Tag: small business loans

Success Story: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Associates

     “Using WBD to help fund our new oral surgery office in Mukwonago allowed us to expand the areas we service to our patients at a level we could afford over the long term. WBD was easy to work with and very responsive to our needs during the entire construction process, from design to occupancy to closing.   I would certainly…

Success Story: Earth Rider Brewery

     “April Nelson and the team at WBD did an outstanding job helping us navigate SBA program requirements. The development of Earth Rider Brewery included many public and private partnerships, which added a layer of complexity. Their efforts were thorough and timely, and we appreciate their help to bring the first packaging brewery to Superior, WI in 50 years.”      –…

What’s Funding at WBD – April 2018

From breweries to hotels to home builders and beyond, WBD is honored to support many exciting projects each and every month with the 504 loan. As a recently-begun feature on our blog and in our newsletter, WBD will provide an overview of the projects that funded the prior month.  Here is what we funded in April 2018!    

What’s Funding at WBD – March 2018

From breweries to hotels to home builders and beyond, WBD is honored to support many exciting projects each and every month with the 504 loan. As a new feature on our blog and in our newsletter, WBD will provide an overview of the projects that funded the prior month.  Here is what we funded in March 2018!

Commercial real estate has a great new 25-year financing option

April 3, 2018 Commercial real estate has a great new 25-year financing option SBA 504 loans now able to offer 25-year loan The US Small Business Administration (SBA) today announced the creation of a 25-year debenture in the 504 loan program. “More options and flexibility in the program will only make the 504 program more attractive to both our business…

Success Story: Copper State Brewing Co.

“Bill and I first had a successful experience using WBD’s services for Copper Rock Coffee to obtain our Downtown Appleton building.  This positive encounter led us to think of WBD when considering funding for a second business opportunity, Copper State Brewing Company.  Together with our bank, WBD’s knowledgeable, organized, and friendly staff helped us navigate and fund our unique situation.…

SBA Loans: 504 vs 7(a)

When it comes to SBA lending, there is no one-size-fits-all solution. The two largest SBA programs are the 7(a) Loan, offered through lenders, and the 504 Loan, delivered through a Certified Development Company like WBD in partnership with local lenders. Our loan officers will ascertain your business needs and your overall objectives to determine the best loan package(s) for you. What are…

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Craft Brewers Draft a Plan for Business Growth

By Bruce Kaufmann WBD Senior Credit Analyst Manager In my time at WBD, I have analyzed and underwritten a number of businesses in the craft brewing industry.  Combined with my enthusiasm for craft beer, and observing how these businesses have evolved over time, I have developed some insight into factors that are indicators of likely success. I am not a…

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