Kenny Industries Acquires Harkins Development Corporation in Florida
Northbrook, Illinois March 16, 2012 - Kenny Industries, Inc. announced today that it has purchased the commercial construction assets of Harkins Development Corporation of Sanford, Florida. The company was established in 1974 by Founder C. William “Bill” Harkins and provides a complete range of design/build and general contracting services. The new company will operate as Harkins Development, LLC and will be managed by Matthew W. Harkins.
Over the past thirty years, Harkins Development Corporation has evolved from a premier custom home builder into a highly-regarded commercial general contracting firm whose specialty has become the design/build delivery system. Harkins Development Corporation has earned an exceptional reputation among business professionals, having constructed numerous commercial buildings for medical, surgical, dental, and veterinary specialties as well as various retail centers. In recent years, the company has branched out into military construction, having built numerous projects in Florida, Georgia and Missouri.
Kenny Industries, Inc. is the parent company of Kenny Construction Company. Founded in 1927, Kenny Construction Company is a national contractor and construction manager with extensive experience building large, complex projects. Kenny Construction Company maintains seven operating groups, offering services in Power Transmission and Distribution, Energy Solutions, Tunneling, Commercial Building, Civil/Transportation, Trenchless Sewer Lining and Construction Management.