Franchising may be your best business opportunity

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In 2018, franchised businesses in the US accounted for 8.2M jobs and over $450B in GDP. And that’s just inside franchises. GDP because of franchises is more than double that. Whether you’re up for a Dunkin Donuts, General Nutrition Centers, Zaxby’s or Meineke, franchising is a great business opportunity for most entrepreneurs. Our newly-announced Fountainhead 7(a) loan program can provide the financing to acquire and equip franchised businesses. That could include working capital, leasehold improvements and FF&E. If you or someone you serve is considering a franchise, a Fountainhead 7(a) is the smartest financing in the marketplace. Check out the … Read More

Let’s create success for your clients together

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A recent survey of several thousand small businesses owners showed that their number one challenge was capital! I’m sure you know that to be the case with many of your clients. I want to support you at every opportunity possible, which is why we’ve added the Fountainhead 7(a) program to our longstanding offerings of Fountainhead 504 and Conventional Loans. Remember these two key components for ALL our loans. Pronto – our proprietary AI software that can approve your clients for any of our loans in under two hours. FastTrack – our referral program which pays a referral fee up to … Read More

Fountainhead Commercial Capital to Offer SBA 7(a) Small Business Loans

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SBA recently approved acquisition of license from American Business Lending, Inc. Fountainhead Commercial Capital today announced the non-bank finance company will begin offering U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) 7(a) Program loans to small businesses throughout the United States. Fountainhead’s acquisition of a Small Business Lending Company (SBLC) 7(a) Loan Program license from American Business Lending, Inc. recently received final approval from SBA. Only fourteen of these licenses were created by SBA beginning in the mid-1970s, and Fountainhead holds one of the few in the Southeast. Best known for leadership in the SBA 504 Loan Program, Fountainhead will now expand its mandate … Read More

Meet the newest member of our family

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Happy Valentine’s Day. The Fountainhead family just got bigger. No weddings or surprise babies, but we have added a new lending opportunity for small businesses by now offering SBA 7(a) loans. Our relationship will remain centered on the SBA 504 program, but I wanted you to know we are more committed than ever to equipping small businesses for growth. Congrats to our CDC Referral PartnerThis is one of our “shutdown” closings – a $2.1 million deal in Huntington Beach, California, done with our partner, TMC Financing. Fountainhead closed the interim second of this SBA 504 project for another lender (household … Read More

Business lending will never be the same.

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Fountainhead is now offering SBA 7(a) loans in order to meet the needs of more owners of small to mid-sized businesses. We can now provide financing for: business acquisitions; working capital; partner buyouts; leasehold improvements; furniture, fixtures & equipment; startup working capital; and so on. Check out the press release here. A Fountainhead 7(a) Loan is often the most affordable solution for a business owner with lower-than-market interest rates, longer repayment terms and high advance rates. We’ve designed it for financing in the $200,000 to $5 million range. If this lending opportunity would meet a need in your business, or … Read More

Step out and grow!

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What a week. An uneventful Superbowl, the State of the Union address and almost more political craziness than we can handle. Through it all, you can count on me as an advocate for business owners and fuel for the engine that runs our country’s economy – small businesses. Here’s an example of why we do it: We were honored to provide 80% loan-to-cost financing for this tremendous new project and help the developers in growing their portfolio. This is a ground-up construction, $15.2 million Best Western Vib hotel directly across I-4 from Universal Orlando Resort. Hospitality development is thriving across … Read More

The morning after… State of Small Business.

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No matter your politics, it’s exciting to see small businesses expanding, creating jobs and energizing the economy. 304,000 jobs were created in January and annual economic growth is set to pass 3% for the first time in almost a decade and a half. The Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index was at an all-time high in 4Q18 for the 15 years of its existence. Fountainhead is excited to be a part of this by working with you to provide SBA 504 financing for small business owners. Together, we’re helping their companies grow and creating personal wealth for them. And we’ll pay … Read More

We can still close your deal!

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As Washington races to find an agreement on border security by February 15, the SBA is wading through the 35 day backlog of loan approvals. That’s why Fountainhead will continue with our unauthorized, interim solutions to save deals in jeopardy. Here’s a quick read of an article posted on Ecommerce Daily News. I had opportunity to explain what can actually be done to close a deal during this catch-up period. Fountainhead will continue to close even unauthorized SBA 504 loans and save business owners from losing hard deposits and real estate opportunities. We are a non-bank, direct and national commercial … Read More