Anderson Construction bids on bigger jobs – with help from the Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region

This small family-owned construction company wanted to bid on larger jobs, but, as the saying goes, ‘You have to spend money to make money.’ A revolving line of credit from the Loan Fund will help Anderson Construction cover labor expenses related to a large affordable housing project they have just been awarded. The project will take place in several phases, and could include as many as 89 new units. It’s a great addition to their portfolio, and could help them scale up for future projects.

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Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region wins $800,000 in REDC funding for incubator facility onto Clinton Avenue

The Community Loan Fund is proud to announce that the business incubator expansion project has received $800,000 as part of this year’s REDC Awards. The project is one of 120 project in the Capital Region. The Capital Region was a top performer, snagging $84.1 million in funding.

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Introduction to Intuit QuickBooks™: For Beginners, January 28

Are you ready to have your business use accounting-specific software, but don’t know where or how to begin? Wayne Higdon, QuickBooks Advanced ProAdvisor, of 25th Hour Accounting Solutions, will show you how to simplify your financial recordkeeping, create invoices, track expenditures, and much more.

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Creating and Revising a Business Plan, February 4

Starting a business or nonprofit organization involves numerous decisions. Staff from the Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region will show you how to shape your ideas into a written business plan that can guide your efforts and represent your project to potential investors or lenders.

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Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region expands incubator facility onto Clinton Avenue

The Community Loan Fund of the Capital Region has announced plans to construct a $12 million addition to its incubator facility. The incubator expansion will create more space for businesses owned by minorities, women, and people of low income, as well as affordable housing for local families.

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Spa Halcyon creates relaxation and sense of purpose

John Bowers, owner of Spa Halcyon

John Bowers had been working as a massage therapist for 20 years before he decided to open his own studio; like his massages, he didn’t take it lightly. A licensed massage therapist and esthetician, Bowers had worked at various gyms and spas and knew he had the skills necessary to…

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