C1 Bank is gaining a toehold in the Miami area, but the institution will have to step carefully as it navigates its way around Biscayne Bay.

The St. Petersburg, Fla., bank announced late last month that it would buy the lease for U.S. Century Bank's branch along the 800 block of Brickell Avenue, among other real estate assets.

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