Three years ago, First Alliance Credit Union announced plans for a new to Rochester concept. At the time, the credit union announced its new branch would have an open floor concept and share space with other locally owned businesses.

A year later in 2020, First Alliance Commons opened its doors with partners Moka and Great Harvest Bread Company. A grand opening celebration for a new tenant is planned for this Saturday, August 27th.

The First Alliance Commons branch design allows us to provide our members a greater level of convenience and high-quality service to help them manage their finances in a relaxed and open atmosphere. This innovative new branch design allows us to continue to support the growth of our membership and the local businesses in our community. - First Alliance Credit Union President and CEO, Mike Rosek

New Café Opening Saturday In Northwest Rochester

A new café is celebrating its grand opening inside First Alliance Commons on Saturday, August 27th, but it isn't your typical café.

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First Alliance Commons offers a clean and modern space to grab a coffee or some food while working or banking.

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The space also has a conference room that is available to the public, a large commons area to meet up with clients or friends, a fireplace, and a comfy lounge area.

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On Saturday, August 27th, Bloom Acai Café will start serving to the public. The new café specializes in "delicious superfood sorbets" with various healthy and tasty toppings like fruit and nuts.

They describe their bowls as "a frozen superfood salad that tastes like dessert."

Bloom Acai Café is located inside First Alliance Commons at 2483 Commerce Drive NW in Rochester.

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