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Search Results: EB-5 Visa\Case Studies
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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
Abby Goldenfarb 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...
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.
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 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...
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 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.
EB-5 Case StudiesMembers only Login
Peter Joseph of IIUSA presents several case studies on EB-5 financing, including both positive and problematic projects, and the lessons learned throughout.
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.
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.
Case Studies: When Things Go Right...and When They Go WrongMembers only Login
David Andersson, President of the Association to Invest in USA, provides case study examples of EB-5 transactions that failed to achieve successful completion.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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...
CanAm EB-5 ProjectsMembers only Login
Tom Rosenfeld with CanAm Enterprises shares significant projects around Pennsylvania and Hawaii that have been financed in part by EB-5.
EB-5 Case Studies: When Things Go Right... and When They Go WrongMembers only Login
David Andersson with Whatcom Opportunities Regional Center dissects examples of early, middle, and late stage EB-5 project failures and lessons learned from those cases.
Meeting the Requirements of EB-5 ProgramMembers only Login
William Gresser with the EB-5 New York State Regional Center explains how to meet the requirements of the EB-5 program and shares multiple case studies.
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.
Maximizing the EB-5 OpportunityMembers only Login
Moderator Peter Joseph with IIUSA leads a session featuring the country's EB-5 experts as they showcase recent deals, finding investors, immigration process, and proving job creation & exit strategies.
EB-5 Investor Program and the State of MinnesotaMembers only Login
This study by the Carlson Consulting Enterprise explores how Minnesota can best leverage the federal EB-5 Program to drive employment in the state. Basics of EB-5, detailed processes of the program, historical data, assessment, models and projects,...
EB-5 Financing 101Members only Login
This presentation provides a thorough discussion of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program by Angelique Brunner of EB5 Capital, Robert Divine of Baker Donelson, Peter Joseph of IIUSA, and Jennifer Moseley of Burr and Forman.
Overview of Jay Peak Resort EB-5 Visa ProgramMembers only Login
This presentation by the Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development, demonstrates how Vermont's Regional Center, the only state-wide, state-run Regional Center in the country, has used EB-5 investments to upgrade the Jay Peak Resort.
EB-5: The Myths, Realities, Challenges, and OpportunitiesMembers only Login
This presentation by Kosmont Companies, California Golden Fund, Global Law Group, and CRA/LA gives an overview of the EB-5 program, which provides qualified foreign investors with visas. The presentation includes several examples of projects funded...
The EB-5 Program: Alternative Financing for DevelopmentMembers only Login
This document by Kahler Slater describes how a Marriott Hotel in Milwaukee, Wisconsin was able to receive funding and proceed through financing received from EB-5 investors.
EB-5 Offers Green Cards to Lure Foreign InvestorsMembers only Login
This article from Finance and Commerce examines Minnesota's decision-making process on whether to establish their own Regional Center to attract EB-5 investment capital or rely on neighboring states' Regional Centers.
EB-5 Newsletter with Investment ExamplesMembers only Login
This newsletter from EB-5Info.com describes the challenges facing two different EB-5 projects: an Idaho gold mine and a Chicago area Sportsplex.
EB-5 Program: An Alternate Source of FinancingMembers only Login
This presentation by the Cleveland International Fund gives an overview of the EB-5 program, and provides examples of projects that were funded through EB-5 investors.
Combining and Leveraging TIF with Other Tools Members only Login
Tony Smith from SB Friedman Development Advisors gives this presentation about development finance tools that can be combined with tax increment finance as part of the overall capital stack. In particular, the New Markets Tax Credits and EB-5...
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