Owners under construction in Brooklyn offers visas to foreigners willing to invest in their offspring

This year’s planned start of construction of 29-storey hotel complex Marriott in Fort Greene (Brooklyn), the owners of which are ready to offer visas to foreigners who invested in their child $1 million

VOS Hospitality, Second Development Services, building a fancy hotel, want to use the American program for immigrants in which the government is ready to issue visas to people supporting and investing in United States companies. Anyone who will invest $1 million into a commercial enterprise of the United States, creating at least 10 jobs for Americans, fall under this program.

The architect was Thomas Lieser, had a hand in projects such as Olympic Park (2012) in London and the Museum of the moving image in Astoria (Queens).

Owners under construction in Brooklyn offers visas to foreigners willing to invest in their offspringIt will look like a Marriott hotel complex in Fort Greene. Photo by GEORGE WASHINGTON IMMIGRANT GROUP

The hotel, containing 200 rooms, conference halls, a restaurant and a fitness centre with a climbing wall, will be located at 95 Rockwell Place near the Brooklyn Academy of music. Its construction and landscaping developers will cost $36 million the Owners say they are ready «around the world» to raise investment for the project because the area needs it.

«The project provides a unique opportunity to create an upscale hotel in the vicinity of new York’s cultural and entertainment options,» said Stephen Anapoell, managing partner at George Washington Immigration Group, reporters Commercial Observer.

First plan to build a hotel on this site appeared in 2013. At the time everybody said developing area, which in recent years has become very attractive for tourists, just needed a private hotel.

In Fort Greene there is a sports arena Barclays Center, Brooklyn Academy of music, a cozy Park, but the nearest hotel is located only 800 m away on Duffield Street in downtown Brooklyn.

«The development of hotels is creating more opportunities for employment in this district,» said Downtown Brooklyn Partnership President Tucker reed in an interview the New York Post.