EB-5 On The Rise In Retail, Mixed-Use Projects

Law360, New York (May 2, 2014, 8:28 PM EDT) -- The EB-5 immigration program that allows foreign investors to make equity commitments in real estate developments in exchange for visas has grown in popularity for retail and mixed-use projects, but experts say the complex requirements can limit the types of deals that benefit from it.

With EB-5, foreign investors can make commitments of $500,000 or $1 million, depending on where the project is located and how many jobs it needs to create to meet U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services guidelines. In return, the investors receive so-called green cards.

The program has grown in popularity in recent years as a way to...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.

  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!


Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!