Why EB-5?

Higher leverage non-recourse finances from banks is becoming more difficult to obtain. Because of this difficulty, EB-5 financing has become a more appealing form of financing for many developers in recent years.

Washington American Regional Center has resources to provide non-recourse capital and, depending on the nature of the project, our funds can take the form of:

  1. Senior Loans
  2. Mezzanine Loans
  3. Preferred Equity Loans
  4. Pure Equity Funds
  5. Joint Venture Equity into projects with owners and/or institutional equity partners.

EB-5 financing is available for many types of projects, including real estate and technology.

EB-5 Sectors With Most EB-5 Projects

The top 5 EB-5 projects by type:

  1. Resorts, casinos, hotels
  2. Multifamily
  3. Mixed-use/office
  4. Medical/health care
  5. Retail/restaurant

The fastest growing project sector in 2015 was multifamily. Multifamily jumped from the number 5 sector in 2014 to the number 2 preferred project by industry sector in 2015.