An Easy-to-Follow Guide For Opening a New Bank Branch

Making the leap to opening a new branch of your financial institution takes careful consideration. Your bank is running smoothly, sufficient cash flow is coming in and your market shows that more people are coming to your area. You need to grow to meet their needs.

Before you begin your application process with the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, you should take time to thoroughly research your bank branch location selection.
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Crafting Your Bank Design Concept: 3 Tips to Keep You Focused

One of the best parts of working with an architecture firm is watching your ideas comes to life. From the blueprint to the ribbon-cutting, your aspirations and your designs are being crafted for the real world. If you have big plans for your bank design concept, it can be nerve-wracking to piece together a draft that is focused and ready for your architect to start shaping blueprints. If you’re thinking about coming up with a bank design concept, stay on track with these three tips:
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How to Hire an Architect for Bank Renovations

Commercial building renovations require a different approach than home remodels. Bank renovations, in particular, require designers, builders, and clients to closely work together in order to create a space that is both aesthetically pleasing and practical for business. This is particularly true if you are hoping to make some major changes to the overall structure of the building.
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Bank Floor Plan Design Doesn’t Have to Be Difficult!

Working with your architect to design the bank floor plan that makes sense for your branch can be a rewarding, but frustrating, experience. It can feel overwhelming to attempt to predict exactly what your branch’s needs are going to be in the years to come. Choosing a floor plan that is both timeless in functionality and modern in design seems nearly impossible, as the two traits appear to be opposed to one another. 
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Creating Coziness in Credit Union Lobbies

Commercial architecture is taking major steps towards becoming more sustainable and unique in their approach to creating beautiful buildings. Gone are the days where every building on the skyline is stark, grey, and cold. Commercial building owners are eager to work with architects who can offer creativity to their design. Vanman Architects and Builders work with commercial building owners from the first sketch to the final tile. As a firm that works under the concept of design/build architecture, we can offer those seeking credit union buildings and renovations an experience focused on making the architectural process simple from start to finish.
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How to Hire a Bank Contractor That Will Get the Job Done

Any financial institution needs to be a place where customers, clients, and employees feel that they are protected. From the time that they walk through the doors to the moment that they leave, they are entrusting you with their financial assets and their own well-being. With that in mind, hiring a bank contractor that is passionate about your goal of creating a banking environment conducive to safety, efficiency, and technology is absolutely imperative. If you’re hiring a bank contractor, you have to be sure that they are going to do what’s best for your institution.
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Hiring The Best Architects Minneapolis Has to Offer

If you’re on the lookout for the best architects Minneapolis has to offer, you have to be very picky during the hiring process. Any architectural project can feel like an enormous undertaking, but being vigilant and maintaining your standards can ease that stress and leave you with the results that you’re looking for. Settling for someone simply because you’re tired of looking can lead to major disaster down the road, before the groundbreaking even occurs. 
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Find Bank Design/Builders That You Can Bet On

Technology has changed the way that we do business, from online commerce to Skype conferencing. One of the biggest impacts has fallen on our financial institutions. Bank architecture is no longer the process of building up grim, gray walls that it once was. Instead, bank design/builders are now tasked with elegantly incorporating new technology into beautiful business that welcome customers to a place that feels less like a private vault and more like a personal invitation to “Come on in.”
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