Hart Construction, The Cone Group create the Hart | Cone alliance

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Searcy-based Hart Construction and Little Rock-based The Cone Group have announced an alliance resulting in the creation of Hart | Cone. The deal was effective Nov. 9.

Jimmy Cone, president of The Cone Group, will serve as director of pre-construction services. Adam Hart, creator and owner of Hart Construction, will serve as president.

Hart | Cone has more than 75 years of varied sector experience to their existing and new clients.

Established in 1956 and with only two presidents to date, The Cone Group has more than 1,000 projects in its portfolio. Much of The Cone Group work is in the education, health, and financial sectors with recent jobs including The Shackleford Crossing Shopping Center, the Arkansas Cancer Research Center, and the Hillside Auditorium at the University of Arkansas.

“Bringing together decades of experience from our team, with the enthusiastic and innovative approach of the Hart Construction team, will provide a unique balance of expertise and energy that will allow us to serve our clients more effectively,” Cone said in a statement. “Being able to lead our team and help our clients meet their construction goals through energetic collaboration with Hart Construction is an opportunity I’m excited about.”

Created in 2003 by Memphis native and Harding graduate, Adam Hart, Hart Construction has grown in the retail, food and beverage, and tenant finish sectors with offices now located in Little Rock, Fayetteville, Searcy, and Memphis. Recent projects include the Pleasant Crossings Shoppes in Rogers, Tractor Supply in Blytheville, and Siloam Springs Regional Medical Clinic.

“The resume and experience that The Cone Group brings to the table –combined with Hart Construction’s aggressive commitment to establishing new relationships – makes for a strong competitive advantage in the marketplace,” Hart said.