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Seeking Tenants for Forward Financial Bank’s Main Office

Forward Financial Bank exterior rendering

The Redmond Company has designed and is currently building a new office building for Forward Financial Bank in Marshfield, Wisconsin. Currently in the construction phase, this project is estimated to be completed in Spring 2018.

In addition to housing the Bank’s operational departments and executives, the building will also have leaseable tenant space. There are several private office spaces still available for rent. If you’re interested in renting space, you can find out more on the Forward Financial Bank website.

Learn more about the Forward Financial Bank Main Office building here. This project also utilizes Redmond’s live webcam feature and has a time lapse recording of the building from its groundbreaking to current state.

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Redmond selected for two Fields Auto Group projects

Fields Auto Group logo

The Redmond Company was recently chosen for two projects for the Fields Auto Group – one project in Waukesha, Wisconsin and one project in Madison, Wisconsin.

Both projects are currently in the construction phase.

The Fields Auto Group project in Waukesha involves the renovation of their existing facility and an addition to create a new space for the Jaguar Land Rover Volvo following the manufacturers guidelines. Learn more about this project.

The Fields Auto Group project in Madison involved assisting the Fields team in finding and acquiring a new piece of property and a brand-new ground-up facility on a 5-acre site. This new facility will also house the Jaguar, Land Rover, and Volvo brands. You can learn more about the real estate acquisition & brokerage for this project and find out about the design/construction of the facility here.

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ENERGY STAR Service and Product Provider (SPP) Partnership

We are pleased to announce that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has approved The Redmond Company for the ENERGY STAR Service and Product Provider (SPP) Partnership and for achieving Designed to Earn the ENERGY STAR Certification on the design of Midland States Bank 80,000 square foot main office in Effingham, Illinois. The project met EPA criteria for superior energy efficient design.

Learn more about the Midland States Bank project.

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Steve Schowalter named ‘Banker of the Year’

Congratulations to Steve Schowalter, President/CEO of Port Washington State Bank, who was recently named the Wisconsin Bankers Association‘s “Banker of the Year”.

During his tenure as the bank’s leader, Port Washington State Bank has grown from $90 million to $501 million in assets. Steve was recognized for this growth and for instilling a deep sense of community commitment in bank staff, leading by example through charitable donations of both time and funds.

The Redmond Company is honored to have recently worked with Steve during the design and construction of the renovations at Port Washington State Bank’s Cedarburg branch.

Learn more about Steve’s thoughts and experiences with The Redmond Company.

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Automotive Buy Sell Report Interviews Redmond for Customer Experience Article

Automotive Buy Sell Report

Automotive BuJerryMortier_headshoty Sell Report, a website and weekly report that provides participants in the automotive dealership buy sell industry a place to find news, interviewed Jerry Mortier, Redmond’s Director of Architecture, about the trends he has seen auto dealerships implement to create more positive customer experiences.

To see what Jerry had to say, see the article below:

Automotive Buy Sell Report article


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Redmond Demonstrates Expertise in BankNews Article

BankNews Article

BankNews, a leading magazine for bank management teams, approached The Redmond Company to write an article about how technology has influenced the current Design-Build Trends.

Read more about how technology has influenced design-build trends in this article. The project featured in the photos for this article are of Town & Country Bank in Springfield, Illinois.

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BankNews is a leading independent publication for banking professionals at banks and credit unions nationwide.


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Redmond Expert Judges Masonry Alliance Competition

Wisconsin Masonry Alliance

JerryMortier_headshotThe Redmond Company’s Director of Architecture, Jerry Mortier, recently provided his expertise in judging the the Wisconsin Masonry Alliance’s 2016 Excellence in Masonry Competition.

Excellence in Masonry Awards are presented in recognition of masonry projects exemplifying great design, inspiring material usage, and quality construction.

All entries are judged based upon the following:

1. Design creativity – uniqueness of project.
2. Visual impact and acceptance – impression, relationship to site, pedestrian connection.
3. Inspiring material usage – details, features, or solutional elements.
4. Masonry utilization – the material’s relationship in establishing the character and fulfilling the function of the structure.
Winning projects will be exhibited and awards will be presented for the following commercial, residential, and public categories.

Awards will be given in the following categories:

1. Best of Show in Excellence in Masonry Award Program – Project exemplifying masonry at its finest.
2. Best of Clay Masonry – Deemed best project utilizing clay masonry.
3. Merit in Clay Award – Exemplary project utilizing clay masonry.
4. Best of Concrete Masonry – Deemed best project utilizing concrete masonry.
5. Merit in Concrete Masonry– Exemplary project utilizing concrete masonry.
6. Best of Natural Stone Masonry– Deemed best project utilizing natural stone masonry.
7. Merit in Natural Stone Masonry– Exemplary project utilizing natural stone masonry.
8. Best Special Project – Masonry project purposed for energy & environmental preservation or exemplary masonry utilization in a restoration showing before and after.
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