Dallas Metropolitan Small Business Development Center (SBDC)

The Dallas Metropolitan Small Business Development Center is a field center of the North Texas SBDC Network, an accredited member of the America’s SBDC nationwide network. We offer no cost, one-on-one, long-term professional business advising, no or low-cost training, and other specialized services in Dallas County.


Existing business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs can connect with professional business advisors who can help them navigate business topics such as:

  • Business plan development
  • Financial packaging and lending
  • Importing and exporting
  • Procurement and contracting
  • Market research
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Marketing strategies
  • and more

The Dallas Metropolitan SBDC is located at the Bill J. Priest Institute for Economic Development, 1402 Corinth Street, Suite 1520, Dallas, TX 75215.

Satellite locations include:

Addison Treehouse Satellite
Business Advisor: Steven Sweeney
14681 Midway Road
Addison, TX 75001
Phone: 214-860-5865

Cedar Hill Satellite
Business Advisors: Loletha Moore
207 N. Canady Drive
Cedar Hill, TX 75104
Phone: 972-860-7894

Garland Chamber Satellite
Business Advisor: Judith Collins
530 N. Glenbrook Drive
Garland, TX 75040
Phone: 214-860-5865



Services Provided

Business Planning

  • Write a business plan
  • Find research tools & data sources

Management Issues

  • Human Resources
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Leadership/Professional Development

Find Funding

  • Obtaining Equity Funding
  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Insurance Requirements
  • Loan Providers

Legal Services

  • Contract Review
  • Forming a Business

Marketing & Sales

  • Demographics/Census Data
  • Competitive Analysis
  • Social Media Marketing / E-Commerce
  • Feasibility Studies


  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training
  • Business Plan Training and Assistance
  • Budget, Financial Statements and Cash Flow Training

Business Planning

  • Research a business idea
  • Write a marketing plan

Research Sources and Libraries

  • Business Research Resources

Marketing & Sales

  • Market Plan Development and Training
  • Market Research


  • Home-Based Business Training
  • Marketing Plan Development and Training

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Buying or Selling a Franchise

Technical Assistance

  • Bookkeeping/Accounting Software Training


  • E-Commerce/Internet Marketing

Find Funding

  • Budget, Financial Statement and Cash Flow Training

Buying or Selling a Business

  • Purchasing an Existing Business

Research Sources and Libraries

  • Demographic/Census Data


  • Business Management and Strategy Training

Startup / Form a Business

  • Formation & registration
  • Find location / office
  • Startup business counseling
  • Tax issues & ID numbers
  • Buy a business / franchise
Primary Contact
Rose Blair
1402 Corinth Street
Suite 1520
Dallas, TX 75215