1533 Wealthy St., SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
Jobs Expected To Be Created: 5
Bradd Pierce of Great Lakes Commercial Finance (GLCF) collaborated with Bill Seniura of My Personal Credit Union to help Southtown Guitar, LLC purchase of a new building. Dean Wiers-Windemuller used the SBA 504 program to purchase the building that he was previously leasing. In doing so, Dean was able to fulfill a dream of owning his own building for his business and also capture the income generated by a long term National Franchise tenant. As mentioned, Dean was leasing the space in Grand Rapids, and continued to make improvements as his business grew and more space had to be finished for lessons and retail displays. Dean believed that purchasing the property would be the best alternative as it is a great location with excellent visibility for his customers.
Southtown Guitar, LLC was started by Dean in 2012 and is located on Wealthy St. in Eastown, a thriving retail and residential neighborhood in Grand Rapids. The company offers private and group guitar, bass, ukulele, violin, voice, and piano lessons to students of all ages and abilities as well as sales and repair of guitars, amps, and accessories.