Mark Sarasota

Mark Sarasota
Luxury Condominiums

  • 12-story condominium, office, and retail tower in downtown Sarasota, Florida
  • $15 million in EB-5 capital, 12% of total cost
  • 42.7 jobs created for each EB-5 investor
  • All required EB-5 jobs already created
  • Vertical construction is underway
  • 72% of condominiums already pre-sold
  • Signed senior loan agreement with Regions Bank
  • Construction completion guarantee
  • I-526 refund guarantee

EB-5 Offering Summary

EB-5 Offering$15,000,000
Min. Investment$500,000
StructureDebt
Term5 Years
EscrowYes
I-924 ExemplarPending with USCIS
Security & GuaranteesI-526 Refund & Completion Guarantees

Mark Sarasota Project Summary

The Mark Sarasota EB-5 Project is a loan style investment where EB-5 investors will invest in the construction and development of a 12-story luxury condominium tower and in downtown Sarasota, Florida. The project is already under construction and has reached the 5th floor as of August, 2018. The Mark Sarasota project has already filed with USCIS for an I-924 exemplar pre-approval from the USCIS.

Mark Sarasota Project Details

Mark Sarasota is a new mixed-use real estate project consisting of a condominiums, office and retail space in a 12-story tower in downtown Sarasota, Florida. The Project is located on a 1.6-acre site at 100 S Washington Blvd #1, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA. As of July, 2018, 72% of the condominium units have already been pre-sold (113 / 157 units).

The Project will feature an elevated resort-style pool and spa, fire pit, entertaining club room, news room, board room, fitness center, and private storage in addition to other amenities.

The Mark Sarasota’s location offers residents close proximity to the city’s finest dining, high-end shopping, the ocean, local events, and a resurging arts and entertainment district.

Mark Sarasota EB-5 Project Team

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One of the largest private developers in the United States with over $10 billion in developed real estate over the last 25 years. The company is headquartered in south Florida with four (4) divisions – Homes, Urban, Hospitality, and Land – and has developed thousands of single family homes, condominium units, hotel rooms, and finished land lots in Florida. The company has borrowed hundreds of millions of dollars over its 25 year history and has never defaulted on a single loan.

Winlo Management Group, LLC (WMG) is a full-service investment banking and financial services broker-dealer. The firm’s leadership has institutional experience across investment banking, corporate diligence, private placements, securities offerings, and capital markets. With respect to EB-5, Winlo’s focus is on sourcing quality projects from reputable partners and helping investors navigate the challenging marketplace and investment process.

NES

NES Financial Solutions is innovative in implementing a fund tracking system to offer fund security and account transparency for investors and project administrators. NES Financial clients include many of the world’s largest corporations, commercial real estate owners, developers, and major financial institutions. The firm has overseen more than 300 EB-5 projects and has helped manage more than $1.2 billion in total EB-5 funds. Thousands of investors have obtained their Green Cards through the EB-5 process with NES Financial.

Marcum

Marcum LLP is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the United States, with offices throughout the U.S., Grand Cayman, and China. They offer an extensive range of professional services and a high degree of specialization. Marcum is a founding member of the Leading Edge Alliance (LEA). As the second-largest international professional association, LEA Global can open doors in the more than 106 countries where its 220 member firms operate.

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EB5 Affiliate Network is a national EB-5 consulting and investment firm with of a unique team from a diverse set of institutional backgrounds including business strategy, private equity, capital markets, and real estate as well as securities, tax, and immigration law. The firm’s diverse backgrounds give it an advantage in identifying and structuring EB-5 deals from a professional finance perspective with established developers in the United States who are interested in creating economically feasible and financially sound EB-5 projects.

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Established in 2001, Signature Bank is a full-service commercial bank in New York City. Its total assets exceed $26 billion. Signature Bank’s clients consist mostly of private entities, each with a net worth of at least $20 million. It is traded in the U.S. stock market on NASDAQ with the trade symbol SBNY. Signature Bank was voted by Forbes Magazine in 2014 as the #1 publicly traded bank in the U.S.

Since 2004, Dr. Paul Sommers has been a professor at the Institute of Public Service and at the Albers School of Business, Seattle University. His expertise focuses on regional development, regional economics, and workforce forecasting. Dr. Sommers currently serves on the board of the Pacific Northwest Regional Economics Conference. He holds a PhD in Economics from Yale University.

KST

KAST Construction was designed and built by top executives from the nation’s largest and most prestigious construction firms. These industry leaders share a passion for continuous improvement, professionalism, and attention to detail. Based in West Palm Beach, Florida, KAST has expertise in varied industries from healthcare and hospitality to commercial and multifamily residential development.

Common Private Placement & EB-5 Risk Factors

Private placements, including those offered through the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program, are subject to U.S. securities laws and regulations. Private placements and EB-5 offerings have extensive risks and are speculative in nature. Therefore, it is important that anyone considering participating in a private placement or EB-5 offering understand the risks associated with such offerings.

Nothing contained in this website should be considered an offer to sell securities. The information contained herein is for informational purposes only. Only a formal, privately distributed offering memorandum and appropriate securities documents, fully executed by an accredited investor, will represent a sale of investment.

Private Placements

Private placements, including those offered through the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program, are subject to U.S. securities laws and regulations. Private placements and EB-5 offerings have extensive risks and are speculative in nature. Therefore, it is important that anyone considering participating in a private placement or EB-5 offering understand the risks associated with such offerings.

Financial Risk Factors

Below are several financial risk factors that are common among private placements and EB-5 offerings. This list is not comprehensive and official offering documents should be reviewed with an appropriate professional prior to making any investment decisions.

  • Investors may lose their entire investment including additional costs and fees paid
  • Investment capital is not guaranteed and does not have rights of redemption
  • Returns are not guaranteed
  • Investments may not be transferable or may have limited transferability
  • Investments are usually in an illiquid security
  • If investment is in a new business enterprise it may have limited or no operating history
  • Investments may be subordinate to other financing arrangements
  • Investments might not be secured against an asset or may have limited security
  • Fraud or misuse of funds may occur

Immigration Risk Factors (EB-5 Offerings)

  • An investor may be denied a visa for reasons including, but not limited to:
  • Providing false or misleading information to USCIS or other government agencies
  • Having certain political affiliations
  • Having certain medical conditions
  • Having committed certain crimes or having violated certain rules and regulations
  • An investor may be denied a permanent visa for reasons including, but not limited to:
  • Not creating the requisite number of jobs
  • If the investment was not sustained or at risk during the requisite investment time period
  • If a material change to the business plan has occurred
  • An investor’s child may “age out” and become ineligible for a visa under the parent’s application
  • If regional center designation is revoked
  • USCIS may revise existing policy that could cause a previously submitted petition to be denied
  • Congress may substantially change immigration laws and retroactively apply them
  • Congress may cancel or allow the EB-5 regional center program to lapse
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