Finance Factors has grown into Hawaii’s largest locally-owned depository financial services loan company, and for more than a decade Ushijima Architects, Inc. (UAI) has worked with Finance Factors on the renovation of existing branches and expansion of their business into new communities across the state.
UAI has prepared design and construction documents for the interior renovations for a new Kahala Branch, new Manoa Branch, new Branch Office for Keauhou Shopping Village, new Kailua-Kona Mortgage Center, new Kailua Branch, and new Branch Office & Mortgage Center for Lihue, Kauai.
The Projects have had similar design components including teller stations (one accessible); back of house area; manager’s station behind teller area; vault; safe deposit boxes; coffee bar; ATM; integral IT, storage, and safe room; plasma TV display; internet lounge; break room with food preparation area; unisex accessible restrooms; and a closing office. UAI also provided complete new furnishings for the branches.
In 2008, UAI completed the exterior renovation and 2,000 s.f. interior renovation to the Liliha Street Branch and the following year completed the renovations to the 2nd floor apartments which were adjacent to the new branch.
UAI also provides services to validate contractor payment requests on residential properties on Oahu.