The Flag Store

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CEO and president Cecilia Burke, with various canadian flags

Flag manufacturer with premier retail locations and online shopping

About the company

Family-owned business offers a wide range of services, including professional flag installation, flag and flagpole rentals, and customizable flags and banners.

Location: Barrie and Thornton, Ontario

Industry: Retail and manufacturing

Entrepreneur challenge

The owner had invested significantly to customize its leased premises and felt the timing was right to purchase the building, which combines office, manufacturing and retail space. She was looking for a financial institution that would partner with her to bring her project to fruition.

BDC expertise

With confidence in the company’s successful financial track record, BDC’s experts provided the firm commercial real estate financing to buy its leased premises. The company benefited from flexible payment terms to protect its cash flow.


  • Acquired significant asset with high potential ROI
  • Increased control over company’s destiny
  • Increased retained earnings after acquisition
  • Increased flexibility to further customize building
  • Now ready for next step to construct addition to building

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