EB-5 was created in 1990, to enable foreign investors to obtain a U.S. Visa by investing in a business that will benefit the U.S. economy and create jobs. Programs like EB-5 are structured to improve the U.S. local and regional economies with projects that generate and save hundreds of thousands of American jobs.
Qualifying Your Project for EB5 Funding
Funding Amount – 40% of your total project cost can be funded through the EB-5 Funding Program Project Location Your project must be in a TEA Zone as designated by Homeland Security TEAs Targeted Employment Areas mapping tool will show you all qualified locations. Click here to access TEA Mapping Tool.
Types of Projects
Ground up Real Estate Construction
Software Development, Distribution, Implementation
Ground up Energy Development
Your 5 – Year Plan
Your funds request must cover a 5-year period
Your Pro Forma must show how you will utilize the 40% over a 5-year period
You must create 10 or more jobs that your project will sustain for 5 years or more
EB-5 Sample Projects