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Washington, D.C. – January 19, 2018: As negotiations on Capitol Hill continue to reach agreement on a bill to fund operations of the U.S. federal government, employers and immigrants are frequently anxious about whether U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS) will also shut-down. The short answer to this concern is “no”,...

By Brian Bandell  - Jan 8, 2018 Jupiter Medical Center made two property acquisitions near its hospital to host construction of new facilities. The nonprofit hospital paid $5.3 million to Toney Penna Drive Partners for 4.91 acres at 960 and 964 S. Old Dixie Highway and 150 Toney Penna Drive in Jupiter. It also...

September 21, 2017 Shanghai-Recovered Every year more than 3,000 Chinese institutional and direct investors in U.S. real estate join The Real Deal for three days of networking, break-out sessions and panels. It’s the biggest event of its kind and draws top U.S. real estate players and their counterparts in China. See some of the coverage of our event last November here.   TRD also hosts more than 30 U.S. developers, brokerages and other real estate services firms at the Shanghai show. This year Corcoran Sunshine will be showcasing their new developments along with the U.S. Immigration Fund, Lennar, Allure Development, Great Gulf, Property Markets Group, Six Sigma, Greenland, Shanghai Construction Group, Ankor Management, DMG Investments, Marcus & Millichap, Blue Road and others.   The showcase takes place at the five-star Jing-An Shangri La in Shanghai. We’ll kick off with a networking cocktail party on Thursday, Nov. 2, then Nov. 3 and Nov. 4 will feature four panels each, as well as workshops and presentation from our sponsors.   This year’s panelists include Steve Witkoff (Witkoff Group), Ryan Serhant (Nest Seekers International), Jed Garfield (Leslie J. Garfield), Rob Verrone (Iron Hound Management), Bruce Mosler (Cushman & Wakefield), Nick Mastroianni(U.S. Immigration Fund), Hu Gang (Greenland Usa), Charles Bendit (Taconic Investment Partners), Bentley Zhao (New Empire Real Estate), Kobi Karp (Kobi Karp Architecture), Wendy Cai-Lee (Oenus Capital), Chris Wein (Great Gulf), Ryan Shear (Property Markets Group), JD Parker (Marcus & Millichap), Nikki Field (Sotheby’s International Realty), Jacky He (DMG), and Shahab Karmely(Kar Properies), among others.  

August 28, 2017 USCIS today notified the public that it will require in-person interviews for all employment-based adjustment of status applicants (Form I-485), and all refugee/asylee relative petitions (Form I-730). The effective date for these changes is October 1, 2017. The stated goal of the new policy is detecting fraud. Current Policy Presently,...

    Originally posted by  Sun Sentinel, May 20, 2016 By Arlene Satchell Palm Beach County is moving closer to building a hotel on the grounds of Palm Beach International Airport. The airport's operator plans to recommend Allied Capital & Development of South Florida LLC, a developer in Jupiter, to lease and develop 10 vacant...

Originally posted by Wall Street Journal By Eliot Brown, March 26, 2016 The program, known as EB-5, received applications from 17,691 investors in 2015, up from 11,744 in 2014 and 6,554 in 2013, according to figures released last week by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. In all, there were 21,988 investor applications pending...

Originally posted by Forbes.com By Andy Semotiuk, December 17, 2015 Despite recent strenuous efforts made by the Chairs and Ranking Members of the House and Senate Judiciary Committees to improve the EB5 investor immigration program as part of an omnibus appropriations bill currently to be enacted, Congressional leaders decided to sidestep the efforts...

Originally published in the Wall Street Journal, November 10, 2015 [caption id="attachment_1001" align="alignleft" width="300"] Cranes hover above the construction site of Related Cos.’ $20 billion Hudson Yards project in Manhattan. PHOTO: JOHN TAGGART FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL[/caption] The real-estate industry is splintering over a controversial program that has allowed developers of...

Leadership Palm Beach County (LPBC), a group which aims to identify and unite diverse leaders in order to increase understanding of countywide issues and improve participants’ ability to lead effectively, recently announced participants in their 2016 Leadership Engage Program. Among the 50 LPBC participants is Nicholas Mastroianni III, Vice President of...