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SBA Small Business Loans

Flexible options to finance business growth!
You specialize in business. We specialize in business financing!

We’re more than lenders. We’re your lending partners.

As a nationwide SBA Preferred Lender, we have the resources and extensive experience to tailor solutions for your business.

Our goal is to support your vision with financing that makes good business sense. If you’re looking to start or expand your business, we offer loans that are designed to meet your needs.

You specialize in business. We specialize in business financing.

Having access to small business financing can give you the freedom to focus on other aspects of running your business. Business financial options seem endless, and let’s face it, sometimes are confusing. Each type affects your company’s cash flow, taxes, operations, and overall competitiveness very differently. We’re here to help you make the decisions that impact your business.
At First Bank of the Lake, lending decisions are driven by our team of banking professionals who understand your business. We employ our creativity, understanding, experience and expertise to build the right solution for you.

With more than two centuries of combined lending expertise, our lending experts will guide you down the path to success. Choices are vital when it comes to business loans. We take a consultative approach and partner with you to structure the financing you need to help grow your business and achieve success.

We work with all types of businesses, plus we have teams focused on a variety of industries. 

Let us see how one of these loans may fit your needs:
Our Lending Process. Underwriting, Loan Closing & Ongoing Service

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Some of the features of First Bank of the Lake's SBA 7(a) & 504 programs.

  • Longer terms for cash flow enhancement
  • Low down payment requirements
  • Increased liquidity for next opportunity
  • Streamlined underwriting and closing process
For more information, read our SBA 504 Loan article.

For more information, read our SBA 7a Loan article.


Whatever phase your business is in, we offer flexible loans to meet your goals.

  • Commercial Real Estate Purchase or Refinance
  • New Construction and Renovations
  • Refinance Business Debt
  • Business Acquisition or Partner Buy-out
  • Proceeds can include working capital, inventory, franchise fees, soft costs and closing costs.

Plus, with First Bank of the Lake you’ll enjoy:

  • Quick Response
  • Flexible Options
  • Experienced Underwriters
  • Fast Closings

From start to finish, we’re here for you!

You’ll have the support of a nationwide SBA preferred lender with an experienced underwriting and closing team. We’re ready to guide you through each transaction.
  • Deal Dynamics and Structuring
  • Due Diligence Process
  • Industry Insights

Business ideas can grow into a thriving company, expand into new markets and take your business to the next level of success. Our team of lending experts is ready to help get the money your business needs.

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Client Success Story:
StruXure Outdoor Finds Expansion Success with a First Bank of the Lake SBA Loan!

Scott Selzer originally set out to design a better pergola for one of his clients. Learn how First Bank of the Lake helped him expand and grow his business, StuXure Outdoor into one of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the United States. 

When StruXure was expanding our business, we looked to First Bank of the Lake for support. The loan process was thorough yet straightforward, and the financing truly helped us improve production, create more jobs, and take our business to the next level.
- Scott Selzer, CEO/President

All loans are subject to credit approval. Restrictions and limitations may apply. First Bank of the Lake does not provide tax, legal or investment advice. All decisions concerning these matters should be made in conjunction with your professional advisors.
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