Although controversial, Barack Obama’s recent executive actions to overhaul the immigration system will further feed real estate development in Miami. The EB-5 visa can lead to citizenship if a foreigner invests a minimum $500,000 in US-approved real estate projects and creates jobs locally. Some developers are using the EB-5 to help fund residential and commercial projects.
Miami is a prime focus of foreign investment from Latin Americans and important to Europeans too. The US has already reached its 10,000 EB-5 visas cap this past year, with many visas going to Chinese investors, so think about the Venezuelans, Brazilians, and other South Americans that have missed out! Local demand for EB-5 visas is so great that the City of Miami has created an EB-5 Regional Center for Foreign Investment!
By expanding the Miami program we could be expanding Miami!