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Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens and The Bronx

One Dynamic City. Countless Opportunities

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Peace. Security. Ease. Understanding.

Experience. Bring you a US home.

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Manhattan. New York City.

A destination of opportunities.

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Global. Dynamic. Opportunity. Success.

Living Across Borders. Life in US.

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Time Square. Broadway. Central Park.

Your New York City Life.

FEATURED PROJECTS

MRC & EB-5

Manhattan Regional Center (MRC) enjoys a close working relationship with a New York City developer, builder, financer and design company with over 30 years of NYC developer and government connections for success. Through the resources of Atria Builders, Inc. and DSM Design Group, Inc., MRC offers its investors a “One Stop Shop” development approach to present and future Manhattan EB-5 projects.  Since 2011, MRC has also partnered with some of the largest real estate developers, financer, construction and design teams in New York City and around the globe.

+ USCIS approved:

The Manhattan Regional Regional Center (MRC) is approved as a designated EB-5 regional center by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Since 2011, MRC manages and has completed an impressive portfolio of Manhattan and Greater New York City projects.  MRC is always in conversation with interested developers, private equity funds, REITs and construction companies seeking to be a part of MRC for future Manhattan projects.

+ Learn More

To learn more about EB-5 Investment opportunities with MRC, please call us at +1 (212) 209-3395.

News & Events

  • + October 1st, 2020EB-5 Program Extended until December 11, 2020

    On September 30, 2020 the Senate approved a continuing resolution to fund the government (including the EB-5 Program) from September 30 until December 11, 2020, which the President signed on October 1, 2020. As such, the EB-5 Regional Center Program has been officially extended until December 11, 2020.

  • + August 28th, 2020MRC Receives 526 Award from EB5investors

    Our regional regional center has been verified to receive the award: eb5-regional-centers-526-badge

  • + July 24th, 2020USCIS Policy Manual Update regarding Redeployment

    On July 24, 2020, USCIS issued an important Policy Manual update that provides long-awaited guidance affecting capital redeployment after the initial capital deployment has been returned to the new commercial enterprise (NCE). Key points to note from this update include:

    – Redeployment must be through the same NCE and Regional Center, but does not need to be through the same job creating entity (JCE)

    – Redeployment must be within the geographic area of the same Regional Center, but does not need to remain in a targeted employment area (TEA)

    – Redeployment can be into any commercial activity that is consistent with the purpose of the NCE

    – Redeployment should occur within 12 months to be considered “a reasonable amount of time to further deploy capital” but USCIS will consider evidence showing that a longer period was reasonable

    – The purchase of financial instruments traded on secondary markets generally does not satisfy USCIS requirements for initial and further deployment of capital.

    For more information, please see Volume 6, Chapter 2 of the Policy Manual.

  • + July 14th, 2020Trump’s Executive Order on Hong Kong

    On July 14, 2020, President Trump issued an Executive Order to “suspend or eliminate different and preferential treatment for Hong Kong.” The President determined that the Special Administrative Region of Hong Kong is no longer sufficiently autonomous to justify differential treatment in relation to the People’s Republic of China. It means that EB-5 investors who were born in Hong Kong are subject to the Mainland China retrogression line and need to wait for their EB-5 visas to be issued. The Executive Order goes into effect 15 days after issuance unless it is rescinded, amended, or Congress passes legislation to override this Executive Order.

     

    However, the latest August Visa Bulletin had not indicated that Hong Kong-born investors are treated as part of the Mainland China-born yet. As such, it appears that Hong Kong-born investors who have received their I-526 approvals may apply for consular processing or adjustment of status in August.

     

    Please also note that according to the website for the U.S. Consulate General Hong Kong and Macau, it has resumed limited immigrant and nonimmigrant visa services. We hope that investors from Hong Kong can schedule their interviews at the consulate before the Executive Order takes effect.

  • + June 16th, 2020IIUSA Discussion with Charlie Oppenheim – Update

    On June 16, 2020, Mr. Charlie Oppenheim, Chief, Visa Control and Reporting Division, U.S. Department of State, spoke at the IIUSA webinar and had some important updates about visa usage this fiscal year, the possibility of continuing to have forward movement for visa backlogged countries (India is now current!), and allocating at least 4200 more EB-5 visas for the next fiscal year. He also indicated that Hong Kong will continue to be treated as an independent country on the visa bulletin unless an act of legislation changes this. He also indicated that his previous projections about the time for new applicants to wait in line for a visa was wrong for India, which is the reason why India is now current, and he does not think it will be facing any visa backlog in the near future. This statement also implies that his projections about the wait times for Mainland China and Vietnamese applicants were also wrong. These are very exciting news for us and for the industry.

  • + April 28th, 2020I-526 Approvals in Record Time for the Manhattan 11th Ave Marriott Hotel Project

    As of April 28, 2020, we have received twenty-five (25) I-526 Approval Notices for our investors in Manhattan 11th Ave Marriott Hotel Project, with an average processing time of 8.5 months and the shortest processing time as 4.6 months!  We have been informed that our project’s quick processing times have helped many law firms break their record of the shortest I-526 approval time!

     

    Many Congratulations to our investors and their families!

     

     

    Please see below for a breakdown of the average processing times by country:

    Avg Processing time as of May 1'20

    We are very happy to see that USCIS has been prioritizing adjudication of our project’s I-526 petitions, including petitions from Mainland China!  We look forward to receiving approvals for the rest of our investors in this project soon!

  • + November 21st, 2019New EB-5 Rule Now Effective

    The EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program Modernization Final Rule is now effective, as of November 21, 2019. Please click here to see the text of the new rule. We are in the process of finalizing the project documents for our upcoming project, which qualifies as a $900,000 Targeted Employment Area (TEA) project under the new rule’s TEA definition.  Please stay tuned for more information about our exciting new project!