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EB-5 Regional Center Affiliation in Fort Lauderdale

Developers looking for an EB-5 regional center that covers Fort Lauderdale, including Downtown, Colee Hammock, and the Galt Mile, can take advantage of EB5 Affiliate Network’s (EB5AN) regional center with Florida coverage.

Contact us to find out how you can affiliate your EB-5 project with our U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)–approved EB5AN regional center in Fort Lauderdale.

What can business affiliation with the EB5AN State of Florida Regional Center do for your Fort Lauderdale EB-5 project?

By renting our EB-5 regional center, you’ll be able to…

1. Rapidly gather the funding you need to complete your Fort Lauderdale EB-5 project.

Our EB5AN regional center is authorized to sponsor projects all over Florida, so you can quickly raise EB-5 capital for a project anywhere in Fort Lauderdale. This regional center is just one of many for which EB5AN has received USCIS designation, and you can find all of them, including their areas of coverage, on the USCIS website.

2. Count direct and indirect jobs toward the EB-5 job creation requirement.

The EB-5 program requires each investor to create 10 full-time jobs. By affiliating with an EB5AN regional center, investors are permitted to count not only direct jobs but also indirect and induced jobs created by their EB5 investments. This makes your project more attractive to investors, which results in more EB-5 capital invested in it.

3. Attract EB-5 investment capital with the help of our EB5AN State of Florida regional center team.

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We’ll use this information to expedite the affiliation process so you can begin raising EB-5 capital for your project as soon as possible.

Your I-924 application to set up a Fort Lauderdale regional center can be completed in just three weeks.

If you’d rather create an EB-5 regional center than rent one, our team can guide you through the I-924 application process. EB5AN has completed hundreds of business plans and economic impact studies that resulted in USCIS approval, and our regional center coverage extends to over 20 states. We have years of experience with the legal, business, and economic aspects of I-924 documentation and the resources to help you navigate the lengthy USCIS adjudication process.

To learn more about how we can streamline the EB-5 regional center application process, contact us. You’ll hear from a member of our team within 24 hours.

Is Fort Lauderdale designated as a targeted employment area?

Because targeted employment area (TEA) designation holds numerous benefits for EB-5 projects in Fort Lauderdale and other cities, it is important to understand both the benefits of and the USCIS process for TEA designation. To determine whether your EB-5 project location falls within a TEA, please consult our free EB-5 TEA map, which includes data for the entire United States. All you need to do is to enter the project address—the rest of the process is automated.

The EB5AN TEA map relies on the most recently published versions of two data sets, namely American Community Survey (ACS) five-year data and Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data. It assesses TEA eligibility based on four calculation methodologies USCIS accepts—three related to calculating unemployment rates and one related to qualification as a rural TEA. Unemployment rates are calculated using (1) American Community Survey (ACS) five-year unemployment data by census tract, (2) the census-share methodology, which is based on a combination of ACS data and county-level BLS data, and (3) BLS county-level data for TEA determination on a county-wide level. To determine rural qualification, population and geographical data are considered. To qualify as a TEA, a project site needs to qualify under only one calculation method.

A TEA can also be created by combining directly adjacent census tracts and considering the weighted average unemployment rate. The EB5AN TEA map performs this function automatically.

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If you confirm that your EB-5 regional center is located in a TEA in Fort Lauderdale, you can also use the EB5AN TEA map to instantly download a free TEA Qualification Report that shows all the data and calculations that support TEA qualification for your project location. Should you have any questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to contact the EB5AN team by phone at 1-800-288-9138 or via e-mail at We promise to respond within 24 hours.

Fort Lauderdale is filled with opportunity.

Students from all over the Unites States and many other countries are drawn to Fort Lauderdale’s Nova Southeastern University and Keiser University, and tourists can’t resist the allure of Fort Lauderdale Beach. Since endorsing the EB-5 Regional Center Program, Fort Lauderdale has also become an attractive EB-5 investment destination for foreign investors interested in U.S. permanent residency.

These EB-5 investors can meet the program’s requirements by investing through our EB5AN regional center in Florida. Likewise, developers can raise capital for projects all over Broward County by affiliating with our USCIS-approved EB-5 regional center with geographic coverage of Fort Lauderdale and nearby Coral Springs, Dania Beach, and Davie.

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Fort Lauderdale boasts a population of over 178,000 within 36 square miles, for a population density of 5,166 people per square mile. Its large population and status as part of the Miami metro area make it an excellent candidate to benefit from the economic impact of an EB-5 regional center project. By affiliating your project with one of EB5AN’s USCIS-approved regional centers, you can play a part in Fort Lauderdale’s economic growth.

To become an EB5AN business affiliate or to form your own USCIS-approved EB-5 regional center, contact EB5AN today at 1-800-288-9138 or