April 2017
Commercial Lending
SBA Mid-Year Performance Report: Florida First Capital Continues to Lead in Loan Production

Halfway through the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 2017 fiscal year, Florida First Capital maintained its lead in SBA 504 loan production in Florida, both in number of loans and dollar totals. Read More

504 Bridge Loan Program Helps Two Little Fishies Thrive

If you’ve ever seen an episode of ‘Tanked’ on the Animal Planet network, you can’t help but admire the creations featured on the show.  Anyone that has enjoyed these colorful works of art that are home aquariums understands that these are complex ecosystems that require constant care and attention. Read More

SBA 504 Loan Interest Rate Report: April 2017

While rates have been slowly increasing over the past six months, the bonds that funded April’s 20-year Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 loans saw a 20 basis point drop this cycle, keeping the resulting effective interest rate (the all-in cost to a borrower) still at a near low historical level. Read More

Ask The Experts
SBA 504 Q&A: Seller Interest in OC or EPC

Q: If the seller of the property has any ownership interest in the buying entity either Eligible Passive Company (EPC) and/or the Operating Company (OC), would the deal be eligible for Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 financing? Read More