CHANGE OF PLANS: "A number of properties we had originally intended for future banking centers no longer meet our targets," said Tayfun Tuzun, CFO of Fifth Third.

Fifth Third's $17M Writedown Shows Declining Appeal of Branches

Fifth Third Bancorp took a $17 million impairment charge on properties it owns because it no longer plans to build branches on them. More banks may need to do the same.

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