Opportunity Zones Q&A: Previously Held Property

During our Q3 and Q4 Opportunity Zones webinars last year, we received many great questions covering a wide range of important topics. To help further your understanding of this exciting new program, our General Counsel, Kelly Alton, a nationally recognized tax attorney who previously worked at the IRS Office of Chief Counsel at the National [...]

Gateway Opportunity Funds Selects NES Financial to Administer New St. Louis-Based Fund

NES Financial has contracted to provide its purpose-built fund administration suite for Gateway Opportunity Funds’ first fund — a St. Louis-based Qualified Opportunity Fund that is making its first investment in the shovel-ready Lighthouse Landing on the banks of the Mississippi River in St. Louis, MO. The tax incentives associated with the Opportunity Zones program were [...]

NES Financial EB-5 Solution Suite Selected by Forte Real Estate Development for Middlesex Rental Project

Industry-Leading Fund Administration Solutions Will Provide Security, Transparency and Compliance Throughout the Immigrant Investor Process New Jersey–based Forte Real Estate Development, the firm behind The View at Middlesex, has selected NES Financial’s suite of EB-5 solutions for the project. Forte will utilize NES Financial’s EB-5 Capital, Process, and Accounting Administration Suites, which are designed to help [...]

2019-01-18T06:52:18+00:00January 18th, 2019|Categories: EB-5, Press Release|Tags: , , , , |

Upcoming Webinar: The State of the Opportunity Zones Industry

“State of the Opportunity Zones Industry: Q1 2019” An NES Financial Webinar Wednesday, February 13 | 11 AM Pacific | Free Register Now   The past year has seen tremendous growth in the Opportunity Zones industry. However, the program’s potential has only just begun to be realized. As newly formed OZ Funds seek capital [...]

Ending the Year Right: 8 Ways NES Financial Helps Private Equity Funds with Their Annual Audits

When managing a private equity fund, large or small, we know the beginning of a new calendar year can be a stressful time. Your investors need updates, vetted status reports, and detailed breakdowns of the year’s performance, as well as assurances that the fund remains in compliance with all regulations. The organization, documentation and project [...]

IRS Cancels Hearing on Opportunity Zones Due to Government Shutdown

The IRS has confirmed that the public hearing on the proposed Opportunity Zone regulations scheduled for Thursday, January 10, in Washington, D.C., has been cancelled due to the ongoing federal government shutdown. The planned hearing was to be held for stakeholders to provide their views on the first set of proposed regulations on Opportunity Zones [...]

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

NES Financial would like to congratulate the following new Regional Centers on their USCIS approval: Ameri-Link Midwest Regional Center (Illinois, Indiana) Ameri-Link Ohio Regional Center, LLC (Ohio) American Equity Fund Texas, LLC (Texas) BC Central Florida Regional Center LLC (Florida) Brilliant EB-5 Regional Center, LLC (Nevada) FCA South Carolina Regional Center, LLC (South Carolina): Los [...]

2019-01-09T18:29:36+00:00January 9th, 2019|Categories: BLOG, EB-5|Tags: , , , |

NES Financial to Sponsor 2019 Los Angeles Opportunity Zone Expo

New Education, Networking and Marketing Series will Inform and Connect Investors with OZ Fund Managers NES Financial will be a Platinum Sponsor of the upcoming 2019 Opportunity Zone Expo, to be held in Los Angeles, CA, on January 25th. The Opportunity Zone Expo’s organizers designed this daylong event to be the country’s leading education, networking and marketing [...]

EB-5 Reform: Failure Is Not an Option! [Article]

Read the article   The EB-5 industry is currently more than three years into a destabilizing period of recurring short-term program reauthorizations. As we start 2019, Medallion Partner Jeff Carr offers his reflections on the state of an industry in limbo, and the possible solutions that may come — calling for legislators and EB-5 [...]

The Three Keys to Long-Term Success in the Opportunity Zone Program

The recently introduced Investing in Opportunity Act (IIOA) has the potential to be the most transformative economic development program in the history of the United States — and it’s coming along at just the right time. Like a rising tide, the US economy has continually improved since the Great Recession; however, unlike prior economic recoveries, [...]