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EB-5 is back in the doghouse

EB-5 was left out of Congress’ $2 trillion federal stimulus package bill, crushing developers’ hopes of getting cheap financing as real estate deals come to a halt. The federal program that allows foreign investors...

EB-5 is back in the doghouse
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Could a pandemic bring EB-5 back to life?

After the last recession, developers turned to the federal EB-5 program for cheap financing to fund new development projects in the country’s hottest residential and commercial markets. The program became such a lifeline for...

Could a pandemic bring EB-5 back to life?
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In a bid to boost the economy, Trump may give new life to EB-5 program

As the economy strains under the pressure of COVID-19, Donald Trump is reportedly considering a plan to increase the...

In a bid to boost the economy, Trump may give new life to EB-5 program
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“We’re the elite”: What backlogged Chinese EB-5 investors are planning next

They would be known to each other only by their noms de guerre: Mecky, Mr. Xu, Julie, Mr. Li,...

“We’re the elite”: What backlogged Chinese EB-5 investors are planning next
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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
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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
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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 sees investment boost, tensions flare between brokers and StreetEasy: Daily digest

EB-5 sees investment boost, tensions flare between brokers and StreetEasy: Daily digest

Every day The Real Deal rounds up New York’s biggest real estate happenings, from breaking news and scoops to...

EB-5 sees investment boost, tensions flare between brokers and StreetEasy: Daily digest
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
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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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