1031 Exchange Question of the Month: “Should I Contact a QI Before or After I Sell My Property?”

1031 exchanges enable you to reduce or eliminate taxes on the sale of business or investment real estate. If you want to sell one business or investment property (the “relinquished property”) and purchase a “like-kind” replacement property within 180 days of the sale, structuring these two transactions as a 1031 exchange can enable you to [...]

Q&A’s from NES Financial’s “How Opportunity Zones Can Work For You” Webinar

If you couldn’t make it to NES Financial’s free Insider Insights webinar “How Opportunity Zones Can Work For You,” you not only missed out on how your business can benefit from the latest OZ market insights, but you missed out on some great questions from webinar participants. Fortunately, we’ve collected four of those questions — [...]

EB-5 Regional Center Program Extended by Continuing Resolution – Again

With the new regulations for the EB-5 Program scheduled to go into effect on November 21, 2019, not much attention has been paid to the status of the EB-5 Regional Center Program, which will sunset on September 30 -- again. Perhaps we’ve become numb to this potential threat, after more than 15 short-term extensions have [...]

Meet the EB-5 3.0 Webinar Speakers Q&A

Register to attend this free NES Financial EB-5 webinar here! With new regulations finally announced, the EB-5 industry is poised to enter a new era we’re calling “EB-5 3.0” — and it’s not going to be business as usual! In preparation for the new regulations, we’ll be speaking with NES Financial’s Reid Thomas and Jill [...]

Compliance Requirements vs. Best Practices in OZ Fund Management

Earlier this year, NES Financial EVP Reid Thomas published an article in National Real Estate Investor titled “The Three Keys to Long-Term Success in the Opportunity Zone Program.” In this piece, Reid argued that the long-term fate of the OZ program will depend on industry self-regulating to avoid the pitfalls that have plagued other well-intentioned [...]

Congratulations to Newly Approved EB-5 Regional Centers – September 2019 Edition

NES Financial would like to congratulate the following new EB-5 Regional Centers on their USCIS approval for the month of September 2019: ABC Global RC, LLC (California) National Eb-5 Wealth Center of California LLC (California): New England Center for Business Development, LLC (Maine): Permian Regional Center, d.b.a. Texas Energy Regional Center (New Mexico, Texas): Shoora [...]

2019-12-26T10:41:44-08:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: Blog, EB-5, Regional Center|Tags: , , , |

Join Reid Thomas and EB5 Affiliate Network’s Live EB-5 Discussion on Five Things That Matter While Selecting a Project

EB-5 Affiliate Network and Reid Thomas joined in an EB-5 discussion talking over how navigating EB-5 Program parameters isn’t easy. Once an investor decides to participate in the EB-5 Program, selecting the right project is crucial for both obtaining a Green Card and safeguarding capital. Because selecting and conducting diligence on EB-5 real estate projects [...]

2019-12-10T14:04:49-08:00September 10th, 2019|Categories: Blog, EB-5|Tags: , , , , |

Why Technology is Reshaping the Private Equity Industry and How NES Financial Can Help

NES Financial’s Senior Vice President of Fund Administration Michael Richards led a roundtable discussion at the ALTSSEA conference called “Fund Administration: How Technology is Reshaping the Industry” on Sept. 17. ALTSEEA is a one-day conference in Seattle featured leading practitioners from the fields of private equity, venture capital, real estate, hedge funds, cryptocurrency, artificial intelligence [...]

A DST Can Add Flexibility to a 1031 Exchange

Earlier this year we wrote about the growing market for 1031 exchanges using DST (Delaware Statutory Trust) investments as replacement property. Since then, interest in DST solutions continues to grow as it adds flexibility to a 1031 exchange. A number of prospective 1031 exchange clients have shown interest in getting out of the property management [...]

EB-5 Program Version 3.0 Offers New Opportunities, Challenges

Despite negative rhetoric on immigration, global demand for U.S. citizenship seems to be at record highs, notes NES Financial's Reid Thomas on the EB-5 Program. A Commercial Property Executive Article September 4, 2019 By Reid Thomas Original Article: The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services recently published new EB-5 regulations that go into effect on [...]

2019-12-10T14:05:34-08:00September 5th, 2019|Categories: Blog, EB-5|Tags: , , , , |