Business and Economic Development
Learn more about the 5 Corners District and the services it offers to the community.
The Five Corners District, in conjunction with other area districts, hosted a SBA Workshop on Thursday Nov 8 at the HBU campus at McNair Hall, 7502 Fondren. The U.S. Small Business Administration makes “the American dream of business ownership a reality by empowering entrepreneurs and small business owners with the resources and support they need to start, grow, expand, and recover.”
The SBA helps these small businesses in 4 main areas:
- Providing free business advising and mentoring, plus low cost workshops through SBA resource partners SCORE, Small Business Development Centers, and the Women’s Business Center.
- Helping small businesses gain access to federal contracts in a variety of ways, including the 8(a) Business Development Program.
- Helping small businesses find the capital that is needed to start or grow.
- Assisting business as well as homeowners, renters, and non-profits to recover after a declared natural disaster through direct low interest loans.
Review the presentation from the event to learn more.
Business Recognition Awards
We will highlight business success stories on this website in the future and we will provide more information about our marketing action plan for the 5 Corners District.