Small Business Spotlight: Weinberg’s Bakery

Weinberg’s Bakery ∙ 519 Nantasket Avenue, Hull, MA Loan Amount: $175,000 for business acquisition and working capital Job Creation: 2  ∙  Lender: Angie Laperriere, SEED   Established in 1947, Weinberg’s Bakery and Cafe is a South Shore staple for locals and tourists alike. New owner Valerie Peterson, who has worked at the bakery for the last 24 years, will… Continue Reading

Small Business Spotlight: Wood Boat & Motor

Wood Boat and Motor, Inc. ∙ 3630 West Shore Road, Warwick, RI Loan Amount: $100,000 for Real Estate  ∙  Job Creation: 2 Lending Team: Angela Laperriere, SEED & Tamarah Bacon, Pawtucket Credit Union Debbie Wood and her husband Russell founded Wood Boat and Motor over 22 years ago and with the help of a small business loan are… Continue Reading

Small Business Spotlight: Sundance Clothing & Accessories

Sundance Clothing & Accessories ∙ 4 merchant Road, Sandwich Loan Amount: $50,000 for Real Estate  ∙  Job Creation: 3 Lending Team: Laurie Driscoll, SEED Corporation & Stephen Peck, Cape Cod 5 April and George Cabral have owned Sundance Clothing and Accessories since 2010, operating stores in Chatham and Sandwich. The contemporary women’s boutique offers clothing, outerwear, accessories, and… Continue Reading

SEED Will Hold FREE Small Business Workshops this Fall!

Free Business Workshops for Entrepreneurs Session I “Business Fundamentals” – This workshop focuses on helping entrepreneurs understand the fundamentals of owning a business. Information on how to get started, where and how to get financing, and the loan application process will be presented. Attendees will also be provided with a free business plan guide and… Continue Reading

Small Business Spotlight: Bell’s Powder Coating

Bell’s Powder Coating ∙ 500 John L. Dietsch Blvd., North Attleboro, MA 504 Amount: $908,000 for Building Acquisition  ∙  Total Project: $2.2 Million Lending Team: Laurie Driscoll (SEED) & Alissa Hall (Bristol County Savings) Job Creation: 8 Paul and Nancy Belham started Bell’s Powder Coating in 1998 and over the past twenty years have created a reputation for… Continue Reading

Small Business Spotlight: Bay Business Machines

Bay Business Machines ∙ 6 Blackstone Valley Place, Lincoln, RI $145,000: Commercial Real Estate Acquisition∙  Job Creation: 3 SEED Lender: Angela Laperriere  ∙  Bank Partner: Laura Stack, Freedom National Bank Bay Business Machines has served the office needs of their loyal customers, which include large and small businesses, for over thirty years, and will continue to do so… Continue Reading

SEED Will Hold FREE Small Business Workshop in New Bedford

The South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation and sponsor Rockland Trust Community Development Corporation will hold two basic business workshops in New Bedford aimed at assisting potential and existing entrepreneurs. The free workshops are being held in cooperation with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), MA Small Business Development Center (MSBDC), SouthCoast Chamber of Commerce,… Continue Reading

Welcome Susan Murray – SEED’s New Executive Director!

  Susan E. Murray SEED’s New Executive Director SEED Corporation is very pleased to announce that Susan E. Murray will be serving as SEED’s new Executive Director starting May 10. Sue has 30 years of experience in commercial and community banking. Before joining SEED, Sue served as Senior Vice President and Underwriting Manager for Business… Continue Reading

Small Business Spotlight: Wickford on the Water

Wickford on the Water ∙ 83 Brown Street, North Kingstown, RI Loan Amount: $50,000 for Business Acquisition Job Creation: 12  ∙  Lending Team: Angie Laperriere (SEED) & Brittany Schmidt (BankFive) John and Shannon Brito are the new owners of Wickford on the Water, a full-service restaurant known for creative service, quality food, and beautiful waterfront views. Under the… Continue Reading

Copyright © South Eastern Economic Development (SEED) Corporation | All rights reserved ~ Provided by: SouthCoast Internet