2019: Year Half Over and Glass Half Full

Let’s look back on the first half of 2019, and then we can look ahead. With 2019 now half over, we thought it might be worthwhile to revisit The Financial Brand’s article from the beginning of the year entitled, “Top Branch Trends for Banks and Credit Unions in 2019” and see if the commentary outlined […]

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7 Deadly Sins of a Bad Branch Strategy – Full List

When discussing your own branch network and the exciting prospect of a remodel or ground-up project, you often look at your competitors, other institutions for best-in-class branch designs and even brick and mortar sites outside of a branch altogether (Apple anyone?). While we often talk about what we like and the elements that we may […]

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7 Deadly Sins of a Bad Branch Strategy – Part 2

Here we are again, naturally. The thrilling conclusion of the final 3 sins (Part 1 is Here). If this was a bad Jaws movie sequel, we’d call this part, “The Revenge,” but we’ll keep it hip and relevant and call this one, “End Game.” So without further ado, here are the final 3 sins we’re […]

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7 Deadly Sins of a Bad Branch Strategy

When discussing your own branch network and the exciting prospect of a remodel or ground-up project, you often look at your competitors, other institutions for best-in-class branch designs and even brick and mortar sites outside of a branch altogether (Apple anyone?). While we often talk about what we like and the elements that we may […]

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Entrusting a New Branch Experience for Farmers Bank & Trust

Farmers Bank and Trust

Magnolia, AR – Farmers Bank & Trust announced today the ground breaking of a new branch concept to be developed in Prosper, TX. The Bank partnered with Atlanta-based LEVEL5 (www.level5.com), a leading national design-build firm specializing in financial institutions. The branch represents a departure from the way Farmers traditionally operates their branches by adopting an […]

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Predictable Growth for Bank of Newington

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Bank of Newington Brings “Full-Service” Banking to Springfield Success in any business relies on focusing on what matters. Bank of Newington’s (Newington, GA) new Springfield Branch brings full-service banking to its customers and community. The Bank partnered with Atlanta-based LEVEL5 for the site selection (consulting and real estate) and design-build (design and construction) of the […]

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Hoosier Heartland Transformation in the Branch and Back Office

Hoosier Heartland State Bank Investing in the Future Crawfordsville, IN – Hoosier Heartland State Bank has announced today a partnership with Atlanta-based LEVEL5 to transform its main branch and develop a new operations center. Trey Etcheson, CEO of Hoosier Heartland stated, “We are excited to see these two important projects come to life. The investment […]

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