News, Thoughts, Investor Updates

Implications of Colorado's 2020 Housing Price Surge

The last decade saw the lowest amount of new housing development nationally since 1959, including Colorado markets, which ended the recent decade with record lows.

How Our Unique Fund Mechanics Benefit Investors

Though our OZ Funds generally mirror “standard” real estate investment funds, a number of special considerations are required in order to safely maximize OZ incentives.

Comparing the Returns of an OZ Investment to a Non-OZ Investment

We explain how to compare the benefits and returns of an OZ investment to a non-OZ investment. There are several important financial advantages in addition to the often discussed tax incentives of deferral, reduction and forgiveness of capital gains.

Our Tools for Success in Rural Markets

Investing in rural markets requires a distinct set of tools. In our latest letter to investors, we explain some of Four Points Funding's keys to finding uncommon value in untapped markets.

Investor Focus on Major Cities Creates Opportunity in Smaller Markets

Markets deserving of investment in the United States, and especially in Colorado, are getting overlooked due to the biased flow of capital to larger markets.

Migration to Western Colorado is Accelerating

Enjoying an outdoor recreation-driven lifestyle is no longer a fantasy for people, which are expected to drive a +67% increase in Colorado’s West Slope population by 2050.

IRS Provides Extension to Place Capital Gains in OZ Funds

Deadline for many investors to place capital gains in OZ Funds is now July 15 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Opportunity Zones During a Downturn

In our most recent letter to investors, we discuss some timely considerations of placing capital in OZ Funds.

Why 1031 Investors Are Migrating to Opportunity Zones

1031 investors are considering Opportunity Zones as an alternative vehicle to gain liquidity without sacrificing all their tax benefits.

Redefining "Rural" In the Eyes of Investors

Four Points Funding is focused on unlocking nascent value in the overlooked and undervalued communities outside major metropolitan areas. Attracting capital at scale to these areas requires some new ways of thinking and operating.

Old Boy-Ko building to feature new options for Craig residents

Four Points Funding will hold a variety of new options for Craig residents and tourists

Four Points Named a Top Fund in the Nation

Last week, we received further recognition from Forbes as the #1 fund investing in our category

West Slope Angels launches chapter in Fremont County

Four Points featured in the Cañon City Daily Record

Investor Update: Great Progress, Fund I Closing

6 Projects and $17.6M Equity Committed, Final OZ Regulations Provide Clear Sailing, 1231 Gains Get Exceptionally Favorable Treatment

Meet The Forbes OZ 20: The Top Players Investing For Lasting Impact

Forbes and the Sorenson Impact Center teamed up to select the top 10 OZ funds and communities across the nation

Venture Capitalists Looking to Remote Rocky Mountains for Start-Up, Real Estate Opportunities

Venture capital money from California's lucrative Silicon Valley is flowing more and more each year into Colorado

Q3 Update: Our Initial Opportunity Zone Investments

After over a year of waiting on IRS guidance and preparing, it's truly exciting to make our first Opportunity Zone investments.

Four Points Featured in The Colorado Sun

The Western Slope economy was already improving. Then Opportunity Zones added a power boost.

Four Points Funding Announces Opening of Trail & Hitch, Meeker

Meeker’s Newest Tiny Home Resort and RV Park Opens it's Gates This Fall

Investment Summit in Silverthorne

Four Points Funding to host investment summit at the Silverthorne Performing Arts Center

Western Slope Companies Launch Their Ideas in Steamboat

Four Points Funding hosts Steamboat Launch, introducing investors to entrepreneurs looking for funding.

Four Points Funding Hires Economic Development Specialist

Stephanie Copeland will join Four Points Funding as a managing partner at the beginning of 2019