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Sen. Lindsey Graham and the Hudson Yards development (Credit: Getty Images, iStock)

New EB-5 rules targeting abuse may be eased

EB-5, the federal visa program that helped fund development projects like the massive Hudson Yards in New York, has been fading recently and on the ropes, a result of fraud and its own popularity....

New EB-5 rules targeting abuse may be eased
Daily Digest Miami

Moishe Mana sells Hibiscus Island home for $12M, CitizenM scores $48M loan to build Brickell hotel

Every day, The Real Deal rounds up South Florida’s biggest real estate news, from breaking news and scoops to announcements and deals. We update...

Moishe Mana sells Hibiscus Island home for $12M, CitizenM scores $48M loan to build Brickell hotel
The lawsuit argues the increased amounts will deter foreign investors from the program (Credit: Getty Images, Wikipedia)

Lawsuit seeks to halt new EB-5 regulations

Less than a month after the new EB-5 rules came out, a Florida regional center has filed a motion in federal court, seeking a temporary restraining order to halt enforcement. The company, Florida EB5...

Lawsuit seeks to halt new EB-5 regulations
Glenn Straub and the Palm House Hotel

Glenn Straub loses appeal on Palm House sale

The creditors of the Palm Beach condo-hotel project that was once at the center of South Florida’s largest EB-5...

Glenn Straub loses appeal on Palm House sale
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Here’s what the EB-5 rule changes mean for real estate

The EB-5 program’s new federal regulations take effect today, and will double the minimum dollar amount that all foreign...

Here’s what the EB-5 rule changes mean for real estate
EB-5 investors rush in ahead of looming rules change

EB-5 investors rush in ahead of looming rules change

Alejandro Navia had been getting just a handful of calls each month from potential EB-5 investors for his development...

EB-5 investors rush in ahead of looming rules change
Robert Matthews and Palm House Hotel

Embattled Palm House developer Robert Matthews agrees to federal securities charges

The developer behind a Palm Beach condo-hotel project that once promised foreign investors that Celine Dion, Donald Trump and...

Embattled Palm House developer Robert Matthews agrees to federal securities charges
Academica founder Fernando Zulueta and rendering of Somerset Academy Parkland (Credit: Blue Ridge Rendering)

Parkland charter school scores $15M in EB-5-backed financing

Academica scored $15 million in EB-5-backed construction financing to start building a new charter school in Parkland. The Miami-based...

Parkland charter school scores $15M in EB-5-backed financing
Hotel Astor (Credit: Groupon)

Financially troubled Hotel Astor in Miami Beach listed for sale

UPDATED, Aug. 13, 9 p.m.: The financially troubled and now-closed Hotel Astor is on the market for $12 million....

Financially troubled Hotel Astor in Miami Beach listed for sale
President Donald Trump (Credit: Getty Images and Mango Map)

Big changes are coming to the EB-5 program

The Trump administration released new rules governing the EB-5 cash-for-visas program. And many in the real estate industry believe the changes will tighten the spigot on a source of cheap capital that’s partly fueled...

Big changes are coming to the EB-5 program
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