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Bank Midwest – New Ulm

Bank Midwest New Ulm

Bank Midwest was looking for more space in their existing New Ulm, Minnesota branch facility. As a result, this new 6,415-square foot ground-up facility will replace the existing branch.

Design and built by The Redmond Company, the new branch facility will implement the bank’s branded designs while paying homage to the former historic building on the site with stone arched windows. A historic marker and park space on the site will commemorate this historic New Ulm residence and the utilization of the re-purposed bricks in the design of the park benches.

The building will use an energy-efficient hot water heating system with in-floor radiant heat, utilizing steam from the city, as its heating source.

Bank Midwest has a strong tradition of incorporating technology into their customer experience. The New Ulm branch will also include multiple retail touch points including a multi-panel touch screen information wall, a large media wall behind the tellers, tablet stations by the waiting area, and an afterhours ITM in the vestibule. The bank’s strong connection to the New Ulm community will be portrayed in a large community mural above the teller pods.

The New Ulm branch will be the 5th project The Redmond Company has completed for Bank Midwest.

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El Paso Teachers Federal Credit Union – Operations Center

El Paso Teachers Federal Credit Union rendering

Currently under construction and on schedule to be fully completed in Spring of 2018, The Redmond Company has designed and is building a new Operations Center for the El Paso Teachers Federal Credit Union in El Paso, Texas.

This two-story, 32,000-square foot facility will accommodate the Credit Union’s current employees and allows for room and growth for the next 10 years. When fully utilized, the building will be able to house a projected 180 employees.

The Operations Center has numerous design features to encourage a healthy and collaborative workplace. A centrally-located cafe will act as a social hub and greeting space for the building. A spacious break room will act as a retreat from workstations and will offer employees ample daylight and varying seating options. LED lighting will be incorporated throughout the facility as a ‘green’ solution to lighting, while natural daylighting floods the building with light and outdoor views from all open and private office spaces. The work spaces will have furniture featuring ergonomically-designed solutions, including sit-stand elements. The multiple conference rooms of varying sizes will provide the Credit Union with greatly-needed meeting space. The interior design of the Operations Center have been described as “playful”, providing employees an interesting work environment.

The construction of this project will utilize more than 50 local construction companies, suppliers, and vendors and will employ over 150 local tradespeople. Nearly 90% of the project costs will be reinvested in the firms that live and work in the El Paso area.

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Elmhurst BMW

Elmhurst BMW rendering

Currently in the design phase, The Redmond Company’s automotive experts have been selected to design and build an addition and complete a remodel of the Elmhurst BMW dealership in Elmhurst, Illinois.

The 50,000-square foot project entails the demolition of the existing showroom and re-creating it to meet BMW’s current corporate standards. Additionally, the Redmond team will be renovating the existing service drive and an existing empty garage. The new service area will feature 25 service bays and 4 detailing bays.

The impressive showroom will be an open 2-story design featuring a 30-foot glass wall at the front of the showroom. Administrative and executive offices will be housed on the second floor with an open balcony overlooking the showroom. The new BMW corporate standards feature a unique “street” concept for the vehicle displays. The vehicles will be arranged in a line down the showroom, as if they were driving on the road. A white slice wall will feature the exceptional M-series and I-series vehicles.

The building’s exterior will feature substantial glass and white EIFS.

The project is expected to begin construction in summer 2017.

 

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Fields Jaguar Land Rover Volvo Waukesha

Fields Jaguar Land Rover Volvo Waukesha exterior rendering

After completing a successful project for the Fields Jaguar Land Rover Volvo team previously at their Madison location, the Fields automotive team has selected The Redmond Company to design and build a new Volvo-mandated showroom and renovate their existing Jaguar Land Rover showroom at their Waukesha, Wisconsin dealership.

With their current facility optimally positioned on a highly-trafficked road, the Fields group elected to buy the adjacent property to expand its facilities and parking lot. The existing facility, which currently features all three of their brands in one showroom, will be renovated to showcase only Jaguar and Land Rover products. A new Volvo showroom along with a Volvo reception area will be constructed adjacent to the existing showroom.

By utilizing the existing showroom facilities, the Redmond design team will be working around multiple structural support columns. As the columns are essential to the structural integrity of the building, they cannot be altered.

An additional challenge of the project will be the site itself. There are significant grade changes in the site – there is nearly a 15′ difference between the site’s main access point and the existing showroom. The owner has requested that the new Volvo showroom sit at the same grade-level as the existing showroom. As a result, extensive earthwork will be required, along with creative site planning and use of retaining walls.

Currently in the design phase, the 9,000-square foot Volvo showroom is scheduled to be completed by Fall 2017 and the 12,000-square foot renovation of the existing Jaguar Land Rover showroom will finish in Spring 2018.

Also currently in design is the new Fields Jaguar Land Rover facility in Madison, Wisconsin.

 

 

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Fields Jaguar Land Rover Volvo Madison

Fields Jaguar Land Rover Volvo Madison rendering

After completing a successful project for the Fields Jaguar Land Rover Volvo team previously at their Madison location, The Redmond Company has again been selected to design and build a brand-new 34,000-square foot dealership for the auto group in Madison, Wisconsin.

The project is estimated to be completed in late winter 2018.

The Redmond Company also providing real estate consulting and brokerage services on this project.

Also currently in progress is the Fields Jaguar Land Rover facility in Waukesha, Wisconsin.

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Evansville Teachers Federal Credit Union

Evansville Teachers Federal Credit Union exterior rendering

Located in Evansville, Indiana, award-winning Evansville Teachers Federal Credit Union’s new 83,915 square foot administration building will feature a full-service branch with a drive-up facility on the first floor. Currently under construction, this multi-phase project will also include a partial remodel of the existing administration building with the addition of a connecting skywalk between the existing and new buildings, as well as the demolition of the existing 21,000 square foot facility.

Located on a 10-acre site, the new facility includes a separate 1,134 square foot drive-up facility featuring three double-stacked drive-up lanes yielding six teller drive-ups, plus one double-stacked ATM lane yielding two ATM units. Inside the main facility’s first floor branch, there will be nine teller stations plus one ADA-accessible teller.

This project is expected to be completed by Fall 2017.

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Forward Financial Bank

Forward Financial Bank exterior rendering

Forward Financial Bank has commissioned Redmond to provide them with a new headquarters building, just to the north of their current facility in Marshfield, Wisconsin.

This building of 3 stories and over 55,000-square feet features several tenant spaces that will allow the bank to grow incrementally and lessen their immediate financial burden on the project. There is also a full basement featuring many community and staff amenities including a fitness room, assembly room, and an expansive patio overlooking a park and a beautifully landscaped site of nearly 5 acres.

The bank is slated to move into their new facility in Spring 2018.

View the Live Camera here, and the Time Lapse Camera here.

If you’re interested in leasing space in this beautiful new building, you can find out more on the Forward Financial website.

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Veridian Credit Union – Papillion

Veridian Credit Union Papillion exterior rendering

Redmond was selected to provide a new branch design for Veridian Credit Union’s entrance into the Omaha / Council Bluffs market. This branch in Papillion is the second branch to be completed, following the recently-opened Council Bluffs location and the branch on Maple Road in Omaha, Nebraska.

The new 5,100-square foot branch design incorporates Veridian’s goal of sustainability through its extensive use of glass for daylighting and its expansive wood branding wall that transitions from the exterior into the interior space.  The sweeping butterfly roof and curtain wall exterior invites passersby to view inside to Veridian’s lobby activity and marketing.

The Papillion branch is part of a larger development effort of the neighborhood. The Redmond team worked with the developer and the City of Omaha to fit Veridian’s prototype within the constraints of the site agreement.

You can also view a time lapse video of the project from start to completion.

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