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Aquesta Bank plans new branch in S. Mecklenburg

Cornelius-based Aquesta Bank plans to open a branch on Ardrey Kell Road in a fast-growing upscale area of South Mecklenburg. The full-service branch, pending approval from the Commissioner of Banks as well as the FDIC, will likely have about 3,000 square feet. “We are expanding in south Charlotte to capitalize on the terrific growth we […]


Bank growth continues, earnings reports from Aquesta, Uwharrie

April 26. Net income at Aquesta Financial Holdings fell 26 percent during the first quarter of 2016, but the parent company of Aquesta Bank is on a growth streak, having invested in the Charlotte market during the past year. “Expansion costs must be incurred prior to revenue recognition. For example, the bank’s investment in lenders […]


Aquesta Bank will open Wilmington branch

Feb. 2. Cornelius-based Aquesta Bank will open a full service bank branch in Wilmington, proof, perhaps, that the Aquesta name and logo translates well to an upscale, waterfont-oriented marketplace. Aquesta Financial Holdings officials said they “recently finalized the purchase of a soon-to-be full-service bank branch” in Wilmington. While no other details were immediately available, the […]

Banks report stellar growth in income, assets, deposits

Banks in the Golden Crescent are benefiting from an extraordinary economic boom in North Carolina, and their first nine months reflect exceptional growth in and around Charlotte. Harry Davis, the chief economist for the North Carolina Bankers Association, says loan growth nationwide is running about 2 percent per year. In North Carolina, it’s running at […]


Aquesta names City Executive for Concord

June 26. Aquesta Bank has recruited commercial banker Michelle Riley from Bank of North Carolina to be the Concord City Executive for the Cornelius-based bank. “It’s a very attractive market; there are quite a few businesses that are looking to expand there,” said Aquesta CEO Jim Engel. “This [a commercial loan production effort] is a […]

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