Encore EB-5 Nashville Regional Center, LLC offers investment opportunities within seven Tennessee counties sharing a common regional economy, interstate system, and connection to the Nashville area. These seven counties include Cheatham, Davidson, Robertson, Rutherford, Sumner, Williamson and Wilson counties. The potential for successful industry and development in this geographic region is tremendous. Karl Dean, Mayor of Nashville describes the area as a city of opportunity for everyone and one that is competitive in attracting innovation and industry and dealing with growth in smart ways through mass transit. The city is a center for the music, health care, publishing, banking and transportation industries, and is home to a large number of colleges and universities.
EB-5 Nashville Regional Center
Encore Nashville Regional Center projects are intended to create positive economic change throughout the Nashville Area, particularly through investment in designated Targeted Employment Areas (TEAs), defined by USCIS as areas with unemployment of at least 150% of the national average.
As specified by the requirements of the EB-5 program section 203 b, investments made within TEAs will be $500,000, while those made outside TEAs will be $1 million. With emphasis on TEAs, Encore Nashville Regional Center will empower investors with the lower threshold of investment and will enrich those areas with a greater positive impact.
The Nashville Regional Center is uniquely positioned to offer a wide array of commercial real estate investments to EB-5 Immigrant Investors. As commercial real estate professionals with successful track records in the Nashville Area, the principals of the Encore Nashville Regional Center are ideally suited to identify, underwrite, and market well-positioned commercial real estate projects.
Our team, which includes a professional network of governmental agencies, developers, real estate brokers, and attorneys, is committed to linking foreign investors with reputable project stakeholders and facilitating immigration to the United States through the EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program.
Nashville lies on the Cumberland River in the northwestern portion of the Nashville Basin. Nashville has a humid subtropical climate with generally cool to moderately cold winters, and hot, humid summers. In recent decades, due to urban development, Nashville has developed an urban heat island (UHI); especially on cool, clear nights, temperatures are up to 10 °F warmer in the heart of the city than in rural outlying areas. The entire Nashville region lies within USDA Plant Hardiness Zone 7a.
Nashville’s long springs and autumns combined with a diverse array of trees and grasses can often make it uncomfortable for allergy sufferers. In 2008, Nashville was ranked as the 18th-worst spring allergy city in the U.S. by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America.
Area: 527.9 square miles
Elevation: 385 feet above sea level at the Cumberland River to 1,160 feet above sea level at its highest point
Average Temperatures: January, 37.7° F; August, 79.4° F; annual average, 69.7° F
Average Annual Precipitation: 47.2 inches
As of the 2010 census the population of the city of Nashville, not including the semi-independent municipalities, stood at 601,222. Nashville is the second largest city in Tennessee, after Memphis, and the fourth largest city in the Southeastern United States. The 2010 population of the entire 13-county Nashville metropolitan area was 1,589,934, making it the largest Metropolitan Statistical Area in the state.
As the “home of country music”, Nashville has become a major music recording and production center. All of the Big Four record labels, as well as numerous independent labels, have offices in Nashville. Since the 1960s, Nashville has been the second biggest music production center (after New York) in the U.S. As of 2006, Nashville’s music industry is estimated to have a total economic impact of US$6.4 billion per year and to contribute 19,000 jobs to the Nashville area.
Although Nashville is renowned as a music recording center and tourist destination, its largest industry is actually health care. Nashville is home to more than 300 health care companies, including Hospital Corporation of America, the largest private operator of hospitals in the world. As of 2012, it is estimated that the health care industry contributes US$30 billion per year and 200,000 jobs to the Nashville-area economy. The automotive industry is also becoming increasingly important for the entire Middle Tennessee region. Nissan North America moved its corporate headquarters in 2006 from Gardena, California (Los Angeles County) to Franklin, southwest of Nashville. Nissan also has its largest North American manufacturing plant in Smyrna, Tennessee. Other major industries in Nashville include insurance, finance, and publishing (especially religious publishing). Fortune 500 companies within Nashville include Dell, HCA and Dollar General.
Nashville is often labeled the “Athens of the South” due to the many colleges and universities in the city and metropolitan area. Within 30 miles of Nashville in Murfreesboro is Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), a full-sized public university with Tennessee’s largest undergraduate population. Enrollment in post-secondary education in Nashville is around 43,000. Within the Nashville Metropolitan Statistical Area—which includes MTSU, Cumberland University (Lebanon), Volunteer State Community College (Gallatin), Daymar Institute, and O’More College of Design (Franklin)—total enrollment exceeds 74,000. Within a 40 miles radius are Austin Peay State University (Clarksville) and Columbia State Community College (Columbia), enrolling an additional 13,600.
There are also over 20 private primary and secondary educational. The city is served by Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools.
Travel and Tourism
Nashville and Tennessee as a whole is beloved amongst music lovers and is praised as the home of country music. Visitors looking to explore all that Tennessee has to offer can travel to Nashville to visit Ryman Auditorium, Fontanel Mansion, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, the Johnny Cash Museum, and Belle Meade Plantation. Going further outside the city of Nashville visitors can travel to the beautiful Great Smoky Mountains National Park, and visit Elivs Presley’s Graceland, Sun Studio, and Pigeon Forge.