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CORE Credit Union Selects CBI for North Main Street Branch Update

July 6, 2020

CORE Credit Union has selected Consultants and Builders, Inc. to renovate their branch inside the North Main Street location in Statesboro, GA. The interior build out will incorporate the new prototype color scheme of the Credit Union generated for the recently completed Main Office in the Market District. New LED lighting, paint, flooring, millwork and TCRs will be included. In addition, a coffee bar will be added to the lobby. New office furniture and a private closing room will round out this renovation. Work will begin in late summer and will take 3 to 4 weeks.

Consultants and Builders, Inc., a design-build firm focusing exclusively on the development of financial institutions, is proud to be working with CORE Credit Union on multiple projects and our team is working diligently to ensure their strategic initiatives are a huge success. It is our shared goal to aid the financial market in navigating these post-pandemic and unique times as well as propel our client’s organizations forward regarding safety, growth, and technology integration.

CBI’s COVID-19 Design-Build Strategies

June 30, 2020

Consultants and Builders, Inc. recognizes the unprecedented post-pandemic challenges being faced by our clients, their employees, members, and customers. It is our shared goal to aid the financial market in navigating these unique times as well as propel our client’s organizations forward regarding growth and technology integration.

Our integrated team of design experts, marketing strategists, and construction professionals have developed a comprehensive response to employee and visitor well being, re-envisioned work environment, and optimization of the new retail experience. By preparing leadership teams to address design and operational changes, as well as facility needs and maintenance, this reset process begins by realigning with a new vision of the pathway forward.

Some boundaries have disappeared while physical distancing norms, health and safety concerns are at an elevated state. From the sudden growth or introduction of a call center and staff, teller pods additions or teller line modifications, to touchless restrooms, and technology upgrades, CBI is here for concept strategy, design creativity, and building realization.

With over three decades of financial project experience we are ready to be your partners for both short-term and long-term solutions and growth. The next generation of design and technology with CBI will ensure you evolve beyond your peers.

San Antonio Citizens FCU’s Operations Center

June 15, 2020

Construction Documents are progressing toward permit set for San Antonio Citizens Federal Credit Union’s planned Operations Center to be located in San Antonio, FL. This expanded campus will begin construction in fall 2020 and provides a vibrant and enjoyable environment for Members and employees alike. The efficient design will ultimately lower construction costs, while the integration of advanced technology maximizes operational efficiency and return on their investment. We are excited for the continued collaboration in building this timeless community fixture.

Project Update: MidSouth Community FCU

May 12, 2020

MidSouth Community Federal Credit Union’s new branch in Warner Robins, GA is under construction and scheduled to be complete in the latter part of 2020. Mother Nature has been consistent with the rain, yet CBI persisted while strongly maintaining the State social distancing requirements.

The exceptional branch site is an out-parcel located near a major high traffic intersection in a rapidly growing commercial corridor. The efficient design ultimately lowers construction cost, and CBI is proud to be the Credit Union’s design-build partner.

Walton County Teachers’ FCU Selects CBI for New Branch

April 13, 2020

Walton County Teachers’ Federal Credit Union, established in 1961, located in DeFuniak Springs, FL is a growing community charter credit union serving Walton County Florida school personnel and serving a variety of Walton County Florida community members. The board of directors has selected CBI as its partner to design and build a new branch in Paxton, FL as a strategic move to better serve its existing member base and to branch out into the Greater Walton County, Florida community.

The new branch site is on an out-parcel located on busy US Highway 331 a major high traffic area in the rapidly growing commercial corridor of Paxton, FL.  Consultants & Builders, Inc., based in Peachtree Corners, Georgia, was selected to provide design services, architecture, interior design, engineering, furnishings, construction and equipment.

CORE Credit Union Main Office Completion

March 11, 2020

CORE Credit Union had a soft-opening for members at the beginning of February following the completion by Consultants and Builders, Inc. of their new 11,438 square foot main office and branch in the Market District.

Robert “Bob” Clampett, CORE Credit Union CEO, collaborated with Consultants & Builders, Inc. designers on the architectural and interior aesthetics of the new building to great success. The structure is easily recognizable as the signature building within the District itself, day and night.  Also, Clampett and his team at CORE CU have significantly increased their technology by implementing a host of mobile options that has helped modernize the credit union.  Likewise, the two-story headquarters is very modern with many technology upgrades.


As it turned out, CBI was not only our contractor, they were also our partners in the project. From start to finish they were attentive and thorough.
Panhandle Educators Federal Credit Union
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