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SBA loan gives Hyde Park animal clinic new life

When the Hyde Park Animal Clinic was forced to move after losing its longtime home in Harper Court following the mall’s sale to the University of Chicago several years ago, its owner, Dr. Thomas Wake, decided he needed a permanent space for his business. After obtaining tax-increment financing funds from the city to remodel a […]

Micro-loans offered to Evanston businesses

The Evanston Community Development Corp. is offering a limited number of loans to Evanston-based small businesses seeking to improve and expand their operations. “The recession has hurt every business, ECDC Chairman Bill Logan said in a release to announce the initiative. “This new loan fund will help local firms to access the capital they need for […]