Vacant Albertson’s store soon to be occupied
CenterState Bank has announced the relocation of their Operations Center to the long vacant former Albertson’s location on the corner of HWY 17 and Havendale Blvd (directly behind the Racetrac). The bank entered a long-term lease for the 60,000 square feet of space and will be investing $2 million into renovations to relocate approximately 140 employees to the new site. The center should be fully operational by the spring of 2015.
CenterState was founded as a start-up bank in Winter Haven in 2000. After thirteen mergers and acquisitions since 2009, CenterState has grown to be one of the largest banks headquartered in Florida’s with $4 Billion in assets and 850 employees located in six states.
John Corbett, President/CEO, CenterState Bank
“By centralizing all of our administrative and operations functions to this new facility, we are Â reaffirming that we plan to keep Winter Haven as our long-term company headquarters,” said CenterState Bank’s President/CEO John Corbett.