EB5 Affiliate Network State of Florida Regional Center
Geographic Coverage: All 67 Counties in the State of Florida
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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 EB5 Affiliate Network, 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 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.
Let Us Create Your Own Florida EB-5 Regional Center
Our Team Will Complete Your I-924 Application for a Florida EB-5 Regional Center in 3 Weeks
EB5AN has obtained full state regional center coverage in multiple states and has completed over 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 Florida for EB-5 Florida Regional Center Projects
Please visit our EB-5 TEA Map to determine if your Florida EB-5 regional center project is located in a census tract that automatically qualifies as a Targeted Employment Area (TEA).
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To learn more about how USCIS reviews TEA designations and why is it 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 Florida EB-5 regional center project is located in a TEA, you can request a formal TEA designation letter from the appropriate Florida state agency. To view a list of all state agencies that issue EB-5 TEA letters, please visit EB-5 TEA State Agencies.
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 to a state agency certified to issue EB-5 TEA letters.
If you still need assistance with getting an official EB-5 TEA letter for your EB-5 regional center project in Florida, please contact us directly by phone at 1-800-288-9138 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the State of Florida and the Economic Climate of our EB-5 Florida Regional Center
Our 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 of America through an investment in a USCIS-approved EB-5 Regional Center with geographic coverage of all 67 counties in the state of Florida.
The EB-5 Regional Center Program has been endorsed by Florida Governor Rick Scott, Senator Bill Nelson, Senator Marco Rubio, and several United States Congressmen representing districts within the state of Florida 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 Florida EB-5 regional center such as the EB5 Affiliate Network State of Florida Regional Center.
Florida: Population and Income Demographics
According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the state of Florida had 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 in the state of Florida.
Florida: Unemployment Trends
Unemployment statistics for the state of Florida in 2015 show average unemployment at 5.4%. Monthly unemployment rates in the state of Florida in 2015 were 5.1% for October 2015, 4.9% for November 2015, and 4.7% for December 2015.
The state of 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/square mile, which makes Florida the 8th most densely populated state in the United States.
The capital of the state of Florida is Tallahassee, the largest city is Jacksonville, and the largest metro area is the Miami metro area. The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the state of Florida in 2010 was $748 billion. This implies a CAGR ’00-’10 rate of 4.51% and a per capita GDP of $35,815. Florida has the 4th-largest economy in the United States today by GDP.
In the 20th century, tourism, industry, construction, international banking, biomedical and life sciences, healthcare research, simulation training, aerospace and defense, and commercial space travel have contributed to the state of Florida’s economic development.
The Florida economy is driven almost entirely by its 19 metropolitan areas. In 2004, they had a combined total of 95.7% of the state of Florida’s domestic product.
Florida State Government & EB-5 Investment Financial and Employment Statistics
Florida: Real gross domestic product (GDP) for 2011-2014
From 2011 – 2014, Florida GDP grew by 6.94%, with an average annual GDP growth of 1.6%. In 2014, Florida real GDP was $0.77 trillion dollars, the fourth in the U.S. 2013-2014 saw the largest percent change in GDP at 2.7%, signaling a strong and growing economy.
Florida: Total personal consumption expenditures (2012-2014)
Personal consumption expenditure is the primary measure of consumer spending on goods and services and is a primary engine driving economic growth. Florida personal consumption expenditures grew from $0.67 trillion in 2012 to $0.72 trillion in 2014. From 2013 – 2014, total personal consumption expenditure grew by 4.3%.
Florida: State government finances (2013)
In 2013, the government of Florida collected $95.69 billion in 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)
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
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 EB5 Affiliate Network 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, is known as the “Theme Park Capital of the World” and 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.