Lease Amendment Tool Kit

Is your business or nonprofit behind in paying rent because of the Covid-19 shutdown? Announcing a new Lease Amendment Toolkit for small businesses and nonprofits Created in collaboration with the City of Seattle Office of Economic Development and Perkins Coie The Lease Amendment Toolkit is designed to give small businesses and nonprofits information and template documents so they can […]

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Businesses – Beware of Scams

Information to Help Avoid Scams OED and the Mayor’s Office have issued a waning to the community about scammers who have been preying on small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. They have received numerous reports of scammers posing as either lenders or third-party providers offering to assist businesses with their federal Small Business Administration […]

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Business Updates for April 21st

Resources, Links and Information for Our Lake City Businesses SBA Loan Technical Assistance: OED staff and staff from other loaned departments have fielded almost 100 calls the last week from businesses seeking help navigating the SBA’s financing options. Although the federal loan programs are currently suspended due to exhausted funding (see below), we have continued helping businesses to understand loan options and are supporting them in preparing to submit loan and grant application when funding becomes […]

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Business Updates – March 25th

Information  and Resources We realize there is a great deal of resources and information portals. The City of Seattle has set up a comprehensive page that they have committed to maintaining and keeping up to date. Click Here for City of Seattle’s Centralized Information Site Click Here for the Office Of Economic Development’s Blog The […]

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How Are Businesses in Lake City Coping?

Lake City Loves It’s Small Businesses Annie Stocker of Two Dog Yoga: Having closed the studio Thursday March 12, Two Dog Yoga has transitioned most of their classes to online. They are getting rave reviews about how it is going. With a huge drop in attendance, canceled workshops, concerts, rentals and other services the financial […]

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