From the press packet handed out at yesterday’s Harrison Square news conference:
Established in 1995 by Hal Barry and Chris Schoen, Barry Real Estate Companies, Inc., has been responsible for the development and renovation of approximately four million, rentable square feet of office space throughout its history. Barry has completed developments in Dallas, Texas; Birmingham, Alabama; Florence, South Carolina; Charlotte, North Carolina; Orlando, Florida and Atlanta, Georgia. The company’s major tenants include: The Travelers Insurance Company, Hartford Fire Insurance Company, NORTEL, Marketing Specialists, Ernst & Young, Southern Company, Fortis, MindSpring/EarthLink, Transamerica, Cingular Wireless, Lafarge North America, Bradley Arant, Rose & White, Toyota Motor Credit Corporation, Wachovia Bank and Nike, Inc.
Barry CEO Chris Schoen is the principal developer of The Harrison. The company was also the project manager for the construction and development of Parkview Field.
The Hagerman Group is a Fort Wayne-based, privately owned construction organization that specializes in construction management, general construction, design-build and green building, with a specific focus on self-performance capabilities in the areas of concrete, masonry and carpentry. Founded in 1908, The Hagerman Group embodies one of the oldest and finest construction traditions in the Midwest.
With more than $290 billion in assets, PNC is one of the largest fmancial services companies in the country. Highly diversified and growing, its operations span the retail, business and corporate markets. PNC advisors bring financial savvy, local knowledge and personal service to all of their banking relationships, whether in Pittsburgh, Paris or Fort Wayne, Indiana. With a long tradition of local support – from education and the arts to economic development – PNC is committed to the success of the communities it serves.
Design Collaborative is a downtown Fort Wayne architectural/engineering firm with strong regional client relationships in civic, higher education, corporate, healthcare and religious projects. Design Collaborative is an advocate of living, working and playing in downtown Fort Wayne and has been involved in several downtown projects since the company’s founding in 1992. As the designers of The Harrison, the firm is proud to be a part of this exciting addition to the successful Harrison Square project.