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We’re Growing Again!

There are lots of reasons why it’s easy for me to get jazzed up about working with small business owners, and one of them is that they are job creators. It’s a fact that the majority of new jobs are created by small and medium-sized businesses — the kind that we work with day-in and Read More »

2010 was the Best Year Ever . . .
  • Wednesday, January 5th, 2011 at 2:04 pm

Calling 2010 the “Best Year Ever” might sound a little strange, since we’re still dealing with the aftereffects of the “Great Recession.” But it’s true: this past year was the best year yet for Mercantile Capital Corporation, and this is very good news for the rest of our economy (I’ll explain why in a minute). Read More »

Happy Halloween from the SBA 504 Experts
  • Friday, October 29th, 2010 at 11:14 am

If you haven’t figured out by now that the MCC Family is a fun bunch of people, you must be new to this blog and/or our marketing. We play just as hard as we work (and our Clients can tell you just how hard we work!). Here’s a picture of our crew in costume earlier Read More »

The SBA 504 Experts Discuss Renting vs. Buying…
  • Tuesday, August 17th, 2010 at 8:47 am

Back in July, I re-posted an article by Jay Goltz that appeared on the New York Times‘ website. He was writing on the possibility of a double-dip recession and told of things he had been doing to both stay optimistic and to shore up his position. One of the things he did was buy a Read More »

More Good News from the SBA 504 Experts…

Last week, I reported that the conditions for owning commercial property just keep getting better. The 20-year fixed interest rate on SBA 504 loan projects has fallen to 4.93% – – the second-lowest monthly rate in the 24-year history of the program. Put that together with decreased commercial property values and all the inherent benefits Read More »