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First Tech CU’s New Campus Is Pure Money (See Photos from Portland Business Journal)

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Is it appropriate for a credit union to spend member funds on ritzy new offices? From the Portland Business Journal:

An ambitious, and sweeping, new Hillsboro campus is welcoming waves of First Tech Federal Credit Union workers.

The Mountain View, Calif.-based credit union unveiled its 156,000-square-foot corporate campus that it says will drive projected growth in a state where it’s already strong. First Tech employs some 600 workers throughout Oregon. Its new campus could help take it to the 900-employee mark, according to the lender.

The new campus features mass timber as well as several natural and sustainable touches that make for comfortable workspaces. Hacker Architects designed the spot while Swinerton Builders served as the general contractor.

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