TAYLORVILLE, Ill. — A groundbreaking ceremony was held Aug. 12 at the construction site for a new Farm Credit Illinois regional office in Taylorville. Following the demolition of the former Taylorville office at the same location in the past few weeks, construction of the new 8,500 square foot office is now underway.
Farm Credit Illinois directors, senior managers, and local staff were joined by Taylorville Mayor Bruce Barry and representatives of project contractor AKRA Builders, Inc.
The number of Taylorville staff has increased as their loan portfolio and crop insurance business continues growing. The new facility better positions FCI for continued expansion of in-office and on-farm services today and tomorrow.The Taylorville regional office serves more than 400 farm families in Christian and Montgomery Counties with $170 million of loan commitments and more than 80,000 acres of crop insurance coverage.
The new building will accommodate up to 15 staff members and provide meeting space for up to 50 individuals. In addition to FCI events, the meeting space will be available to the local agricultural community. The FCI Taylorville staff team will continue serving members at their temporary location at 919 W. Spresser Street and on farms during construction. The new facility is expected to be complete by summer 2022.
— Farm Credit Illinois
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