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If you live in the American southeast and are wondering where to start a business, you are probably wondering where to get a small business loan in South Carolina, North Carolina or Georgia. Fortunately there is good news all the way around; the southeast is developing rapidly, despite the unfortunate downturns that the global economy has taken, and the industries that people are looking for are still wide open in abundance.

If you are looking specifically for where to get a small business loan in South Carolina or North Carolina, you will be in excellent luck if you happen to live in or around Charlotte, NC. Charlotte is primarily built around the banking industry, and despite the radical ups and downs that the economy has taken recently, the area is continuing to expand and produce. Charlotte is host to a number of Fortune 500 companies, including Bank of America, Time Warner Cable, Lowe’s and a number of others, including other banks. You may also want to consider Atlanta, GA and Raleigh-Durham, NC, both of which are expanding areas where new businesses are high in demand.

As for where to get a small business loan in South Carolina or the surrounding states, you may want to consider some of the smaller bank branches in your local area, credit unions, or SBA loans. All of these will provide you with excellent options as a first-time business owner that might not have been available through a larger bank or through a more conventional loan.

This Business article was written by Mark Karavan on 1/25/2010