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The founders of the New Hampshire EB-5 Regional Centerare successful and experience leaders with a nation-wide reputation for excellence.


The Pacific Group is a premier developer responsible for billions of dollars of commercial real estate development and construction of resort properties, industrial business parks, retail, office buildings, multi-family apartment and condo buildings, and master planned communities. Together the Pacific Group’s management, affiliates and partners have constructed over 1,000 projects including some of the finest golf and ski resort properties throughout North America.

“Our mission has been to create value through detailed planning and careful execution from early due diligence to through the construction including meticulously managed budgets and cost controls,” states the President of the Pacific Group. “The Pacific Group is committed to the success of the New Hampshire EB-5 Regional Center, its sponsored business, and our immigrant visa investor partners.”

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Proven Founder

  • The founder of the New Hampshire EB-5 Regional Center has a reputation for excellence. Over 25 years, 1,000 projects, billions of dollars in project value, the Pacific Group has a 100% success rate.
  • The unique dynamics of the resort industry are not for inexperienced developers, our management team has over 25 years of experience developing leading resort properties in North America.
  • Directing over a billion dollars of project value, the Pacific Group has a long track record of providing exceptional support services and quality product to its customers.

Why Our Regional Center?

Commitment to Investors

Focus on Compliance

A "Silver Signature" Project

Community Development

An Ideal Location

Experienced Development Team

A Unique Opportunity


The leaders of the New Hampshire EB-5 Regional Center and the sponsored Ragged Mountain Resort project are experienced investors. As the manager of hundreds of millions of dollars of investor money – they bring an unmatched level of attention to investor services.

From regular reporting on progress of Ragged Mountain Resort and job development to both its immigrant investors and the USCIS, the New Hampshire EB-5 Regional Center will provide the level of accountability and transparency demanded by sophisticated foreign investors and expected by quality developments of this nature.

You will have password access to our web-based investor portal for up-to-date information, communications and reporting. With the support of an account executive, you are ensured the highest quality of investor service.

Focus on Compliance

The complex structures of U.S. and international regulations associated with securities, corporate, and immigration law come together in the EB-5 opportunity, and require a high level of expertise and diligence. The New Hampshire EB-5 Regional Center has a reporting, auditing, and information platform to maintain full compliance with all local, state, federal, and international laws – while supporting the investors' ability to meet their own national laws.

When you file your initial I-526 you will have the documentation to ensure a successful application; and when you file your I-829 petition you will have the confidence that the information provided by New Hampshire EB-5 Regional Center about your investment in the Ragged Mountain Resort will ensure your permanent Green Card visa.

A "Silver Signature" Project

Ragged Mountain is a member of the Audubon International Silver Signature Program. This program covers the wildlife management, land management, water management, and education of a resort staff. We are proud of this membership as a reflection of our stewardship of the incredible natural resource which Ragged Mountain Resort calls home.

Community Development

The New Hampshire EB-5 Regional Center is a valuable asset to the greater New Hampshire community. With deep ties in this regional community, its founders are committed to developing and maintaining close relationships with political, civic, and business leaders. This will be of equal importance for both the Regional Center and its sponsored business. The application for USCIS approval included documentation from Federal, State, regional, and local support among political, civic, and business leaders and organizations. "We are proud to have earned this support and will work hard to maintain it".

An Ideal Location

The sponsored business, New Hampshire Ragged Mountain Resort, is only 90 miles from the Boston metropolitan area. Boston has always been the dominant financial, cultural, intellectual and transportation center of the region. The tenth largest metropolitan area in the United States, the Boston metro area is home to the world's premier universities and institutes, including Harvard University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Brown College, Tufts, Brandies, and Boston College.

Boston is thriving technology and biomedical sector hub including the home to global corporations like Akamai and Aspen Technologies; Biolgen, the third-largest biotechnology company in the world; and Boston Scientific, the worldwide leader in the development, manufacturing and marketing of medical devices The 2,100 acre Ragged Mountain Ski and Golf Resort is within a 90 minute drive of over 400,000 households and 8 million people. Conveniently located in the beautiful New Hampshire mountains, Ragged Mountain has been and will continue to be a high demand vacation, retirement and weekend retreat location.

Experienced Development Team

The development for Ragged Mountain Resort's expansion is a nationally respected team with proven expertise in the market. As the Regional Center's founder, the Pacific Group, and its development team and affiliates have been leaders in master planning, development and construction of some of the finest commercial, residential and resort properties.

Faxon & Booth. Brad Faxon, a 22-year PGA Tour player with eight Tour victories, and Brad Booth, an award-winning golf course architect, combine their passion for golf with a deep commitment to environmentally respectful design in creating some of New England's finest golf courses. Hart/Howerton. Hart/Howerton's 200 strategists, planners, architects and designers have a global reputation for designing complete environments with thoughtful and innovative solutions that create an authentic sense of place including; Bachelor Gulch in Colorado's Vail Valley; Empire Pass in Deer Valley Resort, Utah; and Spanish Peaks in Big Sky, Montana.

OZ Architecture. OZ Architecture has become a leader in creating high-end residences that address environment, aesthetics and sustainability including the memorable architecture found at The Ritz-Carlton at Northstar Ski Resort in Tahoe, California; Brightwater in Colorado's Vail Valley; Main Street Station in Breckenridge, Colorado; and the award-winning 22 Station in Squaw Valley, California.

Bob Ashton, President and General Manager. Ashton brings extensive executive and financial management experience to his position as the President and General Manager of Ragged Mountain Resort. Most recently, he spent 10 years as President and CEO of the four-season Wintergreen Resort. Ashton is heading up the expansion of Ragged Mountain Resort.

Bob Fries, Advisor. Ski industry veteran, Fries serves on the Board of Advisors for Ragged Mountain. His resume includes Owner and President of Bolton Valley Resort in Vermont; General Manager of Waterville Valley Resort in New Hampshire; Senior VP for Intra West Resorts and General Manager of Breckenridge Ski Resort in Colorado; and CEO of the Olympic Regional Development Authority in Lake Placid, New York.

A Unique Opportunity

  • Unlike many EB-5 projects – Ragged Mountain Resort is not a new business but an existing successful and proven business looking to expand to meet its growing market.
  • The founder of the Regional Center are national leaders in the resort development. Pacific Group is a leader, investor and developer behind some of the best known brands in North America.
  • The management of the New Hampshire EB-5 Regional Center are experienced business operators. They will ensure that every investor dollar is spent on delivering real value.