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Opp Zones: Commercial Real Estate Investing & Environmental Site Assessments - OZ109CA-BR

In this introductory course to Opportunity Zones and Environmental Site Assessments, brokers and appraisers can learn more about opportunity zones investments. Throughout the course, explore the rules and regulations for Qualified Opportunity Funds (QOFs) and Opportunity Zones (QOZs). From your role as a broker or appraiser, you will hear from industry experts on what these investment opportunities are, how to invest, and when. Once you understand these concepts, you will be in a better position to assist your clients to make optimal real estate decisions. Additionally, this course covers the due diligence an investor ought to do before putting money into an opportunity zone. Specifically, a smart investor should have environmental site assessments performed. There are multiple types of environmental site assessments, so it is necessary for brokers and appraisers to understand what they are and when they should be performed. Through this course not only brush up on your knowledge of opportunity zones and environmental assessments but have the foreknowledge to effectively guide your clients.

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Define opportunity zones and environmental site assessments
  • Compare and contrast Phase I and Phase II environmental site assessments
  • Distinguish optimal moments to invest in opportunity zones and performing environmental site assessments
  • Articulate the purpose and use of Opportunity Zone Funds
  • Recognize the rules and regulations which dictate Opportunity Zone investments

Method of Course Presentation: Internet

Course Category: Consumer Service

Course Textbook and Outline Information:

This continuing education course consists of three hours of original materials created by Connect Media in collaboration with experienced subject matter experts and videos of experts in the commercial real estate field. A Learner Guide is provided to students with an outline of the course, transcripts of all videos and time estimates for each lesson.

Refund Policy: Courses are non-refundable

DRE Sponsor No.: #5148

Opportunity Zones: Commercial Real Estate Investing and Environmental Site Assessments - General Course Information Page

Instructor/Industry Expert(s):

  • Daniel CenicerosIndustry ExpertCEO at Connect Commercial Real Estate
  • Stephanie TruebIndustry ExpertESA Technical Director at Real Estate Services at EBI
  • Holly NeberIndustry ExpertCEO at AEI Consultants
  • Elizabeth Krol, PGIndustry ExpertNational Client Manager at Partner Engineering and Science, Inc.
  • Jenny Redlin, REPAIndustry ExpertPrincipal at Partner Engineering and Science, Inc.
  • Nicole TK Moore, REPAIndustry ExpertTechnical Director at Partner Engineering and Science, Inc
  • Kristine Macwilliams, PEIndustry ExpertTechnical Director at Partner Engineering and Science, Inc.
  • Joe DerhakeIndustry ExpertCEO at Partner Engineering and Science


  • Current status: Not Started
  • CEU: 1 credit hour
  • Type: Text & Video
This course is set to expire 05/26/2024. You must complete the course prior to that date. Once the course expires you will not be able to access it.
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