• Community Business Finance Should Be Your First Stop

    The quest for business financing does not have to be an endless search for information. Community Business Finance's website has all the materials you need at your fingertips. In fact, CommunityCDC.com should be your first stop for the 504 Loan Program.

    Want to know the current 504 interest rate?

    Just need to know the current 504 interest rate being offered? We've got it! The debenture rate for 504 loans changes every month. You can find the current rate right on our home page.

  • Not All Certified Development Corporations Are the Same

    Just like no two businesses are exactly the same, every Certified Development Corporation is different. A CDC is a nonprofit organization certified by the SBA to provide 504 loans to small businesses. Under the 504 Loan Program, a CDC partners with another lender to share the total financing for a loan. Both partners make a loan to a qualifying small business. Therefore, choosing the right CDC can make a huge difference in your loan process experience.

  • Go Green with the 504 Loan Program

    There are obvious benefits of reducing your energy consumption, such as lower electric bills and the positive environmental impact. Thanks to a great program from the SBA, business owners looking to purchase commercial real estate have more incentives than ever for going green. Community Business Finance's 504 Loan Program is an effective way for businesses to get financing with below market interest rates and a 10% down payment.

  • Turn a No Into a Yes: A 504 Loan in Action

    About year ago an entrepreneur who had a dream to open an indoor gun range contacted Community Business Finance. The owner was doing all the right things as a start-up. He was working with a business consultant to create a business plan that explained his vision and supported his income projections.

  • Keep Your Savings With the 504 Loan Program

    Has your business become crowded in its current location? Do you need to upgrade your manufacturing equipment? Business growth is good, but expansion is expensive. Financing your business growth needs can be tricky, especially if you rely on the most common methods. Census Bureau data indicate that less than half of existing firms use expansion-specific financing.