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Coronavirus Impacts Waller County Hotel Occupancy Rates

American Best Value Inn & Suites in Waller County was another hotel hit hard by the pandemic as its main client base, Prairie View A&M University, had an extensive drop in campus visitors. Read More ...

How To Get Business Financing In Houston: A Full List Of Resources

An essential step in starting or growing a small business is securing the funds you need to meet your goals. We’ve listed some small business financing options available in Houston to launch or grow your business today. Read More ...

How to Avoid Layoffs During COVID-19: Cost Cutting Strategies

To offset the unprecedented financial impact to their companies, small business owners may need to get creative and find ways to minimize costs to keep the business afloat.  Read More ...

News & Events

Daily Webinars: Business Tips, CARES Act 2020

Tune in daily for these no-cost webinars on business development, COVID-19 disaster loan updates and resources. Loans to be covered: PPP Loan Forgiveness Application, EIDL and Main Street Lending Program (MSLP). Read More ...

COVID-19: Free Food And Restaurant Webinars

The following webinars are targeted to help food-related business owners or any other type of restaurant business recover from COVID-19.  Read More ...

Top 10 COVID-19 Digital Events

Catch up on the latest COVID-19 webinars and on-demand video learning opportunities on your schedule. From reopening your business and managing your business during, free digital events are added regularly. Read More ...

SBDC in the News

UH SBDC Network Executive Director, Dr. Steve Lawrence, was quoted in the Community Impact Newspaper article, "Bellaire, Meyerland and West U businesses feel the brunt of social distancing measures." Read More.

Dr. Steve Lawrence, executive director of the Texas Gulf Coast SBDC Network interview with TJ Aulds of i45Now, a Local news and information for the Clear Lake and Galveston County communities in Texas. Dr. Lawrence talked about SBA Economic Injury Relief Loan and COVID-19 SBA resources for small business owners. Read More.

The Woodlands Online mention Miguel Lopez, Executive Director of Lone Star College SBDC in an article about the 44th Annual South Montgomery County 4th of July Parade. Read More.


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