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Understanding EB-5 Securitites Law: Broker Issues and Unique Risks
Michael Homeier from Homeier Law PC presents on EB-5 Securities Law with a special focus on broker issues and the unique risks of EB-5 securities.
The Ark Project at JFKMembers only Login
JFK International Airport’s latest redevelopment project is a unique one: a $65 million, 178,000 square foot state of the art facility for pets. The Ark at JFK will offer pre-flight micro-chipping, kennels, an aviary, and more. This large-scale...
Understanding Loan Documents in EB-5 Project Financing Members only Login
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.
Understanding EB-5 Forms and ProcessMembers only Login
Stephen Yale-Loehr and Robert Divine describe the EB-5 forms and processes to understand, including the I-924, I-526, DS-260, and I-485.
Funding Brownfield Projects with EB-5 Program
This article from Schnapf, LLC examines the EB-5 program and how can provide alternative financing for brownfield redevelopment.
What TEA Projects Might Look Like Under EB-5 2.0Members only Login
In a working paper published by the NYU Stern School of Business, authors Jeanne Calderon and Gary Friedland explore how targeted employment projects would evolve if proposed EB-5 rule changes are passed by Congress.
EB-5 Regional Center ProgramMembers only Login
David Andersson (IIUSA), David Bovee (Zenith Capital), and Cletus Weber (Peng & Weber, PLLC) explain the impact of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program across the country, as well as the program's economic impact in the state of Washington.
EB-5 Program: Successes, Challenges, and Opportunities for States and LocalitiesMembers only Login
Analyzing recent government data and independent studies of the program, Bipartisan Policy Center provides an overview of the EB-5 program’s history, performance, and impacts to date. This paper also looks at the increasing interest in creating...
Roadmap of EB-5 Capital: An Alternative Financing Tool for Commercial Real Estate Projects
This publication from New York University’s Stern School of Business includes appendices showing a sample EB-5 mezzanine loan structure and terms along with a select database of large-scale Regional Center projects. The first section provides...
EB-5 Financing in PAMembers only Login
Debbie A. Klis from Ballard Spar gives an overview of the EB-5 investment visa program and its requirements types of EB-5 projects and ways to use the EB-5 program.
Vermont EB-5 Regional Center - A World of OpportunityMembers only Login
Brent Raymond of the Vermont EB-5 Regional Center explains their program, the troubled business provision, foreign direct investments, and the effect EB-5 has on the state.
EB-5 BasicsMembers only Login
Steven Yale-Loehr of Miller Mayer LLP and Robert Divine with Baker Donelson break down EB-5 describing the basic definitions, acronyms, and requirements.
Finding InvestorsMembers only Login
Lili Wang of New City Advisors details the challenges of finding investors for EB-5 capital and dispenses advice for a better approach at finding quality and professional international funds.
EB-5 as Component of the Capital StackMembers only Login
This presentation by Jon Mullen, Vice President at EB5 Capital, describes how EB5 can fit into the capital stack, the institutional investor approach, the expected structures, and more.
EB-5 as a Component in the Capital StackMembers only Login
Stephen Strnisha of the Cleveland International Fund illustrates how the agency combines EB-5 financing with several other financing tools in order to successfully fund developments.
Partnering with EB-5 Regional CentersMembers only Login
Peter Englander with Portland Development Commission shares EB-5 case studies and explores the benefits and opportunities EB-5 presents to public partners.
Global Investors, Kentucky JobsMembers only Login
The regional center Bluegrass International Fund (BIF), located in Kentucky, faces unique challenges. These are outlined, along with a number of other BIF strategies and projects, by President & CEO Lynn Allen.
What's in an EB-5 Project's Capital Stack?Members only Login
Greg White with Seyfarth Shaw illustrates how EB-5 investments can fit into the overall capital stack, covering corporate finance considerations.
Understanding EB-5 Forms and ProcessMembers only Login
The numerous documents, applications, and processes of EB-5 are explained by Robert Divine of Baker Donelson and Stephen Yale-Loehr of Miller Mayer LLP.
Michigan: Open to the WorldMembers only Login
Joe Borgstrom, COO of the Michigan Community Development Corporation, describes the benefits of utilizing the EB-5 program in the state of Michigan.
Michigan-Indiana EB-5 Regional CenterMembers only Login
Greg Nicholas explains the basics behind the EB-5 program, as well as the roles and responsibilities of the Michigan-Indiana EB-5 Regional Center in assisting investment projects.
Pairing EB-5 with Tax Credit EquityMembers only Login
Cam Turner of United Fund Advisors presents strategies, as well as several case studies, regarding the EB-5 program and the advantages of pairing the program with tax credit equity.
The EB-5 Program as a Capital Access Tool
Clem Turner of Homier & Law, P.C. discusses the basics behind the EB-5 program and methods in using the program as a tool to access capital.
What's Next? EB5 Trends and Developments
Peter Joseph, Executive Director of IIUSA, shares some marketing trends, statistics and capital formation related to the EB-5 visa.
Investing in Job CreationMembers only Login
The role and experience of an EB-5 regional center is explained by Bill Gresser of the EB-5 New York State Regional Center, touching on the steps necessary to facilitate job creation.
EB-5 as a Component in the Capital StackMembers only Login
Stephen Strnisha of the Cleveland International Fund illustrates how the agency combines EB-5 financing with several other financing tools in order to successfully fund developments.
Finding InvestorsMembers only Login
Stephen Strnisha of the Cleveland International Fund explains the process of finding investors, working with immigration agents, and building visibility overseas.
PIDC Regional CenterMembers only Login
Wanda Speight describes her organization, Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation, and their role as a partner with CanAm Enterprises in offering foreign investment opportunities.
EB-5 BasicsMembers only Login
Steven Yale-Loehr of Miller Mayer LLP and Robert Divine with Baker Donelson break down EB-5 describing the basic definitions, acronyms, and requirements.
Understanding EB-5 Forms and ProcessMembers only Login
The numerous documents, applications, and processes of EB-5 are explained by Robert Divine of Baker Donelson and Stephen Yale-Loehr of Miller Mayer LLP.
Attracting Business Investment in the United StatesMembers only Login
Aaron Brickman of SelectUSA shares Foreign Direct Investment trends, the current nature of investing in the U.S. and the role of SelectUSA.
EB-5 Deal Structuring - U.S. Securities LawsMembers only Login
Mariza McKee with Kutak Rock presents U.S. Securities Laws related to the EB-5 program including the Securities Act of 1933, Regulations S & D, State "Blue Sky" Laws and more.
Increasing Economic Opportunity In Distressed Urban Communities With EB-5Members only Login
The Initiative for a Competitive Inner City offers insights into the potential of the EB-5 program as a tool for impact investing in inner cities. A set of recommendations is offered to leverage this tool to maximize economic opportunity in...
IIUSA Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Conduct
The Association to Invest in the USA (IIUSA) approved its 2014 Best Practices Committee recommendations. The recommendations issued set high standards for IIUSA’s members in an effort to promote responsible, professional and ethical behavior and...
Anatomy of EB-5 Investment InfographicMembers only Login
This infographic highlights the process of using EB-5 for Brooklyn Navy Yard’s first EB-5 funded project through IIUSA President’s Advisory Council member, New York City Regional Center (NYCRC).
How California is Making the Most of EB-5
In this CDFA webcast, our expert panelists including Peter Joseph of IIUSA, Mariza McKee with Kutak Rock, and Kraig Schwigen with CMB Regional Centers present on the impact being made by EB-5 in California, key rules and regulations, and...
EB-5 Financing Overview: NYLO South Dallas HotelMembers only Login
Gabriel Hidalgo with Civitas Capital Group discusses the EB-5 program and the City of Dallas Regional Center and gives an overview of the NYLO South Dallas Hotel case study.
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