What are 1031 Exchanges and Qualified Opportunity Zones, and how do they differ?

By John Berlet As a seasoned multifamily syndicator, I am sometimes asked whether 1031 exchanges continue to be investors' preferred tax deferral strategy. My answer is it depends. Since becoming involved in Qualified Opportunity Zone programs (QOZs), I have realized that QOZs provide a potentially more attractive alternative to 1031 exchanges. Both QOZs and 1031s [...]