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Huizenga lobbied Rick Scott to secure Opportunity Zone designation for West Palm site

The son of Blockbuster video billionaire Wayne Huizenga successfully lobbied then-Gov. Rick Scott to include the site of his $ 100 million West Palm Beach development into an Opportunity Zone, according to a ProPublica investigation. The Opportunity Zone legislation, passed in December 2017 as part of President Trump’s tax code overhaul, was intended to help low-income neighborhoods. In this case, it benefits Wayne Huizenga Jr.’s plans to build luxury apartment towers on the Marina Village site.

The Real Deal New York

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