New Building Will Provide Space For Growth in Technology and Business Lending

TUCSON, Ariz. (Aug. 22, 2016) – Vantage West (, Southern Arizona’s largest credit union, is expanding its corporate presence in Tucson by breaking ground on a 38,500-square-foot building that will accommodate present and future growth. Credit union officials hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the new building Aug. 16.

Groundbreaking 2 (2)The new three-story office building will connect on the second floor to the current corporate headquarters on North Arcadia Avenue.  It includes a 10,000-square-foot technology center, two large training areas and expanded space for growth in business lending.

“This new building signals growth for us. It points to the opportunity for potential future employee growth and the ability to expand the services we are committed to offering our members,” said Robert D. Ramirez, Vantage West President and CEO.  He added, “In recent years, we’ve expanded in Tucson and into Maricopa and Pima Counties. This corporate expansion, will support that growth, while simultaneously stimulating the local economy,” said Robert D. Ramirez, Vantage West President and CEO.

The new building was designed by Tucson-based Swaim Associates Architects, and will be built by BFL Construction. It is expected to be completed by the fall of 2017.

About Vantage West Credit Union
Vantage West Credit Union is a $1.6 billion financial institution in Arizona, which serves a growing membership of more than 135,000. Vantage West has 17 branches in Pima, Pinal, Maricopa and Cochise counties and serves its vast global membership via online channels, as well. Vantage West is a full service financial institution, offering consumer and business loans, credit cards, and deposit products, as well as retirement accounts and other financial services. Vantage West is federally insured by NCUA.



Jill Casey, Vantage West Credit Union
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