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EB-5 projects and EB-5 regional centers in Pennsylvania

EB-5 MARKET IN PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania is among the top U.S. states in attracting EB-5 investments and foreign investors. From 2010 to 2015, the state of Pennsylvania had EB-5 investments of $820 million that created more than 15,500 American jobs. This translates to a contribution of $1.37 billion to the nation's GDP and $250 million to U.S. tax revenues, according to EB-5 Economic Impact Studies. As of September 2022, there are 53 approved regional centers in Pennsylvania as reported by USCIS.

STATE ECONOMY

Located in the center of the East Coast and home to many globally recognized universities and research institutes, Pennsylvania boasts rich natural resources, abundant cultural heritage, innovative businesses and an educated workforce. With an inviting business climate, many Fortune 500 companies choose Pennsylvania as their headquarters.

Pennsylvania is the world’s 19th largest economy with a GDP larger than Saudi Arabia and Switzerland, according to the state. Key industries in Pennsylvania include natural gas, manufacturing, agribusinesses, life sciences and tourism. The cost of living in Pennsylvania is below the national average.  

POPULATION OF PENNSYLVANIA

Pennsylvania has a population of 12.8 million, with more than 80% identifying themselves as white, 12% as African American and 7% as Hispanic or Latino, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Ninety percent of the residents over 25 years old have a high school diploma or a higher degree.

IMMIGRATION

Thanks to its appealing business climate and its role as a national leader in education, Pennsylvania has been an attractive state for immigrants, who make up more than 6% of the state’s population, according to the American Immigration Council.

COMPLETED EB-5 PROJECTS IN PENNSYLVANIA

Sponsored by RSR EB-5 Regional Center, the Fraser Centre, located in State College, Pennsylvania, was completed and in full operation thanks to the $15.5 million in EB-5 investments from foreign investors. A total of 521 jobs were created.

With $122 million in EB-5 funding from 244 foreign investors, the Pennsylvania Convention Center completed its long-planned expansion in 2011. The project received the EB-5 funds through CanAm Enterprises regional center, created 3,095 jobs and was completed in 2011. The more-than-doubled size of the renovated convention center enables Philadelphia to compete with neighboring metropolises to host major events and accommodate visitors.

Fairfield Inn & Suites received $4 million in EB-5 funds through Regional Center Holding Group. The project in Philadelphia is a 12-story limited-service hotel and opened in 2018. Its features include a fitness room, a business center, meeting space, guest laundry room, a restaurant and a bar.

Lionsgate received $65.5 million in EB-5 funds from 131 investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. The project funded a series of motion picture productions in Pennsylvania, created 1,622 jobs and was completed in 2013.

Bakery Square received $30.5 million in EB-5 funds from 61 investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 736 jobs and was completed in 2013. The project in Pittsburgh is a retail and office development.

AE Polysilicon Corporation received $18 million in EB-5 funds from 36 investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 681 jobs and was completed in 2010. The project is a polysilicon manufacture facility.

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center received $71 million in EB-5 funds from 142 investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 2,424 jobs and was completed in 2013. The project is a renovation of a medical center in Pittsburgh.

Valley Forge Convention Center received $40 million in EB-5 funds from 80 investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. The project created 1,046 jobs and was completed in 2013.

Cambridge-Lee Industries received $35 million in EB-5 funds from 70 investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 832 jobs and was completed in 2013. The project is an expansion of a copper manufacturing facility.

Allentown City Center received $20 million in EB-5 funds from 40 investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 688 jobs and was completed in 2015. The project is Allentown is a development of an office.

Philadelphia Navy Yard received $2.5 million in EB-5 funds from five investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 203 jobs and the loan matured in 2009. The project is a construction of a mixed-use building in the Philadelphia Navy Yard. It later received $2.5 million in EB-5 funds from five investors, created 106 jobs and the loan matured in 2010, and another $13.5 million in EB-5 funds from 27 investors, created 418 jobs with the loan maturing in 2013.  

Starr restaurants, Continental Midtown received $3 million in EB-5 funds from six investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 176 jobs and was completed in 2005. The project in Philadelphia is a transformation of a popular restaurant into a modern two-level space with a roof deck.

Lannett Company received $4.5 million in EB-5 funds from nine investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 104 jobs and was completed in 2010. The project in Philadelphia is a development of a manufacturing facility.

Duane Morris received $6 million in EB-5 funding from 12 investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 187 jobs and was completed in 2010. The project in Philadelphia is a renovation and improvement of a legal office.

Starr Restaurants, Butcher+Singer received $2.5 million in EB-5 funds from five investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 99 jobs and was completed in 2008. The project in Philadelphia involved turning an old Hollywood chophouse into a trendy steakhouse.

Advanced Sports, Inc. received $1.5 million in EB-5 funds from three investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 54 jobs and was completed in 2011. The project in Philadelphia is a renovation of a sporting goods manufacturing facility.  

The Day & Zimmermann project received $2.5 million in EB-5 funds from five investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 92 jobs and was completed in 2013. The project in Philadelphia is a development of an industrial facility.

Temple University Health System received $13 million in EB-5 funds from 26 investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 616 jobs and was completed in 2006. The project in Philadelphia is a development of the new headquarters for Temple University Health System.

Wordsworth-List Associates received $9 million in EB-5 funds from 18 investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 232 jobs and was completed in 2011. The project in Philadelphia involved improvements to an office space dedicated to health providers in the city.

Rhoads Industries received $7 million in EB-5 funds from 14 investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 153 jobs and was completed in 2011. The project is an expansion of Rhoads’ production capacity and centralizing its operations at the Philadelphia Naval Business Center. Rhoads Industries II received $12 million in EB-5 funds from 24 investors for the expansion and renovation of Rhoads’s facilities at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. That project created 655 jobs and was completed in 2017.

 

121 Point Breeze Terminal received $2 million in EB-5 funds from four investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 44 jobs and was completed in 2011. The project in Philadelphia is a renovation of a fuel storage terminal.

K.P. Grant Enterprises received $2.5 million in EB-5 funds from five investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 51 jobs and was completed in 2007. The project in Philadelphia involved leasehold improvements.

Agusta Aerospace Corporation received $15 million in EB-5 funds from 30 investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 460 jobs and the loan matured in 2008. The project in Philadelphia is a construction of a helicopter manufacturing facility. It later received $14.5 million in EB-5 funds from 29 investors, created 487 jobs and the loan matured in 2011.

Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, Inc. received $20 million in EB-5 funds from 40 investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 455 jobs and was completed in 2010. The project involved leasehold improvements and construction of a facility in the Philadelphia Navy Yard.

Comcast Corporation received $26 million in EB-5 funds from 52 investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 522 jobs and was completed in 2008. The project in Philadelphia is a construction of new Comcast corporate headquarters.

University City Science Center received $20 million in EB-5 funds from 40 investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 457 jobs and was completed in 2011. The project is a development of a new, nine-story state of the art laboratory research and office space in downtown Philadelphia.

Philadelphia Post-Acute Partners, LLC received $9 million in EB-5 funds from 18 investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 184 jobs and was completed in 2008. The project is an expansion of a rehabilitation facility in Philadelphia.

 

Cintas Corporation received $7.5 million in EB-5 funds from 15 investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 153 jobs and was completed in 2009. The project is a construction of a uniform laundry facility in Philadelphia.

Kimpton Hotel received $6 million in EB-5 funds from 12 investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 120 jobs and was completed in 2009. The project is a renovation of a boutique hotel in Philadelphia.

Kimpton Hotel Monaco received $45 million in EB-5 funds from 90 investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 1,387 jobs and was completed in 2012. The project is a renovation of a boutique hotel in Philadelphia.

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (Tranche I) received $35 million in EB-5 funds from 70 investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 3,825 jobs and was completed in 2014. Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (Tranche II) received $75 million in EB-5 funds from 150 investors. It was completed in 2018. Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (Tranche III) received $65 million in EB-5 funds from 130 investors. It was completed in 2018. The project in Philadelphia involved the improvement of SEPTA’s fare collection systems.

Courtyard by Marriott - Navy Yard received $16.5 million in EB-5 funds from 33 investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 411 jobs and was completed in 2014. The project is a development of a hotel in the Philadelphia Navy Yard.

Aker Philadelphia Shipyard, Inc. received $60 million in EB-5 funds from 120 investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 1,816 jobs and was completed in 2016. The project involved the construction of four oil tankers at the Philadelphia Navy Yard.

Axalta Coating System received $26.5 million in EB-5 funds from 53 investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 802 jobs and was completed in 2018. The project is a construction and fit-out of a global coating research and development facility in Philadelphia.

PECO LTIIP received $50 million in EB-5 funds from 100 investors through CanAm Enterprises regional center. It created 1,606 jobs and was completed in 2018. The project is an upgrade PECO’s energy distribution infrastructure in Philadelphia.

RURAL TEA COUNTIES IN PENNSYLVANIA:

  • Bedford
    Bradford
    Cameron
    Clarion
    Clearfield
    Clinton
    Crawford
    Elk
    Forest
    Fulton
    Greene
    Huntingdon
    Indiana
    Jefferson
    Juniata
    Lawrence
    McKean
    Mifflin
    Northumberland
    Potter
    Schuylkill
    Snyder
    Somerset
    Sullivan
    Susquehanna
    Tioga
    Union
    Venango
    Warren
    Wayne

INTERACTIVE RURAL TEA MAP

REGIONAL CENTERS IN PENNSYLVANIA:

AHRC PA, LLC

ID1627454453

1801 Oberlin Road       

Middletown, 17057, PA

 

Allstates QSR Regional Center, LLC

ID1630654500

 

American Lending Center New York Regional Center, LLC

ID1436352268

18881 Von Karman Ave, Suite 1050
Irvine, CA 92612

https://usa-rc.com

[email protected]

 

American Oil Regional Center

ID1229850792

2300 S. Atherton Street,

State College, Pa  16801

http://www.frasercentre.com

[email protected]

 

American Pathway Regional Center, LLC

ID1228650783

220 Commerce Dr. Suite 101
Fort Washington, PA 19034

http://www.americanpathwayrc.com   

[email protected]

 

American Regional Center Opportunity Fund, LLC

ID1421151833

http://www.arcofunds.com/

 

American Equity Fund, LLC

ID1630254494

 

AscendAmerica, LLC

ID1335251379

635 Madison Avenue, Suite 1300
New York, NY 10022

https://ascendamerica.com

[email protected]

 

Smith Atlantic Regional Center LLC (former name Atlantic Coast Regional Center, LLC)

ID1431851978

https://eb5sarc.com

[email protected]

 

Auric Ventures International Regional Center

ID1619754363

14 Penn Plaza, Suite 1315
New York, NY 10122

http://www.eb5rc.org/#intro

[email protected]

 

CMB Pennsylvania Regional Center, LLC

ID1234850855

5910 N Central Expy, Suite 1000

Dallas, Texas 75206

https://www.cmbeb5visa.com/gc-eb5-visa-opportunity

[email protected]

 

Delaware Valley Regional Center, LLC

ID1313451137

200 West Washington Square, Suite 250

Philadelphia, PA 19106

http://thedvrc.com

[email protected]

 

EB5 Capital - New York Regional Center

ID1428751914

6106 MacArthur Blvd, Suite 104

Bethesda, MD 20816

https://www.eb5capital.com

 

EB5 Opportunities Fund, LLC

ID1334651336

379 West Broadway

New York, New York 10012

http://www.unitedfundadvisors.com

[email protected]

 

Empire State EB-5 Regional Center

ID1120950253

1273 Chili Ave
Rochester, NY 14624

https://eb5choice.com

 

Empire State Regional Center (also doing business as Empire State Development Fund)

ID1117250235

237 W. Lincoln Ave.
Mount Vernon, NY 10550

https://esdf.com

Global City Regional Center, LLC

ID1313051134

2 Penn Center

1500 John F Kennedy Blvd, Suite 1130

Philadelphia, PA 19102-1752

http://www.globalcityeb5.us

 

Greystone EB5 Northeast RC, LLC

ID1512652685

152 West 57th St.
60th Floor
New York, NY 10019

https://www.greystoneeb5.com

[email protected]

 

The Harbor Bank Community Development Capital RC

ID1709855484

25 West Fayette Street

Baltimore, Maryland 21201

https://www.harborcdc.org

[email protected]

 

Hudson Funds New York Regional Center, LLC

ID1635754956

757 Third Avenue, 20th Floor

New York, New York 10017

https://hudson-funds.com

[email protected]

 

LCR Overseas Regional Center, LLC

ID140295166

315 Post Road West, Suite 200
Westport, CT 06880

https://www.lcrcapital.com

[email protected]

 

Lexin New York Regional Center

ID1418151793

654 Madison Avenue, Suite 2205
New York, NY 10065

http://lexineb5.com

[email protected]

 

Liberty Harbor Regional Center LLC

ID1627454444

http://www.libertyharborregionalcenter.com

 

Lightstone New York Regional Center, LLC

ID1403751677

460 Park Avenue, 13th Floor

New York, NY 10022

https://lightstoneeb5.com

[email protected]

 

Lion's Regional Center

ID1215850682

59 East 54th Street, Suit 73,

New York, New York 10022

http://lionspd.com

[email protected]

 

Live in America - New York Regional Center LLC

ID1230350795

50 Main Street, Suite 1410
White Plains, NY 10606

http://lcpgroup.com/eb-5-program/eb-5-overview/

[email protected]

 

MGV NYC Regional Center LLC

ID1621854381

 

Mid-Atlantic Regional Center

ID1434252044

 

Mugo Regional Center LLC

ID1610954307

 

New Empire EB-5 Regional Center, LLC

ID1431451970

4918 3rd Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11220

[email protected]

 

New Jersey EB-5 Regional Center

ID1205450599

255 South 17th Street, 20th Floor,

Philadelphia, PA 19103

http://www.njeb5.com

[email protected]

New York City EB-5, LLC

ID1635854998

262 Fifth Ave

New York, NY 10017

[email protected]

 

New York EB-5 Regional Center, LLC

ID1402251657

https://eb5affiliatenetwork.com/regional-centers-access/eb5-regional-center-new-york/

[email protected]

 

New York Metropolitan Regional Center

ID1227250772

48 Wall Street, 24th Floor,

New York, NY 10005

https://www.canamenterprises.com

[email protected]

 

Northeast Regional Center, Inc.

ID1328051229

https://pathwayseb5.com/regional-centers/

[email protected]

 

NY EB-5 Express LLC

ID1403651674

41-68 Main Street

Flushing, New York 11355

 

NYC Liberty Green Regional Center, LLC

ID1635854999

Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development Regional Center

ID1031910137

Commonwealth Keystone Building 400 North Street, 4th Floor

Harrisburg, PA 17120-0225

http://www.newpa.com/

i[email protected]

 

Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) Regional Center

ID1031910154

1500 Market Street, Suite 2600 West,

Philadelphia, PA 19102

http://www.pidcphila.com/

[email protected]

 

Related New York City Metro Regional Center, LLC

ID1316851164

60 Columbus Circle, 20th Floor,

New York, NY 10023

https://www.related.com

[email protected]

 

Silverstein Properties Regional Center LLC

ID1314351143

250 Greenwich St

New York NY 10007

[email protected]

https://www.silversteinproperties.com

 

Sino Indus BK Capital LLC

ID1504052588

105 White Oak Lane, Suite 201A

Old Bridge, NJ 08857

http://www.bk-eb5.com/our-team.html

[email protected]

 

Smith Central Regional Center LLC (former name Central Western Regional Center LLC) (former name USA Midwest Regional Center LLC)

ID1505552608

9500 Roosevelt Way, NE Suite 300,

Seattle, WA 98115

https://eb5scrc.com

[email protected]

 

SRC NY, LLC

ID1635554842

 

Star EB5 Group

ID1513352708

 

Texo Capital, LLC

ID1605054256

6675 Parkland Blvd, Suite 100,

Cleveland, OH 44139,

https://texoeb5.com

[email protected]

 

BC East Coast Regional Center LLC

ID1114050206

 

United Land RC LLC

ID1601954225

867 Father Capodanno Boulevard

Staten Island, New York, 10305

http://unitedlandrc.com/

[email protected]

 

USCFID New York LLC

ID1421951844

[email protected]

 

Washington American Investments, LLC

ID1627354435           

STE 210, 920 W. Washington St.

Hagerstown 21740 MD

 

West Penn Regional Center

ID1319251176

213 Smithfield Street, Pitt Building,

Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 15222

http://www.westpennrc.com

[email protected]