EB-5

NES Financial Recognized on San Francisco Business Times’ 2019 Greater Bay Area Fintech List

NES Financial, a Silicon Valley fintech company providing technology-enabled solutions for the efficient back- and middle-office administration of complex financial transactions, announced its debut on the annual Greater Bay Area fintech companies list. “Being named to the San Francisco Business Times’ Greater Bay Area FinTech list is a great honor and demonstrates NES Financial’s commitment [...]

At Risk, Debt Arrangement, Guaranteed Redemption: Important Distinctions [Article]

Read the article   Commonly, USCIS challenges to EB-5 petitions may allege an investment is not eligible because it either (a) is not held “at risk,” (b) constitutes a “debt arrangement,” or (c) will result in a “guaranteed redemption.” However, though these terms differ substantially, the distinctions are poorly understood by many EB-5 professionals [...]

investUS Chooses NES Financial to Administer $100 Million Opportunity Fund

NES Financial announced today that it has been contracted to provide its purpose-built Opportunity Zone Fund Administration Suite to investUS — a New Mexico­–based Opportunity Fund that plans to deploy $100 million into real estate and business projects in Opportunity Zones (OZs) around the country. investUS’s management says it takes a “triple bottom line” investment [...]

Upping the Ante: Higher Standards for Success in EB-5 [Article]

Read the article   The EB-5 marketplace continues to evolve, and USCIS’s standards along with it. In recent years, a number of unofficial “rule” changes have trickled down to regional centers and projects, mostly by way of increased enforcement action. In this month’s featured article, Phil Cohen (founder of consulting firm Strategic Element, Inc.) [...]

NES Financial Awarded IIUSA “U.S. Champion” Award for Commitment to EB-5 and Job Growth

NES Financial, a Silicon Valley FinTech company providing technology-enabled solutions for the efficient back- and middle-office administration of complex financial transactions, was presented with the U.S. Champion Award at the 2019 IIUSA EB-5 Advocacy Conference in Washington, D.C. "IIUSA is proud to recognize NES Financial, and all other members who were honored at this year's [...]

The Importance of a Regional Center Operational Plan [Article]

Read the article   According to Form I-924 instructions for regional center designation, an application must include a business plan for how the principals of the regional center anticipate they will manage and operate the regional center once approved. In recent years, USCIS has begun to scrutinize this business plan — also called an [...]

PNJ5 Chooses NES Financial EB-5 Solution Suite for Sacramento Hyatt Development

Bay Area development firm PNJ5 has selected NES Financial’s suite of EB-5 solutions for the new Hyatt Centric hotel project in Sacramento, California. PNJ5 will utilize NES Financial’s EB-5 Process, and Accounting Administration Suites, which are designed to help issuers raise and deploy EB-5 capital more quickly, while minimizing risk and streamlining project efficiency. The [...]

2019-04-23T17:13:26+00:00April 23rd, 2019|Categories: EB-5, Press Release|Tags: , , , , |

The Future of EB-5 Fundraising [Article]

Read the article   Now that China’s EB-5 visa backlog has stretched well into the 2030s, the powerful Chinese visa agents — who once controlled the flow of information to the majority of the industry’s investors — have largely gone away. Who, or what, will replace them? In this week’s featured article, Kurt Reuss, [...]

Epelboim Will Utilize NES Financial EB-5 Platinum Medallion Suite for Atlanta Hotel Development

Epelboim Development Group (EDG) has selected NES Financial’s suite of EB-5 solutions for the new EVEN Hotel by IHG in Atlanta, Georgia. EDG will utilize NES Financial’s EB-5 Capital, Process, and Accounting Administration Suites, which are designed to help developers raise and deploy EB-5 capital more quickly, minimize risk, and streamline project efficiency. The EB-5 [...]

2019-03-09T01:25:14+00:00March 8th, 2019|Categories: EB-5, Press Release|Tags: , , , , |

How EB-5 Capital Is and Can Be Used [Article]

Read the article   The EB-5 visa was originally intended to spur job creation in the manufacturing industry — in fact, a 2003 ruling said that real estate construction jobs couldn’t count toward the job creation figures required under the program. How, then, has real estate development come to dominate the use of EB-5 [...]

2019-02-28T21:08:12+00:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: BLOG, EB-5, Industry Insights|Tags: , , , , |