Business Development Financing

Links to tax incentives, bonds, and loan programs available through the City of St. Louis.

Bond and Loan Programs

Brownfields Cleanup Fund
The St. Louis Brownfields Cleanup Fund provides low-interest loans for property cleanup costs to qualified projects.

Brownfields Program
The purpose of the St. Louis Brownfield Program is to return underutilized and contaminated sites back to productive use.

City Sees Savings From Refinanced Bonds
Newsgram about City Seeing Savings From Refinanced Bonds for Justice Center

Comptroller talks investor relations
Comptroller talks investor relations

Green HELP St. Louis
The Green Home Energy-Efficiency Loan Program (Green HELP) is a low-interest loan program that helps City of St. Louis homeowners lower their utility by creating more energy-efficient homes.

Justine Petersen Housing and Reinvestment Corporation
Find a description of programs, services and contact information for Justine Petersen Housing and Reinvestment Corporation.

LDC Commercial Loan
The St. Louis Local Development Co. (LDC) has the ability to provide direct, low interest, subordinated loans for working capital, equipment purchase, land and building acquisition, and construction or leasehold improvements.

Missouri Linked Deposit Program
Missouri Linked Deposit Program is a state administered program that invests in approved banks that ultimately result in reduced interest passed on to Missouri small businesses.

Real Estate Tax Abatement
Tax abatement for real estate development in the City of St. Louis.

Rebuilding Communities
Rebuilding Communities Tax Act provided State tax incentives for eligible businesses which relocate or invest in a designated 'Rebuilding Community.' This program has been replaced with Missouri Works.

Resources for Missouri, Inc.
Resources for Missouri, Inc. is an intermediary lender for the SBA's Micro Loan Program available to entrepreneurs operating existing or start-up businesses that have not been able to obtain traditional financing.

SBA 504 Loan Program
SBA 504 loans are geared toward healthy, expanding for-profit businesses seeking long term, low down-payment financing for major fixed assets. It cannot be used for working capital or inventory.

SBA 7(a) Loan Guaranty Program
SBA 7(a) Loan Guaranty Program enables lenders to provide financing to small businesses when funding is otherwise unavailable on reasonable terms.

Small Loan Advantage Initiative
SBA's Small Loan Advantage Initiative (SLA) lending is available to entrepreneurs that meet the normal requirements for an SBA business loan guaranty and have an average, or better, credit score and financing needs of $350,000, or less.

St. Louis Business Development Fund
The St. Louis Business Development Fund is a risk lending pool for projects considered too risky for conventional financing. There is no company size or industry limit.

Tax Exempt Revenue Bond Financing
Brief description and contact information for Tax Exempt Revenue Bond Financing.

Urban Enterprise Loan
Brief description and contact information for Urban Enterprise Loan

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