At Risk, Debt Arrangement, Guaranteed Redemption: Important Distinctions

Read the article Commonly, USCIS challenges to EB-5 petitions may allege an investment is not eligible because it either (a) is not held “at risk,” (b) constitutes a “debt arrangement,” or (c) will result in a “guaranteed redemption.” However, though these terms differ substantially, the distinctions are poorly understood by many [...]

2021-06-16T04:10:29-07:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog, EB-5|Tags: , , , , |

Upping the Ante: Higher Standards for Success in EB-5

"EB-5 projects should be well advised to consider changes as they move forward, in order to maximize their chances of success at all levels." Read the article The EB-5 marketplace continues to evolve, and USCIS’s standards along with it. In recent years, a number of unofficial “rule” changes have trickled down to regional [...]

2021-06-16T04:10:29-07:00June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Blog, EB-5|Tags: , , , , |

The Importance of a Regional Center Operational Plan

Today for EB-5 investors, the importance of a regional center in your operational plan is key for your investment. According to Form I-924 instructions for regional center designation, an application must include a business plan for how the principals of the regional center anticipate they will manage and operate the regional center once approved. In [...]

2021-06-16T04:10:29-07:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Blog, EB-5|Tags: , , , , |

PNJ5 Chooses NES Financial EB-5 Solution Suite for Sacramento Hyatt Development

Bay Area development firm PNJ5 has selected NES Financial’s suite of EB-5 solutions for the new Hyatt Centric hotel project in Sacramento, California. PNJ5 will utilize NES Financial’s EB-5 Process, and Accounting Administration Suites, which are designed to help issuers raise and deploy EB-5 capital more quickly, while minimizing risk and streamlining project efficiency. The [...]

2022-01-19T14:06:15-08:00April 23rd, 2019|Categories: EB-5, Press Release|Tags: , , , , |

The Future of EB-5 Fundraising

What does the future of EB-5 fundraising mean to foreign investors? Now that China’s EB-5 visa backlog has stretched well into the 2030s, the powerful Chinese visa agents — who once controlled the flow of information to the majority of the industry’s investors — have largely gone away. Who, or what, will replace them? In [...]

2021-05-06T14:02:27-07:00April 10th, 2019|Categories: Blog, EB-5|Tags: , , , , |

Epelboim Will Utilize NES Financial EB-5 Platinum Medallion Suite for Atlanta Hotel Development

Epelboim Development Group (EDG) has selected NES Financial’s suite of EB-5 solutions for the new EVEN Hotel by IHG in Atlanta, Georgia. EDG will utilize NES Financial’s EB-5 Capital, Process, and Accounting Administration Suites, which are designed to help developers raise and deploy EB-5 capital more quickly, minimize risk, and streamline project efficiency. The EB-5 [...]

2022-01-19T14:09:04-08:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: EB-5, Press Release|Tags: , , , , |

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 [...]

2021-06-16T04:10:27-07:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: Blog, EB-5|Tags: , , , , |

Avoiding Time Delays in EB-5

Compared to other Citizenship/Residency by Investment programs globally, the EB-5 visa isn’t structured very attractively. For one, it’s more expensive than most countries’ programs (which average about $350,000 USD). The majority of other countries also do not require proof of job creation, and the investment can be made directly into a private real asset. However, [...]

2019-12-11T09:53:08-08:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Blog, EB-5|Tags: , , , , |

NES Financial EB-5 Solution Suite Selected by Forte Real Estate Development for Middlesex Rental Project

Industry-Leading Fund Administration Solutions Will Provide Security, Transparency and Compliance Throughout the Immigrant Investor Process New Jersey based Forte Real Estate Development, the firm behind The View at Middlesex, has selected NES Financial’s suite of EB-5 solutions for the project. Forte will utilize NES Financial’s EB-5 Capital, Process, and Accounting Administration Suites, which are designed [...]

2022-01-19T14:12:20-08:00January 18th, 2019|Categories: EB-5, Press Release|Tags: , , , , |

EB-5 Reform: Failure Is Not an Option!

The EB-5 industry is currently more than three years into a destabilizing period of recurring short-term program reauthorizations. As we start 2019, Medallion Partner Jeff Carr offers his reflections on the state of an industry in limbo, and the possible solutions that may come — calling for legislators and EB-5 stakeholders to put aside their [...]

2021-06-16T04:10:24-07:00January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Blog, EB-5|Tags: , , , , |
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