Category: Investor



The North Carolina region of FranVest's Fantastic Sams salons donated over $20,000 to Dukes Childrens Hospital.  The region also donated a portion of all hair cuts over the same day to the hospital. Duke Children's Hospital is a self-contained "hospital within a hospital" on the fifth floor of Duke University Hospital. ... Read More
June 10, 2015Chris Wall



New Locations!

FranVest Management has been very busy over the last few months with the construction of several new locations. We are excited to announce the opening of 13 new Fantastic Sams locations for nine of our investors. These stores will be opening across California, North Carolina and Wisconsin.  The opening of ... Read More
May 11, 2015Chris Wall


FranVest Management continues to expand it's international reach with its unique EB-5 franchise based direct investment immigration program   Oct. 22, 2014 - ORLANDO, Fla. -- FranVest Management continues to ... Read More
October 22, 2014Chris Wall


I can truly say that I know a lot of people. Now, I'm not a name dropper but I must say that even I was impressed that I was able to meet the best known Sith Lord, (although recently voted the worst Sith Lord ... Read More
August 1, 2014Chris Wall


  I came across an article about an EB-5 project in Vermont this morning that truly will open the eyes of anyone wishing to use EB-5 as a method to immigrate to the United States. Here are some choice quotes from the piece courtesy of IOU's?!!! "A ... Read More
July 28, 2014Chris Wall


  As you know, at FranVest we are not an EB-5 Regional Center investment model. Our Direct Investment Managed Franchise Model is unique to this immigration investment space and I believe we are second to none. That being said, people often try to draw commonalities between ... Read More
June 18, 2014Chris Wall


Brazil is known for its amazing beaches, fantastic food served on swords, and, of course, this year's World Cup.  What Brazil is also known for now are those seeking to make the US their home by using the EB-5 program. Wealthy investors from fast-growing cities ... Read More
June 16, 2014Chris Wall


Can You Imagine A World With No Hypotheticals? :-) A recent article from the The National Law Review touted the shortening of I-924 processing times (For the lay person, an I-924 is a Regional ... Read More
June 9, 2014Chris Wall
Tour Of China


After attending the Invest in America 2014 Summit and Exhibition in Shanghai, China, on March 22-23, 2014, FranVest team members Bill McKay and Pete Sorensen then departed on a trade mission to several major Chinese cities, hosted by our friends at ... Read More
March 25, 2014Amy Schultz
Shanghai, China


FranVest team members Bill McKay and Pete Sorensen are currently in China, having just attended the two-day Invest in America 2014 Summit and Exhibition in Shanghai. This event produced a lot of inspiring success for FranVest already. The team signed up both investors ... Read More
March 24, 2014Amy Schultz


Canada has effectively shut the door to thousands of Chinese Immigrants in their version of the United States' EB-5 program while they evaluate a new way of allowing investors permanent residency in Canada. Where will these investors go? We say the U-S-A and the best way is with our ... Read More
February 13, 2014Chris Wall


The United States Customs & Immigration Services (USCIS) describes the capital investment required for this program. Capital means cash, equipment, inventory, other tangible property, cash equivalents and indebtedness secured by assets owned by the alien entrepreneur, provided that the alien entrepreneur is personally and primarily liable and that the assets of ... Read More
January 23, 2014Amy Schultz


The success rates of approved applicants who actually receive their permanent visa is around twenty percent according the USCIS published statistics for 2010.  Again, that is applicants who are approved for the conditional visa, but do not receive permanent residency because of one or more reasons.  The denial reports state ... Read More
December 12, 2013Amy Schultz


The game has changed with the FranVest America Program. When it comes to EB-5 investors, they are becoming fearful of Regional Centers, but previously had no strong alternative to replace them. In one single meeting, 33 people learned about a different way.  The FranVest America Program is that alternative, ... Read More
October 30, 2013Amy Schultz


One of the most important things to consider when deciding to seek a U.S. Permanent Residence status is the partners with whom you choose to align.  If you select a group that is not a full-service provider, you will inevitably run into challenges with items the provider is not able ... Read More
October 20, 2013Chris Wall


In America, we believe in immigration. Our country relies on the success of immigration programs and the heroic efforts of individual immigrants - especially business owners and other entrepreneurs who enrich society and develop important innovations for the world.  When you succeed and create profitability in your own ventures, everyone ... Read More
September 6, 2013Amy Schultz