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Since September 28th, Spain belongs to the group of countries that offer an investor's visa program. Investment in bonds or shares, buying of real estate and the execution of a relevant investment project comprise three...more
While Canadians still comprise the number one group of foreign buyers of real estate statewide in Florida, América Economía is now reporting that Brazilians have surpassed Canadians as the top overseas visitors and property...more
Obtaining a residence permit is usually a must for foreign investors and a painful one for many, with lots of visits to Consulates and Immigration authorities involved. However, the Portuguese Administration has put in place...more
The growing popularity of EB-5 Visas with foreign investors is exciting to see for those of us watching the Florida economy, particularly Miami. Our past couple of posts have discussed aspects of this new "buy a home, get a...more
The EB-5 Visa is important to Florida real estate development (as well as the Florida economy overall) because it is a great incentive for foreign investors to choose Florida - particularly places like Miami, South Florida,...more
A brief summary on using real estate properties investments to migrate to Australia and to maintain Australian permanent residency afterwards....more
Traditionally, international investment in Florida meant that foreign investors were putting their investment money into commercial real estate -- things like office buildings, luxury hotels and resorts, maybe shopping...more
The City of Miami is pushing for job creation and economic development through the establishment of an EB-5 immigrant investor regional center. The EB-5 program, initially created in 1990 by Congress, allows for foreign...more
The SEC's proposed rules under the JOBS Act will change the practice of law relating to EB-5 offerings. Regional centers and other EB-5 issuers (“direct investments”) will have more latitude with respect to general...more
This week, Hugo Chavez was re-elected as President of Venezuela, taking 54% of the Venezuelan vote to the 45% of challenger Henrique Capriles, grandson of Holocaust survivors.
This means that Hugo Chavez will be the...more
Foreign investment in Florida real estate has been a significant factor in Florida's fight against a hard, harsh economy - however, truth be told, much of the media coverage on the international money coming into Florida has...more
Originally published in The Colorado Real Estate Journal - JUNE 6, 2012 – JUNE 19, 2012.
As we begin to navigate our way out of the recent recession, hoping that it is actually over and that the market for commercial...more
The EB-5 program has received growing attention in recent weeks. In these days of tight credit, particularly for commercial real estate development, the EB-5 Program provides an attractive alternative to conventional real...more
Where can one get contact information for these Eb-5 applicants?...more
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Commercial Development Remains Strong in the Woodlands: The Woodlands area continues to defy the odds as commercial...more
An introduction to VisaInvestor.com, the first provider of fully integrated solutions for foreign investors looking to relocate to the United States. For more information, visit VisaInvestor.com or GallingerLaw.com. ...more