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Philip Cohen

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Strategic Element offers a full range of services to assist with getting EB-5 projects off the grond, including:

Business Plan Services

  • EB-5 Regional Center ‘Operational’ Business Plans
  • EB-5 Regional Center Project Business Plans
  • EB-5 ‘Direct’ Business Plans (Outside of Regional Centers)

We work with our clients to ensure that all USCIS requirements are met and to present the best possible case to investors.

Economic Impact Reports

  • Verification of inputs and model choice
  • Indirect job calculation
  • Target Employment Area determination and/or development

Feasibility Studies

  • Market research & validation
  • Competitive and market information
  • Financial model development and assumptions
  • Overall feasibility


EB-5 Project Management

We assist our clients by managing the entire I-924 application development process so that they can focus on building their business. We assemble a top-notch team and coordinate our clients’ efforts with the immigration attorney, securities attorney, business plan writer, feasibility study team and economist’s efforts, ushering all parties through the information gathering and development process and project managing to mitigate the impact of unforeseen program hurdles and pitfalls.

Strategic Element literally wrote the book on the subject, having launched the EB-5 Definitive Guide with several leading experts in the field in August, 2012. Understanding the unique business requirements of a regional center including unique administrative, econometric model implications and marketing considerations involved, ensures taking off in the right direction and avoiding costly mistakes.  Ask your attorney and team the right questions from the start.

We have experience with the development of strategic plans and business plans for a wide variety of industries including:

  • Real Estate & Hospitality
  • Assisted Living Facilities
  • Infrastructure Projects
  • Municipal Regional Centers
  • Manufacturing & Distribution
  • Mining
  • ...and many more

Strategic Element works with immigration attorneys and regional center founders to develop strong EB-5 business plans that get results.  We serve EB-5 developers across North America.  To date we have been involved in over 200 EB-5 projects that are raising over $3 billion in EB-5 funds.  Strategic Element's experience with EB-5 business plans means that we are familiar with how to write plans that work, bith for USCIS and with investors.  We represent the required information in a manner that makes sense and makes it easy for adjudicators to find information they need in a manner that is properly documented and supported, and which clearly establishes the viability of your project.

Get It Right the First Time

Our experience enables us to help at a deeper level, by developing plans and financial models that are solid, and able meet USCIS standards. 

For more details please click here visit our website.


Phil Cohen is the founder and president of Strategic Element, a company focused on EB-5 services including:

  • business plans
  • economic impact reports
  • feasibility studies

Phil is also the Editor-in-Chief and co-author of The EB-5 Definitive Guide 

Phil has a long history of developing businesses, business concepts and products, dating back to 1993. With a career that began in the manufacturing sector, and grew to include new developments in technology and a variety of start-ups, Phil has progressively built up experience in the area of new business development with a focus on transforming ideas in to viable business models.

Phil has has a long history working with large public companies as well as small and mid-sized start-ups and businesses.

Strategic Element has been involved in the development of over 200 EB-5 projects, which are collectively raising over $3 billion in EB-5 capital.


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    This presentation provides an overview of the different parties that should be involved in your EB-5 project or regional center's development.

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