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Florida EB-5 Regional Center

EB5AN State of Florida Regional Center

Geographic coverage: All 67 counties in the State of Florida

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

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

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Benefits of Affiliation with our Florida EB-5 Regional Center

Immediate Ability to Raise EB-5 Capital in Florida

Business affiliates of EB5AN, including our Florida 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 Create Your Own Florida EB-5 Regional Center 

Our Team Will Complete Your I-924 Application for a Florida 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 Florida for EB-5 Florida Regional Center Projects

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

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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 Florida 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 Florida, 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 Florida and the Economic Climate of our EB-5 Florida Regional Center

The EB5AN Florida 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 67 counties in the State of Florida.

Historically, several elected Florida 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 Florida EB-5 regional center such as the EB5AN State of Florida Regional Center.

Florida: Population and Income Demographics

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According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the State of Florida has a population of approximately 15.5 million people over the age of 16. Of this, there are approximately 9.3 million people in the labor force, with 8.2 million who are employed and 1.1 million unemployed. These population numbers represent approximately 7.2 million households.

Florida: Unemployment Trends

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Unemployment statistics for 2015 show average unemployment in Florida at 5.4%. Monthly unemployment rates were 5.1% for October 2015, 4.9% for November 2015, and 4.7% for December 2015.

Florida covers an area of 65,755 square miles, with a width of 361 miles and a length of 447 miles. This implies a population density of 353.4 people per square mile, which makes Florida the 8th-most densely populated state in the United States.

The capital of Florida is Tallahassee, the largest city is Jacksonville, and the largest metro area is the Miami metro area. Florida’s 2010 gross domestic product (GDP) was $748 billion. This implies a compound annual growth rate from 2000 to 2010 of 4.51% and a per capita GDP of $35,815. Florida has the fourth-largest economy in the United States by GDP.

In the 20th century, tourism, industry, construction, international banking, biomedical and life sciences, health-care research, simulation training, aerospace and defense, and commercial space travel have contributed to Florida’s economic development. The Florida economy is driven almost entirely by its 19 metropolitan areas. In 2004, they provided a combined total of 95.7% of Florida’s domestic product.

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

Florida: Real GDP (2011–2014)

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From 2011 to 2014, Florida’s GDP grew by 6.94%, with an average annual GDP growth of 1.6%. In 2014, Florida’s real GDP was $0.77 trillion, the fourth highest in the U.S. 2013 to 2014 saw the largest percent change in GDP at 2.7%, signaling a strong and growing economy.

Florida: Total personal consumption expenditures (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. Florida’s personal consumption expenditure grew from $0.67 trillion in 2012 to $0.72 trillion in 2014. From 2013 to 2014, total personal consumption expenditure grew by 4.3%.

Florida: State Government Finances (2013)

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In 2013, the government of Florida collected $95.69 billion and spent $80.44 billion, resulting in a net difference of $15.26 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.

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

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In Florida, EB-5 investment has supported the direct creation of 2,755 jobs. These jobs were the result of roughly $150 million in direct investment from EB-5 projects, contributing $176.89 million to the state’s GDP. EB-5 investment in Florida also contributed $28.82 million to federal revenue and $10.92 million to Florida state government and local municipal revenue.

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

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Since 2009, Florida has seen an increased growth of privately owned housing units both in new buildings and housing units. In 2014, roughly 12,000 privately owned units were authorized by building permits. Most of these units are constructed in Florida’s largest cities, which include Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa, Saint Petersburg, and Orlando.

The EB5AN State of Florida Regional Center covers the entire state of Florida, including the five largest cities in the state. Miami, known as the “Magic City,” is the cultural, economic, and financial center of South Florida. Orlando, located in central Florida and known as the “Theme Park Capital of the World,” drew more than 72 million visitors in 2016. Jacksonville is the most populous city in the state and the largest city by area in the contiguous United States. Fort Lauderdale, located on the Atlantic Ocean amid a myriad of scenic inland waterways, has been designated the “Venice of America.” Boca Raton, a city on Florida’s southeastern coast, is known for its golf courses, parks, and beaches.