The Northeast Credit Union Branch of the Future

New Hampshire Credit Union Grows into Hooksett Portsmouth, New Hampshire based Northeast Credit Union recently broke ground on its new Hooksett branch. The new facility represents the Credit Union’s latest Branch of the Future. The Northeast team partnered with Atlanta-based LEVEL5 (www.level5.com) on the branch site selection and design-build of the project. Tim Collia, President […]

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Branch Success is a Three-Legged Stool

The branch of the future may not resemble the serious, conservative look of the past, but what’s behind all that glitz is anything, but fly-by-night. Lobbies filled with furniture that looks as if it could double as a set from the 60’s era sci-fi show Star Trek. Lounging areas that are one disco ball short […]

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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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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 and worked with our LEVEL5 team to […]

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Mazuma Branch of the Future

Mazuma’s Olathe Branch Dismantles Traditional Banking Mazuma Credit Union (Overland Park, KS) has chosen LEVEL5 to design-build their new Branch of the Future. The branch will be located in Olathe, KS near the Menards, and will represent the Credit Union’s newest approach to branch banking. “We are very excited to be awarded this project,” said David […]

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Financial Resources FCU | Micro Branch of the Future

Financial Resources FCU “Micro” Branch of the Future Much is written about the “Branch of Future”, but a version of it may be in operation, today in New Jersey. LEVEL5 is proud to announce Financial Resources FCU’s new micro branch in Jersey City, NJ. This start-of-the-art branch focuses on automation and brand to serve its […]

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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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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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