SBA 504 lending rises |

SBA 504 lending rises

NNBW staff

Nevada State Development Corporation, a non-profit lender, approved $11.8 million in SBA 504 loans in the first quarter of its fiscal year. This compares with $7.3 million in lending in the same quarter a year earlier.

SBA 504 loans are used by borrowers to finance acquisition of commercial real estate and capital equipment. Until Sept. 27, 2012, the program also can be used for cash-out refinancing of some commercial loans.