Arkansas Capital Corporation formed Pine State Regional Center as an Arkansas limited liability company on June 12th, 2013, to sponsor qualified EB-5 projects that promote the expansion of the regional economy by increasing exports, household earning, productivity, and domestic capital – all with a particular emphasis on permanent job creation within Pine State Regional Center’s geographic footprint.
Pine State Regional Center is an approved EB-5 Regional Center and operates in compliance with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services’ (USCIS) EB-5 Immigrant Investment Program. Pine State Regional Center encourages foreign investment in Arkansas.
A qualified EB-5 financing will meet all requirements of the immigration code, for attracting foreign investment capital through the USCIS EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program. Foreign capital raised from EB-5 investor will provide financial support for the establishment of new job-creating enterprises. The minimum qualified investment for an EB-5 investor will be $1,000,000 or $500,000 for an investment in a rural or high unemployment area meeting the USCIS definition of a targeted employment area (TEA).