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CBI Begins MyGeorgia Credit Union’s Gainesville Retail Branch Buildout

May 2nd, 2024

Consultants and Builders, Inc. has started the second 2024 retail branch buildout for MyGeorgia CU, this time in Gainesville, Georgia. The Gainesville branch buildout will incorporate new LED lighting, paint, flooring, millwork, furniture, finishes, and inclusion of a teller pod with TCR, updated ATM, and future back office space.

The new Clayton Branch for My Georgia CU opened this week and incorporates a stunning exterior wall mural by Rabun County native, artist Ali Wilkins with Ali Wilkins Designs.

Consultants and Builders, Inc., a design-build firm founded 38 years ago solely focusing on the development of financial institutions, is proud to be working with MyGeorgia Credit Union again. It is our shared goal to aid the financial market in propelling our client’s organizations forward regarding safety, growth, and technology integration.

CBI Begins Neighbors United Federal Credit Union’s Saluda Branch

April 30th, 2024

Consultants and Builders, Inc. has broken ground at the new Saluda, SC location for Neighbors United FCU. Earth moving, soil compaction, and staking have all commenced with completion of site fill scheduled for this week, weather permitting. Rebar will arriving at the site shortly so formwork can be pursued.

CBI is proud to be working again with Neighbors United FCU and looking forward to Design+Build progress on other projects in the works as well.

Much success and continued growth to Neighbors United FCU in serving their members and creating great work environments for employees.

CBI and Bragg Mutual Federal Credit Union partner again for Main Office Renovation: Phase 2

April 30th, 2024

Construction reaches the finish line at Bragg Mutual Federal Credit Union Main Office in relocating their existing ATM kiosk and reworking the adjacent Teller lane driveway. Paving, striping, signage, and curbing are complete with landscaping, and final certificate of compliance to come this week as weather permits. Greatly appreciate the opportunity to work again with Bragg Mutual FCU and enabling them to better serve their members.

MidSouth Community FCU – Operations Center Groundbreaking

April 29th, 2024

On a bright and spectacularly sunny afternoon, MidSouth Community Federal Credit Union celebrated the groundbreaking of its new Operations Center. Consultants and Builders, Inc. is excited for the continued collaboration with MidSouth on the iconic, 3-story, 22,400 square foot facility being created in Macon, Georgia near their current Main Office. With heavy machinery in route and staking underway, building construction on the new Center will progress in the coming months with an expected opening in mid-2025.

Consultants and Builders, Inc., founded in 1986, is a design-build firm focusing exclusively on the development of financial institutions. CBI is proud to be working with MidSouth Community Federal Credit Union again, enjoying the results of our many pasts projects, and MidSouth’s continued growth.

Project Update: Upstate Federal Credit Union

March 21st, 2024

Consultants and Builders, Inc. has begun the site work, grading, and retention pond in partnership with Anderson, SC based Upstate Federal Credit Union for their new prototype branch located near the LaFrance Industries Division of Mount Vernon Mills off Clemson Boulevard/Highway 76 in Pendleton.

The new branch will be the second built by CBI for the credit union and will utilize Teller Pods, new marketing, digital displays, and timeless furnishings. The unique exterior design of this 3,565 square foot, free-standing branch will echo the traditional architectural lines found at many of Upstate’s existing branches while incorporating transitional design elements to maximize visibility and marketing opportunities. The design includes three drive up lanes with a traditional drive-up window as well as advanced ITMs for members. Ultimately the long-term goal is to incorporate some of the newer design and finish elements of the Pendleton branch at Upstate’s existing branches. CBI looks forward to the collaboration, and further progress with Upstate Federal Credit Union to ensure their strategic growth initiatives are a continued success.

Government Affairs Conference (GAC) 2024

February 26th, 2024

Will you be at the Government Affairs Conference 2024 March 3rd through 7th in Washington D.C.?

If so, stop by Booth 814! Tyler Williams (President/Owner), Norman Cox (SVP/Senior Consultant), and Kurt Diedrich (VP/Consultant) will be there to connect.

Is your Credit Union planning a Microbranch, Operations center or just updating your lobby, stop by for the latest ideas in Member Facing Trends, Function Planning and Energy Efficiency Ideas.


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