New Yaletown CIBC branch opens for business
First downtown Vancouver area branch to be open for business 7 days a week VANCOUVER, Jan. 31 /CNW/ - Today, CIBC (CM: TSX;NYSE) opens the doors to a new 3,500 square-foot full service branch at the northeast corner of Helmcken Street and Homer Street in Yaletown. This new branch is CIBC's first location to open in Yaletown and CIBC's 54th full service branch in Greater Vancouver. "CIBC's new location in Yaletown will allow us to better serve our clients and demonstrates our commitment to meeting the financial needs of this vibrant and growing community," said Wendy Slavin, Senior Vice President of Western Canada, CIBC Retail Markets. "The significant investment CIBC is making in Yaletown allows us to provide clients with greater flexibility, access and choice." Located within the historic warehouse district, the branch offers the latest of modern conveniences, while preserving the character and historic elements of the restored warehouse, including original exposed brickwork, posts and beams. The Yaletown branch is open seven days a week - a first for the downtown Vancouver area. It features extended hours and two Automated Banking Machines (ABMs), offering a convenient option for the area's rapidly expanding residential population.The hours of operation are: Monday - Wednesday: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm Thursday - Friday: 9:30 am - 7:00 pm Saturday: 9:30 am - 4:00 pm Sunday: 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm"Our new Yaletown branch offers a full range of advice, service and sales offers," added Slavin. "This branch opening represents a major investment in the city and is part of CIBC's strategic plan to build, relocate and renovate over 70 branches over the next five years." CIBC clients also benefit from access to more than 3,800 automated bank machines, 24/7 service over the phone and on Canada's leading online banking site, www.cibc.com. CIBC is a leading North American financial institution with almost 11 million personal banking and business customers. CIBC offers a full range of products and services through its comprehensive electronic banking network, branches and offices across Canada, in the United States and around the world. For more information about CIBC visit www.cibc.com.
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