Construction Firm Sees Hopeful Future
Podcast recorded: May 11, 2020
Darren and Sarah Hendren, owners of a commercial construction business in Salem, Oregon, discuss challenges of operating during the COVID-19 lockdown. As the economy opens up and restrictions ease, they are optimistic about future prospects.
- Collecting payment from customers and managing receivables has been a unique challenge for construction companies during the lockdown.
- Despite other restrictions, the state allows commercial construction because workers already practice social distancing.
- Equipment financing helps small businesses acquire the latest equipment to operate more efficiently and save on maintenance cost and downtime.
- When applying for a loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration, be sure to have key documents and statements prepared in advance.