More than 125 different types of businesses in Alabama have received government-backed loans so far this fiscal year, which ends Sept. 30, according to data from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s Alabama district office.
As of today, 279 SBA loans, totaling $135.4 million, have been doled out to businesses around the state.
Hotels and motels, with 14 loans, have received the highest dollar amount of loans at $21.9 million. Those businesses, which exclude casino hotels, were approved for more than double the funds of any other industry in the state.
Here’s a breakdown of other businesses with the highest total loan amounts: