How EB-5 Capital Is and Can Be Used

The EB-5 visa was originally intended to spur job creation in the manufacturing industry — in fact, a 2003 ruling said that real estate construction jobs couldn’t count toward the job creation figures required under the program. Today, however, EB-5 capital is no longer viewed as simply an alternative source of financing

How, then, has real estate development come to dominate the use of EB-5 capital in this decade?

In this week’s featured article, attorney Mona Shah gives a bit of history on how EB-5 funding became a mainstream source of real estate investment capital. She also outlines various ways in which, despite real estate’s dominance, EB-5 funds continue to be deployed in other industries — and explains why these alternative markets are a benefit to EB-5 at large.

“While EB-5 has been a popular source of financing amongst real estate developers, it is by no means limited to use in real estate projects. As EB-5 investors grow in sophistication, EB-5 funding is increasingly deployed in a variety of unique and viable projects — underscoring its versatility as a source of capital.”

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RIA: EB-5 Industry Experts Help You Prepare for New Changes

A event co-hosted by JTC Americas and Saul Ewing Artnstein & Lehr LLP
Wednesday, November 9, 2022
8:00 am — 7:00 pm EST

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Join JTC Americas and Saul Ewing Arnstein & Lehr LLP in Miami for an exclusive and complimentary in-person networking and industry event focused on the new EB-5 program changes!

This event offers the opportunity to hear from, and interact with, many EB-5 industry leaders. They’ll provide valuable information and answer your questions on navigating the new EB-5 legislation. In addition to lending critical insight into these pressing matters, the seminar will also offer a chance to connect and network with your industry peers. 

This is a perfect opportunity to learn and connect with others in the industry, so reserve your spot today!

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