EB5AN State of Georgia Regional Center
Geographic coverage: All 159 counties in the State of Georgia
View the official regional center designation letter for the EB5AN Georgia Regional Center.
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Benefits of Affiliation with our Georgia EB-5 Regional Center
Immediate Ability to Raise EB-5 Capital in Georgia
Business affiliates of EB5AN, including our Georgia 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 Georgia EB-5 Regional Center
Our Team Will Complete Your I-924 Application for a Georgia 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 Georgia for EB-5 Georgia Regional Center Projects
Please visit our EB-5 TEA Map to determine whether your Georgia 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 Georgia 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 Georgia, please contact the EB5AN team directly by phone at 1-800-288-9138 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or simply order an EB-5 TEA Qualification Report.
About the State of Georgia and the Economic Climate of our EB-5 Georgia Regional Center
Our Georgia 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 159 counties in the State of Georgia.
Historically, several elected Georgia 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 Georgia EB-5 regional center such as the EB5AN Georgia Regional Center.
Georgia: Population and Income Demographics
According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Georgia has a population of approximately 7.6 million people over the age of 16. Of this, there are approximately 4.9 million people in the labor force, with 4.3 million who are employed and 545,000 who are unemployed. These population numbers represent approximately 3.5 million households.
Georgia: Unemployment Trends
Unemployment statistics for 2015 show average unemployment in Georgia at 5.9%. Monthly unemployment rates were 5.7% for October 2015, 5.2% for November 2015, and 5.2% for December 2015.
The state of Georgia covers an area of 59,425 square miles, with a width of 230 miles and a length of 298 miles. This implies a population density of 165 people per square mile, which makes Georgia the 18th-most densely populated state in the United States.
The capital and largest city of Georgia is Atlanta, and the largest metro area is the Atlanta metro area. The state’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2010 was was $403 billion. This implies a compound annual growth rate from 2000 to 2010 of 3.19% and a per capita GDP of $37,366. Georgia has the 10th-largest economy in the United States by GDP.
Fifteen Fortune 500 companies and 26 Fortune 1000 companies have headquarters in Georgia, including such names as Home Depot, UPS, Coca-Cola, Delta Air Lines, Aflac, Southern Company, and SunTrust Banks. In fact, Georgia has more than 1,700 internationally headquartered facilities representing 43 countries, employing more than 112,000 Georgians, with an estimated capital investment of $23 billion. Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, the world’s busiest airport as measured by passenger traffic and aircraft traffic, is also in Georgia.
Georgia State Government & EB-5 Investment Financial and Employment Statistics
Georgia: Real GDP (2011–2014)
From 2011 to 2014, Georgia’s GDP grew by 7.32%, with an average annual GDP growth of 1.7%. In 2014, Georgia’s real GDP was $0.44 trillion, ranked 10th in the U.S. The 2013–2014 financial year saw the largest percent change in GDP at 2.3%, signaling a strong and growing economy.
Georgia: Total Personal Consumption Expenditure (2012–2014)
Personal consumption expenditure is the primary measure of consumer spending on goods and services and is a primary engine driving economic growth. Georgia’s personal consumption expenditure grew from $0.31 trillion in 2012 to $0.33 trillion in 2014. From 2013 to 2014, total personal consumption expenditure grew by 3.13%.
Georgia: State Government Finances (2013)
In 2013, the government of Georgia collected $53.49 billion and spent $45.48 billion, resulting in a net difference of $8 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.
Georgia: Total Economic Impact of EB-5 Investments (2013)
In Georgia, EB-5 investment has supported the direct creation of 532 jobs. These jobs were the result of roughly $32 million in direct investment from EB-5 projects, contributing $31.88 million to the state’s GDP. EB-5 investment in Georgia also contributed $4.53 million to federal revenue and $1.71 million to Georgia state government and local municipal revenue.
Georgia: New Privately Owned Housing Units Authorized by Building Permits in Permit-Issuing Places
Since 2009, Georgia has seen an increased growth in privately owned housing units, both in new buildings and housing units. In 2014, roughly 700 privately owned units were authorized by building permits. Most of these units are constructed in Georgia’s largest cities, which include Atlanta, Columbus, Savannah, Athens, and Sandy Springs.
The EB5AN State of Georgia Regional Center covers the entire state of Georgia, including two of the largest cities in the state. Columbus is the third-largest city in Georgia, located on the west central border of the state. Savannah is the oldest city in the state, known for its manicured parks, horse-drawn carriages, and antebellum architecture.