BPDA and BLDC staff attend BECMA Mass Black Expo

Staff from the Boston Local Development Corporation and the Boston Planning & Development Agency attended the Black Economic Council of Massachusetts's Mass Black Expo on Friday, September 23.

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Webinar in Spanish/Taller Virtual en Español – Acceso a Capital y Recursos para Pequeños Negocios Latinos

Te invitamos a participar en las Serie de talleres virtuales en español sobre (en español) - Programa Power Up, acceso a Capital y Recursos.

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BLDC announces interest rate freeze to ease borrowing burden

In an effort to support small businesses during this period of inflation, the Boston Local Development Corporation, which provides small business loans with a focus on commercial, industrial, and service companies, will freeze interest rates at 6.75 percent.

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BLDC loan recipient Brewer’s Fork wins Best of Boston Award

BLDC loan recipient Brewer’s Fork won a 2022 Boston Magazine Best of Boston Award for Best Beer Bar.

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Marvelous Barber Lounge, recipient of BLDC loan, wins Best of Boston Award

Marvelous Barber Lounge, BLDC loan recipient, won a 2022 Boston Magazine Best of Boston Award for Best Barber Shop.

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BPDA and BLDC staff attend City of Boston Opportunity Fair

Staff from the Boston Local Development Corporation and the Boston Planning & Development Agency attended the Pathways To City Contracting Opportunity Fair on Wednesday, June 8.

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The BLDC celebrates National Small Business Week 2022

Kathleen Kelly, Webster Bank Senior Vice-President and most recent addition to the BLDC Board of Trustees, has received the Small Business Association Financial Services Champion of the Year award; BLDC business borrower She is Sofie James is a testament to the resiliency of Boston’s small business community.

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Unlocking Business Opportunities with the BPDA virtual event returns on May 19

On May 19, 2022, the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) and the BLDC are hosting an Unlocking Business and Job Opportunities with the BPDA event, and you are invited!

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View the ‘Legal Basics of Running Your Business’ webinar recording and presentation

In case you missed the webinar on March 30 or would like to review the materials, you can view a copy of the presentation and a recording, and fill out a brief survey.

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Register now for the ‘Legal Basics of Running Your Business’ virtual event

Are you a new business owner or looking to start a business in the near future? A clear understanding of the legal and financing issues you face is key to your future success.

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