Comment: Stadiums That EB-5 Built - As local governments grow increasingly unwilling to use public funds to develop stadiums for professional sports teams, developers are starting to look for non-traditional sources of funds to finance those projects. One surprising source has been the EB-5 program, which reportedly contributed $228M to Atlantic Yards, a mixed-use commercial and residential development project that will eventually be called home by the Brooklyn Nets. A recent article discusses the possibility of using EB-5 funds in developing a baseball stadium in Tampa, Florida, a possibility which is also being considered in Northern California. For more information, see here
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