April 2019
Commercial Lending
SBA 6-Month Performance Report: Florida First Capital Sustains Statewide Loan Production Lead

Halfway through the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) 2019 fiscal year, Florida First Capital maintained its lead in SBA 504 loan production approved dollar totals in Florida.  The company has earned Florida’s top lender spot among all SBA lenders statewide (504 and 7(a) programs) for the last 3 years in a row. Read More

No, We Didn’t Really Finance the State’s First Outdoor Snow Ski Resort … However

We had some good lighthearted fun in the name of April Fools’ Day 2019.  On Monday, April 1, we sent out an email blast highlighting our latest Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 loan project – the first outdoor snow ski resort in Florida! Read More

SBA 504 Loan Interest Rate Report: April 2019

Continued great news for small business borrowers!  The bonds that funded April’s Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 loans remained on a downward trend, resulting in full-term fixed effective interest rates that continue to be significantly below the Prime Rate. Read More

Ask The Experts
SBA 504 Q&A: Appraisal Waivers

Q: When can a real estate appraisal requirement be waived for a Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 loan? Read More

Borrower Profile
SBA 504 Refinance Loan Offers Monumental Opportunity to Create Working Capital

Monument Road Tire & Service is a full service tire and auto repair shop located in Jacksonville Florida.  By providing top quality service for all vehicle makes and models for over 38 years, owner Arthur Preston has developed a devoted following of loyal customers that return again and again for all of their maintenance needs. Read More