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CBI to exhibit at the 52nd CBA of Georgia Annual Convention & Mini-Trade Show

September 22, 2020

Consultants & Builders, Inc. will attend and exhibit at the Community Bankers Association of Georgia Annual Convention scheduled for September 24-27, 2020 at the Hilton Sandestin in Miramar Beach, Florida. Please join Norman Cox, SVP of Consulting and Kurt Diedrich, VP of Consulting at the CBI Booth #10.  For those who desire to attend the Convention remotely, CBA of Georgia has enabled individuals to participate virtually regarding the programs and trade show via their link: https://www.cbaofga.com/annual-convention-and-mini-trade-show.html under the “Register Here” icon.

Historically, CBA conventions are known for finding the right mix of high quality professional development programming with a fun and comfortable environment. Considering the fantastic agenda, we believe this year’s convention will be no different. Never to be outdone, the planned speakers and programs are engaging and thought provoking.

With the unique environment, challenges, and opportunities presented by 2020, perhaps more than ever before, we believe it is important for all of Georgia’s community bankers to come together and share our knowledge, experiences and friendship with each other.

Consultants & Builders, Inc., is a leading design-build firm focusing exclusively on the development of financial institutions, main headquarters, and operation centers. Established in 1986, the company offers a wide range of services including facility design, interior design, and construction as well as branding and retail delivery services. 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.

Please contact CBI directly with any questions. We sincerely hope you will join us at the convention.



Bragg Mutual Federal Credit Union Selects CBI for Cape Fear Valley Medical Center Branch

September 14, 2020

Bragg Mutual Federal Credit Union has selected Consultants and Builders, Inc. to create a prototype microbranch inside the Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville, NC. The interior build out will incorporate the Credit Union’s logo and color scheme, LED lighting, paint, flooring, millwork, and a two station teller pod with TCR. In addition, the floor plan will incorporate a private employee office and support work areas. New office furniture and a coffee bar in the Member waiting area will round out this renovation. Work will begin in October 2020 and will be ready for Member use in 2021 to start the year off strong. This new microbranch buildout follows a recent CBI collaboration with Bragg Mutual FCU’s Steve Foley, President/CEO and Jennifer Barwick, CFO to renovate the Main Office/Branch location and furniture updates.

Consultants and Builders, Inc., a design-build firm focusing exclusively on the development of financial institutions, is proud to be working with Bragg Mutual FCU 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.



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.



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