Fountainhead Commercial Capital Named GrowFL “Florida Company to Watch” Finalist

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Fountainhead Commercial Capital was among the first round of 2018 “Florida Companies to Watch” finalists recently announced by GrowFL. The awards event – now in its eighth year – honors 50 select second-stage companies from throughout the state for developing valuable products and services, creating quality jobs, enriching communities, and broadening new industries throughout Florida. Chosen from a candidate pool of 134 growing second-stage businesses, the finalists collectively represented $518 million in annual revenue and employed 2,743 full-time equivalent employees in 2017. Fountainhead specializes in U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) “504” loans as well as low loan-to-value commercial real estate … 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

Check out the White Hot Numbers Newsletter

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The Hot US economy paired with record high small business optimism is creating an extremely healthy environment for entrepreneurs to grow their businesses. Growth requires access to capital which we are excited to offer to small business owners who want to take the next step by acquiring their commercial real estate. 69.7% of small business owners have a positive outlook for the future 6 straight quarters of rising optimism on the SB Index 71% of healthy small businesses say it was easy to obtain financing If you advise business owners or are one yourself, we should be talking. Call/email us … Read More

Vote YES for Small Business

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Our republic is great because of our system of democracy which gives us the gift of capitalism: opportunity for all. Today is Primary Day in my state of Florida and two others. If you live in a state with primary elections today, I encourage you get out and go vote. As service providers, we should be voting YES for small businesses every day. They are the ones creating the bulk of the jobs in this country… and a job beats a hand-out any day. Small business owners are taking risks that most people will never experience. And yet their efforts … Read More

Four Lessons from the Underdog Newsletter

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I was excited when offered me the opportunity to write about my Loyola Ramblers who had an incredible underdog run on the way to the Final Four back in March. I’ve always been a sucker for the underdog. To this day, as a serial entrepreneur, I still consider myself one. I usually relish the role, but watching an underdog prevail feels even better, especially when it’s my school and team. I owe so very much to Loyola. This article is a quick four minute read and will give your day a little inspiration. Here are my takeaway lessons for … Read More

$252,904,204 – Past the 1/4 billion mark! Newsletter

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As of last Friday, Fountainhead has closed just over one-quarter of a billion dollars ($252,904,204.) in commercial loans since May of 2015, just 39 months ago. This is nearly twice the pace of the previous company I founded. So, I want to give a big “THANK YOU!” to everyone who helped us along the way! I’m very proud of our team, our referral partners, and of course, our business owner clients who’ve entrusted their financing to us. Here’s to the next quarter billion closing twice as fast again! Fountainhead exists to help small business owners create personal wealth and grow … Read More

Is Your Loan Holding You Back? Newsletter

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The end of summer means the beginning of a new school year. For students (and parents) that means new routines, new schedules, new friends and new challenges. I’ve always loved the fresh start aspect of that. Small businesses need the same sometimes. Your business may need a personnel change or a re-do on a marketing campaign. You may also need a fresh start on your commercial real estate financing. We frequently hear from entrepreneurs who have loan terms that are holding them back and not in their favor… or have too-good-to-be-true proposals that their chosen lender suddenly can’t deliver on. … Read More

Chris Hurn of Fountainhead Commercial Capital Named Real Estate Influencer

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Orlando, FL, August 07, 2018 — Fountainhead Commercial Capital’s CEO and founder Chris Hurn was recently named by American City Business Journals as one of the nation’s most influential leaders in commercial real estate. Executives name to the list represent both large, nationally recognized firms and smaller, family owned businesses. Some are long-tenured executives while others have found success relatively early in their careers. Hurn has been recognized for his contributions to small business commercial lending by many organizations including the U.S. Small Business Administration. Fountainhead specializes in SBA “504” loans as well as low loan-to-value commercial real estate loans … Read More

Practice and Produce Excellence- Newsletter

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Jim Thome played major league baseball for 22 years for six teams. He hit 612 home runs during his professional career and was inducted into the Hall of Fame this past Sunday. More important to me, “Jimmy” was my childhood friend in Central Illinois where we umpired Little League together and turned plenty of double plays. When I lived outside DC and Baltimore after grad school, he used to invite me to Camden Yards for games and to meet the players. I watched him take batting practice again and again and again. Much like in this touching article, I’ve always … Read More

Do You Want Your Clients to Close?

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Core values are the foundation upon which we all work and live. At Fountainhead, we have a number of these: excellence, efficiency, speed, execution, service. We also recognize that it REALLY matters when a client makes it to close and closes on time. That’s part of our execution piece and absolutely what we’re known for. I frequently get calls from our referral partners, frustrated about a particular deal that simply can’t seem to get to the finish line… with another lender. Our commitment to execution has created a reputation that Fountainhead is all about solutions, and we love that. It’s … Read More