Mission Statement

The City of Houston aims to encourage both practical and innovative investment in economically distressed areas that have been designated as Opportunity Zones in a manner that ensures benefit to both investors, as well as the existing residents and businesses.


  • Set economic context for city and metropolis, identifying key assets/drivers

  • Capital Demand

  • Identify investable projects and propositions within the Opportunity Zones

  • Inclusion

  • Focus on human capital, job connections, and wealth creation.

  • Place Making

  • Commentary on the essential must dos to reknit spatial and social fabric.

  • Institutional Capacity

  • Recommendations on institution building options to expedite growth and inclusion

  • Prospectus

    City of Houston OZ Opportunities

  • Affordable and Workforce Housing
  • Retail Development/Food Dessert
  • Manufacturing/Distribution
  • Innovation/Tech
  • Complete Communities

  • Houston Opportunity Zone Conference

    Monday, October 21, 2019

    8:30 am - 4:00 pm

    Amegy Bank

    1717 West Loop South, Houston TX 77027

    (Johnson Conference Center - Level 9)

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    Contact Information

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