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CDFA EB-5 Finance Update - March 9, 2016

EB-5 Finance Update
March 9, 2016
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EB-5 Finance Update


Regulatory Considerations through the EB-5 Investor Life Cycle
IIUSA's guest post from Seyfarth Shaw gives a summary that identifies various regulatory organizations and the laws applicable to their role within the EB-5 finance industry.

EB-5-Backed Sheraton Hotel Opens in Des Moines, WA
As reported by the Business Examiner, the 225 room Sheraton Hotel opened on February 11th. The project began in 2013 when a Shanghai real estate company finalized EB-5 funding.

Development in State College, PA Receives $15.5M from EB-5 Center
RSR EB-5 Regional Centers will provide $15.5 million for a 50,000 square foot mixed-use development. The project will create an estimated 521 new jobs.

EB-5 Regional Center & CCG Receive Expedited Approvals For Treatment Facilities
In 2015 the Oriental Dolphins Regional Center affiliated with Baltimore's Concerted Care Group (CCG) to provide CCG with EB-5 senior debt to finance treatment centers. CCG now has over 700 active patients.

$24M Radisson Red Miami Airport to Break Ground in October
The Riviera Point Development Group will finance the construction of the hotel through EB-5 funding. The Radisson project represents the fourth time that Riviera Point Development Group has used the EB-5 program.

$7.5M in EB-5 Funds to Be Used in Greenville, SC Redevelopment
The American Investor Immigration Funds company plans to use EB-5 program investments and tax credits to transform Greenville's American Spinning Mill into an apartment complex.

Hiring: Vice President - CDFA
CDFA is seeking a motivated, well-organized and experienced individual to fill the position of Vice President. This senior level position is critical to the continued success of CDFA's education, advocacy, research, resources and networking efforts.

Upcoming Events
Intro EB-5 Finance WebCourse

EB-5 Funding Favors Hotels, Mixed-Use and Multifamily in 2016
JD Supra | Mar. 4 | EB-5 Visa

Florida EB-5 Regional Center Announces Opportunity for Spoleto Investors
PR Newswire | Mar. 3 | EB-5 Visa

Madison Equities Looking to Raise $75M in EB-5 Financing
The Real Deal | Mar. 1 | EB-5 Visa | International

Senate to Hold Hearing on EB-5 Target Employment Areas
Lexology | Mar. 1 | EB-5 Visa | Federal | Legislative

House Judiciary Committee Hearing on the EB-5 Program
IIUSA | Feb. 26 | EB-5 Visa | Legislative | U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

EB-5 Debate Tackles the TEA Designation
Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLP | Feb. 26 | EB-5 Visa | Legislative

Role of Office of Foreign Assets Control in EB-5 Application Process
The National Law Review | Feb. 25 | EB-5 Visa | U.S. Dept. of Treasury

Green Cards Through EB-5 to Soon Require More Investment
The American Bazaar | Feb. 16 | EB-5 Visa | Federal | U.S. Dept. of Commerce (DOC)

Recap of Senate Hearing on EB-5 Program
National Law Review | Feb. 12 | EB-5 Visa | Legislative

Setting Record Straight on EB-5 ‘At Risk' Clause
The Hill | Feb. 11 | Bond Finance | EB-5 Visa | Federal | Legislative | U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

NES Financial Selected to Provide Administration Solutions
PR Web | Feb. 11 | EB-5 Visa

The Failures and Future of the EB-5
Lexology | Feb. 9 | EB-5 Visa | Federal | Legislative | U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

New Additions to the Online Resource Database

Funding Brownfield Projects with EB-5 Program
Brownfield Financing | EB-5 Visa
This article from Schnapf, LLC examines the EB-5 program and how can provide alternative financing for brownfield redevelopment.

IIUSA Regional Center Map
EB-5 Visa
This map from Invest in the USA highlights the regional centers in the USA.

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