19 Jun Chinese Investment and EB-5 Finance Forum Held in Los Angeles
June 14, 2012 – The 2nd Chinese Investment in the US Real Estate and EB-5 Finance Forum will be held in Los Angeles, California, on Thursday, June 21, 2012. This gathering of leaders and experts in inbound Asian investments is one of the industry’s preeminent events, and is specifically designed for U.S. real estate developers, brokers and agents, bankers, business and immigration attorneys, and others interested in EB-5 investments. The event will take place at Embassy Suites, and last from 9am until 4:30pm, PST.
The forum is expected to focus on Chinese investors, as the demographic comprises the second-largest group of foreign US home buyers (behind Canadians), generating $7.4 billion in sales, as reported by the National Association of Realtors. Real Capital Analytics explains that buyers from China and Hong Kong spent $1.7 billion on US commercial property in 2011, over four times higher than the total investments in 2008. Furthermore, Chinese investors have contributed to 70% of the total EB-5 investment visa income in the past two years.
During the forum, experts in the field will discuss EB-5 finance and investment programs and provide a comprehensive overview of the stipulations and benefits of EB-5 funding.
Topics to be discussed include:
Chinese capital market
Market entry strategies
Chinese corporate investment in the US
EB-5 finance program
Tax Strategies for foreign investment in US real estate
Escrow administration for foreign investors
Taxation, legal and cultural issues
Guest speakers will include Brian Su, CEO of Artisan Business Group; Jason Lee, CEO of MasLink Group; Kevin Wright, President of Wright Johnson; and David Appel, CPA & Senior Partner of Marcum LLP, among others.
As the first annual event in Las Vegas proved a success, the second forum is expected to retrieve an even larger audience.
*This story is brought to you by Florida Regional Center.
Florida Regional Center was established as an agent of the 1990 Congress-approved EB-5 Regional Center Program. Based in Palm Beach Gardens and representing development projects in the South Florida area, Florida Regional center works with foreign investors to obtain EB-5 Visas and permenant residency in exchange for community-developing and job-creating investments. Other projects Florida Regional Center is using EB-5 Visa funding for include the Water Pointe Project, ESI Jupiter Technology Park Project and the Tequesta Village Center project.
For more information on EB-5 Visas and the EB-5 Visa Program, to learn about Florida Regional Center or to speak with a representative from Florida Regional Center, visit www.visaeb-5.com.