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Multiple SBA 504 Loans Fuel Success for FASTSIGNS Oakland

Linda Fong purchased a building at 325 5th Street in Oakland for $1,850,000 to accommodate her rapidly growing franchise, FASTSIGNS. By utilizing the SBA 504 Program again, Fong made the purchase with only a 10 percent down payment and a record low interest rate, fixed for 25 years.



2020 Small Business Outlook

Each year, we survey our small business clients in California and Nevada to get insight on their outlook and predictions for the coming year.  According to about 250 small business owners who participated in the survey, the outlook is more optimistic than previous years.