Congrats Atlanta Peach Movers

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Congratulations to our client and friends at Atlanta Peach Movers. They closed a refinance of approximately $3.6 million in total on this warehouse. They’ve been serving the Atlanta and Southeast markets for over 30 years and are the official movers for the Atlanta Braves and Atlanta Hawks. The company is a success story for small business endurance and growth with their track record of meeting consumer needs with excellence, creating jobs and serving the community. We highly recommend their services if you’re in that marketplace. Fountainhead has the tools to finance your growth and business needs whether your company or … Read More

Lead like McMahon

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Linda McMahon resigned last week as Administrator of the SBA. She brought a fresh, real-world view with her entrepreneurial experience. She knew how to effectively ignite small business growth and will be missed. Be Like McMahon I enjoyed McMahon’s leadership because she knew how to get things done. She was an actual business owner leading an organization designed to help business owners. She’s a great example to us as we serve our business owner clients. Fountainhead is Ready to Serve You We have never been more ready to help you in serving your clients. We’ve assembled an expert team, put … Read More

Do your 1Q19 checkup today

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2019 will be at the quarter mark in just 10 days. Are you on track to meet your business and personal goals set in January? Is company growth 25% of the way there? Take 15 minutes today to do a quarterly assessment. If you’re not hitting your marks, pivot strategy to get back on track. At some point, strategy needs capital for growth and/or acquisitions. Fountainhead is helping business owners and entrepreneurs accomplish this with our financing options: SBA 504, SBA 7(a) and Conventional. We can address just about any business need and are committed to partnering with you and … Read More

Here’s some entrepreneur inspiration

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We all know that small business is the backbone of our country. 2016 Census data shows that 98% of US businesses have less than 20 workers. No matter the size business, I’m a raving fan of entrepreneurs and business owners. That’s who Fountainhead exists to serve. I was honored to speak with John Siracusa for his “Bank on It” podcast back in November and talk about my entrepreneurial journey and the birth of Fountainhead (he’s a bit backed-up on releasing these great podcasts – too much great content; not enough days). I hope this podcast will inspire you toward your … Read More

Deny the drama and partner with Fountainhead.

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Media has run the full spectrum recently from high profile arrests to politics to entertainment awards… all of it very dramatic. Who of us needs more drama? That’s why we’re committed to a logical, efficient and service-driven approach in financing your business needs. I know the process of accessing capital and closing deals can be daunting, but we’re here to change that. Every person and company with whom we work has a dedicated point of contact backed up by the entire Fountainhead team. We are able to give two hour approvals for all our loan products: SBA 7(a), SBA 504 … Read More

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

The shutdown impact lingers for your clients

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The shutdown was a 35-day roller coaster for business owners trying to buy commercial real estate. It’s likely some of your clients were caught up in that. We’ve never worked so hard in January but were excited to put in those hours and help save deals for our referral partners’ clients. American Banker asked me to weigh in on the shutdown and resulting backlog of SBA loan applications. This is a quick read of the article as posted on Ecommerce Daily News. It explains what can actually be done to keep deals from going off the cliff. Even though the … Read More

Do these 3 things to save your deal.

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I was honored to have business.com ask me to offer solutions regarding the shutdown and how small businesses in the middle of a real estate transaction can save their deals and continue to grow their companies. Moody’s Analytics says over $2 billion in SBA funding has been delayed by the shutdown. If that’s you, here’s my best advice: Delay as much as you can. Put more “skin in the game.” Look for interim financing from another source (such as us – we’ve even been doing this for household-name banks). Click here to read the entire article. We’ve never closed so … Read More

Fountainhead Commercial Capital Will Fund SBA Real Estate Loans During Shutdown

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Commercial real estate lender financing deals with pending SBA authorizations Fountainhead Commercial Capital today announced that it is helping small business owners with pending U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) authorizations to close commercial real estate transactions that are stalled by the government shutdown. The SBA has been closed since Dec. 22, leaving many business owners in limbo while hoping to close on commercial real estate deals with impending deadlines. Fountainhead is offering interim financing at competitive rates and terms so that small business owners can close deals which might otherwise be abandoned. “Many small business owners have put down deposits, paid … Read More

Crank up Business – Crank up the Economy Newsletter

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According to the SBA, there are almost 30 million small businesses in the US. They employ 47.8% of US workers and account for 63% of the net share of new jobs over the past six years. These small businesses played a huge role in the 4.2% GDP growth that our country experienced in 2Q18. This is why I’m all in for small business owners and supporting them in growing their businesses. We offer a number of financing options for entrepreneurs, but our Fountainhead 504 loan program is one that is literally meant to encourage economic development. When small business owners … Read More