Owner/developer: Great Southern Bancorp Inc. (Nasdaq: GSBC)
General contractor: Rio Contracting LLC
Architect: Rio Contracting LLC
Engineers: Pinnacle Design Consultants LLC, civil; Mettemeyer Engineering LLC, structural; Colvin Jones Davis LLC, mechanical, electrical and plumbing
Size: 5,950 square feet
Estimated cost: $500,000
Lender: None
Estimated completion date: July 15
Project description: Great Southern Bank is expanding its operations center to facilitate more back-office functions such as statement preparations, said Brian Eaton, the bank’s communications manager. In the last three years, Great Southern has grown to more than 100 branches from 39, placing additional need on back-office work, Eaton said, noting the bank is hiring for nine positions at the operations center and 60 firmwide.

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