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Washington, D.C., EB-5 Regional Center

EB5AN Washington, D.C., Regional Center

Geographic coverage: Washington, D.C.

View the official regional center designation letter for the EB5AN Washington, D.C., Regional Center.

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Benefits of Affiliation with our Washington, D.C., EB-5 Regional Center

Immediate Ability to Raise EB-5 Capital in Washington, D.C.

Business affiliates of EB5AN, including our Washington, D.C., 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 Washington, D.C., EB-5 Regional Center

Our Team Will Complete Your I-924 Application for a Washington, D.C., 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 Washington, D.C., for EB-5 Washington, D.C., Regional Center Projects

Please visit our EB-5 TEA Map to determine if your Washington, D.C., 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 Washington, D.C., 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 Washington, D.C., 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 Washington, D.C., and the Economic Climate of our EB-5 Washington, D.C., Regional Center

The EB5AN Washington, D.C., 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 the entire federal district of Washington, D.C.

Historically, several Washington, D.C., mayors 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 Washington, D.C., EB-5 regional center such as the EB5AN Washington, D.C., Regional Center.

Washington, D.C.: Population and Income Demographics

Population Breakdown and Income Demographics

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Washington, D.C., has a population of approximately 525,000 people over the age of 16. Of this, there are approximately 357,000 people in the labor force, with 315,000 who are employed and 39,000 who are unemployed. These population numbers represent approximately 267,000 households.

Washington, D.C.: Unemployment Trends

Unemployment Trends

As of June 2011, the Washington metropolitan area had an unemployment rate of 6.2%, the second-lowest rate among the 49 largest metro areas in the nation. The District of Columbia itself had an unemployment rate of 9.8% during the same period. Unemployment statistics for 2014 show average unemployment in Washington, D.C., at 5%. Monthly unemployment rates were 6.9% for September 2015, 6.7% for October 2015, and 6.7% for November 2015.

Washington, D.C., covers an area of 68.3 square miles, with a width of 361 miles and a length of 447 miles. This implies a population density of 10,528 people per square mile.

Washington, D.C., has a growing, diversified economy with an increasing percentage of professional and business service jobs. In 2010, the GDP of Washington, D.C., was $103.3 billion, which would rank it 34th compared to the 50 U.S. states.

Many organizations such as law firms, independent contractors (both defense and civilian), non-profit organizations, lobbying firms, trade unions, industry trade groups, and professional associations have their headquarters in or near D.C. to be close to the federal government. In 2012, the federal government accounted for about 29% of the jobs in Washington, D.C. This is thought to immunize Washington, D.C., to national economic downturns because the federal government continues operations even during recessions.

Washington, D.C., Government & EB-5 Investment Financial and Employment Statistics

Washington, D.C.: Real GDP (2011–2014)

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From 2011 to 2014, the GDP of Washington, D.C., grew by 10%, with an average annual GDP growth of 7.3%. In 2014, real GDP was $0.11 trillion. The 2010–2011 financial year saw the largest percent change in GDP at 1.9%, signaling a strong and growing economy.

Washington, D.C.: Total Personal Consumption Expenditure (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. Personal consumption expenditure in Washington, D.C., grew from $0.03 trillion in 2012 to $0.04 trillion in 2014. From 2013 to 2014, total personal consumption expenditure grew by 3.3%.

Washington, D.C.: Total Economic Impact of EB-5 Investments (2013)

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In Washington, D.C., EB-5 investment has supported the direct creation of 1,584 jobs. These jobs were the result of roughly $110 million in direct investment from EB-5 projects, contributing $173.84 million to the district’s GDP. EB-5 investment in Washington, D.C., also contributed $21.08 million to federal revenue and $11.84 million to Washington, D.C., local municipal revenue.

Washington, D.C.: New Privately Owned Housing Units Authorized by Building Permits in Permit-Issuing Places

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Since 2009, Washington, D.C., has seen increased growth of privately owned housing units, both in new buildings and housing units. In 2014, roughly 280 privately owned units were authorized by building permits.

The EB5AN Washington, D.C., Regional Center covers the entire city and federal district. Washington, D.C., is the seat of the U.S. federal government and has an unparalleled collection of free, public museums and many of the nation’s most treasured monuments and memorials.