- New facility reflects Regions’ commitment to
Hattiesburgand the Pine Belt.
- Approximately 90 new jobs to be created.
- Regions to continue its branch-banking presence in downtown
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Regions’ operations facility will be designed to feature modern work environments that foster greater collaboration and communication between departments. Pictured is a Regions facility in
The high-tech facility will be designed to accommodate Regions associates who currently work across various business groups at Regions’
Regions currently employs more than 320 people in the
“Hattiesburg and the
“It is no surprise that Regions has chosen the
Construction of the operations facility is expected to begin as soon as the fourth quarter of 2017.
“Regions Bank is committed to
“We are extremely pleased that Regions has such confidence in our community and in the quality of our workforce,” said
The property will primarily house associates from
“Currently, we have people spread across several floors in three separate buildings downtown,” said
In preparation for the development of the new facility, Regions has completed the sale of the company’s
Further, Regions’ will continue to maintain a bank branch in the downtown area following construction of the operations facility along
“Regions has served local customers from downtown for many years, and that is not going to change,” Garraway said. “The plans we are announcing today will help support the continued strength and vitality of this community and the surrounding area for many years to come.”
The new operations facility is a win-win for the
Also, the developer purchasing the
Civic leaders welcomed news of Regions’ plans as the company builds on its investments in the
“Regions has been a longtime member of the
“We are honored and humbled by Regions’ decision to locate the bank’s new mortgage facility in Lamar County,” said
Hiring for newly created positions is expected to begin during the current quarter. Regions lists available jobs under the “Careers” section of Regions.com. The company will add additional positions as they become available.
The new facility is expected to be operational as soon as the first quarter of 2019. Newly hired associates whose positions will be housed at the operations facility will work in current Regions offices until the transition to the new space.