About EB5 Capital California Regional Center
EB5 Capital California Regional Center received USCIS-designation as an EB5 regional center in April 2014. The geographic scope of the regional center includes the counties of Alameda, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and San Joaquin in the state of California. The EB5 Capital California Regional Center is approved to provide investment opportunities in the industries of hotels and motels, assisted living facilities, non-residential building construction, architectural, engineering and related services, wholesale trade, and lessors of real estate.
The EB5 Capital California Regional Center is owned and operated by EB5 Capital, which also owns and operates the DC Regional Center. EB5 Capital achieves success through its partnerships with experienced developers, rigorous project-selection criteria, and real estate investments in strong markets. In total, EB5 Capital has raised $140 million, with 93 approved I-526 petitions across five projects, and 50 approvals on I-829s petitions across two projects, and the first I-526 approval in 2008. EB5 Capital has helped immigrant investors and their families from more than 40 countries become eligible to become U.S. permanent residents. EB5 Capital has a 100% I-526 and I-829 petition approval rate.
Angelique Brunner is the founder and president of EB5 Capital, and she manages the EB5 Capital California Regional Center’s overall EB-5 strategy and execution. Brunner worked as part of the national acquisitions team for the Fannie Mae equity group, and managed more than $200 million of total development, along with $350 million of new equity commitments to affordable housing. Brunner has her master’s degree in public policy and an urban planning certificate from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University, along with a bachelor’s degree from Brown University. In 2003, she was selected as the finance director of the National Capital Revitalization Corporation, and on behalf of the District of Columbia government, negotiated the disposition and development of more than 1 million square feet. Brunner has presented on EB5 policy before the Brookings Institute and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. On the Judiciary, Brunner has also provided written testimony to the Senate Committee regarding the EB5 program and she is a member of the Urban Land Institute.