Hospitality Financing - Using the SBA 504 and Green Loan Programs to Finance Your Commercial Real Estate Projects

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Location: Houston Center SBDC

Registration is no longer available.

Attention Hoteliers!

Did you know that you could qualify for multiple SBA loans for your commercial real estate projects by building a green friendly hotel or building?  Join us on Tuesday, September 17 to learn how to use or increase your SBA loan limits up to $16.5 million dollars using the SBA Green Loan Program.  

Lunch Included


  • Welcome
LeeVera Smith, Director, SBDC Advising Department /LaTisha Venters, Commercial Lender, LiftFund CDC

  • Introduction to the 504 Loan Program
La Tisha Venters, LiftFund CDC

  • SBA Green Loan Program - Overview and Eligibility Requirements
Mark Winchester, Deputy District Director, Houston District Office, U.S. Small Business Administration

  • Using the SBDC programs and services to facilitate your loan request
           Conducting Your Feasibility Study using SBDC market research assistance
           Preparing your Loan Proposal using the services of the SBDC Business Advising Department
LeeVera Smith, UH Bauer College SBDC
  • Q & A
  • Adjourn

Target Audience: Hospitality industry

Please Note:

Satisfactory meeting room temperatures are difficult to maintain.  Always bring a sweater or jacket to ensure comfort.

No children under the age of 16 are allowed in the workshop.

Only service animals allowed - If you need to bring a service animal with you to a workshop please contact us ahead of time.

Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact the University of Houston SBDC at 713-752-8488 for accommodations, or if you have questions about this class.

If you choose to pay at the door please add $20 to the registration fee.