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Ohio EB-5 Regional Center

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Geographic Coverage: All 88 Counties in the State of Ohio

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Benefits of Affiliation with Our Ohio EB-5 Regional Center

Immediate Ability to Raise EB-5 Capital in Ohio

Business affiliates of EB5 Affiliate Network, including our Ohio EB-5 Regional Center, can immediately begin raising EB-5 investment funds in any of the designated geographic areas that comprise our regional centers. Click here to view our official approval listed on the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Website.

Indirect Job Creation Calculations

Business affiliates of our regional centers can calculate job creation through both direct and indirect job methodologies, leading to higher job creation figures than direct non-regional center calculations of actual payroll employees.

Regional Center Affiliation Process

The affiliation process can be a fast solution and a great fit for those looking to begin a project immediately.
Our experienced team will work with you to understand if EB-5 is a good fit for your project and if you qualify to affiliate with our regional centers.
Please click here to learn about the full benefits of affiliation and how the affiliation process works.

Let Us Create Your Own Ohio EB-5 Regional Center 

Our Team Will Complete Your I-924 Application for an Ohio EB-5 Regional Center in 3 Weeks

EB5AN has obtained full state regional center coverage in multiple states and has completed more than 100 USCIS-compliant business plans and economic impact studies. The I-924 application process is complicated and requires legal expertise, economic analysis, business plan creation, and an understanding of how USCIS adjudicates applications.

EB5AN has the internal resources to assemble all required aspects of an I-924 application. Additionally, we have extensive experience with I-924 applications and understand all the key components and common pitfalls.

There are various approaches to take when filing an I-924 form; please contact us to learn more about the process and how we can work together to get your regional center approved quickly by the USCIS.

Targeted Employment Area (TEA) Approval Letter in Ohio for EB-5 Ohio Regional Center Projects

Please visit our EB-5 TEA Map to determine whether your Ohio EB-5 regional center project is located in a census tract that automatically qualifies as a TEA.

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To learn more about how USCIS reviews TEA designations and why it is important to obtain a TEA designation for an EB-5 project, please visit our main page on Targeted Employment Area (TEA) Designation.

Once you determine if your Ohio EB-5 regional center project is located in a TEA, you must request a formal TEA designation letter from USCIS.

For easy-to-follow instructions on how to obtain an official EB-5 TEA letter, please visit How to Get a TEA Letter. Here you will also find a set of sample materials, including an official TEA letter and a set of analyses completed in support of a TEA letter request USCIS.

If you still need assistance with getting an official EB-5 TEA letter for your EB-5 regional center project in Ohio, please contact us directly by phone at 1-800-288-9138 or via e-mail at

About the State of Ohio and the Economic Climate of Our EB-5 Ohio Regional Center

Our Ohio EB-5 regional center was created to provide an investment vehicle for qualified foreign investors seeking to obtain permanent resident status in the United States of America through an investment in a USCIS-approved EB-5 Regional Center with geographic coverage of all 88 counties in the state of Ohio.

The EB-5 Regional Center Program has been endorsed by Ohio Governor John Kasich Senator Sherrod Brown, Senator Rob Portman, and several United States Congressmen representing districts within the state of Ohio as a great opportunity for the United States economy and for foreign investors looking to immigrate to the United States of America and invest in a USCIS-approved Ohio EB-5 regional center such as the EB5 Affiliate Network State of Ohio Regional Center.

Ohio: Population and Income Demographics

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According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the state of Ohio had a population of approximately 9.3 million people over the age of 16. Within this group, there are 5.9 million people in the labor force, with 5.4 million who are employed and 0.5 million unemployed. These population numbers represent approximately 4.6 million households in the state of Ohio.

Ohio: Unemployment Trends

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Unemployment statistics for the state of Ohio in 2018 show average unemployment at ~5.0%.

The state of Ohio covers an area of 44,825 square miles, with a width of 220 miles and a length of 220 miles. This implies a population density of 282.3 people/square mile, which makes Ohio the 10th-most densely populated state in the United States.

The capital of the state of Ohio is Columbus, the largest city is also Columbus, and the largest metro area is the Cincinnati metro area. The gross domestic product (GDP) of the state of Ohio in 2010 was $552 billion. This implies a CAGR ’00–’10 rate of 4.51% and a per capita GDP of $47,567. Ohio has the 7th-largest economy in the United States today by GDP.

In the 20th century, healthcare, manufacturing, retail, education, hospitality, construction, finance and insurance, and professional services have contributed to the state of Ohio’s economic development.

The Ohio economy is driven almost entirely by its 47 metropolitan areas. In 2004, they had a combined total of 95.7% of the state of Ohio’s domestic product.

Ohio State Government & EB-5 Investment Financial and Employment Statistics

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Personal consumption expenditure is the primary measure of consumer spending on goods and services and is a primary engine driving economic growth. Ohio personal consumption expenditures grew from $0.39 trillion in 2012 to $0.41 trillion in 2014. From 2013–2014, total personal consumption expenditure grew by 3.3%.

Ohio: State Government Finances (2013)

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In 2013, the government of Ohio collected $27.70 billion and spent $67.50 billion, resulting in a difference of $39.80 billion. Revenue is sourced from federal and local taxes, sales tax, and individual and corporate taxes. Expenditures include education, welfare, highways, police, and other social services.

Ohio: Total Economic Impact of EB-5 Investments (2013)

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In Ohio, EB-5 investment has supported the direct creation of 1,600 jobs. These jobs were the result of roughly $90 million in direct investment from EB-5 projects, contributing $217.17 million to the state’s GDP. EB-5 investment in Ohio also contributed $29.83 million to federal revenue and $10.92 million to Ohio state government and local municipal revenue.

Ohio: New Privately-Owned Housing Units Authorized by Building Permits in Permit-Issuing Places

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Since 2009, Ohio has seen an increased growth of privately-owned housing units both in new buildings and housing units. In 2014, roughly 15,200 privately owned units were authorized by building permits. Most of these units are constructed in Ohio’s largest cities, which include Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland, and Toledo.