Middle Market Businesses and the 504 Loan Program

Many Americans imagine a small business to be a mom and pop store with a handful of employees. It might surprise you to know that over 98% of the 6 million US businesses with employees are defined as a small business. While the government has strict sizing rules that define a small business, a company generally qualifies as a small business concern if it has less than $15,000,000 in net worth and made less than $5,000,000 in net profit per year, averaged over the last two years.

The 504 Loan Program Works for Middle Market Businesses

When you think "small business" do you imagine mom and pop stores with a handful of employees? Think again! Out of the 6 million US businesses with employees, over 98% are defined as a small business. This means that many companies that identify as middle market also qualify as a small business concern and are eligible for Community Business Finance's 504 Loan Program.