Community Development


Like many development projects, the construction of an MLB ballpark often brings positive change to the surrounding community. For more than 30 years, CohnReznick has been a catalyst for community development that has transformed neighborhoods and improved lives. Learn how our expertise in tax credits, public-private partnerships, Opportunity Zones, and more can maximize the value of your business.

Are you ready to achieve your vision?

Business of Baseball: Community Development

When the Atlanta Braves broke ground on SunTrust Park in 2014, their vision extended beyond the ballpark and into revitalizing the surrounding neighborhood. Five years later, The Battery has become a thriving community of retail, office, entertainment, and residential spaces.

Birth of Opportunity Zones

Ira Weinstein, Managing Principal of CohnReznick’s Baltimore office, outlines the Opportunity Zones program – its origins, intentions, beneficiaries – and how the early lack of information and regulation has concerned potential participants.

Tax credit investment market booms, but more can be done to solve housing crisis


Thanks to an unprecedented demand for affordable housing – and strict banking regulations – the investment market for Low-Income Housing Tax Credits is booming like never before.

Read article

Opportunity Zones and New Markets Tax Credits (NMTC) Interactive Map

Does the location of your project qualify you for potential tax benefits through the federal Opportunity Zones or New Markets Tax Credit programs? Explore our proprietary interactive map to learn more about these two programs and see if you might be eligible for one, or both, of them.

Explore the mapping tool

Opportunity zones: Can an anchor be a catalyst?


A catalyst is a powerful thing. In everyday conversation, a catalyst is typically used to mean a person or circumstance that speeds up what would have happened anyway. But sometimes a catalyst causes a different kind of change – a deeper, more meaningful one.

Read article

Affordable Housing News & Views - November 2019

11/7/2019 | Beth Mullen

The latest industry insights, news, and events.

Bridging the Gap in Public Infrastructure Funding with P3s


Rebuilding the country's infrastructure is a top priority and a massive undertaking for the government. Frank Banda, Managing Partner of CohnReznick's Public Sector practice, believes a public-private partnership (P3) could offer a path forward for funding.

Read article

Power Shift: More Neighborhoods Turn to Renewables

As the demand for clean, sustainable energy grows, cities and towns nationwide are leveraging renewable energy through programs like community solar. Leaders from CohnReznick’s Renewable Energy practice and CohnReznick Capital discuss this and other innovative trends shaping the future of renewable energy.

Capitol Connection: Time to act on affordable housing legislation

6/5/2019 | Robert C. Moss

With new affordable housing legislation awaiting Congressional approval, CohnReznick National Director of Governmental Affairs Bob Moss advises that now is the time for the housing industry to take action.

Opportunity Zones – Perspectives on the New Wave of Guidelines and Key Considerations


Excitement and anticipation regarding Opportunity Zones continue for investors, fund managers, and investees – and state and local governments. But we are also hearing that many people are interested in improving their understanding of guidelines that have been released up to now.

Watch webinar

Business of Baseball 2019 Line-Up

Major League Baseball trademarks and copyrights are used with permission of MLB Advanced Media, L.P. All rights reserved.