Why Don’t More Business Owners Buy Their Own Buildings?

So, why don’t more business owners buy their own buildings? I think a lot of it comes down to fear of the unknown. They don’t know the process; they don’t know how easy it can be; perhaps there’s some concern about dealing with bankers. The reputation of bankers has taken … Read More

The Number One Mistake People Make

So the number one mistake I hear quite regularly when people are convinced they want to own commercial real estate for their business is they immediately rush out, well–frankly, they go online and start looking at space in their city in their square footage requirements, what have you, or they … Read More

Top 3 reasons the SBA 504 loan is better than commercial loans

#1: The down payment. The SBA 504 loan is better in terms of the down payment. We’re typically half to one third the down payment that an ordinary bank would require. So talking about a million-dollar purchase, you’re probably close to $100k as your down payment with us. With a … Read More

Should I Buy or Lease an Office Building?

So, I get this question a lot: Should I buy or lease? I have often told people when they’re starting out, it’s kinda funny. Someone will hear me speak somewhere or they’ll read a quote of mine in some media publication somewhere and they’re so excited and they want to … Read More

Chris Hurn Awarded Coleman’s SBA 504 Lender of the Year

Congratulations to our CEO and founder, Chris Hurn, on being named Coleman Report’s 2017 SBA 504 Lenders of the Year! He is one of five recipients to receive the honor. Chris and his team have collectively funded more than $26 billion in SBA 504 projects over the past 20 years. … Read More

$22MM in Less Than 45 Days and We’re Just Getting Started…

Pacific Capro sba504 loan

Happy Fountainhead Friday! Things have been very busy here at Fountainhead since we announced our national launch. We’ve closed our fourth Fountainhead 504 project in the last 45 or so days, totaling almost $22 million in total projects in that month and a half! That’s almost three quarters of the … Read More

Get Ready To Refinance…

SBA504 Refinance

We’ve heard good things come in three’s: for the small business finance industry, we’d like to think these are our recent capital raise announcement, our recent nationwide lending and nationwide FastTrack504 announcement, and now THIS announcement: Our EVP of Business Development, Steve Ellsworth, is attending the NADCO Spring Summit and … Read More

A Birthday, a Closing, and a Super Bowl Wish…

Happy Birthday to us! Sure, it may be a little unusual to wish ourselves this, but no one has ever accused us of being “ordinary.” 🙂 Just in case you didn’t already figure this out: Fountainhead Commercial Capital turned 1 year old earlier this week. Truly amazing how fast time … Read More