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National Small Business Week

“National Small Business Week is a time to honor and celebrate America’s entrepreneurs and innovative startups. This year’s theme, ‘Building a Better America through Entrepreneurship,’ celebrates the resiliency and tenacity of America’s entrepreneurs who are doing...

Going Green? SBA 504

If your business plans on going green, the SBA 504 can help you save green as you become more energy efficient.  The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) are teaming up on a shared mission:  to inspire entrepreneurs and small...

Growth Corp – A 504 Partner with Community Banks

Growth Corp is proud to be a 504 partner with local community banks.  Here are just some of the many ways community banks are the cornerstone of their community: They are locally owned and operated. They constitute 96.8% of all banks. Community banks are the primary...

FAQ’s – SBA 504 Interest Rates

With so much talk recently about interest rates and inflation, let’s take a moment to address some frequently asked questions about how SBA 504 interest rates are determined and why they can help insulate small business owners from inflation. Created over 30...

More Manufacturing Businesses Turning to SBA 504

More and more manufacturing businesses are turning to the SBA 504 Loan Program.  And with good reason.  For years, small businesses looking to grow and expand their operations have found a powerful and supportive ally in the Small Business Administration (SBA). Its...

Who Qualifies for SBA 504 Loans

Maybe you’ve heard of the SBA 504 Loan Program, but aren’t quite sure who qualifies.  The good news is…most for-profit small businesses qualify! The purpose of all SBA loan programs is to provide businesses like yours with access to funding under...

SBDC Day 2022

We Are Proud to Support America’s SBDC and the 6th Annual #SBDCDay. For over 40 years the America’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network has helped millions of men, women, veteran and minority entrepreneurs and small business owners start and grow their...

Interest Rates are Rising – Why SBA 504 Loans Are Crucial

As you’ve probably heard, interest rates are rising…in fact, many global investment banks are predicting a strong run of interest hikes in 2022. The Fed is preparing to exit from a couple of years of massive quantitative easing and near-zero policy rates, at a...

How to Grow When Interest Rates are Rising

When interest rates are rising, the cost of capital inches higher for all small businesses, but especially those who need to purchase new properties.  Shortly after the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic, interest rates dropped to historic lows.  But now that’s changing. ...