Data Center Investors and Developers Benefit from Opportunity Zones

Sharon Fisher

July 12, 2020

1 Min Read
An area view of the Tahoe Reno Industrial Center in 2015
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If you are a data center developer, operator, or investor, Opportunity Zones, a relatively new tax investment program, may help your next investment or project. This special DCK series looks in-depth into the program and offers some examples of data center projects where it's been applied effectively.


  1. Opportunity Zones – What Data Center Investors Need to Know
    The new US tax investment program offers tax cuts for investment in low-income communities, including investment in data center projects. Read more

  2. In Reno, Hopes of More Data Center Investment Thanks to Controversial Tax Break
    Storey County’s Opportunity Zone designation is seen as a way to sweeten the pot for data center developers and investors. Read more

  3. Former Sacramento Air Force Base Site Could Become a Data Center Campus
    A developer leverages a new federal tax break to market Sacramento as a cheaper alternative to Bay Area. Read more

  4. Ohio's Monroe County is Taking Advantage of Opportunity Zones to Attract Data Centers
    Monroe County is finishing a power plant in the unincorporated town of Hannibal that it hopes to use, in conjunction with Opportunity Zones, to attract data centers. Read more

About the Author(s)

Sharon Fisher

Freelance author

Sharon Fisher has worked in the computer trade press for more than 20 years, covering topics such as networking, storage, security, and the intersection of technology and public policy. She has worked on staff for Computerworld, Communications Week, and InfoWorld, and freelanced for publications such as Byte, Network World, InformationWeek, and PC Week, as well as clients such as the Economist Intelligence Unit, Cisco, Oracle, and Laserfiche. She also served as a Gartner analyst for seven years, and has worked for Hewlett-Packard and Interex, the HP users group organization. She holds a bachelor of science degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a master's degree in public administration from Boise State University. She is the author of several books, including "Riding the Internet Highway." She likes explaining things and going to meetings.

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