$350,000 in Loans Awarded as Part of LoanUp Program

In EDC Loan Corp, Incentives and Loans by EDCKC Staff

The Laya Center LLC, located at 601 Walnut, KCMO, is a minority and woman owned Spa & Wellness Center offering a variety of treatments curated to balance the internal elements via simulation of nature. The origins of Yoruba methods infused with integrative technology set them apart from any other Wellness Centers in the Midwest. The addition of wellness products and an online presence has offered exponential growth during the pandemic. A $150,000 loan through the EDC Loan Corporation will help support continued growth of their business.

Celt Realty & Investment LLC: located at 7235 Troost, KCMO, a minority and woman owned real estate business started in 2015. Celt Realty has been very successful and recently recorded impressive profits during the months of our 2020 world pandemic. Their mission is to create a culture that inspires, empowers and elevates agents into developing successful careers and meaningful lives; equipping them to positively impact their client’s experiences while making a positive change in the communities they serve. Celt Realty was awarded a $200,000 loan through the EDC Loan Corporation in May, 2021.

SPG Web + Marketing (Soda Pop Graphics), located at 4240 Blue Ridge Blvd, KCMO, is a minority and woman owned web design business started in 2004. They offer brand conception and internet marketing design for every business and organization. SPG provides all of their customers with a superior online presence in order to achieve a tactical advantage over their competition and give them the competitive edge. Soda Pop Graphics experienced exponential growth during a year of financial distress due to our world pandemic and are excited to launch their business explosion. SPG was awarded a $150,000 loan through the EDC Loan Corporation in May, 2021.

Albert Tamm Lumber Company: located 3232 E. 18th Street, KCMO, is a minority and woman co-owned lumber and hardware business. This historic company has served the greater Kansas City area for over 70 years. Albert Tamm Lumber Company provides lumber, composite decking, roofing materials, tools, accessories, finishing supplies, insulation and many other construction needs. Albert Tamm Lumber Company was awarded a $250,000 loan through the EDC Loan Corporation in February, 2020.