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State Bank of Waterloo

Located in Columbia, Illinois, the State Bank of Waterloo sought the services of The Redmond Company to build a new bank branch for their growing organization.

Totaling 4,300 square feet, this single story branch will incorporate a clerestory into the design to provide ample daylighting to the facility an Essential Design Element called Daylight Harvesting. It is used, along with exterior views, to keep employees engaged and focused while also increasing productivity and inspiration.

Other branch features: Instead of a traditional teller line, the bank’s interior will utilize a modern cash bar design to provide superior service to its customers. The open concept design will offer expansive view of the interior, allowing full view of the integrated marketing graphics and interactive areas to be unobstructed. Situated on a challenging site with four-sides of architectural requirements, Redmond’s team carefully devised a site plan to maximize the bank’s visibility on the property while maintaining a good traffic flow for customers.

Construction on this new branch will be completed in late November 2018.

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Town Bank Racine

Town Bank Racine Wisconsin exterior rendering

The eye-catching design of this 4,100-square foot, single-story new ground-up branch for Town Bank will be located on a prime corner in Racine at the corner of Washington Avenue and Perry Avenue.

With the property secured by Redmond’s sister company, Midland Commercial Development, this beautiful new building will reinvigorate an area of Racine that was previously underutilized. Formerly the site of an unused movie theatre, Town Bank will maximize their presence on this highly-trafficked corner. The design of the building features natural stone elements and extensive use of glass, including a conference room located on the front corner of the building.

This project is expected to be completed in early 2018.

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Veridian Credit Union – West Center Road

Veridian Credit Union Arbor in Omaha Nebraska exterior rendering

The Redmond Company performed detailed real estate analyses before recommending this optimal site on West Center Road in Omaha, Nebraska. This site has high visibility and high traffic counts as it it on one of Omaha’s main East/West arterial highways through the city.

The site that Veridian will be building their prototype branch on is a large site currently occupied by a local brewery. The site will be split, allowing Veridian to occupy a portion of the large parcel.

The Redmond Company will be utilizing Veridian’s prototype branch design for the facility and will be starting construction on the project in October 2017. The building is estimated to be completed in June 2018.

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UFCU Ireland Road

UFCU Ireland Road rendering

Modeled after the design of United Federal Credit Union’s Fletcher location, this 6,500-square foot branch facility will be located on Ireland Road in South Bend, Indiana.

The Fletcher location was the first implementation of the prototype model which was created by the financial design experts at The Redmond Company. By implementing this prototype design at each new location as they grow their organization through their branch deployment process, UFCU has been able to dramatically reduce their costs and maximize their budget. Rather than re-design a new building for each new site, the team utilizes the same basic concept and makes modifications to the building size as needed to appropriately fit the site’s size, topography, and access points. Additionally, depending on zoning requirements and municipal regulations, modifications can be made to the exterior facade, if needed, to meet any architectural guidelines required by the community.

The Ireland Road location will be a brand-new ground up branch following the prototype design.

The Redmond Company is honored to have completed more than 15 projects for UFCU. We look forward to continuing our relationship on many additional projects in the coming years.

Other UFCU Projects completed by The Redmond Company:

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Veridian Credit Union – Legacy Branch

Veridian Credit Union 144th & Center in Omaha, Nebraska exterior rendering

Veridian Credit Union utilized the real estate consulting services in selecting the site on 170th & Center in Omaha, Nebraska for their newest branch location.
For this particular site, a parking lot parcel was acquired and the new branch, which follows Veridian’s prototype design, will be built.

The prototype, designed by Redmond, will be tweaked slightly to fit within the parameters of the new site and as needed to meet municipal requirements. However, because the branch will be similar in design and materials to the other branches, Veridian Credit Union will experience a drastic savings because there is no need to repeatedly design the branch from square one.

The Redmond Company will also be performing the construction of this building which is estimated to be completed in May 2018.

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UFCU Main Street

UFCU Main Street Mishawaka rendering

Modeled after the design of United Federal Credit Union’s Fletcher location, this 6,500-square foot branch facility will be located on Main Street in Mishawaka, Indiana.

The Fletcher location was the first implementation of the prototype model which was created by the financial design experts at The Redmond Company. By implementing this prototype design at each new location as they grow their organization through their branch deployment process, UFCU has been able to dramatically reduce their costs and maximize their budget. Rather than re-design a new building for each new site, the team utilizes the same basic concept and makes modifications to the building size as needed to appropriately fit the site’s size, topography, and access points. Additionally, depending on zoning requirements and municipal regulations, modifications can be made to the exterior facade, if needed, to meet any architectural guidelines required by the community.

The Main Street location will be a brand-new ground up branch following the prototype design.

The Redmond Company is honored to have completed more than 15 projects for UFCU. We look forward to continuing our relationship on many additional projects in the coming years.

Other UFCU Projects completed by The Redmond Company:

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UFCU Statesville

UFCU Statesville renderings

Modeled after the design of United Federal Credit Union’s Fletcher location, this 3,200-square foot branch facility will be located in Statesville, North Carolina.

The Fletcher location was the first implementation of the prototype model which was created by the financial design experts at The Redmond Company. By implementing this prototype design at each new location as they grow their organization through their branch deployment process, UFCU has been able to dramatically reduce their costs and maximize their budget. Rather than re-design a new building for each new site, the team utilizes the same basic concept and makes modifications to the building size as needed to appropriately fit the site’s size, topography, and access points. Additionally, depending on zoning requirements and municipal regulations, modifications can be made to the exterior facade, if needed, to meet any architectural guidelines required by the community.

The Redmond Company is honored to have completed more than 15 projects for UFCU. We look forward to continuing our relationship on many additional projects in the coming years.

Other UFCU Projects completed by The Redmond Company:

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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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Ettleson Hyundai

Ettleson Hyundai rendering

The owners at Ettleson Hyundai in Countryside, Illinois were given a vacant 3-acre plot of land owned by the city with a promise to reinvigorate the area with the development of a new car dealership. After a successful design/build project on their Cadillac Buick GMC store in Hodgkins, Illinois, the Ettleson team again selected the Redmond team to design and build their new Hyundai/Genesis store.

Currently in the design phase, the 25,500-square foot Global Dealership Space Identity (GDSI)-compliant facility will follow Hyundai/Genesis design specifications. This will include a unique architectural design concept which incorporates textural elements meant to emulate the sky and trees. The open and airy showroom will be based around three design elements – Landscape, Vertical Green and Shaped Sky. There will also be a specific space for Hyundai’s new-to-the-U.S. luxury brand, Genesis, in the Genesis Studio. In this showroom, customers will be able to explore and touch the options available for their new vehicle’s custom interior and exterior.

To maximize parking on the site, Redmond’s design team will be utilizing an underground detention system which will collect the site’s run-off water into large pipes buried under the facility. Gradually, this water will be released into the city’s sewer so as not to overwhelm the system during high-volume storms. Additionally, the Redmond team will be pursuing city approval for paving setbacks reductions to further maximize the parking on the site.

The project is scheduled to be completed in early 2018.

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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 the summer of 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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