February 24th, 2016 at 8:00 am


About The Conference 

U.S. real estate has experienced explosive growth in the form of foreign investment over the past few years. Much of that growth has been fueled by the EB-5 Immigrant Investor program, providing permanent-residency to foreign nationals who invest in U.S. businesses or projects that create at least 10 full-time jobs. Since 2008, over $13 billion of foreign direct investment has been deployed into the U.S. economy via the EB-5 program. How can real estate developers, private equity firms, REITs, investors or service providers tap the EB-5 trend and reap the rewards that others have realized? We invited you to learn how by attending iGlobal Forum’s Seminar on Raising EB-5 Capital for Real Estate. The Seminar series featured 3 separate two-hour seminars to help you decide whether EB-5 financing is right for your projects, what the process entails, and how to capitalize on this growing trend.

Key Topics Covered

  • Seminar A: Raising EB-5 Capital for Real Estate 101
    • -Overview of the EB-5 Immigrant Investor program, who it’s for, and key project players
    • -Determining if your project is a good fit for EB-5 financing and is marketable to investors
    • -Corporate & securities issues affecting EB-5 capital raises; EB-5 regulatory reform
    • -Creating a business plan for your EB-5 project; estimating how many jobs will be created and how much capital can be raised
  • Seminar B: Creating or Choosing an EB-5 Regional Center
    • -Role of USCIS EB-5 Regional Centers and what’s involved in becoming one
    • -Average length of time and cost of forming a Regional Center along with required documents
    • -What immigrant investors look for in a Regional Center, and what they avoid
    • -Working with an established Regional Center vs. forming your own
  • Seminar C: Navigating the EB-5 Process
    • -Preparing an EB-5 offering and getting your project off the ground
    • -Typical EB-5 deal structures, terms, conditions, costs and timeframes
    • -Creating a secure, compliant, and marketable investment opportunity for EB-5 investors
    • -Due diligence on project sponsors & Regional Centers along with immigration compliance considerations

Network With Leading 

  • Real estate developers & private equity firms
  • Real estate investors & REITs
  • Regional Center representatives
  • EB-5 investors & broker/dealers
  • EB-5 service providers
  • Senior & mezzanine lenders


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