BrixAssist: Support for our Tenants

Resources available to help you navigate this crisis

In this unprecedented time, our goal is to be your steadfast partner, finding and providing resources and opportunities to help you navigate this crisis, stay connected with your customers and your community, and arrive ready to thrive on the other side.  We continually update this list of resources as the situation evolves.  

Financial & Business Resources

Main Street Lending Program: Applications are now being taken for Main Street Lending, a Federal Reserve loan program designed to support small and medium-sized businesses.  Participation in Paycheck Protection Program does not limit your ability to apply for Main Street Lending.

Here is a quick summary explaining the key points of the program.

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Main Street Lending Overview
You can apply through an SBA-qualified lender such as your local banking relationship.  To help connect you, we’ve included quick links to a number of your preferred banks that are registered lenders for the Main Street Lending program.
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Bank of America
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BB&T/SunTrust/Truist
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Chase Bank
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Fifth Third Bank
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Federal Reserve - Lenders Accepting New Business Customers
Click here for more information from the Federal Reserve.

Forgiveness Application for Payment Protection Program: The PPP loan will be fully forgiven if the funds are used for payroll costs, interest on mortgages, rent and utilities (due to likely high subscription, at least 60% of the forgiven amount must have been used for payroll).

Dallas Mavericks Owner Mark Cuban and Citizens Bank have created a website to to make the PPP forgiveness application process simpler.  Click below to access this free tool.

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Payment Protection Program Forgiveness Application Creator

Or click here to download the PPP Loan Forgiveness Application and instructions direction from the SBA site.

 

The Small Business Association (SBA) has created a comprehensive Coronavirus page with all of its resources in one place.

 

Access to Capital


Guidance

State Programs

Several states offer guidance and assistance for businesses impacted by COVID-19. Link to your local and state government websites.

 

Restaurant & Bar Assistance

Financial Resources for Businesses & Employees

 

Preparing to Re-Open

  

Restaurant Re-Opening Webinar

Two local restauranteurs and a national daytime cafe chain shared lessons learned during the pandemic and what's worked for them as they move into our new reality. Hosted on June 24, 2020.

Length: 48 minutes

Panelists

  •  Laureen Sustachek, VP Lease Admin & Facilities, First Watch Restaurants
  • Katerina Coumbaros, Owner, Taverna Opa
  • Michael Bacon, Managing Partner, Brewburger’s Pub & Grill

Moderated by Angel Cicerone, President of Tenant Mentorship and Author of "Growing Small: How to Manage, Market and Measure Your Way to Retail Success in 90 Days"