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CDFA EB-5 Finance Update - April 12, 2016

EB-5 Finance Update
April 12, 2016
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IIUSA Executive Director to Testify at Senate Judiciary Committee
On Wednesday April 13th, the Senate Judiciary Committee will hold its second hearing of 2016 on the EB-5 Program. IIUSA Executive Director Peter D. Joseph will serve as a witness.

EB-5 Financed Riviera Point Business Center Doral Opens
The $9.5M office complex located in Doral, FL is now open. The project was completed by Riviera Point Development Group, and is already 92 percent pre-sold.

Douglas Co., GA Officials to Vote on Foxhall Project
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners is set to vote on a major resort development at the Foxhall Resort & Sporting Club. If approved, the $150 million project would be financed through EB-5 funds, revenue bonds, and a PILOT program.

Understanding Loan Documents in EB-5 Project Financing
This article explains the typical loan arrangement used in EB-5 transactions, focusing on the overall structure to identify various parties and ancillary loan documents involved and their respective roles in EB-5 transactions.

Brooklyn Library Redevelopment Project Courts Foreign Investors
Hudson Companies plans to raise up to $110 million for the construction of a 139-unit condo tower with a 27,000-square-foot library branch at the base.

Rockford, IL Officials Seek EB-5 Investors in China
Rockford, IL Mayor Larry Morrissey and developer Gary Gorman regularly travel to China in search of investors to transform an abandoned factory into a $67 million Embassy Suites hotel.

$175M EB-5 Target Reached for NYC Project
Davide Bizzi, Michael Shvo, and Howard Lorber have raised $175 million through the EB-5 program for their 91-story tower at 125 Greenwich Street.

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Developers of Tacoma, WA Town Center Seek EB-5 Funds
Exit 133 | Apr. 6 | EB-5 Visa | Infrastructure Finance

SEC Orders $3.2M Against Unregistered EB-5 Broker-Dealers
Lexology | Mar. 31 | EB-5 Visa | U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

EB-5 Investor Market Spotlight: Venezuela
Invest In the USA | Mar. 31 | EB-5 Visa | International

EB-5 Program for Foreign Investors Sees Demand Surge
The Wall Street Journal | Mar. 28 | EB-5 Visa | International

Do Bonds and EB-5 Investment Go Together?
The National Law Review | Mar. 22 | Bond Finance | EB-5 Visa

2016 Invest in America Summit Series - Issues and Results 
Lexology | Mar. 22 | EB-5 Visa | International

What Do Chinese EB-5 Migration Agents Really Want?
IIUSA | Mar. 22 | EB-5 Visa | International

EB-5 Investors Urge Judge to Reverse Visas Denials
Law 360 | Mar. 16 | EB-5 Visa | Federal

EB-5 Program Draws Scrutiny
The New York Times | Mar. 15 | EB-5 Visa | Legislative | U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

The EB-5 Program: What Foreign Investors Should Consider
Palisades Hudson Financial Group LLC | Mar. 10 | EB-5 Visa

Can USCIS Raise EB-5 Investment Without Congress?
The National Law Review | Mar. 9 | EB-5 Visa | Federal | Legislative | U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

Lawmakers Take 'Fix It or Nix It' Stance on EB-5
Senior Housing News | Mar. 9 | EB-5 Visa | Federal | Legislative | U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

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