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10 Mar, 2015

RCBJ Retrospective: A Comparison of States’ Approaches to Targeted Employment Area Certification

March 10th, 2015|Categories: Regional Center Business Journal, Targeted Employed Areas (TEA)|

 A Comparison of States' Approaches to Targeted Employment Area Certification (Vol. 2, Issue 4, December 2014, Pgs. 38-39) by Paul Scheuren, Principal Economist, Impact DataSource, LLC  For EB-5 project sponsors, the step of determining whether a project is located in a [...]

24 Oct, 2014

California State Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) Launches New EB-5 Web Portal

October 24th, 2014|Categories: Government Affairs, Targeted Employed Areas (TEA), Webinars|

On October 2, 2014, the California Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) launched a new EB-5 portal to expedite the application process for certifying Targeted Employment Areas (TEAs). Want to learn more about TEAs? Purchase IIUSA's September [...]

22 May, 2014

Important Changes to California Target Employment Area (TEA) Policy

May 22nd, 2014|Categories: Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, State / Local, Targeted Employed Areas (TEA)|

According to the state of California Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz), new unemployment data and State-certified TEAS become effective May 1, 2014 and will remain in effect until April 30, 2015.  All TEA designations and certifications will be based [...]

9 May, 2014

IIUSA Participates in “How California is Making the Most of EB-5” Webcast in Partnership with CDFA and CALED

May 9th, 2014|Categories: "EB-5 is Working" Coalition, Council of Development Finance Agencies (CDFA), Economic Impact, Events, Financial Services, Research / Analysis, Securities Law, State / Local, Targeted Employed Areas (TEA), Webinars|

Last week, IIUSA Executive Director Peter D. Joseph served as a panelist on a webinar about the impact being made by EB-5 in California, key rules and regulations, and considerations for incorporating EB-5 into potential projects.    The webcast, hosted by longtime [...]

16 May, 2013

State of California Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development Hosts EB-5 Stakeholder Phone Call

May 16th, 2013|Categories: Government Affairs, Research / Analysis, State / Local, Targeted Employed Areas (TEA)|

On May 6th the State of California Governor's Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz)  hosted a teleconference for EB-5 stakeholders regarding new unemployment data for the State of California and its effects on Targeted Employment Areas (TEA's) policy.  During the call, GO-Biz [...]