What Is It?
The loan program is focused primarily on providing retailers and restaurant businesses or other traditional downtown enterprises low-interest loans.
The Carlisle Borough Shopsteading Loan Program offers businesses or properties with commercial tenants located in or surrounding downtown low-interest financing for projects designed to improve the business community and prompt foot traffic.
How Does It Work?
The loan program is focused primarily on retailers and restaurant businesses or other traditional downtown enterprises.
Financing can be obtained to:
- Purchase or improve properties
- Purchase equipment, fixtures, or furnishings
- Site improvements
- Working capital
This program is often used in conjunction with other programs and incentives offered in the county and by the Downtown Carlisle Association as well as through our valued partners, including local, state, and federal government agencies and private lending institutions.