• About Lakeshore 504

    Your Partner for Success!

  • Lakeshore 504 is a non-profit corporation promoting economic development and job creation in West Michigan. Established in 1983 as a certified development company, Lakeshore 504 is licensed by the Small Business Administration to offer the SBA 504 loan. Under this program, Lakeshore 504 provides long-term financing to small businesses for real estate acquisitions, construction, and equipment purchases through the Small Business Administration. Lakeshore 504 processes, closes, and services the 504 loans.

    Click Here for an example of a typical 504 Project.

  • Staff

    Lakeshore 504 strives to provide you with great service, and our experienced staff of professionals can help you with the loan process, from beginning to end.

  • Doug Kuiper, Executive Director Doug Kuiper, Executive Director

    Doug has been with Lakeshore 504 and the West Coast Chamber since March 2004.  Doug is responsible for processing loan packages, the day to day accounting functions as well as managing the loan risk rating review program.

  • David Miller, Business Development Manager David Miller, Business Development Manager

    David has been with Lakeshore 504 and The Chamber Grand Haven, Spring Lake, Ferrysburg since April 2007.  David is responsible for marketing the 504 program north of M-45

  • Michelle Zietlow, Loan Packager/Closing Attorney Michelle Zietlow, Loan Packager/Closing Attorney

    Michelle has been working with Lakeshore 504 since 2010.  Michelle understands all aspects of the 504 loan program and can navigate a project from start to finish.

  • Mark Zietlow, Zietlow Law Firm Mark Zietlow, Zietlow Law Firm

    Mark is Lakeshore 504's Closing Attorney.  Mark has been working with Lakeshore 504 since 1983.  Mark and his firm is responsible for all loan closings. 

  • Board of Directors

    Lakeshore 504 Board of Directors

    FY 2015

  • Officers Officers

    Bret Docter, Geenen DeKock Group - President

    James Bishop, West Michigan Community Bank - Vice President

    Tom Den Herder, Yacht Basin Marina - Secretary

    Douglas Rotman, Ferris, Busscher & Zwiers, C.P.A. - Treasurer

     

  • Directors Directors

    Gary Corsbie - Bank of America

    Ed Garner - Muskegon Area First

    Mark Kleist - Scholten Fant

    Jim Lilly - Community Volunteer

    Craig Oosterhouse - Mercantile Bank

    Thomas Postma - Colliers International

    Ken Rizzio - Lakeshore Advantage

    Jeff Schrotenboer - Macatawa Bank

    Cerise Semrinec - Community Shores Bank

    Stacey Stephens - Cornerstone Alliance

    Mark Wilson - Huntington Bank

    Steve Wilson - NorthStar Commercial

    Janet Wyllie - Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce

    Christopher Kelly - Paramenter O'Toole

     

  • February Interest Rates

    20 Year Loan Rate - 4.60%

    10 Year Loan Rate - 4.59%