Hardin Construction Company Inks Deal with MMI Associates, Inc.

Raleigh, NC, September 05, 2008 --(PR.com)-- Patty Briguglio, president of MMI Associates, Inc., (www.mmimarketing.com) a Raleigh-based full-service public relations firm, has announced that the firm has been named the public relations agency of record for Hardin Construction Company in Raleigh. Hardin Construction Company is a privately-held, leading general contractor and construction manager that provides various comprehensive construction services and has opened an office in the Triangle. MMI will assist them in developing and implementing a public relations campaign, including media relations, strategic planning, and community relations.

“We are looking forward to our new relationship with Hardin Construction,” said Patty Briguglio. “We are honored that they have selected us to collaborate with them on a new public strategy.”

About MMI Associates, Inc.:
MMI Associates, Inc. is a full-service public relations firm offering a wide range of services to help clients achieve measurable results in brand awareness, name recognition, market penetration and crisis management. Established in 1994 in Phoenix, Arizona, this award-winning firm was named one of the top 10 public relations firms in the state. In North Carolina, the Triangle Business Journal’s Book of Lists has recognized MMI as one of the top five public relations firms in the Triangle. The firm has received numerous awards for its work and most recently was awarded the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce’s 2007 Pinnacle Award for Steady Growth and Profitability, and was named a Best Place to Work by the Triangle Business Journal. For more information, please call (919) 233-6600 or visit the Web site at www.mmimarketing.com.

About Hardin Construction Company:
Founded in 1946, Hardin Construction Company is a leading general contractor and construction manager in the United States and has consistently been in the forefront of its industry for years. With offices in Atlanta, Tampa, Fla., Orlando, Fla., Raleigh, N.C., and Austin, Texas, Hardin Construction provides comprehensive construction services including general construction, construction management, design-build, renovation and furnitures, fixtures and equipment (FF&E) management. A privately-held company, Hardin Construction provides services in markets such as retail, hospitality, residential, office, education, healthcare and public assembly. For more information, visit www.hardinconstruction.com.

Patty Briguglio
MMI Associates, Inc.
(919) 233-6600
PR Firms Raleigh, NC

MMI Associates
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