The Arkansas Capital Corporation formed Pine State Regional Center® in 2013 for the purpose of applying for designation and operation as a Regional Center in compliance with the U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services’ EB-5 Immigrant Investment Program. Pine State provides financing to a variety of job-creating projects, deploying foreign investor capital into a range of businesses and projects.
Arkansas Capital Corporation is a 63-year-old economic development company certified as a Community Development Financial Institution by the U.S. Department of Treasury. Arkansas Capital Corporation and its subsidiaries (known collectively as the Arkansas Capital Corporation Group) have successfully deployed over $1.75 billion of investment capital into commercial projects throughout its history. Although a private company, Pine State works closely with the State of Arkansas, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission, and local economic development groups to create jobs and serve as a catalyst for Arkansas’s economy.
Rush Deacon, chief executive officer of Arkansas Capital Corporation Group and managing director for Pine State Regional Center®, a subsidiary of Arkansas Capital Corporation Group.