LEVEL5 recently joined Southern Bank’s board, executive team, staff, local dignitaries, friends and family to celebrate the topping off of the Bank’s new 40,000 square foot 3-story Main Office in Poplar Bluff, MO.  LEVEL5 is designing, building and branding this new facility.

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The celebration included brief remarks by Greg Steffens, president and CEO of Southern Bank, acknowledging the Bank’s 128 year history of growth in the region and the Bank’s strong ties to the Poplar Bluff community.  Other festivities included the signing of one of the building’s last steel beams by all of the attendees, the placing of flags on top of the buildings steel structure, and finally, the hoisting and bolting of the signed beam into place on top of the structure.

Mr. Steffens said, “The Bank chose LEVEL5 to design-build and brand our new headquarters because of their excellent performance on several previous Bank projects and their depth of knowledge and experience in banking facilities.”

The facility will not only be the Bank’s state-of-the-art headquarters, but will also include a full service branch complete with universal bankers and NCR’s Interactive Teller Machines in the drive through facility.  This design-build main officeproject will be complete in the first quarter of 2016.