So Much for Tropical Storm Erika…

Tropical Storm Erika

As we began to write this blog post update last Friday, we had one eye on our action list and one eye on the Weather Channel… as it appeared Tropical Storm Erika was heading our way!  Although the local weatherman always seem disappointed, we are sure all of you are very happy to be … Read More

Live a Day in the Life of Your Clients

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With all the watercooler talk last week about the New York Times’ “expose” on the workplace at Amazon, and of course the rebuttals, I thought I’d give you a “sneak-peak” of something I’ve recently drafted for my Huffington Post column about how critical it is to truly understand your ideal … Read More

FCC Closes $4.4 Million Hotel Deal in Tiffin, OH

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We’re ending another great week as yesterday we helped another owner of a small business create wealth by acquiring commercial real estate using our Fountainhead 504 loan program. Our details below provide you with an example of the type of deals we’re doing for others and can do for you … Read More

Lessons from the SBA Loan Program Shutdown

Last week, the U.S. Small Business Administration shut down its 7(a) loan program again, leaving thousands of small business owners scrambling to finance a wide range of business projects.  This shutdown (the fourth since I’ve been in small business lending) was swiftly overturned, as Congress approved an increase in the … Read More

Why I’m Traveling to the Countryside on My Friday Night…

In these “Dog Days of Summer,” I wouldn’t normally blog something so personal, but I think it’s warranted here and hopefully worth your couple minutes of review. Like me, you probably have people in your life who don’t often get the recognition they deserve. The people who do some of … Read More

Fountainhead Closes $8.2 Million Hotel Deal in Urbana, IL

We started last week by closing a terrific hotel loan in Illinois on Monday morning, one of several hospitality deals we have in our pipeline currently.  The hospitality industry is thriving and Fountainhead  is taking advantage of the many opportunities presenting themselves in multiple states across the nation. Let us … Read More

Fountainhead Closes $5.5 Million Hotel Project in Jacksonville, FL

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Across the nation the Hospitality industry is healthy with strong acquisition and ground-up construction opportunities all around. In fact, we are currently processing several hotel loans and expect to close at least four of these (totaling over $19 million) in the next 45 days for flagged properties in Illinois, Ohio … Read More

Can you finance heavy equipment with an SBA 504 loan?

SBA 504 loans are primarily used for financing commercial real estate. However, the program does allow, for the acquisition of heavy equipment with a useful life exceeding 10 years. In fact, we’ve just closed such a loan. Fountainhead is proud to announce its most recent closing, a $1.3 million loan … Read More