November 2019
Commercial Lending
4-Peat: Florida First Capital Finance Corporation Remains #1 in Statewide SBA Lending

Thank you, thank you, thank you, thank you to all our awesome small business borrowers and commercial lending partners across the state for working with and helping us remain Florida’s # 1 Small Business Administration (SBA) lender for 4 years in a row! Read More

Full Ranked List of All SBA 504 and 7(a) Participating Lenders in the State of Florida for FY 19

The following is a full ranked list of all Florida SBA 504 and 7(a) lenders’ performance for FY 2019. Read More

November 2019 SBA 504 Loan Interest Rate Report: Still Under 4%

The fixed effective interest rates for Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 loans saw another slight increase this month over last, ending a long consecutive run of declining rates, including the lowest ever in the program’s history. Read More

The SBA Will Remain Open through Late December under New CR Bill

The Small Business Administration (SBA) will remain open through Dec. 20 thanks to another continuing resolution bill recently signed by the president, staving off a government shutdown that would have begun at midnight on Nov. 21. Read More

Ask The Experts
SBA 504 Q&A: Extensions to Authorizations

Q: How long is a Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 loan authorization valid?  Are extensions available?  What is required for an extension? Read More

Borrower Profile
Multiple SBA 504 Loans Help Business Continue Swimmingly for Two Little Fishies

Two Little Fishies, Inc., located in Miami Gardens, was founded in 1991 to promote the reef aquarium hobby with its introductory video and books about reef aquariums by aquarium expert Julian Sprung.  Since netting wide acclaim, Two Little Fishies has grown to become a manufacturer and importer of the highest quality products for aquariums and water gardens, with international distribution in the pet, aquaculture and water garden industries. Read More