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EB-5 Jobs for Massachusetts, Inc


About EB-5 Jobs for Massachusetts, Inc

EB-5 Jobs for Massachusetts, Inc., located in Boston, was designated as an EB-5 Regional Center by USCIS in June 2009. The regional center is authorized to direct foreign capital into projects and businesses that will foster the creation of jobs in the United States. The regional center is allowed to create investment opportunities in a variety of industries, including mixed use real estate, manufacturing business and facilities, health services and technology development, and hospitality, which includes restaurants, hotels and entertainment venues. EB-5 Jobs for Massachusetts’ geographic scope extends throughout the entire state of Massachusetts.

EB-5 Jobs for Massachusetts, Inc. is dedicated to promoting U.S. job creation by assisting qualified foreign individuals who wish to invest in Massachusetts through the EB-5 program. The regional center takes pride in its work to ensure that only projects with high success rates are offered. EB-5 Jobs for Massachusetts works exclusively with skilled developers and project creators with a proven track record and ability to produce high job counts.

EB-5 Jobs for Massachusetts has already helped immigrant investors successfully obtain green cards through EB-5 investments. The Everett Street project was a project designed to create a music recording and arts studio in Allston, Mass. An investor contributed $1 million of EB-5 funding to the $2.5 million project and later received I-526 approval. The New Bedford Urban Renaissance project was a mixed use real estate project located in downtown New Bedford. The 10 EB-5 investors in the project were able to get their I-526 applications approved and received their conditional green card.

Douglas P. Edwards is the chief executive officer and one of the founders of EB-5 Jobs for Massachusetts. He has accumulated an extensive amount of experience in developing, managing and marketing business in the real estate industry throughout his lengthy career. Edwards is a native of Massachusetts and has more than 40 years of experience in successfully creating new businesses, developing real estate and providing property management services. He is highly knowledgeable and familiar with the intricacies of the real estate industry in Massachusetts.

Prior to his professional career, Edwards received his degree at Boston University’s School of Management. He then went on to serve as an officer in the U.S. Army’s Medical Service Corp until 1972. In the early 1990s, he shifted his focus and began to work on EB-5 matters. He has been collaborating closely with the Massachusetts Office of Labor and Workforce Development and is a specialist in defining targeted employment areas, a crucial aspect in helping immigrants invest at a lower cost.

Jillian Fortuna is the chief operating officer of EB-5 Jobs for Massachusetts. She is responsible for overseeing USCIS compliance and keeping track of their constantly shifting policies regarding the EB-5 program. Prior to working at the regional center, Fortuna worked in the legal department of AEW Capital Management. She received her bachelor’s degree from Bentley University and earned her Juris Doctorate from Suffolk University Law School. In law school, she focused on securities and corporate law while also providing pro bono legal services for the Juvenile Justice Center. She is licensed to practice law in Massachusetts and New York, and before the U.S. State District Court of Massachusetts. She is a native of Boston and enjoys volunteering at local nonprofits in her free time.

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