Clayco To Construct New Branch For Northwest Federal Credit Union
St. Louis, MO (September 22, 2008)
Clayco Inc. recently broke ground on a new 5,000-square-foot Manassas Branch facility for Northwest Federal Credit Union located at 9650 Liberia Avenue. The Manassas building will be the Credit Union’s first branch in Prince William County, Va.
The single-story credit union features time-saving amenities such as two way video drive-thru banking, a 24-hour drive up ATM, a full-service night depository and safe deposit boxes with a state of the art hand entry system, allowing the member self service access to their box anytime the facility is open. Other innovative solutions include automatic teller cash dispensers and point to point transaction tubes allowing the member service representative to handle all of the member’s transactions. The new branch is expected to be completed in October 2008.
“Northwest Federal Credit Union is committed to providing superior member service. Our new branch will help us reach out to existing members in the area as well as help us educate potential new members about our high-quality financial services,” said Gerrianne Burks, CEO of Northwest Federal Credit Union. “I am excited by the prospects that this new facility presents to our members and employees.”
“We are proud to work on Northwest Federal Credit Union’s new branch. The new facility is an example of how the credit union is actively expanding throughout Virginia, increasing their ability to offer membership to more people,” said Paul Barrath, Business Unit Leader for Financial Facilities at Clayco and project executive on the Northwest Federal Credit Union project. “The Credit Union is continually implementing cutting-edge technologies and progressive services in more convenient locations . such as the Manassas branch . to better meet their members’ financial business needs.”
Clayco’s project team includes Barrath, project executive and director; Matt Beckett, project manager; and Frank Hundt, project superintendent. The architect is Clarence Steel; the interior designer is Maren Engelmohr, a senior architect with Forum Studio. The structural engineer is Fischer & Partners Structural Engineers Inc. and the mechanical/electrical engineer is Root Engineering Services.
Established in 1947 and headquartered in Herndon, Va., Northwest Federal Credit Union is a full-service financial institution serving select government employees and over 400 companies in northern Virginia. The Credit Union currently has more than 97,000 members and assets in excess of $1.5 billion. For more information, please visit www.nwfcu.org.
Clayco Inc. is a full-service real estate development, design and construction firm with annual revenues of $871 million, specializing in “the art and science of building.” With offices in St. Louis, Chicago and Detroit, Clayco provides design-build project delivery on a nationwide basis for the corporate, financial, industrial, institutional and residential markets.