayden also has expertise in navigating projects through the entitlement process by working with elected officials, community groups, and political organizations to gain support and get projects approved.