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Arizona EB-5 Regional Center

EB5AN State of Arizona Regional Center

Geographic coverage: All 15 counties in the State of Arizona

View the official regional center designation letter for the EB5AN Arizona Regional Center.

Contact us now to learn more about becoming a business affiliate.

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Benefits of Affiliation with the EB5AN Arizona Regional Center

Immediate Ability to Raise EB-5 Capital in Arizona

Business affiliates of EB5AN, including our Arizona EB-5 regional center, can immediately begin raising EB-5 investment funds in any of the designated geographic areas that comprise our USCIS-approved regional centers.

Indirect Job Creation Calculations

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

Regional Center Affiliation Process

The regional center affiliation process can be a fast solution and a great fit for those looking to begin a project immediately. The benefits of affiliating with a regional center make this an excellent choice for many project developers.

Our experienced team will work with you to understand whether EB-5 funding is a good fit for your project and whether you qualify to affiliate with our regional centers.

Let Us Help You to Create Your Own Arizona EB-5 Regional Center

Our Team Will Complete Your I-924 Application for an Arizona EB-5 Regional Center in Three 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 USCIS.

Targeted Employment Area (TEA) Qualification Report in Arizona for EB-5 Arizona Regional Center Projects

Please visit our EB-5 TEA Map to determine whether your Arizona EB-5 regional center project’s location qualifies as a rural or high unemployment targeted employment area (TEA).

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Click image to view the TEA map and instantly download a free TEA qualification report.

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Because TEA designation is crucial to the success of many EB-5 projects, it is important to understand how USCIS reviews TEA designation requests. Once you determine whether your Arizona EB-5 regional center project is located in a TEA, you can prepare a TEA report yourself. The free downloadable report available through the EB5AN TEA map is also suitable for submission to USCIS.

If you still need assistance with preparing your EB-5 TEA report for your EB-5 regional center project in Arizona, please contact the EB5AN team directly by phone at 1-800-288-9138 or via e-mail at, or simply order an EB-5 TEA Qualification Report.

About the State of Arizona and the Economic Climate of our EB-5 Arizona Regional Center

The EB5AN Arizona 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 through an investment in a USCIS-approved EB-5 regional center with geographic coverage of all 15 counties in the State of Arizona.

Historically, several elected Arizona public officials, including senators and congressional representatives, have endorsed the EB-5 regional center program as a great opportunity for the U.S. economy and for foreign investors who want to immigrate to the United States and invest in a USCIS-approved Arizona EB-5 regional center such as the EB5AN Arizona Regional Center.

Arizona: Population and Income Demographics

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According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Arizona has a population of approximately 5 million people over the age of 16. Of this, there are approximately 3 million people in the labor force, with 2.7 million who are employed and 0.3 million who are unemployed. These population numbers represent approximately 2.4 million households.

Arizona: Unemployment Trends

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Unemployment statistics for 2015 show average unemployment in Arizona at 6.1%. Monthly unemployment rates were 6.1% for October 2015, 5.8% for November 2015, and 5.5% for December 2015.

Arizona covers an area of 113,990 square miles, with a width of 310 miles and a length of 400 miles. This implies a population density of 57 people per square mile, which makes Arizona the 33rd-most densely populated state in the United States.

The capital and largest city of Arizona is Phoenix, and the largest metro area is the Phoenix metropolitan area. The state’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2010 was $254 billion. This implies a compound annual growth rate from 2000 to 2010 of 4.59% and a per capita GDP of $35,745. Arizona has the 21st-largest economy in the United States by GDP.

Arizona’s total GDP was $259 billion in 2011; thus, it has a larger economy than Ireland, Finland, and New Zealand. Arizona’s economy is moderately diverse, although health care, transportation, and the government remain the largest sectors.

Arizona’s per capita income is $40,828, ranking 39th in the U.S. The state had a median household income of $50,448, making it 22nd in the country and just below the U.S. national mean. Early in its history, Arizona’s economy relied on the “five Cs”: copper, cotton, cattle, citrus, and climate (tourism). Copper is still extensively mined from many expansive open-pit and underground mines, accounting for two thirds of the nation’s output.

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

Arizona: Real GDP (2011–2014)

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From 2011 to 2014, Arizona’s GDP grew by 4%, with an average annual GDP growth of 1.5%. In 2014, Arizona’s real GDP was $0.26 trillion, ranking it 21st in the U.S. 2011 to 2012 saw the largest percent change in GDP at 2%, signaling a strong and growing economy.

Arizona: Total personal consumption expenditure (2012–2014)

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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. Personal consumption expenditures in Arizona grew from $0.21 trillion in 2012 to $0.23 trillion in 2014. From 2013 to 2014, total personal consumption expenditure grew by 4.5%.

Arizona: State government finances (2013)

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In 2013, the government of Arizona collected $36.9 billion in revenue and spent $32 billion, resulting in a net difference of $5 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.

Arizona: Total economic impact of EB-5 investments (2013)

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In Arizona, EB-5 investment has supported the direct creation of 279 jobs. These jobs were the result of roughly $17 million in direct investment from EB-5 projects, contributing $20.93 million to the state’s GDP. EB-5 investment in Arizona also contributed $3.11 million to federal revenue and $2.23 million to Arizona state government and local municipal revenue.

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

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Since 2009, Arizona has seen an increased growth of privately owned housing units both in new buildings and housing units. In 2014, roughly 4,000 privately owned units were authorized by building permits. Most of these units are constructed in Arizona’s largest cities, which include Phoenix, Tucson, Mesa, Chandler, and Glendale.

The EB5AN State of Arizona Regional Center covers the entire state of Arizona, including the three largest cities in the state. Phoenix is the capital and the most populous city in the state. Tucson is the county seat of Pima County and home to the University of Arizona. Mesa is in Maricopa County, just 15 miles east of Phoenix.