Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) to change its headquarters

Posted by Nathan Alexander July 11, 2013 0 Comment 1547 views

The Cincinnati-based Fifth Third Bancorp (NASDAQ:FITB) is changing its local headquarters from Sunrise into the high rise which at the corner of East Las Olas Boulevard and Southeast Third Ave. The Fifth Third Bank signage will be branding this building since the lease includes the naming rights also. Although, it will need only 11, 000 square feet at the initial stage, the bank is leasing a total of 22, 000 square feet which includes a retail branch. The bank will start with 30 employees initially and will grow from there.

Jim Ray, who is the Senior Vice President and commercial banking executive for Fifth Third in South Florida, stated in a news release that this broadening of the bank’s reach to Fort Lauderdale will enable them to serve the customers with commercial and personal financial solutions. He also stated that this new commercial head quarters offers them a prominent location, flexibility for further expansion and the vibrant downtown atmosphere.

Fifth Third Bancorp along with NextJob which is a nationwide re-employment solutions company, have created a ground-breaking program to help the bank customers to find jobs. Following this re-employment initiative which was launched earlier during this year, the companies made an announcement on July 9th, 2013 that the Fifth Third customers who are banking online at the website: can be able to access the Seeker’s Toolkit for free of cost.

This Job Seeker’s Toolkit is exclusive and proprietary online job search software from NextJob. This is a web-based, multi-media program that facilitates the interactive learning with the help of the nine job search modules. The toolkit at free cost is provided by the bank to its internet banking customers including holders of checking and savings account and also those customers who hold other types of borrowing or investment relationships with the Company. Every aspect for a successful job search is included in this toolkit.

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