NES Financial Goes to Washington: 5 Takeaways from IIUSA’s 10th Annual EB-5 Advocacy Conference

Last week, our team went to the nation's capital to attend IIUSA's 10th Annual EB-5 Advocacy Conference. As a Platinum-level sponsor, NES Financial was well-represented at the EB-5 Advocacy Conference with a booth in the exhibition hall and General Manager Reid Thomas speaking on the "Keep Calm & EB-5 On": A Macro Perspective on EB-5 panel. While the long-term extension that [...]

2017-05-22T01:21:14+00:00 May 8th, 2017|Categories: BLOG, EB-5|Tags: , , , |

The Triple Trustee Transfer: A Potential Solution to Prevent the Illegal Diversion of EB-5 Investments

NES Financial offers a series of articles written by industry experts addressing current key issues in the EB-5 industry. This article by Mariza McKee and Kamille Curylo, The Triple Trustee Transfer: A Potential Solution to Prevent the Illegal Diversion of EB-5 Investments, offers a third-party approach in addressing the evolving EB-5 transactional market. In recent years, the EB-5 industry [...]

Tom Steipp Appointed as NES Financial’s President and COO

NES Financial announced that Tom Steipp has been appointed to serve as President and Chief Operating Officer of the company. In addition to serving on NES Financial’s Board of Directors for almost 10 years, Steipp brings an extensive track record of bringing to market new technologies as a C-level executive. Previously, Steipp was the CEO [...]

2017-05-05T20:37:20+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Categories: BLOG, Press Release|Tags: , , , |

After another last-minute extension, legislators focus on EB-5 reform

Diana Bell  /  National Real Estate Investor  /  May 4, 2017 While Congress extended the EB-5 program in its current form through September 30th, 2017, serious reform debates are underway, including: minimum investment amounts, stricter oversight and integrity measures, and reclassification of targeted employment areas (TEAs). Read Post

2017-05-18T07:40:24+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Categories: In the News, Industry News|Tags: , , , , |

Special immigrant visa worth billions faces D-day

Kenneth Rapoza  /  Forbes  /  April 27, 2017 EB-5, one of the biggest merit-based immigration visa programs, expires April 28th 2017. Legislators will decide to reauthorize until September, or extend it with new rules proposed by Senators like Chuck Grassley of Iowa. Read Post

2017-05-18T07:39:10+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Categories: In the News, Industry News|Tags: , , , , |

Don’t kill the “Golden Visa”, Expand It!

Michael Halloran  /  POLITICO  /   April 27, 2017 Controversy over headlines about the family of White House aide Jared Kushner cast a shadow over the EB-5 program. But CEO Michael Halloran advises Congress about the benefits of job creation, as well as the need for oversight and regulation. Read Post

2017-05-18T07:38:25+00:00 April 27th, 2017|Categories: In the News, Industry News|Tags: , , , , |

EB-5 provision renewal stuck in Congressional Morass

Sondra Campanelli  /  Real Estate Finance & Investment  /  April 26, 2017 A provision in the EB-5 Immigrant Investment Program that governs EB-5 – a key funding source for commercial real estate development projects is stuck in limbo as lawmakers in congress debate a host of immigration, gerrymandering, and other reform issues. Read Post

2017-05-18T07:37:46+00:00 April 26th, 2017|Categories: In the News, Industry News|Tags: , , , , |

Jor Law on Redefining Accredited Investors

NES Financial offers a series of articles written by industry experts addressing current key issues in the EB-5 industry. This article by Jor Law, Redefining Accredited Investors, provides much-needed perspective and detail on accredited investors and exemptions in securities laws, as well as proposed changes. In the EB-5 industry, Rule 506 of Regulation D is one [...]

2017-04-25T23:14:18+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Categories: BLOG, EB-5, Industry Insights|Tags: , , , |

Tech founder fights race against time for immigrant investors

Lisa Brown  /  /  April 21, 2017 Michael Halloran, Silicon Valley’s neutral ambassador in the EB-5 reform debate, has been on Capitol Hill, advocating for a bill that offers integrity and solutions, along with a large increase in jobs in commercial real estate in the process. Read Post

2017-05-18T07:37:03+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Categories: In the News, Industry News|Tags: , , , , |

Congratulations to Newly Approved EB-5 Regional Centers – April 2017 Edition

NES Financial would like to congratulate the following new Regional Centers on their USCIS approval: Atlas Regional Center, LLC - California Hawaiian Palms Regional Center - Hawaii Hope Investment Regional Center - California Washington Free Life - Washington As new Regional Centers, it’s important to put the right team and processes in place before taking [...]

2017-05-12T02:36:31+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Categories: BLOG, EB-5|Tags: , , , |