About Michael T Broadbent
Michael Broadbent is an EB-5 business plan writer and consultant, and the founder of Michael Broadbent Consulting, located in Dallas, Texas. He has been involved in both the EB-5 Direct Investor Program and the Regional Center Pilot Program since 2010, and provides clients with insight into the adjudications and regulations that can complicate the immigration process. Specifically, Mr. Broadbent’s expertise is concentrated on the I-526 petition process and investor documentation requirements, and the I-924 petition process for creating regional centers.
Mr. Broadbent provides complete I-526 documentation packages which include I-526 Matter of Ho compliant business plans, along with economic impact studies using RIMS II, TEA certifications for qualified projects, and job creation compliance reporting during the I-526 job creation period. He has worked on projects across the United States in conjunction with regional center operators, project sponsors, and experienced immigration attorneys to successfully assist EB-5 investors who wish to obtain their green cards through the EB-5 visa program.
As an EB-5 consultant and documentation specialist, Mr. Broadbent has completed over 30 EB-5 business plans for projects utilizing EB-5 funding in industries such as multifamily developments, hospitality, retail, office buildings, senior housing and care, restaurants, manufacturing, mixed-use developments, single family residential communities, and call center operations. As a RIMS II specialist working in partnership with a leading economist, Mr. Broadbent has also authored more than 40 RIMS II impact studies for I-924 and I-526 petitions during the past five years. He has extensive experience with regional center-sponsored businesses using EB-5 capital, but also specializes in franchise opportunities for the direct investment of EB-5 capital.
Prior to founding his own EB-5 consulting firm, Mr. Broadbent worked for several years as an EB-5 capital markets specialist for Encore Enterprises, Inc. He is a graduate of the University of Texas and earned his bachelor’s degree in journalism in 2004.