Branch of the Future | Farmers National Bank

LEVEL5 Builds Branch of the Future for Farmers National Bank Farmers National Bank (Danville, KY) has chosen LEVEL5 to design-build the Bank’s new Branch of the Future. The facility will be located off South Bypass in Danville, and will represent the Bank’s new approach to retail and commercial banking. “We are very excited to be awarded […]

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Close my branch? That’s fine, I’ll Choose Another!

Consumers are deciding the value of the branch. When it comes to the longevity and value of branches, opinions really do vary. Depending on our own stories, experiences, communities and allegiances, the branch’s importance will ebb and flow. However, when we look at evidence, the opinions fade and the demands of consumers ring loud and clear. […]

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No Shortcuts to Transformation

Re-thinking the branch, re-training the banker for transformation Change is inevitable. The world we live in and the people we know change constantly. Businesses are changing as competition intensifies, technology accelerates and information moves at the speed of light. The world has transformed into a global economy, no longer bound by walls, geography or time. […]

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Branch Transformation | An Omni­-Channel Experience

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A new distribution network emerges…Omni-Channel Today’s financial services environment is characterized by change. The drivers of change include consumers, technology, and delivery systems. Moreover, financial institutions must change with these elements to remain relevant and competitive in today’s omni-channel economy. In addition, balancing service to younger and older segments and their preferences for how service is […]

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How are Branches Relevant?

The role of the branch has changed- and there’s no going back. Three articles crossed my desk recently that combine to tell an interesting story about branch banking. Each article conveys how retail branches are indeed relevant and point out some “musts” for community financial institutions (FIs). Customer Satisfaction scores are dropping First, Cornerstone Credit Union […]

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First Service CU | Best Branch Building Experience

Delivering the Katy Branch ahead of schedule, only possible with design-build. LEVEL5 is pleased to announce the opening of a new branch in Katy, TX for First Service Credit Union.  The new branch is located at the southwest corner of I-10 and Grand Parkway (in front of Costco). “We have thousands of members in the Katy […]

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Bear State Bank Enters with a Roar

Bear State Bank enters with a Roar | $25 Million in Loans in the first year! Bear State Bank headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas, opened its first branch in Conway, AR with a big bear roar! The Bank acquired a vacated branch at the corner of Prince Street and Salem Road last Summer (2015) and […]

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New Retail Branch for Bossier FCU

Jim Perkins, CEO at Bossier FCU said, “We chose LEVEL5 to design-build and brand our new Haughton branch because of the company’s depth and breadth of knowledge, and experience in retail branches. LEVEL5 understands how to integrate new technology and methods of delivering financial services into retail branches that allows us to cost effectively deliver a higher quality of personal service to our members.”

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PriorityOne Bank Grand Openings

PriorityOne celebrates Grand Opening of two new branches! PriorityOne Bank, headquartered in Magee, Mississippi, held the Grand Openings for its two newest branches in Hattiesburg, Mississippi and Collins, Mississippi. Community leaders, dignitaries and customers at both events applauded the new open concept design as providing a new and unique experience that is found nowhere else […]

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