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Search Results: International
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Pre and Post ClosingMembers only Login
Mike O'Donnell of the Colorado Lending Source illustrates the important step of closing and funding a revolving loan fund .
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.
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...
State of the Bonds and Climate Change MarketMembers only Login
The annual Bonds and Climate Change report aims to estimate the size of the existing universe of bonds whose proceeds are used primarily for financing the transition to a low carbon and climate resilient economy. Included is a thorough analysis of...
Clean Energy Services for All: Financing Universal ElectrificationMembers only Login
This report by the Sierra Club looked at how energy access can be delivered more cost-effectively to the people around the world. The report states that increasing the use of energy efficiency measures can bring down the cost of energy, allowing it...
Lessons and Opportunities: Providers of Social Impact Bonds PerspectivesMembers only Login
In this paper, New Philanthropy Capital (NPC) examines the evolution of Social Investment Bonds (SIBs) from the perspective of providers and sector experts who attended their roundtable in April 2014.
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).
Green Bonds: Fifty Shades of GreenMembers only Login
RBC Capital Markets provides a report on green bonds. Included in the report is an overview of green bonds, what the current market looks like globally, and the growth opportunity for green bonds in North America.
Urban Innovations: Financial Tools in Brownfield Revitalization
This article, written by Casey Brendon, David Bergman, Judy Dunstan and Hon Lu, focuses on the City of Toronto's experience providing financial tools for brownfield redevelopment.
Ontario Brownfields Showcase Volume II
The Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing released a Brownfields Showcase Part II, which provides an updated overview of brownfields redevelopment opportunities, tools, strategies and new case studies.
Ontario Brownfields Showcase Volume I
The Ontario Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing released a Brownfields Showcase which provides an overview of brownfields redevelopment opportunities, tools, strategies and case studies.
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.
Advanced Energy Now 2014 Market ReportMembers only Login
This market report, prepared by Navigant Research, is the first annual report on market size, by revenue, of the advanced energy industry worldwide and in the United States.
Cali Baja Bi-National Mega-Region Asset Map
An asset map is being developed as an economic development tool for Imperial County, San Diego County and Baja California. This map is a marketing tool to show businesses the kind of support they would already have around them if they chose to...
Global Project Finance Infrastructure Review - Full Year 2013Members only Login
The Infrastructure Journal takes a look back at 2013 infrastructure project financings and the greater economy as a year of partial recovery. This report details the global infrastructure market and provides region by region analysis.
Improving the EB-5 Investor Visa Program: International Financing for U.S. Regional Economic DevelopmentMembers only Login
Brookings Institute proposes a number of suggestions for a reconsidered EB-5 regional center program to help federal policy makers strengthen the utility of this development finance tool and better accomplish the central goal of the program.
Illinois Office of Trade & Investment BrochureMembers only Login
The Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity offers this brochure to help fulfill its mission of raising Illinois' profile as a global business leader. It offers facts on exporting, foreign direct investment, and other relevant agreements.
OIG Report: USCIS' EB-5 Regional Center ProgramMembers only Login
The Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General audit of USCIS' EB-5 Regional Center Program provides an assessment of laws and regulations, foreign investments and job creation, program integrity, recommendations and more.
CDFA-Stifel Nicolaus Innovative Deals: Emerging International Finance Models Presentation
The United States has continued to pioneer new development finance models throughout the past two decades. However, recently some international models of finance have emerged that present the future of potential new structures in the United States....
CDFA-Stifel Nicolaus Webcast: Emerging International Finance ModelsMembers only Login
Recently, international models of finance have emerged that present potential new structures that might be deployed in the U.S. During this webcast, international speakers share presentations covering their organizations and successful financing...
Recommended Best Practices for EB-5 Regional Centers
IIUSA developed a list of best practices to provide comprehensive guidance to regional centers seeking to conduct business in a manner that will foster growth and success of the EB-5 program.
2014 Project Orange Thumb GrantsMembers only Login
If you’re part of a community garden group or civic organization in the U.S. or Canada, simply apply to the grant program by December 31. Your organization could receive $5,000 in cash and garden tools to help you reach your goals of community...
Economic Impacts of the EB-5 Immigration Program 2010-2011Members only Login
David Kay, Jennifer Thorvaldson, and Scott Lindall with MIG, Inc. present an economic impact analysis of the EB-5 program. According to the report, EB-5 Regional Centers generated $6.8B in investment and 50,000 U.S. jobs from 2010-2011. MIG also...
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.
What's Next: EB-5 Trends and DevelopmentsMembers only Login
Daniel Lundy with Klasko Rulon Stock & Seltzer provides a background on EB-5, explores regulatory and legal trends, and discusses implementation going forward.
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.
EB-5 Regional Center Proliferation, Historical Data, and Legislative IssuesMembers only Login
Peter Joseph with IIUSA explores the growth and proliferation of Regional Centers across the country. Joseph shares historical data on the approval of Regional Center applications, EB-5 Visa usage by year, economic impact of the program and pressing...
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.
EB-5 Basics: History, Terms, Process & RequirementsMembers only Login
Stephen Yale-Loehr with Miller Mayer provides a comprehensive overview of the EB-5 program including history, flow chart, terms and acronyms, basic requirements, agencies involved in EB-5, direct vs. regional center projects, and job creation...
Understanding EB-5 Forms and ProcessMembers only Login
Robert Divine with Baker Donelson explains various forms and processes surrounding the EB-5 Program as well as their functions and unique requirements.
Finding EB-5 Investors: Keys to MarketingMembers only Login
Gabriel Hidalgo with Civitas Capital Group and Kristen Laughlin with Cleveland International Fund cover EB-5 investor trends, the EB-5 marketing process, locating EB-5 investors in China and other markets, increasing Regional Center competition, and...
EB-5 U.S. Securities Laws OverviewMembers only Login
Mariza McKee with Kutak Rock presents U.S. Securities Laws related to the EB-5 program including Securities Act of 1933, Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Investment Company Act of 1940, Investment Advisers Act of 1940, and state 'Blue Sky" laws.
USCIS EB-5 Training MaterialsMembers only Login
This resource contains all USCIS EB-5 training materials through May 2011, as released to IIUSA through a FOIA request. Prepared by Karla Creech at Cornell Law School, the training materials contain nearly 800 pages of comprehensive information on...
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