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  • April 11, 2018
    CRDC Provides Gap Financing for Expansion of a Pilot Training Facility
    CRDC recently provided gap financing to support the business expansion of National Flight Simulator (NFS), a pilot training facility at the Ammon Center in Manchester, NH that utilizes state-of-the-ar…more
  • April 10, 2018
    CRDC Awards Community Grants to Two Economic Development Projects in Downtown Franklin, NH
    CRDC is proud to announce it recently awarded a total of $10,000 to two separate Franklin non-profit organizations through its Community Grant Program.    CRDC awarded Mill City Park…more
  • March 21, 2018
    SBA Names CRDC's Jennifer Boulanger 2018 Financial Services Champion
    Congratulations to our very own, Jennifer Boulanger for being named this year's New Hampshire Small Business Financial Services Champion. This is a well deserved recognition and we couldn't be more …more
  • March 13, 2018
    CRDC Provides SBA 504 Loan Program Assistance to Lakes Region Business Owner
    Engraving, Awards and Gifts, is a family owned business and for more than 20 years, father and son duo, Bob and Dana Powers have been working side by side. What started as a small award, and trophy bu…more
  • January 24, 2018
    CRDC Helps to Finance the Concord Theatre Restoration
    CRDC is excited to partner with Real Estate Developer, Steve Duprey and the City of Concord,  to help finance the Concord Theatre restoration. Concord has a vibrant arts & culture scene and t…more
  • January 18, 2018
    CRDC Funds Cafe and Catering Business in the Lakes Region
    The passion to create fresh homemade cuisine started young for Annie Bridgeman. She learned the art of creating beautiful food and combined that with the desire to share with others and she was hooked…more
  • December 7, 2017
    CRDC Presents Three Awards at Annual Banker Celebration
    CRDC is pleased to announce that three awards were presented at its Annual Banker Celebration recently held at the Manchester Country Club. The first award recognized Merrimack County Savings …more
  • December 1, 2017
    CRDC Sponsors Brownfield Presentation at UNH
    CRDC recently sponsored the Environmental Business Council of New England's Ascending Professional Presentation held on the UNH campus in Durham. The EBC Ascending Professionals New Hampshire program …more
  • November 15, 2017
    CRDC Enjoys one of their Best Years during Fiscal 2017
    CRDC collaborates with multiple banks to facilitate the lending process for New Hampshire companies looking to expand their business through the purchase of real estate, new equipment or a whole new b…more
  • October 13, 2017
    CRDC Announces Community Grant Program
      CRDC is pleased to announce the creation of a new Community Grant Program specifically for municipalities or non-profit organizations located in CRDC's core lending area.    …more
  • October 12, 2017
    CRDC Releases 2017 Annual Report
    The Capital Regional Development Council (CRDC) is pleased to release its 2017 Annual Report for fiscal year ending September 30, 2017. CRDC experienced one of its best years since the end of th…more
  • October 4, 2017
    CRDC Finances New Development Project for Elm Grove Properties
    CRDC is pleased to announce it assisted with the financing for Elm Grove Properties' most recent redevelopment project in downtown Manchester. Teaming up with Bangor Savings Bank, CRDC provided gap fi…more
  • September 26, 2017
    CRDC Finances New Construction in Concord
    Winding down from a busy wedding and event season, Eric Foster walks through his new 15,000 sf building on 6 Whitney Road in Concord, and is still brainstorming ideas to improve operations for his spe…more
  • July 20, 2017
    CRDC in the News: Union Leader Column
    Christopher Thompson's Closing the Deal: Financial resources available for growth By CHRISTOPHER THOMPSON July 01. 2017 7:42PM    …more
  • July 12, 2017
    CDFA Community Development Investment Program Awards CRDC with Tax Credits
    The New Hampshire Community Development Finance Authority (CDFA) through the Community Development Investment Program, makes awards annually of $25,000 in NH State Tax Credits. This year, for …more
  • July 11, 2017
    CRDC Finances Downtown Manchester Business
    CRDC is pleased to announce it assisted in the financing of Bunny's Convenience in Downtown Manchester. This is Pramod Nyaupane and his wife, Bibhuti Thapa's, second location who together also own Bun…more
  • June 8, 2017
    CRDC Hires Business Development Officer
    Stephen Heavener, CRDC’s Executive Director is pleased to announce Chris Wellington will join CRDC this month as the organization’s new Business Development/Project Management Officer.  …more
  • May 17, 2017
    CRDC Customer Recognized at SBA Small Business Award Ceremony
    CRDC is proud to announce that one of its customers was recently recognized by the New Hampshire Small Business Administration (SBA) Office. In celebration of Small Business Week, May 1 through May 7,…more
  • April 4, 2017
    CRDC Provides Financing for Bunny's Superette in Manchester, N.H.
    Lottery hotspot Bunny's Superette plans downtown shop By  MICHAEL COUSINEAU   New Hampshire Union Leader   Bunny's   Superette in Manchest…more
  • March 23, 2017
    CRDC Provides Financing for Concord Craft Brewing Company, LLC
      After three decades of home brewing beer as a hobby at home, Dennis Molnar and his wife, Beth Mayland decided to open their own craft brewery in Concord, N.H. "On our travels we always find …more
  • February 23, 2017
    CRDC Finances Inn in NH's Lakes Region
    Ragineeben “Ragi” Patel along with her husband Mahendra “Mike” Patel recently purchased the Landmark Inn in downtown Laconia, N.H. “Sometimes when you know, you just know,” said Ragi, “w…more
  • January 24, 2017
    CRDC Helps Local Chef Realize His Dream of Ownership
    Say the name, Corey Fletcher around the restaurant industry in the Capital Region and many automatically think of his reputation for creating outstanding cuisine in the kitchen. Most recently, the for…more
  • December 15, 2016
    CRDC Presents Two Awards at Annual Banking Celebration
    CRDC is pleased to announce that two awards were presented at its Annual Banker Celebration recently held at the Audubon Society in Concord.  The first award recognized Primary Bank as CR…more
  • November 6, 2016
    CRDC Featured in Union Leader: Nonprofit helps get the deal done
    UNION LEADER - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2016  Mike Cote's Business Editor's Notebook: Nonprofit helps get the deal done By MIKE COTE   THE FIRST floor of th…more
  • October 20, 2016
    CRDC Closed and Funded Loans for Fiscal Year 2016
    CRDC collaborates with multiple banks to facilitate the lending process for New Hampshire companies looking to  expand their business through real estate purchases, new equipment or the purchase…more
  • September 23, 2016
    CRDC Assists in the Financing of New Manchester Mixed-Use Building,
    Elm Grove Companies has turned a building once used for drug and alcohol rehabilitation into a 32-unit mini-flat style apartments, a first of its kind in New Hampshire. With financing assistance from …more
  • August 29, 2016
    CRDC Provides Financing for Renovation and Expansion Project for Bedford School  
    CRDC is proud to announce it recently provided financing for the expansion and renovation project for New Morning Schools located at 23 Back River Road in Bedford, N.H. "We are excited to wel…more
  • July 29, 2016
    Best Cities for Start-Ups
    Entrepreneur Magazine released its 2016 Best Cities for Start-Ups. crunched the data. Some of the research included: number of business and employees between 2011-2015, unemployem…more
  • June 6, 2016
    CRDC's Executive Director, Stephen Heavener Featured in B & H Wealth Magazine's Monthly Newsletter
    Meet Stephen Heavener: A Non-Traditional Banker. by  Jaimie Blackman  | Jun 1, 2016 |  Succession Planning  |  You’ve built a successful music retail busin…more
  • June 4, 2016
    SBA Refinancing has Returned
    The SBA 504 Refinancing Program has returned as a permanent option for 504 borrowers. The SBA will begin accepting applications on June 24 th . The program is very similar to the temporary program tha…more
  • May 6, 2016
    CRDC Customers Recognized by SBA at Annual Awards Ceremony
    The Capital Regional Development Council (CRDC) is proud to announce that two of its customers were recently recognized by the New Hampshire Small Business Administration (SBA) Office. In celebration …more
  • April 20, 2016
    CRDC Assists with Financing for Concord's Flipz Gymnastics
      With over 50 years of combined gymnastics coaching experience, Dale and Robyn Grant know a thing or two about gymnastics. They also know what's needed in a building in order to operate …more
  • April 5, 2016
    CRDC Hosts International Bankers from Oman
    The Capital Regional Development Council (CRDC) recently hosted a group of bankers through the World Affairs Program of New Hampshire. Executive Director, Stephen Heavener presented to representatives…more
  • March 4, 2016
    CRDC Joins Sugar River Bank, the City of Concord and Merrimack County Savings Bank to Provide Financing for a Major Redevelopment in Downtown Concord
    With its partners, Capital Regional Development Council (CRDC) is proud to announce that financing is in place to restore a prominent downtown building, which dates back to 1870. After years of inatte…more
  • February 1, 2016
    Overview of Top 20 U.S. Business Investments by Site Selection Group
    From the desk of Stephen Heavener, CRDC Executive Director: The attached report, prepared by the Site Selection Group, documents the top 20 (by projected jobs to be created) U.S. business invest…more
  • January 29, 2016
    Manufacturers' Agenda for Economic Growth
    MANUFACTURERS’ AGENDA FOR ECONOMIC GROWTH AND AMERICAN EXCEPTIONALISM The National Association of Manufacturers recently released a policy paper in New Hampshire on the first stop of a nationw…more
  • January 19, 2016
    CRDC Assists Small Business Owner's Dream of Ownership
    "CRDC made something work for me," said Pam Sullivan, owner and creative director of Sullivan Creative, a marketing & design agency. "I never thought I could own my own office space especially aft…more
  • December 2, 2015
    CRDC Hosts Annual Meeting
    On Tuesday, December 1 st , CRDC hosted its Annual Meeting at the Audubon Society in Concord. It was a wonderful evening networking with our business and banking partners, and our Board of D…more
  • November 19, 2015
    CRDC Finances New Montessori Learning Center in Manchester
      CRDC recently provided financing to the owners of North End Montessori in Manchester, N.H. Teaming up with Merrimack County Savings Bank, CRDC financed an SBA 504 loan for the purchase of a b…more
  • October 15, 2015
    CRDC Provides Gap Financing to Manchester Restaurant Owner
    CRDC approved financing to upgrade and refurbish one of Manchester's longest running franchises. The Second Street Dairy Queen is currently closed while a major renovation is underway to upgrade to a …more
  • October 1, 2015
    The Capital Regional Development Council, CRDC, is very pleased to announce that the SBA has reduced SBA 504 fees for FY 2016 starting today, October 1, 2015. What this means:  a) The…more
  • September 21, 2015
    CRDC's Boulanger Receives Certification from the National Development Council
    Jennifer Boulanger, CRDC Loan Officer recently received certification as a Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) from th e National Development Council (NDC). Certificatio n is a d esigna…more
  • September 16, 2015
    CRDC Provides Financing for Farm to Table Restaurant in NH's White Mountains
    Boasting a Southwestern inspired menu, owner Charles (Bud) Selmi is the proud new owner of Margarita Grill located in Glenn, NH. He attributes the recent purchase of the restaurant as "the right thing…more
  • May 26, 2015
    CRDC Finances New Construction in Epsom, NH
        Beyond a parking lot of shiny used trucks and cars for sale, second-generation owner, Tim Emery, President of Tim's Truck Capital & Auto Sales Inc. admires where his new 14-bay s…more
  • May 12, 2015
    CRDC Sponsors SBA Annual Awards Ceremony
    Congratulations to all of this year's SBA Award Recipients. It was a great evening of recognition and networking. CRDC is a proud sponsor of the annual event which honors and celebrates NH entrepreneu…more
  • April 23, 2015
    CRDC Provides Gap Financing for Purchase of Historic Mill Building in Manchester
    For Travis York, President and CEO of GYK Antler, finding the right building to relocate his fast growing marketing and advertising agency had to have a story. What he didn't expect was to find a buil…more
  • April 21, 2015
    CRDC Brownfields Update: City of Concord, Tannery Cleanup
    New Hampshire Union Leader 04/19/2015   Who said they aren’t making any more land? Tannery site cleanup: It’s taken money and time, but the site of a former mill is …more
  • March 17, 2015
    CRDC Customer Spotlight: Knoxland Equipment
    The year 2010 will be a year Mike Jones, owner of Warner Equipment won't soon forget. "The economy crushed us," said Jones. "For several years leading up to 2010, we continued to see a decline in our …more
  • February 17, 2015
    CRDC Creates Financing Package for Local Business Owners to Purchase Building Reducing Overall Occupancy Costs
    CRDC is pleased to announce a recent loan closed with business owners, Walter and Chris Chapin that allowed them to purchase the building they were leasing resulting in reducing their overall occupanc…more
  • January 21, 2015
    CRDC & Merrimack County Savings Bank Help Local Chiropractor Expand Business
    Dr. Mills, or rather Dr. Stephanie as she likes to be called from her patients knew she had to expand her chiropractic business in the Lakes Region. The Meredith office is one of three Crossroads Chir…more
  • November 8, 2014
    CRDC Announces 2014 Bank and Banker of the Year at Annual Dinner
    CRDC held its Annual Meeting with its Board of Directors, banking partners, colleagues at the Audubon Society in Concord, NH. The event which CRDC hosts annually is an opportunity for the staff to tha…more
  • October 28, 2014
    CRDC Receives Grant from U.S. Forest Service for Development of the Claremont Hot Water District Heating System
    Capital Regional Development Council (CRDC) is pleased to announced they have been awarded a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Forest Service to support the development of a wood-fired district heating sys…more
  • October 20, 2014
    CRDC's Closed And Funded Loans for Fiscal Year-End September 30, 2014
    CRDC collaborates with multiple banks to facilitate the lending process for New Hampshire companies looking to expand their business by purchasing real estate, new equipment or those purchasing a new …more
  • August 6, 2014
    CRDC Customer Receives Praise from State and Federal Officials
    A great story in today's Union Leader about CRDC customer Joe Lacerda, a veteran owned business owner. CRDC worked with Lacerda to help him purchase a building in downtown Manchester. U.S. Rep Carol S…more
  • August 1, 2014
    USDA Awards Million Dollar Loan To Capital Regional Development Council
    The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced Thursday a $1,000,000 direct loan to Capital Regional Development Council (CRDC) of Concord to relend to small rural businesses. USDA and C…more
  • May 28, 2014
    SBA NH Honors two CRDC Customers at Annual Small Business Awards
    SBA NH honored two of CRDC's customers at their Annual Small Business Week Awards Celebration this week. Chris Licata , President of Blake's All Natural Foods was honored as the Small Business P…more
  • May 28, 2014
    Stephen Heavener, Executive Director Presents at SBA Finance Fair
    Executive Director, Stephen Heavener was one of four presenters at this year's SBA Finance Fair held at Southern New Hampshire University. The seminar titled, "Alternative Financing", provided an over…more
  • May 28, 2014
    Two CRDC Customers Honored by SBA
    SBA NH honored two of CRDC's customers at their Annual Small Business Week Awards Celebration this week.  Chris Licat a , President of Blake's All Natural Foods was honored as the Small B…more
  • May 15, 2014
    CRDC Customer Spotlight: S&S Machine, LLC
    Father daughter duo Peter and Alana Samuelson recently put the final coat of paint on their new 6,500 sf precision machine shop located on Caldwell Drive in Amherst. With the help of Enterprise B…more
  • April 4, 2014
    CRDC Participates in Financial Roundtable Discussion hosted by NHBR
    Banking and finance in N.H: a Roundtable -   Assessing the state of New Hampshire's banking industry NHBR's editors recently met with representatives of the New Hampshire banking and f…more
  • March 18, 2014
    WGIR-AM New Hampshire's Morning Host, Jack Heath Sits down with CRDC
    Jack Heath, New Hampshire's morning host featured on WGIR-AM  sat down with Executive Director Stephen Heavener to discuss the benefits that CRDC can provide to small businesses. The intervi…more
  • March 17, 2014
    A Sampling of Recent CRDC Deals
    Below is a sampling of recent approved CRDC deals.…more
  • March 14, 2014
    News from Southern NH Planning Commission
    CRDC is a strong supporter of SNHPC and is eager to help promote their current projects. CRDC shares the same mission of enhancing the region's economic development and the quality of life by identify…more
  • February 26, 2014
    CRDC's Executive Director Appointed to Governor's Economic Development Advisory Council
    Published by the New Hampshire Business Review e-news edition. Hassan: Panel ‘is critical to our efforts to support innovative economic growth’ Published: 02.25.14   …more
  • February 20, 2014
    The town of Hudson is added to the list of municipalities receiving funding through CRDC's Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund
    CRDC was awarded a $1.8 million grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to capitalize a Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund (RLF). CRDC is providing loans and sub-grants to businesses, non-pro…more
  • February 3, 2014
    CRDC Sponsors ACCESS Greater Manchester Event
    CRDC participated as a sponsor at the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce's, ACCESS Greater Manchester Annual meeting. The event held at the NH Institute of Politics at St. Anselm College brought a…more
  • January 16, 2014
    CRDC featured on WKXL's Downtown Dialogue
    CRDC Executive Director, Stephen Heavener, joined WKXL's Downtown Dialogue host, Paul Brogan for an informative 40 minute interview. Topics ranged from the benefit of partnering with CRDC to explain…more
  • January 14, 2014
    In an effort to increase awareness of certain properties in Southern New Hampshire, the Southern NH Planning Commission is actively marketing its website: www.Ready . This innovative cert…more
  • January 13, 2014
    CRDC Sponsors Access Greater Manchester Annual Meeting & HighTech Council's Entrepreneur Forum
        Two upcoming business forums targeting economic growth in Southern New Hampshire is sparking a buzz, both of which CRDC is a proud supporter. Access Greater Manche…more
  • January 10, 2014
    CRDC Among Lenders Assisting Renovation of Concord's Raquet Club By MEGAN DOYLE Monitor staff …more
  • January 9, 2014
    CRDC Guest Speaker - Women & Money Forum
    The Center for Women's Business Advancement at Southern New Hampshire University tapped, CRDC Loan Officer, Jennifer Boulanger as a guest speaker for their, Women and Money Forum. The business …more
  • November 24, 2013
    CRDC Executive Director Featured in Union Leader Q & A
    CRDC's Executive Director, Stephen Heavener sat down with Union Leader reporter, Dave Solomon for a look into New Hampshire's financial outlook and how CRDC plays a role in the state's economic develo…more
  • November 19, 2013
    CRDC Provides Funding for Local Developer's Organic Vision
    Concord real estate developer, Steve Duprey is continuing his "green" quest with the recent purchase of a hydroponic container garden. CRDC provided the necessary funds to help Duprey's vision of…more
  • November 18, 2013
    CRDC Names Bank of the Year, and Commercial Lender of the Year
    CRDC presented two awards at its Annual Meeting of Board Members and invited guests held on November 6, at the Audubon Society, in Concord.The first award recognized Northway Bank as CRDC's Bank of …more
  • November 9, 2013
    CRDC Provides Gap Financing to a Leading Manufacturer of Orthopedic Products
    The Capital Regional Development Council (CRDC), recently closed a deal to help support a leading manufacturer expand its corporate headquarters. Corflex, a  manufacturer of orthopedic rehabilita…more
  • November 6, 2013
    CRDC Annual Meeting a Success!
    On Wednesday, November 6, CRDC held its Annual Meeting with Board Members and invited guests. The evening's keynote speaker was Department of Resource and Economic Development Commissioner, Jeffr…more
  • October 2, 2013
    CRDC Speaks to Media Regarding Government Shutdown
    CRDC Executive Director, Stephen Heavener talks with media regarding the Government Shutdown and how this affects NH businesses. Quoted by WMUR-TV, Union Leader and the Concord Monitor, Heavener…more
  • October 1, 2013
    Government Shutdown Impacts NH Businesses
    Impacts of the federal Government Shutdown on Commercial Real Estate and Small Business Lending By: Stephen Heavener, Capital Regional Development Council The federal government shutdown e…more
  • September 17, 2013
    CRDC Helps to Build Up Downtown Manchester
    "Manchester is a hot spot, especially for a company like mine," says Manchester Music Mill owner, Joe Lacerda. "The city has a lot of history, especially downtown - I knew this is exactly where I want…more
  • September 13, 2013
    Evaluating CDC's as a Lending Partner
    A recent online article shared with us from a local, respected commercial banker is worth sharing. The article written by Kurt Chilcott, President/CEO, CDC Small Business Finance asks the question, "…more
  • September 1, 2013
    CRDC Sponsors Greater Manchester Economic Development Summit on October 9
    The Economic Development Summit is day-long gathering of the region's top business leaders and policy makers to learn about and discuss ongoing and future infrastructure and economic development pr…more
  • July 10, 2013
    CRDC Receives EPA Brownfields Grant
    CRDC was selected by the EPA for an $800,000 brownfields revolving loan fund grant. CRDC will provide loans andsubgrants to support cleanup activities for sites contaminated with hazardous substa…more
  • May 21, 2013
    CRDC sponsors Concord Chamber of Commerce Breakfast with Commissioner Rose
    CRDC recently sponsored a Concord Chamber of Commerce breakfast forum featuring the new Department of Resources and Economic Development Commissioner, Jeff Rose. Commissioner Rose spoke to a crowd of …more
  • May 16, 2013
    CRDC Among 13 Applicants Across the Country to Receive U.S. EPA Brownfields Funding
    CRDC was one of 13 applicants throughout the United States to receive a Brownfields Revolving Loan Fund grant from the U.S. Environ mental Protection Agency. A total of $11million was allocated for …more
  • April 23, 2013
    CRDC Provides City of Concord with $200,000 Brownfield RLF Grant
    CRDC recently awarded the City of Concord with a $200,000 Brownfields RLF grant for the clean-up of two contiguous sites, both located on Canal Street in Penacook. The site of Allied Leather Tannery a…more
  • April 23, 2013
    CRDC sponsors Concord Chamber of Commerce Breakfast with Commissioner Rose
    Join us for a breakfast forum featuring the new Department of Resources and Economic Development Commissioner Jeff Rose, formerly of BAE Systems. As Commissioner he is responsible for leading four dis…more
  • February 22, 2013
    CRDC Featured in New Hampshire Business Review
    CRDC Executive Director, Stephen Heavener sat down with New Hampshire Business Review (NHBR) for a one-on-one. The article featured in the February 22 edition, focuses on CRDC's services to NH's busin…more
  • February 14, 2013
    CRDC Provides Funding to Blake's All Natural Foods, a local, family-owned business
    The business world does not often see evidence of longevity, continuity, community value, as well as success and growth.  CRDC has benefitted by a relationship with just such a business:  Bl…more
  • January 20, 2013
    CRDC Closes Second Loan Under U.S. SBA Intermediary Lending Pilot Program (ILPP) for Manchester Based Company
    Earlier this month, CRDC closed an $80,000 loan for the NH School of Mechanical Trades. The loan is part of the U.S. SBA stimulus funded Intermediary Lending Pilot Program. This is the second loa…more
  • December 4, 2012
    Union Leader features CRDC: Manchester Design Firm Snags $200,000 from SBA Loan
    Union Leader, Tuesday December 4, 2012  Manchester design startup snags $200,000 SBA loan MANCHESTER - A product design and development firm with headquarters in the Millyard was…more
  • December 3, 2012
    NHBR features CRDC for First in NH SBA ILP Loan
    Friday, November 30, 2012 - Source: NHBR - Online Publication New CRDC loan for high-tech firm is a first for New Hampshire             …more
  • November 28, 2012
    CRDC Closes First Loan Under New SBA Pilot Loan Program to Growing Mancheter Technology Firm
    Within one month of being awarded a $1.0 million loan from the U.S. SBA under the stimulus funded, Intermediary Lending Pilot (ILP) Program, CRDC closed its first loan to Manchester based, Helix …more
  • November 12, 2012
    CRDC Presents Awards at Annual Board Meeting
    CRDC is pleased to announce two awards were presented at its Annual Meeting of Board Members and invited guests held on November 7, at the Audubon Society, in Concord. The first award recognized…more
  • September 11, 2012
    $1 Million Available for NH's Small Businesses through CRDC
    CRDC is one of 20 Organizations Nationwide Selected to Participate in the U.S Small Business Administration Intermediary Lending Pilot Program The Capital Regional Development Council…more
  • July 17, 2012
    CRDC Provides Gap Financing for Bindery Project, 45 South Main Street, Concord
      Earlier this month, real estate developer Steve Duprey started construction on his newest commercial project in downtown Concord. Located at 45 South Main Street, right next door to…more
  • July 13, 2012
    CRDC Partners with 13 Different Banks by Approving $6.3 Million in Direct Small Business Loans and Increases Its Direct Loan Lending Limit to $200,000
    CRDC Executive Director, Stephen Heavener is pleased to announce with less than one quarter left in it's fiscal year, CRDC has approved 23 loans totalling $6.3 million. Of that, $4 million a…more
  • June 12, 2012
    BNH Magazine taps Heavener for insight on NH jobs, Wages...
    CRDC Executive Director is called upon to add insight on New Hampshire's jobs, economy and wages in a recent story titled, Wages, the Northern and Southern Divide Widens. To read the full …more
  • May 17, 2012
    CRDC Customer Chosen for SBA Award
    Congratulations to CRDC Customer, Design Standards Corp Named Family-Owned Business of the Year by the SBA CRDC applauds Design Standards Corp and owner Eric Crainich for being named winner of …more
  • February 16, 2012
    CRDC is Helping Businesses Survive, Emerge and Succeed
    Five months into CRDC's fiscal year and the organization is helping New Hampshire’s economy during these challenging times. According to Stephen Heavener, CRDC's Executive Director, CRDC has success…more
  • January 25, 2012
    CRDC Executive Director, Stephen Heavener Talks with the Concord Monitor on New Loan Opportunites for Environmental Cleanup
    Concord Monitor Featured Monday January 23, 2012  …more
  • January 16, 2012
    CRDC Executive Director, Stephen Heavener Meets with President Obama
    Written from the desk of Stephen Heavener While visiting New Hampshire on November 22nd, President Barack Obama delivered an address at Central High School in Manchester, NH, and I was invited a…more
  • November 18, 2011
    CRDC featured in Union Leader Business Section:
    New Hampshire's largest newspaper, The Union Leader  featured CRDC for its outstanding loan development in 2011. In the interview with CRDC Executive Director, Stephen Heavener - Stephen poi…more
  • November 10, 2011
    CRDC through its Creative Financing Solutions Helps the NH Economy with Jobs and Loan Development
    CRDC announced  its financial results for fiscal year ending September 30, 2011. The report is highlighted by solid loan growth despite a down economy, increase in creation and/or retention of jo…more
  • October 31, 2011
    CRDC Recognizes Merrimack County Savings Bank, and Mary Jane Ricker of Laconia Savings Bank at Upcoming Annual Meeting
    The Capital Regional Development Council (CRDC) is pleased to announce two awards will be presented at its Annual Meeting of Board Members and invited guests to be held on November 9, at the Audubon S…more
  • October 24, 2011
    Concord Monitor:CRDC assists the Town of Bow with Economic Development Consulting
    CONCORD MONITOR Monday, October 24, 2011 By: Tricia L. Nadolny - Monitor Staff Town prepares to attract business Water development project nearly done As Bow's water de…more
  • October 20, 2011
    CRDC Featured on WMUR-TV
    Stephen Heavener, CEcD, EDFP, Executive Director, CRDC, was recently a guest on NH's Business , a weekly business segment featured on WMUR-TV. Discussion focused on the success of CRDC's loans t…more
  • September 20, 2011
    CRDC Receives $750,000 from USDA & Assists 10 Local Businesses
    The Capital Regional Development Council, CRDC, was awarded a $750,000 loan from the U S Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development Intermediary Relending Program (IRP) today. A total of 18 econo…more
  • February 23, 2011
    The Capital Regional Development Council, CRDC, has announced a new collaboration with BDC Capital Corporation and New England Certified Development Corp. The collaboration is designed to bring needed…more
  • August 2, 2010
    State of Concord's Business Climate
    August 2010 The State of Concord's Business Climate NHBR…more
  • June 2, 2010
    Bow Water and Sewer Project
    June 2010 Bow Water and Sewer Project Goffstown News…more
  • May 2, 2010
    Growth in Sullivan County
    Summer 2010 Growth in Sullivan County Eagle Times…more