SBA 504 Loan & Rates Monitor – December 2020

Loan activity picked up considerably in November compared to October, and originations now surpass where they were at the same point in fiscal year 2020. Through December 4, 2020, SBA 504 loan originations are up 2.6% compared to the prior year, reaching $1.20 billion...

SBA 504 Loan & Rates Monitor – November 2020

With just one month of fiscal year 2021 under our belt, SBA 504 loan activity has slowed compared to last year. Through October 30, 2020, SBA 504 loan originations were down 18.2% compared to the prior year, reaching $497.2 million year-to-date in FY2021 versus $607.9...

SBA 504 Loan & Rates Monitor – September 2020

Despite the sharp reduction in economic activity caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and the distractions caused by the PPP and EIDL programs, SBA 504 loan activity has remained strong. Through August 28, 2020, SBA 504 loan originations were up 14.7% compared to the prior...

SBA 504 Loan & Rates Monitor – August 2020

SBA 504 loan origination growth seems to have stabilized after slowdowns due partly to reduced economic activity and partly to the significant efforts expended for the PPP and EIDL programs. Through July 31, 2020, SBA 504 loan originations were up 15.0% compared to...

SBA 504 Loan & Rates Monitor – July 2020

We’re still awaiting updates to SBA Loan Program Outstandings through March. SBA 504 loan origination growth continued to slow, due partly to reduced economic activity and partly to the significant efforts expended for the PPP and EIDL programs. Through July 3, 2020,...

U.S. Bank Statistical Report – July 2020

Despite a surge in new COVID-19 infections in broad swaths of the U.S., the stock market seems to take no notice. The S&P 500 posted a modest gain of almost 2.0% for the month of June, leaving the index roughly where it was in late October 2019, well before the...

SBA 504 Loan & Rates Monitor – June 2020

We’re still awaiting updates to SBA Loan Program Outstandings through March. As expected however, SBA 504 loan origination growth slowed down considerably since our report last month, due at least partly to the significant efforts expended for the PPP and EIDL...

SBA 504 Loan & Rates Monitor – May 2020

It appears that reporting of SBA loan statistics has slowed a bit recently, likely due to efforts to facilitate the PPP program. Despite the distractions caused by the COVID-19 crisis, SBA 504 loan origination growth continued to progress at an accelerated pace in...

SBA 504 Loan & Rates Monitor – April 2020

SBA 504 loan origination growth continued to progress at an accelerated pace in the sixth month of the 2020 fiscal year. Through April 3, 2020, SBA 504 loan originations were up 33.8% compared to the prior year, reaching $3.10 billion year-to-date in FY2020 versus...

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