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Search Results: EB-5 Visa
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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.
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.
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.
CDFA // BNY Mellon Webcast Series: The Emergence of EB-5 and BondsMembers only Login
This webcast delved into the possible combination of bonds and EB-5 as financing tools for development by panelists Angelique Brunner of EB-5 Capital and Peter Joseph of IIUSA.
Presentation: EB-5 FinancingMembers only Login
Peter Joseph, Executive Director at IIUSA, presents on EB-5 financing. In addition to the basics of the program, trends and issues are also discussed.
Financing Alternatives for Rural AZMembers only Login
Julie Engel, President & CEO of Greater Yuma EDC, provides several examples of successful projects involving financing alternatives in Arizona.
SC Economy and Economic Development Project FinanceMembers only Login
David Clayton, Research Director for the SC Department of Commerce, touches on a variety of factors affecting the state economy including manufacturing, angel investment, venture capital, and the EB-5 program.
Best Practices & Steadfast ProgramsMembers only Login
Lincoln Stone with Stone Grzegorek & Gonzalez, LLP and Kraig Schwigen with CMB Regional Centers present on EB-5 and the ways the program is being used in California.
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.
Making the Most of EB-5 in OhioMembers only Login
A panel of development finance experts discuss innovative ways to finance projects through the EB-5 program.
Recent Trends in EB-5Members only Login
Stephen Strnisha, CEO, and David Black with Ulmer & Berne LLP present on observations on the EB-5 market from the Cleveland International Fund Regional Center in Ohio.
Structuring the DealMembers only Login
Russell Goings of Hutchinson, Shockey, Erley & Co. illustrates how to structure bond deals touching on various topics including repayment sources, security features, credit enhancements, and other tools.
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).
3D CAPITAL - It's What's AccessibleMembers only Login
Daniel McRae with Seyfarth Shaw discusses Capital Stack and how to layer projects in an effective manner that will have them work together.
EB-5 and GeorgiaMembers only Login
Mariza McKee and Nic Applegate provides essential program facts and highlights on the EB-5 program.
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