Small Business Administration Loans

No two businesses are the same, but they all have goals that drive them forward. With a small business loan from BayFirst you can reach your goals quickly, thanks to our Preferred Small Business Lender status, streamlined process, and dedicated team, which is one of the best small business lenders in the nation.

The CreditBench Connection

As one of the nation’s top lenders for Small Business Administration loans, BayFirst’s small business lending division, CreditBench, offers a wide range of lending options for business owners in Tampa Bay and across the nation, and delivers fast and reliable funding to help you stay on track to reach your goals.

Working Capital

Cover short-term and day-to-day expenses.

Business Acquisition

Buy an existing business with a loan from us.

Real Estate Loans

Secure funds to rent, build, buy or renovate a building.

Other Small Business Loans

From partner buyouts to debt refinance, lines of credit, construction loans and more, we've got you covered.


Get funds for a rural business in a qualifying zip code.

What's Next? Get Started.

Curious about how to get a small business loan? You’ll just need to:
  • Find the Right Loan

    Determine the loan type that’s right for your needs.

  • Apply

    Apply for the loan using our streamlined application process.

    Apply here
  • Get Approved

    We’ll quickly review your application and be in touch.

  • Get to Work

    Start using approved funds in as quickly as a matter of days.