RCEDC was established in 1983 as a non-profit organization with a mission to increase the local property tax base and create job opportunities for local residents. Through RCEDC’s finance staff, Business Lending Partners (BLP), nearly $600 million in small business loans have been provided.
BLP is the only certified development company (CDC) headquartered in southeast Wisconsin. A second location was established in Green Bay in 2017. Specializing in the marketing, processing, closing and servicing SBA 504 loans as well as community loan programs, BLP has helped more than 500 businesses in Wisconsin.