EB5 Affiliate Network State of Pennsylvania Regional Center (pending approval)
Geographic Coverage: Multiple counties in the state of Pennsylvania
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Benefits of Affiliation with our Pennsylvania EB-5 Regional Center
Immediate Ability to Raise EB-5 Capital in Pennsylvania
Business affiliates of EB5 Affiliate Network, including our Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania EB-5 Regional Center
Our Team Will Complete Your I-924 Application for a Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania for EB-5 Pennsylvania Regional Center Projects
Please visit our EB-5 TEA Map to determine if your Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania EB-5 regional center project is located in a TEA, you can request a formal TEA designation letter from the appropriate Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania, please contact us directly by phone at 1-800-288-9138 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the State of Pennsylvania and the Economic Climate of our EB-5 Pennsylvania Regional Center
Our Pennsylvania 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 multiple counties in the state of Pennsylvania.
The EB-5 Regional Center Program has been endorsed by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, Senator Bob Casey, Jr., Senator Pat Toomey, and several United States Congressmen representing districts within the state of Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania EB-5 regional center such as the EB5 Affiliate Network State of Pennsylvania Regional Center.
Pennsylvania: Population and Income Demographics
According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the state of Pennsylvania had a population of approximately 10.3 million people over the age of 16. Of this, there are approximately 6.5 million people in the labor force, with 5.9 million who are employed and 581 thousand who are unemployed. These population numbers represent approximately 5 million households in the state of Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania: Unemployment Trends
Unemployment statistics for the state of Pennsylvania in 2015 show average unemployment at 5.2%. Monthly unemployment rates in the state of Pennsylvania in 2015 were 4.6% for October 2015, 4.4% for November 2015, and 4.1% for December 2015.
The state of Pennsylvania covers an area of 46,055 square miles, with a width of 280 miles and a length of 160 miles. This implies a population density of 285.5 people/square mile, which makes Pennsylvania the 9th most densely populated state in the United States.
The capital of the state of Pennsylvania is Harrisburg, the largest city is Philadelphia, and the largest metro area is the Delaware Valley. The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of the state of Pennsylvania in 2010 was $570 billion. This implies a CAGR ’00-’10 rate of 3.71% and a per capita GDP of $39,830. Pennsylvania has the 6th-largest economy in the United States today by GDP.
If Pennsylvania was an independent country, its economy would rank as the 18th largest in the world. On a per capita basis, Pennsylvania’s per capita GSP of $47,274 (in chained 2009 dollars) ranks 26th among the 50 states.
Pittsburgh is home to eight Fortune 500 companies, including U.S. Steel, PPG Industries, and H.J. Heinz. In all, Pennsylvania is home to fifty Fortune 500 companies. Erie is also home to GE Transportation Systems, which is the largest producer of train locomotives in the United States.
As in the US as a whole and in most states, the largest private employer in the Commonwealth is Wal-Mart, followed by the University of Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania is also home to the oldest investor-owned utility company in the U.S.A, The York Water Company.
Pennsylvania State Government & EB-5 Investment Financial and Employment Statistics
Pennsylvania: Real gross domestic product (GDP) for 2011-2014
From 2011 – 2014, Pennsylvania GDP grew by 3.4%, with an average annual GDP growth of 1.3%. In 2014, Pennsylvania real GDP was $0.61 trillion dollars, the sixth in the U.S. 2013-2014 saw the largest percent change in GDP at 1.8%, signaling a strong and growing economy.
Pennsylvania: 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. Pennsylvania personal consumption expenditures grew from $0.47 trillion in 2012 to $0.49 trillion in 2014. From 2013 – 2014, total personal consumption expenditure grew by 2.1%.
Pennsylvania: State government finances (2013)
In 2013, the government of Pennsylvania collected $87.9 billion in and spent $87.5 billion, resulting in a net difference of $0.4 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.
Pennsylvania: Total economic impact of EB-5 investments (2013)
In Pennsylvania, EB-5 investment has supported the direct creation of 205 jobs. These jobs were the result of roughly $22 million in direct investment from EB-5 projects, contributing $36.2 million to the state’s GDP. EB-5 investment in Pennsylvania also contributed $3.73 million to federal revenue and $1.3 million to Pennsylvania state government and local municipal revenue.
Pennsylvania: New privately-owned housing units authorized by building permits in permit-issuing places
Since 2009, Pennsylvania has seen an increased growth of privately-owned housing units both in new buildings and housing units. In 2014, roughly 3,600 privately-owned units were authorized by building permits. Most of these units are constructed in Pennsylvania’s largest cities, which include Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Allentown, Erie, and Reading.