AIM’s goal is to work with highly experienced developers seeking to add value to an already well planned project by incorporating EB-5 investment capital into the financing plan of their project. Here is a brief outline of the initial steps we take in preparing for a successful EB-5 project.
How We Work
How we work with Developers
Our Four Step Process
Review and Evaluate
Not all projects are suited to become an EB-5 funded project. Why then would a developer want to spend unknown amounts of money just to be told that their project is not a right fit for EB-5 funding or, worse yet, why would a developer want to fully pursue EB-5 funding only to learn later that no EB-5 investor is willing to subscribe to an EB-5 offering based upon this project. AIM provides an initial review and evaluation of a developer’s project at no cost to the developer. This is not a quick five minute phone call rather a comprehensive review of the project, its location, where the project is in its sequence of events and a discussion of any materials provided to AIM by the developer.
Planning and Presentation
Once AIM has confirmed its suitability requirements, AIM will work with each developer to present the project of the developer to AIM’s regional center network. AIM has relationships with a vast network of regional centers that are offering attractive costs of capital to AIM’s clients. In many cases the cost of capital is low enough that AIM’s services come at little, to no, overall cost to the developer compared to as if the developer sought EB-5 financing alone.
Structure and Implementation
The principals of AIM have long held that the loan model in EB-5 best meets the needs of all parties that may be associated with a specific development project as well as the EB-5 offering that is associated with that development project. Long before a loan agreement though there is a term sheet between lender and borrower (the NCE and the JCE or an affiliate in EB-5). AIM works hand in hand with each developer such that the developer understands specific obligations of the developer, outlined in a term sheet and required under a loan agreement, and how those obligations relate to issues critical to EB-5 success.
The regional center develops a business plan, an economic analysis report, subscription documents and everything else that will be submitted to the USCIS in order to advance the developer’s project into the stage of EB-5 fundraising. At this same time AIM is working with its external relationships such that the project gets the proper attention of the EB-5 industry, as a whole. AIM does not work with or interact with interested parties seeking US permanent residence through the EB-5 program. That is the role of the broker dealer and its registered representatives, plus immigration attorneys and other various referral sources outside of the United States. The principal's of AIM, over many years, have developed relationships with these outside parties and AIM’s role is to advance an awareness of each developer’s project and the regional center that will be conducting the related EB-5 offering.
Why developers choose us
Knowledge and Experience
The principles of AIM have worked with over 5,400 EB-5 investors which translates into over $2.7 billion in EB-5 capital… more
AIM has negotiated favorable costs of capital with several regional centers such that the services of AIM come at little, to no… more
Do What You Do Best
No developer undertakes every aspect of a construction project. They turn to others that have greater expertise… more