These days, it is relatively simple to buy and sell stock or mutual funds with a few clicks from your computer or mobile device. However, investors who want to invest in certain private securities offerings must meet certain prerequisites. Private equity real estate funds are among those that are only available to “accredited” investors. So, … Continue reading Individuals Now Have More Options to Qualify as an Accredited Investor
CanAm Capital Partners Provides $30 Million in Private Equity for Florida International University Student Housing Development
NEW YORK, NY – CanAm Enterprises is pleased to announce that its private equity affiliate, CanAm Capital Partners (CACP), has closed on its latest real estate investment. CACP has provided $30 million in private equity capital to an affiliate of Toll Brothers, Inc., one of the nation’s leading builders of luxury homes, through its Toll Brothers Campus Living … Continue reading CanAm Capital Partners Provides $30 Million in Private Equity for Florida International University Student Housing Development
CanAm Capital Partners Closes on Equity Investment with Lloyd Jones for 159-unit Active Adult Community in Port St. Lucie
NEW YORK, NY – CanAm Enterprises is pleased to announce that its private equity affiliate, CanAm Capital Partners (CACP), has closed on its latest real estate investment in Florida. CACP has fully funded its $6 million third-party equity investment into an affiliate of Lloyd Jones, LLC for the construction of a 159-unit, highly-amenitized active adult and independent living rental community. … Continue reading CanAm Capital Partners Closes on Equity Investment with Lloyd Jones for 159-unit Active Adult Community in Port St. Lucie
CanAm Enterprises (CanAm) is pleased to announce that it has successfully closed and funded a $20 million redeployment investment in an existing $185,000,000 construction loan made by an affiliate of Mack Real Estate Credit Strategies to an affiliate of Terra Group. The construction loan is being used to finance the development of the Mr. C Residences, Coconut Grove project, a new residential development in Coconut Grove, Florida featuring two, 21-story towers connected by an above-grade parking structure. The … Continue reading CanAm Closes a $20 Million Redeployment Investment for Mr. C Residences in Coconut Grove, Florida
CanAm Capital Partners Provides $10M in Mezzanine Loan Financing for Port St. Lucie Independent Living Facility Development
NEW YORK, NY – CanAm Enterprises is pleased to announce that its private equity affiliate, CanAm Capital Partners (CACP), has closed on its latest real estate investment in Florida. CACP has funded a $10 million mezzanine loan to an affiliate of Lloyd Jones, LLC for the construction of a 159-unit, highly-amenitized active adult and independent rental community development … Continue reading CanAm Capital Partners Provides $10M in Mezzanine Loan Financing for Port St. Lucie Independent Living Facility Development
Government efforts to crackdown on offshore tax evasion has resulted in more paperwork and tax filings for American citizens and green card holders who maintain foreign financial accounts. FBAR has been in place since the 1970s. It is basically a form requiring individuals to self-report financial assets held in foreign bank and foreign investment … Continue reading FATCA and FBAR: Understanding U.S. tax reporting on foreign accounts
CanAm Capital Partners Closes on $2.5 Million Preferred Equity Investment in Coordination with an affiliate of Keystone Property Group for an Office Property in Bala Cynwyd, PA
NEW YORK, NY – CanAm Enterprises (CanAm) is pleased to announce that on June 9, 2021, its private equity affiliate, CanAm Capital Partners (CACP), closed on its latest real estate investment, a $2.5 million preferred equity investment in the redevelopment of a 12-story office building, One Belmont Plaza, located in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania, just outside of Philadelphia. The … Continue reading CanAm Capital Partners Closes on $2.5 Million Preferred Equity Investment in Coordination with an affiliate of Keystone Property Group for an Office Property in Bala Cynwyd, PA
CanAm Capital Partners Closes on $21 Million Mezzanine Loan with Merrimac Ventures for 306-Unit Apartment Project in Plantation, FL
NEW YORK, NY – CanAm Enterprises is pleased to announce that its private equity affiliate, CanAm Capital Partners (CACP), closed on its latest real estate investment on May 25 2021. The $21 million mezzanine loan, along with a $50.6 million senior construction loan provided by Bank OZK, will be utilized to finance Merrimac Ventures’ $90 million … Continue reading CanAm Capital Partners Closes on $21 Million Mezzanine Loan with Merrimac Ventures for 306-Unit Apartment Project in Plantation, FL
Alternative vs Traditional Investments: Understanding key differences and the benefits of alternatives can add to investment portfolios
Investors globally have been increasing allocations to alternative investments. In fact, the volume of global capital invested in alternatives now exceeds $10 trillion in assets under management (AUM), according to research firm Preqin. Some investment industry professionals believe that adding alternatives to portfolios could help to achieve better risk-adjusted returns in the coming decade. So, … Continue reading Alternative vs Traditional Investments: Understanding key differences and the benefits of alternatives can add to investment portfolios
CanAm Capital Partners, LLC (CACP) is pleased to announce that it successfully funded its private equity capital investment for the AF Bornot Lofts, a residential and commercial development located in Philadelphia. The closing represents the third successful collaboration between CACP, the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC), and the project developer, MMPartners. The capital was … Continue reading CanAm Capital Partners Closes on Private Equity Investment in Philadelphia Property Repositioning
EB-5 regional center operator, CanAm Enterprises, continues to build on its track record of approved visas and repayment of capital. CanAm Enterprises (CanAm) has built a solid reputation for delivering results for its immigrant investor clients over the past three decades, and for the third time, it has validated those results with a third-party professional … Continue reading CanAm’s Position as EB-5 Industry Leader Reaffirmed by Independent Audit
CanAm Capital Partners Closes on Equity Investment in 420-unit Luxury Apartment Property in Fort Lauderdale
NEW YORK, NY – CanAm Enterprises is pleased to announce that its private equity affiliate, CanAm Capital Partners (CACP), has closed on its latest real estate investment – $3 million from redeployed investor capital that has been successfully invested into Pacific Point Apartments in Fort Lauderdale, Florida to fund the repositioning of a 420-unit apartment community by the Frankforter Group. … Continue reading CanAm Capital Partners Closes on Equity Investment in 420-unit Luxury Apartment Property in Fort Lauderdale
CanAm has closed another EB-5 project loan in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. The $27 million loan will be used to construct a new hotel at SORA West under the Tapestry Collection by Hilton™ brand. Following the funding of $39 million for the SORA West office tower, which will be fully leased to an international pharmaceutical and … Continue reading CanAm Enterprises Announces Another EB-5 Investment Project Closing: SORA Hotel in Pennsylvania
Building a nest egg to help finance a college education for children or grandchildren is a top goal for many families. That can be a challenging task with higher education costs that seem to climb higher year after year. Industry research shows that college tuition and fees have risen 25% over the past 10 years, … Continue reading Planning for college costs. How much savings is enough?
CanAm offers a diversified redeployment platform to EB-5 investors, based on their individual redeployment timeframes, risk tolerances, and expected returns. The $25 million of redeployment capital will be used to fund improvements of a mixed-use project in Orlando, Florida. NEW YORK, NY – CanAm Enterprises (CanAm), a leading full-service financial firm sponsoring EB-5 immigration-linked … Continue reading CanAm Announces Closing of Its Third Mezzanine Redeployment Loan
Navigating the U.S. tax system can be a challenge for any individual. In fact, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has more than 800 different tax forms and schedules. The good news is that most taxpayers have a relatively small number of tax forms to navigate. However, it is important to fully understand which tax forms … Continue reading Understanding Key Tax Forms: What investors need to know about Schedule K-1s, W-2s and Form 8805
The end of the calendar year is always a good time to review, reflect and recalibrate both personal and financial goals. That is true now more than ever given the many changes that have occurred in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. In some cases, the virus may have impacted financial stability or caused a … Continue reading Act now! Financial planning steps to take before year-end
The coronavirus pandemic has pushed interest rates to new record lows in many countries, including the U.S. Rates that now are hovering near zero make it even more difficult to build wealth, and the current environment is pushing investors to grapple with some tough questions. Should you stand firm on current investment strategies? Do you … Continue reading How to Invest in a Low Interest Rate Environment
One of the bright spots in the U.S. economy over the past year has been a surge in homebuying. Homes sales have been on a hot streak in recent months with strong demand coming from across the spectrum of first-time homebuyers, people looking to upgrade, expand or relocate, as well as those who are buying … Continue reading Is now the time to make a move on buying a new home?
$2 Million of Redeployment Capital to be Used to Fund Construction of the $62 million Project NEW YORK, NY – CanAm Enterprises (CanAm), the leading full-service financial firm sponsoring EB-5 immigration-linked investment funds, is pleased to announce that its private equity affiliate, CanAm Capital Partners (CACP) has closed its latest real estate investment in … Continue reading CanAm Announces Closing of Investment in Bayonne, New Jersey Apartment Project
CanAm Announces Closing of CACP Urban Philadelphia Portfolio – A Diverse Private Equity Investment Opportunity in Philadelphia
CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”) is pleased to announce that its private equity affiliate, CanAm Capital Partners (“CACP”), in collaboration with the Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (“PIDC”), has closed its latest private equity real estate investment opportunity in Philadelphia. The $4.85 million in capital is being utilized to fund construction and other costs associated with the development … Continue reading CanAm Announces Closing of CACP Urban Philadelphia Portfolio – A Diverse Private Equity Investment Opportunity in Philadelphia
CACP Closes on Private Equity Investment in $35.9 million Apartment Development in Lake Jackson, Texas
CanAm Capital Partners (“CACP”), a private equity investment firm affiliated with CanAm Enterprises (“CanAm”), along with the Ben Barnes Group, is acting as sponsor in the development of a 220-unit multifamily rental apartment community in the Lake Jackson, Texas (the “Project”). “We were introduced to the Lake Jackson market by our partner, Ben Barnes, and … Continue reading CACP Closes on Private Equity Investment in $35.9 million Apartment Development in Lake Jackson, Texas
There is no question that major metros across the country such as New York City, Boston and San Francisco have been among the hardest hit by the economic fallout from the 2020 global health crisis. Many local economies continue to face near term challenges due to business operating restrictions, shifts to remote working and changes … Continue reading Major Office Deals Suggest Brighter Days Ahead for Urban Centers
On the heels of the recent news that our Sora West Office EB-5 Project received Form I-924 exemplar approval on September 3rd, CanAm is very pleased to announce that USCIS approved the first investor I-526 Petition less than three weeks later on September 21st, 2020. The $39.5 million EB-5 loan is being utilized for the … Continue reading CanAm’s Sora West Office EB-5 Project Receives First I-526 Petition Approval by USCIS
CanAm Enterprises is pleased to announce that it has secured full repayment of its $20 million loan to the City Center Allentown Project on behalf of its 40 EB-5 Program investors. The EB-5 loan financed the construction of a full-service Marriott Renaissance Hotel and Three City Center office building in downtown Allentown, Pennsylvania. “With … Continue reading Despite COVID, CanAm Collects on $20 Million Loan on Behalf of Its EB-5 Investors
CanAm Enterprises (CanAm) is pleased to announce that the exemplar Form I-924 Application for the SORA West Office Project (the “Project”) has been approved by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). This application was filed in August 2019 and was approved in approximately 12 months, significantly shorter than the average I-924 processing time. … Continue reading CanAm’s Sora West Office EB-5 Project Receives Exemplar Approval from USCIS
BY REBECCA SAN JUAN SEPTEMBER 17, 2020 07:00 AM MIAMI An EB-5 investment firm searched the state for a potential prosperous development, and decided to bet on a Hialeah warehouse project. And it has another $125 million to drop. CanAm Enterprises, founded 33 years ago in Canada, invested $50 million into the Countyline Corporate Park project in … Continue reading EB-5 fund invests $50M in Hialeah warehouse park – looking for more Florida projects
By Carleton English Aug. 19, 2020 6:44 pm ET As banks tighten their lending standards amid the economic downturn, proponents for a little known—and somewhat controversial—program for foreign investors seeking to move to the U.S. are hoping to fill funding gaps for projects ranging from office spaces, condos, and even rail lines. The EB-5 immigration … Continue reading How a Controversial Immigration Program Can Fill Funding Gaps
CanAm Enterprises Achieves Industry-Leading Milestone by Repaying USD 1.75 Billion to 3,500 EB-5 Investors CanAm Enterprises (CanAm), a leading full-service financial firm sponsoring EB-5 immigration-linked investment funds, today announced the repayment of $350 million from its All Aboard Florida Project, the largest single project repayment in history of the EB-5 Program, representing 700 EB-5 investors. … Continue reading CanAm Enterprises Achieves Industry-Leading Milestone
Signs of recovery emerge, but the pace of recovery will vary widely by geographic market and industry. There is no question that the coronavirus delivered a “black swan event” or unpredictable impact that pulled the U global economy into a recession. In the U.S., discussion quickly shifted from focusing on what had been a record-long … Continue reading U.S. 2020 Mid-Year Economic Outlook
Homeowners have been hearing about “historically low” interest rates for the better part of the last decade. But rates that have dropped even lower in the wake of the pandemic has sparked a surge in mortgage refinancing activity with rates that are now at new record low levels. The incredibly low rates have created a … Continue reading Is now the time to refinance your home?
Mezzanine Debt vs Preferred Equity: Understanding key differences that exist in your commercial real estate investment. Mezzanine debt and preferred equity are two close relatives in the world of commercial real estate investment options that offer some similarities along with some distinct differences. The differences that exist between preferred equity and mezzanine investments appear fairly … Continue reading Mezzanine Debt vs Preferred Equity
Look at why it is important to periodically review and rebalance investment portfolios and why that is more important than ever given all of the volatility in the stock market. This touches on some key themes that we have already discussed in terms of portfolio diversification and risk, but the key message is why it … Continue reading Is the time right to rebalance investment portfolios?
Tips to avoid COVID-related financial scams and fraud As if the dire consequences of the coronavirus pandemic on public health and the economy were not challenging enough, people also need to be diligent in protecting themselves against a surge in COVID-related financial scams. Government agencies around the world ranging from INTERPOL to U.S. law enforcement … Continue reading Tips to avoid COVID-related financial scams and fraud
Extreme volatility in financial markets as has occurred in the U.S. stock market in recent weeks is pushing investors to look for “safe havens” for capital that offer greater protection for capital preservation – and the potential to generate yields even amid economic uncertainty. Investing in tangible or hard assets is a practice that originated … Continue reading COVID-19 fuels investor interest in tangible assets
Fears about the human and economic toll of COVID-19 have fueled panic and unprecedented volatility in global equities markets. Investors who have capital invested in the stock market have experienced a wild ride of ups and downs in recent weeks. Many stock portfolios have plummeted in values along with the sharp drop in the stock … Continue reading COVID-19: Advice to help investors navigate in the current climate
The New York-based private equity firm CanAm Capital Partners, affiliated with the leading EB-5 regional center operator CanAm Enterprises, has repaid its equity investment in The Civic, a mixed-use redevelopment project, located in a central Philadelphia opportunity zone. CanAm Capital Partners (“CACP”), an affiliate of CanAm Enterprises, is excited to announce that its private equity … Continue reading CanAm Capital Partners Announces its Private Equity Investment Project Repayment
The old saying “don’t put all of your eggs in one basket” is simple, yet sage advice for all investors. Drop the basket and all eggs are broken. Put all your money in one company or stock, and it can financially devastating if it falls. Diversification is an important aspect of investment portfolios for a … Continue reading Why Should You Diversify Your Investment Portfolio?
Paying taxes and filing the necessary tax returns is a necessity. Yet, for many people, maneuvering the U.S. tax system can be a daunting and stressful task – even for experienced tax filers. Individuals can follow some fairly simple steps to make preparing personal income taxes a much smoother process. The best advice is to … Continue reading 10 Tips to Prepare for Filing Your Personal Income Tax Returns
How to Build a Personal Credit Score Foreigners that are living in the U.S. on a temporary or permanent basis are finding that one thing that doesn’t travel along with them from their home country is their personal credit history. Even individuals who may have had stellar credit in the past have to start from … Continue reading How to Build a Personal Credit Score
New Year, New You! Invest in Yourself Kicking off a new year – and a new decade – is a great time to start thinking about resolutions, life goals and getting your financial house in order. Some of the basic steps to improving financial health are knowing where you’re at, where you want to go … Continue reading New Year, New You! Invest in Yourself
What’s Ahead for Investment Markets in 2020? Investors who have had money invested in the U.S. stock market are celebrating what has turned out to be a very good year. After a rocky end to 2018, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose by about 20% this year, even hitting an all-time record high of 28,299 … Continue reading What’s Ahead for Investment Markets in 2020?
Evaluate Risk when Investing in Private Equity Real Estate Investors seeking completely risk-free investments have a very short list of options limited to government backed bonds or certificates of deposit. The reality is that risk is an inherent part of nearly all investment choices. That’s why it is important to go into any investment, private … Continue reading Evaluate Risk when Investing in Private Equity Real Estate
Tips for setting up a retirement plan in the U.S. Saving for retirement is often the number one financial goal for many people. Yet statistics consistently show that most individuals and married couples are not well prepared for their golden years. According to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), nearly one-third of American households age … Continue reading Tips for setting up a retirement plan in the U.S.
Financial Tips For Weathering a Recession The U.S. economy recently entered its eleventh year of expansion, making it one of the longest running growth cycles in modern history. Yet trees don’t grow to the sky, and there are signs that a recession, even a mild one, could be looming on the horizon. The economy is … Continue reading Financial Tips For Weathering a Recession
How to Invest in the USA as a Foreign Investor? The U.S. has long been viewed as a relatively safe haven for investment dollars. Foreign investors from around the world like the liquidity, transparency, and generally stable economy that America offers as compared to other global alternatives. Interest in U.S. investment runs the spectrum from … Continue reading How to Invest in the USA as a Foreign Investor?
Smart Savings: How to Invest for College Saving for a child or grandchild’s college education is one of the top financial goals for many investors, and the expense of attending a private or public university continues to rise even higher year after year. According to the latest data from U.S. News, the average annual cost … Continue reading Smart Savings: How to Invest for College
Investors Weigh Differences in Private Equity vs Private Security Real Estate Investments Investors who want to diversify portfolios and build wealth through commercial real estate property can choose from a variety of options. Having choices is always advantageous as it can help individuals find the best match for their investment strategy. Yet choices also can … Continue reading Investors Weigh Differences in Private Equity vs Private Security Real Estate Investments
Understanding Real Estate Investment Financial Statements One of the first steps to making any investment decision is doing your homework and performing basic due diligence. Commercial real estate offerings often come with a variety of documents, such as financial statements and pro formas, that help to explain the investment opportunity. Those documents can be complex … Continue reading Understanding Real Estate Investment Financial Statements
10 Financial Tips for a Richer Life People often say they want to grow their financial wealth. Personal goals might range from preparing for a comfortable retirement – or being the next Warren Buffet. Everyone has a unique vision and path to realize a richer life, and there is no single solution. Here are 10 … Continue reading 10 Financial Tips for a Richer Life
Understanding the Role of an Investment Management Company Although some individuals relish controlling their own destiny as a “do-it-yourself” investor, others often prefer having access to guidance and savvy advice when it comes to making critical investment decisions and building wealth through investment portfolios. These days, individuals will find a crowded field of players offering … Continue reading Understanding the Role of an Investment Management Company
Private Equity Real Estate: What do investors need to know about taxes? Investors are attracted to private equity real estate funds for the potential to grow wealth through appreciation in value and income. Private equity investments also offer added tax advantages compared to some other investment alternatives, such as the ability to use expenses, depreciation … Continue reading Private Equity Real Estate: What do investors need to know about taxes?
Understanding Private Equity Real Estate Investing Strategies Individuals who are buying stocks or mutual funds often look to descriptive labels – growth, income and value – to quickly understand the scope of that investment. Private equity real estate funds also are separated into distinct categories that make it easier for investors to understand the strategy, objectives, … Continue reading Understanding Private Equity Real Estate Investing Strategies
Is Private Equity Real Estate Investment Right for You? Owning property – whether it is an apartment building, vacant land or a parking garage – is a strategy that has been used to build wealth for generations. Real estate investment can offer an opportunity for individuals to generate income, long-term capital gains and asset appreciation, … Continue reading Is Private Equity Real Estate Investment Right for You?
CanAm Capital Partners Closes Private Equity Investment in Atlanta CanAm Capital Partners (“CACP”), an affiliate of CanAm Enterprises, is pleased to announce that it has closed another private equity investment. CACP has invested $2.5 million in the renovation of 1375 Peachtree, a creative office complex in the Midtown submarket of Atlanta, GA with a project budget … Continue reading CanAm Capital Partners Closes Private Equity Investment in Atlanta
CanAm Capital Partners Announces Its Opportunity Zone Equity Investment Deal Closing: The Civic CanAm Capital Partners (“CACP”), an affiliate of CanAm Enterprises, is proud to announce that its recent private equity investment deal closed. CACP has invested $4 million in the development of The Civic, a mixed-use property in Philadelphia with a project budget of … Continue reading CanAm Capital Partners Announces Its Opportunity Zone Equity Investment Deal Closing: The Civic