The CCC Small Business Institute is pleased to announce that
one of its Business Incubator tenants, the Tri-City Auction Center, will be graduating
from the Incubator building in May. The
Tri-City Auction Center began its initial operations in the Incubator Building
in November, 2008, and have held successful, bi-monthly auctions since that
time. They will be re-locating to the former K of C Building in Hastings, which
will provide additional space for their auctions as well as provide a more
The main purpose of the CCC Business Incubator is to assist
new small businesses survive their start-up period when they are most vulnerable.
The Incubator offers management guidance, technical assistance, limited shared
services and equipment, and any needed help in ultimately re-locating the
successful business. Favorable lease rates are available for space in the
Incubator, with possible stays of up to three years. Eleven other start-up
businesses have occupied the CCC Incubator since its beginning in 1995, the
majority of whom have gone on to successful operations. Note that, nationally, 87% of firms that
have graduated from a Business Incubator are still in business.
If you are a new small business looking for space to get
started; or are an existing small business that wishes to grow/expand in the
future, our Business Incubator may be the place for you. Please contact Don Hulme at CCC,
402-461-2461, for further information.