ATLANTA, Ga. and REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — DPR Construction recently signed a Letter of Intent to acquire Atlanta, Ga.-based Hardin Construction Company, LLC. The two companies intend to combine operations in the Southeast and Texas markets, where both have a strong local presence. The goal is to finalize the transaction in March, at which time more information will be announced.
Hardin’s portfolio includes more than 1,400 projects, including a number of landmark buildings: Arthur M. Blank Family Office, the first LEED-Gold certified office building in the southeast, Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre, Mall of Georgia, Terminus and 3344/SOVEREIGN—all in metro Atlanta; PNC Plaza building in Raleigh, N.C.; Tampa International Airport main terminal renovation and Marriott Waterside in Tampa, Fla.; St. Augustine University Academic Building in Austin, Texas and Darden Restaurant Support Center and four large resort projects for Disney in Orlando, Fla.
DPR will continue to focus on providing services to its five core markets, including advanced technology/mission critical, healthcare, higher education, life sciences and corporate office development across the country. Notable projects include Facebook data centers in Forest City, N.C., Prineville, Ore. and Lulea, Sweden; Scripps Research Center and Max Planck Florida Institute in Jupiter, Fla.; Clemson University Bio-Science buildings in Clemson, S.C.; Novelis R&D Laboratory in Kennesaw, Ga.; North Austin Medical Center and University of Texas at Austin High Performance Computing Facility in Austin, Texas; and the Library of Congress National Audio-Visual Conservation Center in Culpeper, Va.
Hardin projects under construction will be completed as Hardin Construction, including joint venture projects, once the acquisition is complete.