The Certified Development Corporation of the Southwest was approved by the U.S. Small Business Administration on October 24, 2005, as one of its Development Companies to provide long term, fixed asset financing under the Agency’s 504 Loan Program.

The Certified Development Corporation of the Southwest (CDCSW) is a statewide economic development organization headquartered in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex in Texas. We assist in financing growth through investments that help businesses become more competitive in the marketplace.

CDCSW makes loans to qualified businesses in the startup, acquisition or expansion phase by utilizing the SBA 504 loan program. Our role is to package, process, close and service the loans. We are a direct lender for the SBA 504 loan program.

It is the mission of the Certified Development Corporation of the Southwest (CDCSW) to foster economic development by stimulating the growth of small businesses and job creation through the access of long term capital markets. We do so by providing a unique method of asset acquisition with minimal equity participation and below market, fixed-rate, long-term financing.