Our History

Texas Certified Development Company (TxCDC) grew out of one man’s passion to help business owners realize their dreams and, in the process, help create jobs and stimulate the economy.

At TxCDC, our mission is to provide you with the best financing structure available. We are solely dedicated to securing funding for your fixed assets (building and equipment), whether your business is established or just starting up. This focus gives us deep insight and valuable experience at structuring loans that work for you, which gives you a powerful advantage toward realizing your personal and business goals.

Founded in 1981 by Paul Tovar, TxCDC is now the regional leader in facilitating long-term, fixed-rate financing for Texas businesses under the Small Business Administration (SBA) 504 Loan Program. Since its inception, TxCDC has assisted more than 550 businesses with financing and has created and retained more than 13,000 jobs for the state of Texas.

Headquartered in Austin, and with satellite offices in Corpus Christi, Dallas, Houston, Laredo, San Antonio and the Rio Grande Valley, TxCDC has assisted businesses like yours obtain more than $703 million in capital to fund fixed assets for more than three decades.

Our experienced staff will prepare your loan package from start to finish, with individualized attention, first-hand knowledge and notable efficiency.

As the oldest Certified Development Company (CDC) in Texas and the third largest independent CDC in the nation, TxCDC has a proven success record in helping businesses grow.

We’re ready to be your partner in success.