Business Dictionary :
Building : noun : house or factory or office block, etc.
• They have redeveloped the site of the old office building.The Shell Building
= the office block where the head office of Shell is Building and Loan Association
: noun USA = SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION Building Society
GB : financial institution which accepts and pays interest on deposits and lends money to people who are buying property
• He put his savings into a building society or into a building society account.From Building to HOME PAGE
• I have an account with the Halifax Building Society.
• I saw the building society manager to ask for a mortgage.