EB-5 Developer’s Handbook for Construction Finance — New 3rd Edition — Hospitality Law Blog — April 29, 2022

April 29, 2022

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JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group® and EB-5 Finance Group™ are pleased to publish an updated edition of The EB-5 Developer’s Handbook for Construction Finance. This new and improved manual provides essential resources for developers considering EB-5 funding for their next project.

The recent EB-5 Reform and Integrity Act of 2022 and the reauthorization of the Regional Center Program, a critical component of EB-5’s success, has sparked renewed interest in low-cost funding opportunities. program cost. The Global Hospitality Group® has developed an approach to guide clients through the current EB-5 process with minimal financial risk and execute financing with a high degree of confidence.

The EB-5 Developer’s Handbook for Construction Finance helps developers assess potential EB-5 funding opportunities while avoiding potential pitfalls for the unwary.

the Manual includes articles on the following topics:

  • What is EB-5? What are its essentials?
  • How is EB-5 different this time around?
  • Is EB-5 still viable for developers now that it’s been reauthorized?
  • What is the optimal EB-5 construction financing structure for development projects?
  • How much? How cheap? How certain? How long?
  • What are the most common mistakes developers make with EB-5 funding?
  • Who do I need on my EB-5 fundraising team?

To download a free copy of The EB-5 Developer’s ManualClick here.

If you would like to discuss any of the issues presented in the manual, please contact us.


David Sudeck is a senior member of JMBM’s Global Hospitality Group® and JMBM’s Real Estate Department. His practice focuses on the complex issues associated with large commercial real estate projects, particularly those involving hotels, resorts and mixed-use projects.

David is a seasoned real estate lawyer and negotiator with an international reputation for his expertise on projects with a hotel component, and he focuses in particular on providing practical advice on critical brand management and deal issues. He is also widely recognized for providing top-notch business and legal advice to hotel owners and lenders on the purchase, sale, development, construction, financing, leasing and sale-leaseback of properties.

When not working on traditional senior debt or mezzanine financings for owners or lenders, David is likely working on creative joint ventures or “alternative” financings of commercial property assessed as clean energy (C-PACE) or EB- 5, as head of the C-PACE and EB-5 Finance Groups of the firm. Over the past 12 months, David and his team have closed over $350 million in C-PACE financings, and David has been involved in nearly all of the $1.5 billion in EB-5 financings the company has has managed. David also serves on the Public Policy Committee of IIUSA, the EB-5 industry trade group for regional centers.

Contact David at +1-310-201-3518 or [email protected]


Photo by Jim ButlerJim Butler is one of the founders of the JMBM law firm and president of its real estate department. He founded and chairs the firm’s Global Hospitality Group®, which provides business and legal advice to owners, developers and investors of commercial real estate, particularly hotels, resorts, restaurants, spas, residences for the elderly and complex mixed-use projects. This advice includes buying, selling, development, financing, franchising, management, labor and employment, litigation, ADA, intellectual property, and specialty financing such as commercial properties valued as clean energy (C-PACE) and EB-5 questions for these properties.

Jim is recognized as one of the top hotel lawyers in the world and has led the Global Hospitality Group® in over $112 billion in hotel transactions and over 4,500 hotel properties located worldwide. They have assisted clients with over 2,500 hotel management and hotel franchise agreements and over 100 mixed-use hotel projects.

The JMBM team has closed over $350 million in C-PACE funding and advised over 100 EB-5 projects, closed over $1.5 billion in EB-5 funding and provided over half to our customers. EB-5 Investors magazine named Jim one of the top 25 EB-5 attorneys in the United States, and Jim serves on the Public Policy Committee of IIUSA, the EB-5 industry trade group for centers. regional.

Contact Jim at +1-310-201-3526 or [email protected] to discuss how we can help you.


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