Loyal Stewards of Your EB5 Investment

  • Assisting Global Families With U.S. Permanent Residency
  • Creating Jobs With Sought-After EB5 Investment Projects
  • USCIS Approval
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Turning Dreams Into Opportunities

Our team has solid track record for both project immigration approvals and project development execution. We focus on job-creating projects using the EB-5 Investment Program.

This allows foreign investors with a simple pathway to achieve their goals of becoming a global family by obtaining Permanent U.S. Residency, or Green Cards.

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More than Investment. Visa for The Future of Your Family.

EB5 Project investments go far beyond the money. It’s a life decision.
We are here to help you along the entire journey to your residency.

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Our Mission

Our team aims to serve our investors without comprise. We have more than 40 years of development experience that we seek to combine with helping global families achieve their dreams while developing long term, job-creating businesses in the U.S.

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Our Vision

Our goal is to work together with foreign investors to create developments that result in successful immigration outcomes. We aim for our projects to serve our communities, by providing jobs and commercial needs. Our team is here to develop quality real estate projects. 

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Our Values

We believe trust and results are crucial to a successful partnership. The interests of our investors as well as the impact our developments have on our communities, today and in the future, are our top priorities. We are committed to ensuring all partners in our EB-5 projects achieve their goals and see promises delivered.


Meet Our Team of Experts

Mr. Vilas Patel and Mr. Durga Prasad Gadde are owners and developers of Shoora
EB-5. They bring to the table more than 40 years of experience in hotel development
and operation. Their ‘Phase One’ development of a Marriott AC has successfully raised
EB-5 investment capital. Now their sights are set on building a full-service Sheraton
hotel to be the new landmark of the Atlanta International Airport Gateway Center
and Airabella, a premier, rural, mixed-use project at Lake Oconee.

Durga Prasad Gadde


Durga has extensive career background in financial management, professional and investment  visa process management, and real estate investment. Durga owns and manages Technology  Staffing Firm, HCL Global Systems Inc., and serves as Shoora Regional Center’s Chief Financial  Officer and head of Investor Relations. Durga also oversees investment of a diversified portfolio  of real estate assets across the East Coast of the United States and brings a wealth of knowledge  in the full life cycle of real estate investment from initial concept to successful operation.

Mr. Gadde is the founder and CEO of HCL Global Systems, a minority-owned staffing company  based in Michigan. Founded in 2005, HCL specializes in IT development, providing contract,  contract to permanent, and full-time candidates in the IT industry. HCL Global works with multiple  Fortune 500 companies to meet their staffing requirements, and is expanding its services to light  and heavy industrial engineering industries. Mr. Gadde also founded Lotus Hospitality  Management in 2013. Lotus Hospitality Management owns and manages seven branded  hospitality properties in the southeastern United States.

Vilas Patel


Vilas serves as Managing Principal for Shoora Regional Center and  maintains oversight of all aspects of the Regional Center, ensuring successful outcomes for  investors and projects. Vilas, along with his partner Durga Prasad Gadde, led the successful  completion, opening, and job creation of the AC Hotel Atlanta Airport Gateway, which  incorporated EB-5 regional center funding.

Mr. Patel is the Managing Principal of Choice Gateway, LLC, a commercial real estate development company based  in Atlanta, Georgia. Choice Gateway focuses on transforming underutilized urban  locations into high-profile, multi-use facilities throughout the southeastern United States. Mr. Patel  is also an experienced hotel owner and developer, with three hotel properties in Georgia, including  the AC Hotel by Marriott in Atlanta, which opened in January 2020; and the Sheraton Four  Diamond by Marriott in Atlanta, which is currently under development.

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EB-5 Visa Program Overview

The United States Congress created an Immigrant Investment Program, EB-5, to stimulate the U.S. economy through job creation and foreign investors.

It allows for a streamlined, simple process for qualified immigrant investors and their immediate families to obtain US green cards and permanent residency through a one-time investment.

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Benefits of The EB5 Visa Program

  • orange turnaround cycle icon Quicker Path to Permanent Residency in the U.S.
  • orange percentage icon No Visa Sponsor Requirements
  • orange shield icon No H-1B Work Visa Needed for Employment
  • orange badge icon Possible U.S. Citizenship After 5 Years of Permanent Residency
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40+ Years In The Business


Our EB-5 Investment Process & Timeline

1. Subscribe

Contribute $800,000 in our EB-5 Limited Partnership

3. Create Jobs

Developer builds and operates the project

5. Wrap Up

EB-5 Partnership votes to liquidate and return the investment to investors. Investors receive their green cards and paths to citizenship.

2. Invest

Our EB-5 Partnership makes a loan to a job creating project

4. Get Repaid

Developer returns the EB-5 loan to the EB-5 Partnership in 5 years


EB5 Visa FAQ

Foreign investor with a minimum investment amount of $800,000 USD or equivalent Currency is required. These funds have to be validated and investors must be an accredited. There are no minimum educational or English knowledge requirements for the green card under the EB-5 Program. The minimum age of primary applicant is 21, with no criminal records.

  • Setup an initial consultation with Shoora EB5 to discuss your case
  • Provide your financial information to Shoora EB5 to show you meet accredited investor requirements
  • Request your EB-5 project offering documents and read them fully. Ask questions as needed.
  • Sign the subscription documents for the EB-5 project
  • Transfer the capital investment
  • Hire an immigration attorney
  • Create a source of funds report
  • File your I-526 petition through our immigration attorney

Shoora EB5’s current project is Airabella Lake Oconee. Airabella Lake Oconee is a proposed, 137-acre mixed-use residential property, to be located just a stone’s throw from beautiful Lake Oconee, will add layers of experiences to the area’s everyday offerings including chef-driven restaurants, a brewery, a boutique hotel, local retail, shared green space and a nine-hole public golf course. In this pedestrian-friendly community, residents and guests can park and leave their cars. Walkways and cartways, overlooks, pocket gardens, bridges, fire pits and benches emphasize walkability and self-propelled mobility in this walkable outdoor community.

Yes, Parents/Friends can gift $800,000 USD to their children for investment too.

  • The EB-5 program requires a $1,050,000 for a standard (non-TEA investment) and $800,000 for a Targeted Employment Area investment (TEA).
  • Targeted Employment Areas can either be high-unemployment areas or rural areas. To qualify as a high-unemployment TEA, an area must have an unemployment average of at least 150% of the U.S. national unemployment rate.
  • To qualify as a rural TEA, an area must be outside a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) and cannot be within a city with a population of more than 20,000.
  • The job-creating entity (JCE) is required to both do its main business in the TEA and also create jobs in that area.

  • To qualify as an EB-5 accredited investor, a person must have either a personal or joint net worth of $1 million. However, this amount cannot reflect the worth of the person’s primary residence and must come from other sources of income.
  • An accredited investor must also have an annual income of $200,000 individually, and $300,000 when in combination with their spouse, for the previous two years when applying for the EB-5 visa. It is also expected that the person will make the same amount during the year of the investment.

  • This is a general overview of the EB5 processing time for each of the required steps.
  • I-526 (2-year average processing time)
  • Consular Processing/Adjustment of Status (6 to 8-month average processing time)
  • I-829 (2-year average processing time)
  • This timeline is for general informational only. The actual time required to complete the EB-5 immigration process will vary based on the investment selected, each individual’s case, USCIS processing times, and other factors. Please contact us for an estimate on your processing time.

  • Direct route to a Green Card and permanent residency in the U.S. for the investor and his/her immediate family (spouse & unmarried children under age 21).
  • Free education in the United States public school system.
  • Admission to U.S. universities at the same cost as U.S. residents
  • No requirement for age, business experience, education, or English skills.
  • No residency restrictions: participants may live, work, or retire anywhere in the United Sates.


  • Your Investment & Dream.
  • Our Guidance & Project Delivery.
  • Your Success & Life Opportunity.
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