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Our Last Blog Post…
  • Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014 at 10:30 am

In all likelihood, this is our last blog post until next year. The holidays are upon us and 2015 is coming quick, whether we like it or not. You should be spending time with friends and family, and wrapping up the year properly…not reading blogsĀ from us about commercial real estate financing. That’s not to say Read More »

Construction 101: New Construction vs. Renovations
  • Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 at 12:52 pm

For some businesses, simply purchasing a commercial building and just moving in works alright. Others, however, may have specific requirements for the spaces they occupy. Maybe there’s custom equipment, or a certain layout that gives a competitive advantage. When business owners want to customize their commercial facilities, there are two basic options: building something new Read More »

Commercial Finance Update – November 2014
  • Friday, November 14th, 2014 at 2:33 pm

Giving Thanks (and eating a bunch of food) Thank You. We say it all the time, and we mean it. We can’t do what we do without the help and good work of others. When real estate brokers, mortgage brokers, other lenders, and past clients refer new clients to us, we’re thankful. When a small Read More »

We do a lot of construction loans…

We’ve seen something of a small business construction boom in terms of our loan production in the last few years. Because we have so many construction projects under our collective belt, we think maybe we can say that we’re small business construction loan experts. It’s a very subjective judgement on our part, but we would Read More »

IBERIABANK Agrees to Acquire…
  • Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 1:56 pm

You may have read this morning that IBERIABANK Corporation (IBKC) has agreed to acquire Old Florida Bancshares (our parent company since 2010). As a wholly-owned subsidiary of Old Florida, we’ll become part of IBKC when the deal closes sometime in early 2015. We want you to hear from us that we’re excited about this new Read More »