About Us

Our History and Our Commitment to You

At Bay Area Development, we know there’s nothing small about your business. You have big dreams, so you make big plans and your company has a big impact on your community. Since 1981, we’ve made it our goal to help companies like yours thrive by delivering rock solid financing and entrepreneurial thinking provided with personal service and attention to detail.

Your loan officer will be your main point of contact from start to finish and will leverage our years of experience to explain and facilitate every aspect of your project, beginning to end. We know time is money and we will process your loan with speed and precision, regardless of the project’s size or complexity.

Bay Area Development Company is one of the top 20 of nearly 200 SBA 504 lenders in the country and we are proud to have made a positive impact on California’s small business community. Since inception we have:

  • Provided 504 financing to over 2400 companies
  • Delivered more than $4.6 billion in 504 project financing
  • Helped our clients create over 24,000 jobs

Of course, your project is the one that matters most to you – and to us. Our reputation is earned one delighted client at a time, so your satisfaction and success are a very big deal to us.

Bay Area Development Company is a California corporation licensed and regulated by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as a Certified Development Company (CDC) and 504 lender.

Giving Back

Just as we work to help strengthen small businesses, we also work to support many organizations that help make our communities stronger and more resilient. Bay Area Development is honored to help and support to the following entities that are dedicated to improving and sustaining the communities we call home.

Centro Community Partners
825 Washington Street, Suite 228
Oakland, CA 94607

Small Business California
2311 Taraval Street.
San Francisco, CA 94116

California Assn. for Microenterprise
Opportunity (CAMEO)
1 Hallidie Plaza, Suite 715
San Francisco, CA 94102

Alameda County SBDC
Ohlone College
Newark, CA

California Reinvestment Coalition
474 Valencia St, Ste 230
San Francisco, CA 94103

North Valley Community Foundation
Camp Fire Relief
240 Main St., Suite 260
Chico, CA 95928

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