Manufacturers Bank and Trust: Clear Lake

Accord’s work in the banking/financial industry continues with this 3,625 SF free-standing new bank for MBT. Placed on a strategic location along Highway 18 in Clear Lake, the bank itself serves as an opportunity for MBT’s business development. With a large change in elevation on the back side of the property, the site became the […]

Northwest Bank: Ames

Exterior, Northwest Bank, Ames

Accord Architecture and Henkel Construction Company were hired to design and build this beautiful new Northwest Bank building in Ames. A great success, the project was finished both under budget and a month early. The design features a steel-framed, stone-clad bank with stylish bright blue accents. Clerestory windows above the lobby fill the space with natural […]

Arcadian Bank: Hartland, MN

Arcadian Bank, Hartland, MN

After a derecho wind caused severe damage to the existing Arcadian Bank in Hartland, MN, Accord was tasked with studying whether or not to restore the former bank or design a completely new one. The choice became clear, given the lack of accessibility in the former bank and the limitations therein. Accord’s design of this […]

Kingland Systems: Clear Lake

Kingland, Clear Lake

Kingland Systems provides platforms of software solutions to customers around the globe. It is rapidly becoming a technology giant. Kingland hired Accord Architecture in 2017 to convert an office building and former Serta Mattress warehouse building to their needs. Combining building types, the Clear Lake home office offers ample space to present innovative ideas to […]

Accord and Henkel Office: Ames

Henkel and Accord Ames office at dusk

Accord Architecture and Henkel Construction Company moved their central Iowa office to a new location after purchasing an office building originally designed for and occupied by a structural engineering firm in Ames. It had experienced significant deterioration in recent years and needed extensive renovation. The two-story office building includes 2,700 square feet on each level. […]

First Citizens Bank: Mason City

First Citizens Bank, Mason City

Mason City, Iowa Accord’s long-standing relationship with First Citizens National Bank (now “First Citizens Bank”) began in the 1990s. That bank project was in Charles City, Iowa. It was followed by FCB’s conversion of a former insurance building on the west side of Mason City into FCB headquarters. Accord’s design work at this location included […]

​North Iowa Regional Commerce Center: Mason City

North Iowa Regional Commerce Center, Mason City

The North Iowa Regional Commerce Center hired Accord to renovate all interior levels of their circa 1930 building. This downtown Mason City building houses the area chamber and county-wide economic development organization. Regional economic development Marketing Alliance and North Iowa Builders Exchange also operate here. It also welcomes the co-location of partners with complimentary missions. […]