Opportunity Zone tax breaks are proving to be a tough sell

RIGHT OPPORTUNITY: The Noal Family Distillery, set to open in Donaldsonville’s historic district next year, is using opportunity zone-funding in an effort to attract larger-scale investment in the project. (Rendering courtesy of Natalie Noel)

Opportunity Zone tax breaks meant to spur development in distressed communities are not attracting Baton Rouge investors—at least not in low-income areas.

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