EB-5 provides alternative to traditional sources of funds for development

MICHIGAN CITY – The Northwest Indiana Forum, Economic Development Corporation Michigan City (EDCMC), BMG Capital group invite business and government leaders to attend an EB-5 Investment Seminar on April 1 and Blue Chip Casino. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the presentation will run from 8 to 9:30 a.m. at the Sun Coast Room at Blue Chip Casino and Hotel.

The EB-5 visa provides a method of obtaining a green card for foreign nationals who invest money in the United States and create jobs. EB-5 capital is a unique alternative to traditional sources of funds. As credit markets have tightened in the wake of the financial crisis, more and more American businesses and developers have turned toward EB-5 funds to raise the required capital for their projects. The program will answer questions such as:

  • What is the EB-5 program?
  • How does the EB-5 program work?
  • How can the EB-5 program benefit your community
  • Learn how to get access to overseas investors
  • Understand the requirements of EB-5 funding
  • Hear from professionals with EB-5 experience

BMG Capital has worked on many EB-5 projects that include a variety of industries including medical, hospitality and entertainment. Recent projects include an automobile dealership, an ATV cycle shop, multiple family centers, a hotel and a craft brewery. These projects have taken place in Illinois, Indiana and Ohio.

To RSVP, please go to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/eb-5-investment-seminar-tickets-21785279357  or for more information, please call the EDCMC at (219) 873-1211.

The Northwest Indiana Forum is a non-profit, privately funded regional environmental and economic development organization, comprised of regional business leaders, serving Northwest Indiana. Funded by membership contributions and grants, Forum membership translates into a direct investment in the region.

Economic Development Corporation Michigan City, Indiana is committed to growing and attracting new industry and business to the community as well as strengthening existing business. EDCMC services, programs and its one-on-one assistance clearly provides the optimum business environment — a place where commerce and industry can prosper and grow.

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