URS Acquires Opportunity Zone Land in Portland, Maine for 256-Unit Apartment Project
PORTLAND, MAINE — Huntington, New York-based URS Capital Partners has acquired seven acres within a qualified opportunity zone in Portland, Maine, for the development of a 256-unit multifamily project. Local lender Bar Harbor Bank provided an undisclosed amount of construction financing for the project, the groundbreaking of which is slated to occur this month. Following stabilization of the property, URS plans to hold the asset for 10 years. Opportunity zone legislation provides tax breaks and incentives for developers who deliver affordable housing within economically distressed neighborhoods.