Three "Excellence in Construction" Merit Awards for Hardin Construction Company Campus Projects in North Carolina

Top Quote Iconic buildings at Bennett College and University of North Carolina at Greensboro cited. End Quote
  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) January 16, 2012 - Three Hardin Construction Company projects on North Carolina higher education campuses earned 2011 Excellence in Construction Merit Awards from the Carolinas Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).

    At Bennett College for Women in Greensboro, ABC cited Bennett's iconic, 22,542-square-foot Global Learning Center as well as its 42,663-square-foot Honors Residence Hall-both in the $5 million to $10 million category. The buildings were part of a $22 million capital improvements campaign for Bennett College. Hardin served as design builder.

    Also cited by ABC-in the $25 million to $50 million category-was the 110,500-square-foot School of Education classroom and office building at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG). The $47 million project, a joint venture with Rodgers Builders and Walter B. Davis, both of Charlotte, NC, was also awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), becoming the first "green" building on the UNCG campus.

    ABC is the nation's leading commercial and industrial construction trade association. ABC Excellence in Construction Awards competitions encourage and recognize individuals and companies that exemplify the high quality of merit shop workmanship in their projects while upholding a dedication to building projects on time and under budget.

    About Hardin Construction
    Celebrating 65 years of excellence, Hardin Construction Company, LLC is one of the nation's leading construction services firms, providing unequalled expertise for projects of broad scope and complexity through its culture of integrity, innovation and opportunity. With capabilities in general construction, construction management, design-build and renovation, Hardin is a leader in green building and sustainable practices and is recognized nationally for its safety practices. For more information, visit

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