Opportunity Awaits

Economic Benefits

PORTEOS is ideally situated within three diverse economic opportunity zones: the Limon Foreign Trade Zone, the Adams County Enterprise Zone and the Federal Opportunity Zone.  

PORTEOS - Benefits

The Federal Opportunity Zone (OZ) program provides a federal tax incentive for investors to invest in low-income urban and rural communities through favorable treatment of reinvested capital gains and forgiveness of tax on new capital gains.
1. Deferral – No up-front tax bill on the rolled-over capital gain and investors can defer their original tax bill until the earlier of a) December 31, 2026 or b) the sale of the Opportunity Zone investment
2. Reduction of tax on the rolled-over capital gain investment for long-term holding.
3. Tax-free appreciation- If an Opportunity Fund investment is held for ten years, the taxpayer pays no capital gains tax on appreciation.

Investment Tax Credit -- 3% tax credit.
Job Training -- 12% of eligible training costs.
EZ - New Employee Credit -- $1,100 per net new employee.
EZ - Agricultural Processor -- Additional tax credit of $500 per net new employee.
EZ - Enhanced Rural Agricultural Processor -- Additional tax credit of $500 per net new employee.
Employer Sponsored Health Insurance -- $1,000 per net new employee insured under a qualified health plan for which the employer pays at least 50% of the cost.
Research and Development Tax Credit -- 3% tax credit.
Vacant Commercial Building Rehabilitation -- 25% credit for the cost of rehabilitation of a building. Limit is $50,000 per building.
Commercial Vehicle Investment Tax Credit -- 1.5% credit of commercial vehicle purchases.
Contribution Projects -- Enterprise Zone (EZ) Contribution Projects encourage community participation and public-private partnerships to revitalize EZs. 25% cash / 12.5% in-kind of donation.
Additional EZ Incentives -- Incentive Amount.

The Limon Foreign Trade Zone 293 (FTZ-293) is strategically located in the eastern Colorado area providing a central United States location for businesses looking to meet increasing trade demands.
1. Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) are secure areas under U.S. Customs and Border Protection supervision that are generally considered outside CBP territory upon activation.
2. CBP duty and federal excise tax, if applicable, are paid when the merchandise is transferred from the zone for consumption.
3. While in the zone, merchandise is not subject to U.S. duty or excise tax. Certain tangible personal property is generally exempt from state and local ad valorem taxes.
4. Goods may be exported from the zone free of duty and excise tax.
5. CBP security requirements provide protection against theft.
6. Merchandise may remain in a zone indefinitely, whether or not subject to duty.


PORTEOS is a commercial mixed-use development opportunity adjacent to Denver International Airport. PORTEOS is managed by the San Juan Company. Please inquire for more information.

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