Community First Credit Union staff are moving into their new headquarters expansion building in LaVilla this week following a full renovation to the building.
The Jacksonville-based financial institution purchased the former Elkins Building/Diamond-S building at 701 W. Adams St. in November 2019. It includes the 1.7-acre lot, two-story building and adjacent parking lot.
The building is about six blocks from the existing headquarters at Lee and Beaver streets. It now will house operational and administrative offices for about 75 of Community First’s 180 headquarters staff.
“This repurposed building gives us the room we need to grow for the next several years,” said John Hirabayashi, CEO and president of Community First. “We are proud to continue to contribute