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HGALDC - Houston-Galveston Area Local Development Corporation

About The Houston-Galveston Area Local Development Corporation

Founded in the early 1980’s by the Houston-Galveston Area Council, the Houston-Galveston Area Local Development Corporation is licensed throughout Texas as an SBA 504 Loan Program certified development company (CDC). We support economic development through low-cost, fixed rate commercial/industrial real estate financing to expanding small businesses under the U.S. Small Business Administration’s (SBA) SBA 504 Loan Program.

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U.S. Small Business Administration

The U.S. Small Business Administration helps Americans start, build, and grow businesses. Learn more →

University of Houston Small Business Development Center Network

The UH SBDC is a business consulting and training center of the University of Houston SBDC Network.

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Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center

The Lone Star College System Small Business Development Center (SBDC)  works with existing companies to help them grow and compete in today's global economy.

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SBA 504 Loans

SBA 504 Loan Program loans offer lower, fixed interest rates and 20-year repayment terms.

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Google My Business

Google My Business is a free and easy-to-use tool for businesses and organizations to manage their online presence across Google, including Search and Maps.

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Service Corps Of Retired Executives

SCORE (formerly known as Service Corps Of Retired Executives) is a nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship.

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Business Loan Fund

The Business Loan Fund offers loans with 10-year repayment terms for real estate, construction, equipment, and working capital with a minimum interest rate of 4%.

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Customer Testimonails

"Our passion is to “Build Relationships that Last Generations!” Our land and building ownership, made possible through our partnership with H-GALDC is a big part of making the fulfillment of our passion possible. Thank you, H-GALDC for your support!"

Clark B. Boyd   Molen & Associates
Why choose Us?

Why choose Us.H-GALDC Offers Lower Servicing Fees.

H-GALDC offers lower servicing fees than any other lender in the region, along with providing a flexible process flow. With a diverse portfolio and mission-driven lending programs, we work to get the money your business needs in order to succeed and thrive.

Why choose Us?

Our Mission.Stimulate Economic Development In The Region

H-GALDC aims to stimulate economic development in the region by leveraging other programs offered at the Houston-Galveston Area Council and relationships to engage a variety of stakeholders in the community in order to identify and fund viable projects, with an emphasis on rural and underserved communities.

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What we Do.We Support Economic Development

Through the Small Business Administration and the Economic Development Administration, H-GALDC offers government-guaranteed loans for small businesses. These are typically low-cost, fixed-rate loans to support small business creation and expansion, economic development, and job growth.