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The loan from CDC enabled us to continue our growth in South Carolina. That funding enabled us to buy and renovate the property, which in turn led to the hiring of 140 new employees in Columbia. We are very grateful to everyone at CDC for their hard work and effort. We were referred to them by a bank in Columbia and it turned out to be a pleasant experience. Their team took the ball over the goal line for us. They really got the job done.
John Slaughenhaupt — Owner
I have worked with BDC for many years and I currently have three loans with them. They are extremely customer-oriented and, in my opinion, the loan process is fairly simple and straightforward.
Through the years, the needs of my business changed and BDC was always there to help. I’m very appreciative of BDC that they have believed in me and the success of my business not once, not twice, but three times!
Mark Burbee — Owner
Fort Mill and Lancaster, SC
BDC was very easy to work with and guided me through the entire loan process. I worked directly with Bill Grimes, who thoroughly answered all of my questions and was very adept at handling changes that occurred as my project progressed. He seemed to anticipate all of my questions and made me feel very confident of his level of expertise. I would highly recommend BDC to anyone seeking a SBA loan in South Carolina.
Thomas Gosski — Owner
Five years ago when I started searching for finance options to open my first restaurant, the majority of banks said it was too risky. Luckily I found a bank that loved the idea and even suggested partnering with the CDC to ensure the requested finance needs. Three years later, a great location became available in a different market and again the CDC assisted in making it work.
In these trying times, with the help of the CDC, I've been able to open two successful locations. Without a doubt, the CDC worked for me.
Matt Duke — Owner
Myrtle Beach & Florence, SC
When Hair Visions Salon & Spa wanted to expand our 18-year-old business to a new, 3,000 full-sized day spa, CDC was there to help. I had read about the daunting SBA loans before our expansion, however, I did not realize CDC walked you through the process of getting everything you needed to get your loan.
We are now in our new spa after building from the ground up and love the great design and modern equipment and environment. Thanks for walking us through the process and helping us to create new jobs right here in Irmo. We owe you one, CDC!
Marlene and Barry Hollomon — Owners
The idea of moving our 34-year-old retail jewelry store to a new location was daunting. Fortunately, a friend introduced me to CDC and I knew this was the way we should go. They honestly made the process quite easy from start to finish. They've been more than helpful. It's hard to describe the satisfaction our family felt moving into and working in our beautiful new environment. It's been a great journey.
Deborah Lucas — Owner
Hobbitt Hill, Too is a premier early childhood educational setting that serves infants through kindergartners and offers extended services for area elementary school students. The child care center accommodates 120 children each day and maintains a waiting list for enrollment. Thanks to the assistance of the CDC, the youngest citizens of Beaufort have a special place to spend their days while their parents are at work.
Shannon Erickson — Owner
With the assistance of BDC, I was able to purchase our 25-year-old family business. The staff there was very helpful and "my hat is off" to everyone there.
Earl McIntosh — Owner