FINANCING

Projects

EB-5 provides a a flexible source of below market capital that can be utilized for a project when traditional sources may not meet the needs of your business. Pine State Regional Center® provides flexible financing options including primary and subordinated financing and EB-5 financing may be used to replace more expensive debt or equity capital. EB-5 investments are made into new businesses, businesses with substantial redevelopment and expansions, or other qualifying commercial development projects that have verified job creation as required under USCIS regulations. Typically EB-5 capital is utilized along with other sources of financing and may allow a project to attract additional capital for a qualifying project.

Several types of projects may be financed with EB-5 capital including healthcare, municipal projects, infrastructure projects, manufacturing, hospitality, commercial real estate, and construction.

PROJECT LOCATION MATTERS

To qualify for the $900,000 investment level, an EB-5 project must be located in an area with relatively high unemployment Targeted Employment Areas (TEAs) or rural areas. Contact us for additional information on EB-5 eligible locations in our service area.

THE JOB CREATION REQUIREMENTS

To be eligible for financing through the Pine State Regional Center®, the project receiving the investment must demonstrate that at least 10 full-time direct or indirect jobs will be created or preserved for each individual EB-5 investor in the project. Pine State retains professional economists specializing in EB-5 analysis that assist us in verifying that the projected job creation thresholds will be met.

CHARACTERISTICS OF A SUCCESSFUL EB-5 PROJECT

  • Strong developer team with a history developing similar projects
  • Project scope of over $10 million dollars
  • Project will create permanent U.S. jobs
  • EB-5 financing will not be the sole source of financing for the project
  • Job creation and economic assumptions validated by third party professionals

To see if your project qualifies, learn more on our FAQ page.

FINANCING WITH EB-5 CAPITAL

EB-5 provides a low-cost source of capital that can be utilized for a project when traditional sources may not meet the needs of your business.