Hardin Construction Company Selected As Design Builder For Bennett College Expansion

From: MMI Public Relations
Published: Mon Jan 11 2010

Tom Booth, vice president and general manager of Hardin Construction Company (www.hardinconstruction.com), has announced that the firm has been named the design builder for the Bennett College for Women’s $22 million expansion. All facilities are scheduled for completion in first quarter of 2011, the transformation encompasses the creation of three new buildings, including honors student housing, a Global Learning Center with offices, classrooms and space for community resources and an Intergenerational Center. The project will also rejuvenate the gymnasium and add additional athletic facilities to attain NCAA eligibility. Bennett’s development aligns with its goal of increasing the student population of 700 to 1,000 over several years.

"We are pleased to be selected as the design builder for the expansion at Bennett College," said Booth. "It is always exciting to be a part of the growth of a local educational facility, especially when they have specific plans for increased enrollment and NCAA eligibility. We look forward to helping them achieve that reality by creating the facilities to help them accomplish their goals."

- Hardin Construction Company has built more than five million square feet of facilities for higher-education.

- Hardin Construction specializes in retail, hospitality, residential, office, education, healthcare, public assembly, governmental and institutional construction.

- Within the Triangle, Hardin has worked on the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, Crabtree Valley Mall renovation and expansion, Nortel Raleigh expansion, the former Omni Durham Hotel and Civic Center now known as the Durham Marriot at the Civic Center, Sears at Crabtree Valley Mall, Tivoli Systems Building, Hilton Garden Inn Raleigh-Durham Airport, the RBC Plaza, and a joint effort on behalf of RogersHardin for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Information Technology Services Building.

Hardin Construction Company, LLC provides unequalled construction services through its culture of integrity, innovation and opportunity. Hardin is ranked among the nation’s Top 100 construction companies and is nationally recognized by the industry for its outstanding safety record. A leader in green construction, Hardin has completed more than 15 LEED certified projects and has more than 40 LEED Accredited Professionals. Founded in 1946 and privately held, Hardin’s services include general construction, construction management, design-build, and renovation for projects of broad scope and complexity. Hardin has headquarters in Atlanta, Ga., and offices in Tampa, Fla., Orlando, Fla., Raleigh, N.C., Austin, Texas and Houston, Texas. For more information, visit www.hardinconstruction.com.

Kate Catlin
MMI Public Relations
(919) 233-6600

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