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BMO Office Tower Construction Update

The new BMO Office Tower construction remains on schedule for completion in December 2019. The latest field report confirms that the tower was 71% complete as of August 9th . Steel framing has reached its highest vertical level and the exterior glass and roofing is expected to be complete in the next 2 weeks.

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Latest EB-5 Investment Opportunity: Teriyaki Madness

FirstPathway Partners is excited to announce our latest EB-5 investment opportunity: Teriyaki Madness (“TMAD”). Teriyaki Madness restaurants provide the ultimate dining experience as it provides healthier alternatives to competing fast food restaurants.

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Global Water Center Successfully Accomplishes Immigration Goals

Friday, August 9, 2019 - FirstPathway Partners is excited to announce that our EB-5 project, the Global Water Center (GWC) has come full circle and is now repaying investors.
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Los Angeles Times Highlights Eagerly Awaited JW Marriott Anaheim Resort

July 26, 2019 – The Los Angeles Times complimented FirstPathway Partners new JW Marriot Hotel in Anaheim, CA as a “luxury site” addition to Marriot’s existing footprint in the Disneyland resort area.

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Significant Changes to EB-5 Program

Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will publish a final rule on Wednesay, July 24, 2019, that will implement a number of significant changes to its EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program.
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BMO Harris Office Tower Exceeds Job Creation Requirement

Monday, July 22, 2019 - The most recent economist calculation for BMO Harris Bank Financial Center (BMO), our current EB-5 project, reveals the job count for expenditures to-date has now exceeded the 500 jobs required to qualify all 50 investors.  Under the current policy, an Immigrant investo
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U.S. DOS Publishes August 2019 Visa Bulletin

Monday, July 15, 2019 - The U.S. Department of State - Bureau of Consular Affairs has released the August 2019 Visa Bulletin, that indicates that EB-5 visa applicants from China, Vietnam, and India will be subject to the same Final Action Date of October 15, 2014.  

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New EB-5 Regulations to be Released

Monday, July 1, 2019 – The Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) part of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has officially concluded review but not yet released the

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BMO Office Tower Recieves Major Media Coverage

Thursday, June 27, 2019 – The new BMO Office Tower celebrated its topping-off with the placement of the final structural beam, with appearances from Mayor Tom Barret, FirstPathway Partners, Milwaukee-based developer Irgens Partners LLC, BMO Harris Bank, city leaders and construction crew.

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BMO Office Tower Celebrates Final Beam Placement at Topping-Off Ceremony

Wednesday, June 26, 2019 – FirstPathway Partners joined Milwaukee-based developer Irgens Partners LLC, BMO Harris Bank, city leaders and construction crew yesterday morning to celebrate a project milestone with the ceremonious lift of the final structural steel beam on the 25-story glass office building, which is being built at 790 N.

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EB-5 Legislative Update from the Desk of Bob Kraft

Thursday, June 20, 2019 - As I return from my trip to Geneva, Switzerland, I’d like to take time to share my experience representing the United States at the Investment Migration Forum, one of the largest residency and citizenship-by-investment forums in the world.

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BMO Office Tower Approaches 50% Completion

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 –  FirstPathway Partners' EB-5 project, the BMO Office Tower, nears its 50% completion mark as it continues to rise 328 feet above N. Water St. Construction on BMO Tower remains on schedule and the developer indicated they will be topping off all 25 stories in the coming next few weeks.

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Kimpton Journeyman featured for its scenic rooftop bar, The Outsider

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 – The Outsider rooftop bar was recently showcased by Milwaukee 88 Nine for delivering an “elevated social experience”, as it occupies a modern ninth story floor of the Journeyman Hotel in the Historic Third Ward.

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July Visa Bulletin Reveals First Time Final Action Dates for India

Monday, June 17, 2019 - The U.S.

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Construction on JW Marriott (Anaheim, CA) more than Halfway Complete

Thursday, June 13, 2019 - A recent field report on the construction progress of the JW Marriott in Anaheim, CA has revealed that construction is more than half-way completed at approximately 65%.
 
In summary, vertical construction is complete with work continuing on the interior and exterior of the b
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