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Why Puerto Rico is an Attractive Destination for EB-5

Tax incentives, cost of living, and an abundance of investment opportunities are causing immigrant investors to take notice of the island. In recent years, Puerto Rico has enacted a series of business and investor-friendly initiatives to attract investment to the island. This is good news for foreign nationals who wish to obtain their green cards [...]

2022-10-04T17:30:07-07:00October 4th, 2022|Categories: Blog, EB-5|

Opportunity Zone Investment in Puerto Rico: A Case Study

On an island made up of 98% QOZs, Monllor Capital Partners looks to make a big impact. We wrote recently about Puerto Rico as a destination for Opportunity Zone capital. The island offers serious advantages for investors who want to positively impact communities that need it most, and who are looking for ESG investments outside [...]

2022-09-29T11:14:35-07:00September 29th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Opportunity Zones|

There’s a Better Way to Measure ESG

There’s a reason that a new effort from MIT aimed at better appraising ESG is called the Aggregate Confusion Project: the breadth of different methodologies, reporting standards, and datasets make measuring ESG, well, confusing. As the Project’s directors write, “the correlation among prominent agencies’ ESG ratings was on average 0.61; by comparison, credit ratings from [...]

2022-09-28T08:30:25-07:00September 28th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Impact-ESG|

How Other Government Programs Can Be Used To Supplement OZ

Projects in Opportunity Zones can take advantage of additional government incentives to attract investment and succeed in their impact goals. We’ve previously discussed how EB-5 capital can be used in conjunction with Opportunity Zones incentives to secure the necessary debt financing for a capital stack. But EB-5 is not the only government program that can [...]

2022-09-07T16:49:38-07:00September 7th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Opportunity Zones|

EB-5 Investor Lawsuit Highlights the Importance of Specialty Financial Administration

The suit alleges PNC Bank worked with developers and a Florida Regional Center to defraud investors PNC Bank is among the defendants in a lawsuit alleging fraud, misappropriation of funds, and civil conspiracy among a total of 10 counts related to investments made under the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. While still ongoing, the lawsuit is [...]

2022-08-25T17:21:05-07:00August 25th, 2022|Categories: Blog, EB-5|

Relying on Experience to Make 1031 Exchanges Faster

Combining eXp’s relationships with JTC’s 1031 expertise proved a winning combination for a speedy like-kind exchange To better serve our mutual clients, JTC Americas has formed a strategic partnership with eXp Realty. By taking advantage of both JTC’s decades of experience as a Qualified Intermediary and eXp’s extensive network of real estate professionals, one client [...]

2022-08-22T10:04:03-07:00August 18th, 2022|Categories: 1031 Exchange, Blog, Delaware Statutory Trust|

How EB-5 and Opportunity Zones Can Work Together

With the right strategy, it’s possible for OZ and EB-5 capital to be deployed as part of the same capital stack. We at JTC are experts in fund administration for the Opportunity Zones Initiative and the EB-5 Immigrant Investor program. While these two programs might seem completely different, their benefits line up in key [...]

2022-08-25T17:21:56-07:00August 10th, 2022|Categories: Blog, EB-5, Opportunity Zones|

Who Has to Worry About the SEC’s New Climate Rules?

With so many potential new rules regarding climate and ESG disclosures, how can you figure out which ones apply to you? On March 21st and May 25th, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission released proposed amendments regarding disclosures about climate risks and ESG investment practices. When considered together, these sets of amendments amount to [...]

2022-08-25T17:22:08-07:00August 3rd, 2022|Categories: Blog, Impact-ESG|
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