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Operating in Oregon, Washington and California
To be the partner of choice for entrepreneurs and investors who seek to achieve their full potential and be a contributor to the prosperity of the society at large.
We identify EB-5 program eligible projects in collaboration with local development planning agencies, invest and manage with due diligence, and create qualified jobs with a focus on risk control and capital preservation
Welcome to American United EB-5 Regional Center
American United EB-5 Regional Center (AURC) is a designated EB-5 Regional Center approved by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). AURC is proud to be the first EB-5 Regional Center approved in the state of Oregon in June 2011, and has since expanded its designated geographic operations to the entire west coast covering Oregon, Washington and California. AURC is operated by American United Development Group, a well established investment management company based in Portland, Oregon. We source and fund financially sound investment projects that are eligible for the EB-5 program. Successful EB-5 projects create sufficient jobs and stimulate economic growth for the local communities.
Qualified investors have the opportunity to obtain permanent resident status in the U.S. by investing in the projects through the EB-5 program. The EB-5 program also provides unique opportunities for entrepreneurs to fund their projects. AURC prides in playing a positive role in facilitating the pursuit of immigration benefits for inestors and business success of project owners, and the growth of prosperity of the communities.
- Ethics: We are committed to the highest standard of ethics in compliance with the rule of law and regulations within our industries.
- Integrity: We honor integrity and believe that trust and collaboration help all parties succeed.
- Discipline: We are consistent and disciplined in our investment management with a track of record of driving project completion
- Innovation: We build our competitiveness with innovative solutions, building in flexibility that anticipates inevitable changes in environment.
- Quality: We care about what we deliver and strive for systems excellence through due diligence, persistence, awareness and continuous improvement.
Prosper Portland (formerly Portland Development Commission)
In 2012 AURC was the exclusive and only EB-5 partner of the Portland Development Commission (currently Prosper Portland), the economic and development arm of the City of Portland, Oregon. The partnership included priority review of projects and assistance with Targeted Employment Area approvals. AURC was proud to be a partner of this well regarded public agency.
For more information about Prosper Portland, please click here.
We are committed to the highest standard of ethics and conducts, and strive for excellence. AURC’s investment team has decades of experience investing in commercial real estate. Our current projects are spread throughout the west coast and focus in senior care facilities, multifamily housing, hotels, and mixed-use commercial real estate that include retail, entertainment, condominiums and apartments, etc.
AURC works closely with local developers and government agencies to identify investment projects, and experts in immigration laws, securities laws to ensure projects are eligible for EB-5 program. Our in-house team has decades of experience in project investment and management.
We follow a stringent screening process involving comprehensive due diligence, extensive research and in-depth analysis. AURC is committed to helping investors obtain permanent resident status in the U.S. through the EB-5 investment. To that end, risk control and capital preservation are always the focus in our investment decisions and management.
AURC utilizes a systematic approach to manage investor capital, always mindful of the priority of a successful immigration process. In collaboration with our partners, we closely monitor and maintain healthy development of the project and full compliance with the EB-5 requirements and regulations and securities laws. Key points of the systematic approach include:
- Strict fund disbursement procedures in conformity with qualified fund use and investors’ immigration application
- Regular site visits and review of project financial performance and address issues in a timely manner to keep the business plan on track and ensure sufficient jobs are created as required by the EB-5 program
- Stay informed of new regulatory developments of the EB-5 program, remain in full compliance with the EB-5 program including Regional Center operations
AURC sources investment opportunities in Targeted Employment Areas (TEAs) eligible for the EB-5 program in the states of Oregon, Washington and California. The west coast is an economically vibrant area with the closest proximity to Asia, western Canada and Mexico. It is the gateway to international trade and home to world renowned universities. Our investment is aimed at but not limited to the following industries:
- Real estate
- Senior Care
Our current projects are spread throughout the west coast and focus in senior care facilities, multifamily housing, hotels, and mixed-use commercial real estate that include retail, entertainment, condominiums and apartments, etc.
We partner with seasoned developers and experienced operators, and work closely with our partners for healthy development of the projects through stringent risk management, collaborative and innovative solutions to issues that ultimately serve the best interest of the investors.
AURC is proud that all of its current projects have passed I-526 approval so far, and celebrate with the many happy investors and their families who have received U.S. permanent residency and embarked on a new journey in their lives. If you would like more information about our current projects, please contact us.