Commercial Capital Network

Commercial Financing, Acquisition and Funding Strategies for Bed & Breakfasts,
Country & Historic Inns, Resorts, Campgrounds, Wedding Venues & Other Hospitality Venues

InnFinancing.com and Commercial Capital Network are owned by Richard K. Newman, a nationwide inn consultant, specializing in Commercial Financing & Acquisition/Funding Strategies for Bed & Breakfasts, Country & Historic Inns, Resorts, Campgrounds, Wedding Venues & Other Hospitality Venues.  Rick consults with business owners who wish to restructure debt obligations, but dedicates the majority of his energy helping the next generation of business entrepreneurs and aspiring innkeepers navigate the challenging process to identify and purchase “The Business of Their Dreams.”  

Richard K Newman
Commercial Capital Network Owner & Founder

What Clients Say . . .

North Shire Lodge

“Owning our own business seemed somewhat far-fetched until 2020 turned the world upside down; so we did what any sensible adult would do. In December of that year, we left our jobs, sold our home (and most of its contents) and spent the next 8

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Andon-Reid Inn

“Unquestionably, working with Rick Newman was the single best decision we made as we were pursuing our dream of owning a B&B.  Rick helped us through the complex financing process in today’s challenging environment and was always there for us through the ups and downs.  We

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Mountain Laurel Creek Inn & Spa

“We had spent our entire careers in healthcare and intended to retire from this profession in the not too distant future… then the Covid pandemic hit.  After experiencing several difficult situations, Scott put a lot of thought into what our future could be and convinced

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Abbington Green B&B Testimonial

Abbington Green

“We had been considering buying a Bed & Breakfast for several years.  We stayed at B&B’s regularly and kept our eyes on the market, we also took the opportunity to chat with Inn owners across the country whenever we had the opportunity.” “Then, 2020 and the

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The Aerie B&B Inn

The Aerie

“For many years, we thought about owning a Bed & Breakfast when the time was right. When we reached that point, we set out to learn as much as we could about becoming innkeepers and how to avoid the pitfalls in finding the right property

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Oak Hill on Love Lane

“Rick is a master at helping people finance Inns and B&Bs. What not too many people say is that Rick takes each sale personally and you make a friend for life.  Rick helped me finance Oak Hill On Love Lane in Waynesville, NC last year,

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The Yellow House Bed & Breakfast

“We would not have been successful in achieving our goal of B&B ownership without Rick’s help and guidance. His thoughtful and smart approach consistently kept us a step ahead without overwhelming us, even when significant obstacles appeared. He was persistent and creative partner who focused

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Cornerstone B&B, Philadelphia, PA

Cornerstone Bed & Breakfast

“For more than 25 years, my grandmother (Rick Newman’s Mother) owned the New Hope Lodge in New Hope, PA.  I spent much of my childhood after school with her at the inn watching her work never imagining that one day I would want to own

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Sheridan House Inn

“We never would be here as innkeepers of the Sheridan House Inn at the gateway to the Grand Canyon, with guests from all over the world delighting in our special brand of Arizona hospitality, without Rick Newman of InnFinancing. It’s a fact that most B&B

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Get in touch and begin your journey to “Finding the Business of Your Dreams”

The Prequalified Buyer™ evaluation and designation provide Aspiring Innkeepers a credible way to quantify how much purchasing power they really have as it relates to identifying hospitality properties that best fit their financial qualifications and professional or personal objectives. This certification identifies a person or persons as having submitted, the required proofs and documentation for verification and 

How can I know how much of a loan I qualify for to purchase a B&B/inn?

How do I determine a fair asking/offering price for the inn/s I am considering?

How much do I need to have for a down payment to purchase an inn?

Owner’s Quarters?

Can I really use my retirement funds to open a business without taxes or penalties?

What if my accountant (or lawyer) isn’t familiar with this type of financing plan or isn’t sure it could be done?

What if I have more than one retirement savings account?

Innkeeper & Aspiring Innkeeper Training Workshops

One Day Virtual Comprehensive Workshop

October 22, 2022-October 22, 2022
(10:00 AM-5:00 PM)

The Virtual Seminar is being offered as an alternative to our in-person aspiring Innkeeper sessions. This session covers much of the same material as the One Day Comprehensive Seminar and will help to affirm attendees’ interest in a possible Inn purchase.  The seminar includes six hours of instruction and workbooks. Follow-up consultations can be scheduled individually on a case-by-case basis.
The Virtual Seminar begins at 10:00 AM ET and ends at 5:00 PM ET and will welcome attendee Read More participation throughout the day.  There will be a 60-minute lunch break and the seminar will be recorded and sent to attendees so they can review materials in their own time. The cost of the Virtual Seminar is $99.00.
Instructors: Eben Viens and Guests
Workshop Location: Your Location
Fees: $99.00 per device
Cancellation Policy: Any cancellations received with 21 or more days notice before the seminar will receive a full refund less a $25.00 cancellation service fee. Any cancellation within 21 days prior to the seminar will receive full credit for a future seminar.
Seminar participation is limited to 20 participants to ensure the appropriate level of personalized service you expect.  Seminar registration is on a first come – first served basis and, should the seminar be full, we will advise you immediately and place you on a priority waitlist.
Please do not hesitate to call 802-380-7312 or email us with any questions you may have regarding this seminar and the other services we provide for Aspiring and Current Innkeepers.

Cost: $99 per device
Location: Your Location

Online Registration

One Day Comprehensive Workshop – Kennebunk, ME

November 5, 2022-November 5, 2022
(10:00 AM-5:00 PM)

The one-day comprehensive workshops include instruction, workbooks, lunch, and personalized consultation (to be scheduled for mutually agreed upon times, dates, and locations). This will be a fast-paced Saturday. We will cover the same material as in the full weekend seminar but without as much time for exercises, questions, and tangents.  If you can’t spare a whole weekend, this is a great alternative. Follow-up consultations can be scheduled individually on a case-by-case basis.
Attendees for Read More the one-day comprehensive workshops should plan on being at the host inn or class site by 8:00 AM on Saturday. We will start at 8:30 AM and run until 5:30 PM. Please call for lodging suggestions if you plan to stay overnight. 
Instructors: Eben Viens and Guests
Workshop Location:  Brick Store Museum in the Dane Street Center, 117 Main Street, Kennebunk, ME
Fees: $125.00 for one person and $175.00 for two people
Cancellation Policy: Any cancellations received with 21 or more days’ notice before the seminar will receive a full refund less a $25.00 cancellation service fee. Any cancellation within 21 days prior to the seminar will receive full credit for a future seminar.
Seminar participation is limited to 12 participants to ensure the appropriate level of personalized service you expect and deserve as well as maintaining social distancing requirements.  Seminar registration is on a first come – first served basis and, should the seminar be full, we will advise you immediately and place you on a priority waitlist.
Please do not hesitate to call 802-380-7312 or email us with any questions you may have regarding this seminar and the other services we provide for Aspiring and Current Innkeepers.

Cost: $125 for one person and $175 for two people
Location: Brick Store Museum in the Dane Street Center, 117 Main Street, Kennebunk, ME

Online Registration

Bed & Breakfast and Country Inn News/Client Blogs

Willy & Shawnie Gruber, Innkeepers

The Inn on Montford in Asheville, NC

  • All in the Details: What Hospitality Means at 1900 Inn on MontfordAll in the Details: What Hospitality Means at 1900 Inn on Montford
    Our home is your home.  Whether that’s enjoying Shawnie’s homemade eggs Benedict breakfast, nibbling on a cookie (or two or three) in the sun room, or having a glass of wine on the front porch, we want you to feel like this is your personal vacation home — a place to fully unwind and relax.   […] The post All in the Details: What Hospitality Means at 1900 Inn on Montford appeared first on 1900 Inn on Montford. Read more »
Doug Bagnasco & Jim DeBlasi, Innkeepers

Devonfield Inn, The Berkshires in Lee, MA

  • Visit Hilltop Orchards for a Taste of the BerkshiresVisit Hilltop Orchards for a Taste of the Berkshires
    If you’re in the mood for a ripe red apple or a refreshing taste of fresh-pressed apple cider, you simply must visit Hilltop Orchards in the Berkshires. This 100-year-old apple orchard grows 27 different apple varietals and produces small-batch ciders … Continue reading → The post Visit Hilltop Orchards for a Taste of the Berkshires first appeared on Devonfield Inn. Read more »
Chad King & Josh Larson, Innkeepers

The Yellow House Bed & Breakfast, Waynesville, NC

  • Autumn Adventure Guide to Western North Carolina
    Fall is the most popular time for travel here in Western North Carolina. The changing colors are always stunning, and the weather is usually mild and cool. Here is our Autumn Adventure Guide to Western North Carolina! Attend Autumn Festivals   Haywood County has lots of wonderful fall events! Each year, the Apple Harvest Festival… The post Autumn Adventure Guide to Western North Carolina appeared first on The Yellow House. Read more »
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