Over the years, Miami has been referred to as the city’s sixth borough, and it would appear that in the exclusive world of luxury real estate, this has never been truer. A wave of New York City developers has washed onto the Floridashoreline in recent months, bringing with them New York buyers, and increasingly, New York City-type pricing.
The EB-5 visa program was designed to provide green cards to foreign nationals who invest in economic development in the United States, especially in lower-income areas. Understanding of the program is still evolving, with more communities trying to tap what they see as a potential source of inexpensive, patient capital.
Franchises are a part of our everyday life. We have all gotten a cup of coffee at Dunkin' Donuts in the morning, booked a room at a Marriott hotel for our vacation, or grabbed a quick lunch from McDonald’s.