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Updated processing times for EB-5 petitions

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services' (USCIS) Immigrant Investor Program Office (IPO) has released processing times for EB-5 petitions through October 31, 2015. The delay in processing I-526 and I-924 petitions has decreased. I-526 petitions are now being adjudicated in an average of 12.8 months, and I-924 petitions now average 7.9 months. I-829 petition processing [...]

2017-02-14T20:30:21+00:00 January 7th, 2016|Categories: EB-5, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

Servicing EB-5 loans accurately: upcoming webinar

Third-party loan administration is a best practice in EB-5; in similar investment types, using a third-party administrator for loan servicing is commonplace. Servicing an EB-5 loan requires issuers to manage: Invoicing and collections tracking Multiple interest rates and calculations Interest payments and distributions Draw scheduling Statement generation to meet tracking requirements Waterfall calculations and reporting [...]

2016-04-20T21:45:37+00:00 October 1st, 2015|Categories: EB-5, Uncategorized|

[VIDEO] Finding a 1031 exchange QI you can trust is key

For 1031 exchanges, choosing the right Qualified Intermediary is key. Security, transparency, and compliance are essential. As Alan Fruitman notes, “If any part is not done properly, the whole 1031 exchange can be unwound.” To find out why Fruitman uses NES Financial’s Solutions for his 1031 exchanges, watch now. Get more What is a 1031 [...]

2015-07-27T07:00:33+00:00 July 27th, 2015|Categories: 1031 Exchange, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

The EB-5 industry is seeing a shift in the distribution of projects

The hot trend in EB-5 development projects in 2013 was hotels, resorts, and casinos, with these types of projects contributing millions of dollars and hundreds of jobs to the United States economy. But as other sectors have been growing, the kinds of projects we see utilizing the low cost benefits of EB-5 funding has started [...]

2017-02-14T20:30:31+00:00 May 4th, 2015|Categories: EB-5, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Encore EB-5 Innovation Summit May 12th in Houston

Earlier this year, NES Financial hosted its annual EB-5 Innovation Summit, a series of seminars discussing important trends in the EB-5 industry. Based on the success of these events, we are pleased to announce an encore installment, taking place May 12, 2015, at the Sheraton North Houston. This event will feature presentations by leaders from across [...]

2017-02-14T20:30:31+00:00 April 28th, 2015|Categories: EB-5, Uncategorized|

Defer taxes with a 1031 exchange

If you are planning on selling and buying business or investment assets this year, a 1031 exchange is a great way to defer taxes on capital gains or depreciation recapture. You may be wondering, what types of assets are exchangeable? Generally all real estate is considered to be “like-kind.” However, in other types of exchanges, [...]

NES Financial to host OutSystems West Coast User Group Meeting

The first ever OutSystems West Coast User Group Meeting will be hosted by NES Financial on April 8 in our San Jose office. OutSystems provides an enterprise Rapid Application Delivery (RAD) platform that makes it easy to deliver enterprise mobile and web apps quickly. The agenda consists of presentations from NES Financial and Logitech, as [...]

With growing regulatory attention on EB-5, compliant EB-5 solutions are a must

Access the USA Principal Mike Mattox discusses how third party solutions can help ensure compliance, minimize errors, and reduce liability throughout the EB-5 process. Compliance with USCIS guidelines and SEC regulations isn't just critical to the success of an EB-5 project, it can have a life-changing impact on investors' immigration processes. Remaining in compliance requires a [...]

Upcoming IIUSA Conference focuses on EB-5 renewal

NES Financial is proud to be a gold sponsor of the IIUSA EB-5 Advocacy Conference April 12-14, 2015, in Washington, D.C. The conference promises to offer valuable insight into the dynamic EB-5 marketplace, particularly given that the EB-5 immigrant investor program is up for renewal this September. The program has been re-authorized nine times to date, and [...]

The consequences of Chinese visa retrogression for EB-5

At NES Financial’s recent EB-5 Innovation Summit, EB-5 industry leaders discussed some of the foremost opportunities and challenges emerging in the EB-5 marketplace. As expected, visa retrogression in China was a major topic of discussion. With China providing the largest source of EB-5 program participants, reaching the visa cap will have major implications throughout the industry. Prior [...]