Comment: EB5 Data On Projects
With controversy swirling over Congress's ability to direct the flow of EB5 capital vide TEA definitions, Immigration Daily is pleased to bring our readers hard data which can inform the debate. NYU's Center for Real Estate Finance Research has a new paper "EB5 Capital Project Database: Revisited and Expanded" by Prof Jeanne Calderon and Scholar in Residence Gary Friedland. Brief on analysis and long on data, the paper nevertheless makes 20 "Trends and Observations", among which are:

  • Mega-projects from large developers continue to dominate
  • Rising number of large projects use vast amounts of EB5 capital
  • Involvement of Chinese developers in US EB5 projects
  • Project locations
  • EB5 as mainstream source of capital

To read this informative and fact-packed article, see here.

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