EB-5 Project Strengths To Look For

What EB-5 project strengths should you look for? As the popularity of the EB-5 Program increases year after year, more and more individuals are rushing to make their business project an "EB-5 project."

With so many options now on the market, what are the major EB-5 project strengths to look for?

These are 15 major EB-5 project strengths to look for:

• Affiliation with a regional center;

• The EB-5 project and regional center team's reputation

• History of experience with in the specific project industry

• The regional center needs a strong business plan (that meets Matter of Ho requirements) and a strong marketing plan

• Familiarity with the EB-5 Program requirements

• Transparency and project team's willingness to keep the investor up-dated consistently

• A project that already has investors (try not to be the first or last investor on a project)

• USCIS EB-5 Program compliance

• USCIS approval (project pre-approval with the regional center's I-924 is better) and regional center designation

• Thorough job (direct & indirect) creation methodology

• Job creation buffer to ensure job creation estimates will be met

• Market return rates on investments

• Targeted Employment Area (TEA) project location

• Project location must possess strong economy (such as major cities like New York City, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Miami, Las Vegas, or Seattle)

• Strong exit strategy for each investor (and one that is not dependent on other investors)

For more EB-5 due diligence questions, consult an experienced and knowledgeable EB-5 immigration attorney.

 

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