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by Erik Hayden, on Feb 11, 2020 1:23:03 PM

We are excited to announce we have closed on a property at 475 S. 4th Street in downtown San Jose. The property, dubbed The Mark, will be the future home …

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by Valarie Klopping, on Feb 4, 2020 1:54:48 PM

Timing is everything and that couldn’t be truer than when investing in an opportunity zone (OZ) fund. Starting the day of your sale (which, by the way, is also included), …

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by Valarie Klopping, on Jan 29, 2020 11:42:15 AM

Well-known funds may seem like the quickest option to ensure a good Opportunity Zone investment without doing a lot of legwork, but looks can be deceiving. You need to dig …

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by Michael Hubert, on Jan 21, 2020 11:13:38 AM

Referred to as the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” section 1400Z-2 of the tax code relates to capital gains that may be deferred as a result of a taxpayer’s investment …

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by Valarie Klopping, on Jan 15, 2020 1:46:53 PM

As we welcome 2020 and exciting things to come, let’s take a quick look back at the milestones Urban Catalyst has already accomplished. In 2019, we: 1. Acquired six properties …

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by Michael Hubert, on Jan 2, 2020 10:35:00 AM

Considering investing into an Opportunity Fund? After navigating through all of the marketing hype, make sure you get down to brass tacks. You may understand all of the tax benefits …

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by Erik Hayden, on Dec 26, 2019 12:28:13 PM

Over the course of one year Urban Catalyst has acquired and moved forward into the early development phases on 6 projects. The most recent being Paseo, making this the final …

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by Valarie Klopping, on Dec 20, 2019 2:51:26 PM

In a recent interview with Bloomberg, Urban Catalyst founder Erik Hayden mentions how the time has finally come for downtown San Jose to stop being overshadowed by San Francisco’s towers …

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by Valarie Klopping, on Dec 17, 2019 1:00:00 PM

With 2019 coming to an end, the time to capitalize on the Opportunity Zone program is now. One of the benefits of investing in 2019 is that you get a …

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by Morgan Bernardis, on Dec 12, 2019 1:43:49 PM

The Forbes OZ 20: Top Opportunity Zone Catalysts, a partnership between the Sorenson Impact Center and Forbes, announced Urban Catalyst has been selected as one of 20 communities and opportunity …

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About Urban Catalyst

The first multi-asset Opportunity Fund in the Bay Area focusing in Downtown San Jose, California and employs a world-class team of experienced local professionals to build out impact investment opportunities—multi-family, office, and industrial investment projects—that advance and improve the community while earning investors advantageous financial returns.

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