Aloha Investors! Join us for our monthly REI Professionals Lunch in Downtown Honolulu! Our speaker for this month is Mr. Lucas Love, Partner at Carlsmith Ball LLP. He will be giving us a presentation on: Qualified Opportunity Zone Funds: A new tax deferral strategy for real estate investment that can provide better benefits than a 1031 exchange. Lucas will also touch on LLC formation and basic tax considerations with time for Q & A to follow. Parking is available at Aloha Tower Marketplace and Gordon Biersch is located in the back facing the waterfront. Don't miss this opportunity! Contact for questions: kiley.nakamura at gmail dot com REI Professionals Lunches are designed to bring Honolulu real estate investors together for networking and fellowship. There will be no pitching of any products or services. About Lucas: Lucas Love is a Partner at Carlsmith Ball LLP in the firm's Honolulu office and a member of its tax practice group. His practice includes tax planning for business transactions, international tax planning and compliance, tax controversy and audit defense, estate planning for large estates and small business owners, trust and estate administration, and non-profit organization formation and administration. Prior to joining Carlsmith, Lucas was an associate with Baker & McKenzie in Palo Alto, California, where he advised some of Silicon Valley's largest companies on a variety of international tax planning and federal tax controversy matters. Prior to law school, Lucas was an accountant at Ernst & Young in Honolulu, Hawaii, where he audited the financial statements of some of Hawaii's largest companies. In addition to his law degree, he has a master's degree in accounting and is a Certified Public Accountant (not in public practice).