On July 30, 2012 the Administrative, International Banking, and Commercial offices relocated to this new location and the address is 777 SW 37th Avenue, Miami, FL 33135
Grupo IF, a privately held family enterprise that has been conducting business in North and South America for over 50 years and owners of South Florida’s International Finance Bank (IFB) is pleased to announce the completion of the new facilities that serves as the headquarters for IFB. On July 30, 2012 the Administrative, International Banking, and Commercial offices relocated to this new location and the address is 777 SW 37th Avenue, Miami, FL 33135. This new facility is a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certified IFB headquarters on the Corner of SW 37th Avenue and SW 8th Street, adding to their already well-established South Florida locations in Brickell, Coral Gables, Westchester, Merrick Point (Bird Road) and Weston.
IFB is committed to stimulating the economy by creating more jobs for the community while maintaining their social responsibility to the environment. IFB takes pride in their forward-thinking business model, keeping true to community values. The new green location employs over 80 IFB employees.
"By building smart and responsibly, we reflect the value of the clients and community we serve and we ensure that anybody who comes into our premises, including the colleagues who work here, experience a fresh and healthy environment. We're proud of our commitment to sustainability at IFB," said Mr. Nelson V. Alvarado, President and CEO of IFB.
IFB exemplifies tremendous environmental and fiscal leadership by constructing a LEED standard location. Undergoing LEED certification means that IFB’s new headquarters not only saves energy, water and resources and contribute to environmental solutions, but also saves money throughout the lifecycle of the building. Under the supervision of LEED accredited professionals from Phoenix FTA, Spinnaker Group, L. Triana Engineers and NBWW – IFB’s new headquarters features the following: preferred parking spaces for low-emitting vehicles, storm water will be collected and filtered, use of highly efficient plumbing fixtures, including low-flush water closets and sensor-activated faucets, sophisticated computer controlled system that analyzes light levels and automatically dims or turns-off lights, over 75% of construction debris will be recycled, low-VOC (Volatile Organic Compound) paints and carpets throughout to provide indoor air quality, white “Cool Roof” to reduce heat gain in the building among other environmentally progressive initiatives.