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Search Results: EB-5 Visa
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Finding InvestorsMembers only Login
Darrell Sanders and Kraig Schwigen discuss how to find investors in the EB-5 space.
EB-5 Case StudiesMembers only Login
Steve Strnisha from Cleveland International Fund presents on EB-5 Case Studies
EB-5 BasicsMembers only Login
Carolyn Lee from Miller Mayer LLP & Robert Divine from Baker Donelson PC present on the basics of the EB-5 program.
EB-5 as a Component of the Capital StackMembers only Login
Kostas Poulakidas from Taft Stettinius & Hollister LLP, Mark Katzoff from Seyfarth Shaw LLP & Dan Wycklendt from First Pathway Lending present on EB-5 as a component of the capital stack.
Working with Regional CentersMembers only Login
Kostas Poulakidas from Taft Law, Manuel Ortiz from Civitas Capital, Bill Gresser from EB-5 New York State Regional Center & Adam Greene from Live in America LLC present on their experience in working with regional centers.
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.
Making the Most of EB-5 in MissouriMembers only Login
The EB-5 Program is a federal foreign direct investment, immigration, and regional economic development program that provides access to capital to U.S. businesses and creates American jobs at no expense to the American taxpayer. Use of the program...
Assembling Capital for Mixed-Use DevelopmentMembers only Login
Thomas Porter, Director of Commercial Lending at the Vermont Economic Development Authority, discusses unique development financing solutions for mixed-use development.
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...
Making the Most of EB-5 in OhioMembers only Login
The EB-5 Program is a federal foreign direct investment, immigration, and regional economic development program that provides access to capital to U.S. businesses and creates American jobs at no expense to the American taxpayer. Use of the program...
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: Capturing the Success of High Performing DFA'sMembers only Login
This month’s CDFA // BNY Mellon Development Finance Webcast Series on Capturing the Success of High Performing DFA's featured Tim Fisher of CDFA, Paul Toth of Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority, Gary Smith of Chester County Economic Development...
EB-5 An IntroductionMembers only Login
An exploration of the EB-5 program including program specifics and how it ties in with crowdfunding.
Creative Tax Credit Financing in WisconsinMembers only Login
Tax Credits have been widely used in Wisconsin as a method to influence businesses to take certain actions, such as locating to specific underserved areas, rehabilitating historic properties, expanding business’ research and development, investing...
ULI: Creative Finance for Smaller CommunitiesMembers only Login
The Urban Land Institute provides a series of case studies that illustrate how communities have used P3s and other financing mechanisms to improve the appearance and functionality of their infrastructure.
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.
Working with Regional Centers in New YorkMembers only Login
Bill Gresser, EB-5 New York State Regional Center, discusses the New York overview and experience as a regional center.
Not All Regional Centers Are Operated Equally Members only Login
Kraig Schwigen, CMB Regional Centers discusses how a regional center operates and provides examples of projects that are suitable for EB-5.
EB-5 as a Component of the Capital StackMembers only Login
Gregory White, Seyfarth Shaw, describes designing/setting the capital stack in EB-5 transactions, sources of project financing, and give an example EB-5 project.
EB-5 as Component of the Capital StackMembers only Login
Stephen Strnisha, CEO, Cleveland International Fund, provides an overview of the EB-5 program, rules pertaining to the program, and analysis current and future trends.
PIDC Regional Center -- Welcome FundMembers only Login
Sam Rhoads, Executive Vice President, PIDC, details the PIDC Regional Center, the loan terms, and gives a process overview.
EB-5 Securities Laws - Due Diligence, Long-term Issues, & the Capital StackMembers only Login
Michael Homeier, Esquire, Homeier & Law, discusses due diligence issues, long-term securities issues, and issues with the capital stack.
Finding InvestorsMembers only Login
Lili Wang, New City Advisors, explains project quality, service professionals, placement team, Phase I, and Phase II of the funding processes.
EB-5 BasicsMembers only Login
Stephen Yale-Loehr and Robert Divine provide a detailed overview of the basics of EB-5, including history and overview, flow chart, terms and acronyms, and basic requirements.
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.
New Jersey Incentives and Workforce Development GuideMembers only Login
Business Facilities provides a list of some of the incentives available for companies in New Jersey.
IIUSA Regional Center Map
This map from Invest in the USA highlights the regional centers in the USA.
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.
Building & Utilizing the Development Finance ToolboxMembers only Login
Toby Rittner of CDFA teaches the development finance toolbox approach for the Fundamentals Course including bedrock tools, targeted tools, investment tools, access to capital lending tools, federal support tools, and how to implement these...
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.
Financing Private Healthcare in ArizonaMembers only Login
Kutak Rock's Timothy Nash discusses methods to finance private healthcare facilities, highlighting various financing tools such as grants, tax credits, EB-5, and others.
Bluegrass International FundMembers only Login
Lynn Allen from Bluegrass International Fund (BiF) explains the depth and diversity behind EB-5 bonds and their varied uses.
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...
EB-5 Financing and New Markets Tax CreditsMembers only Login
Amy Merrit of PNC Bank, Chris Burnham of the Development Finance Authority of Summit County, and Joan Chase of the Cleveland International Fund provide an in-depth overview of the EB-5 Investor Visa Program, in addition to a summary of the New...
From Cleveland With Love: The Evolving World of the Ohio Bond Market
Kip Wahlers of Ice Miller LLP provides an overview of the Ohio bond market with respect to a number of key development financing tools.
CDFA Kentucky Webcast: Understanding the EB-5 Model in KentuckyMembers only Login
During this CDFA Kentucky Financing Roundtable Webcast in partnership with the Bluegrass International Fund, President & CEO Lynn Allen and Executive Director of IIUSA, Peter Joseph explored the EB-5 Model in Kentucky. 
EB-5 Immigration Investor ProgramMembers only Login
Edward Beshara from BESHARA P.A. gives an overview of EB-5 and the various ways financing can be set up using EB-5 financing.
Alternative Capital: A Discussion on EB-5 FundingMembers only Login
NIC Future Leaders Council explains how EB-5 is an alternative capital resources that can be great for seniors housing developers looking beyond traditional institutional capital, REITs and private equity.
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 Development FinanceMembers only Login
Stephen Strnisha from CiF presents on using the EB-5 visa program as a source of financing for development projects.
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.
CDFA California Webcast: Creative Economic Development FinancingMembers only Login
During this CDFA California Webcast in partnership with CALED, Renewable Funding CEO Cisco DeVries along with Ginny Fang of Golden Gate Global and Samuel Wu of Innovation Capital Law Group, LLP present creative economic development financing tools,...
Exploring Redevelopment ProjectsMembers only Login
Cheryl Strickland of Stifel discusses economic development projects targeted at redevelopment projects and introduces two successful case studies.
EB-5 101: Making the Most of EB-5 in COMembers only Login
Ali Brodie of Greenberg Traurig LLP and Adam Green of The LCP discuss the basics of utilizing the EB-5 Immigrant Investor program for real estate development in Colorado.
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.
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