Harker News

October 19, 2020

Harker is proud to be pink

We are proud to support American Cancer Society in their commitment to leading the fight against breast cancer through prevention, early detection, and treatment. Check out the Charlotte Business Journal’s Pink Edition released on Friday, October 2nd, 2020 to learn more about the American Cancer Society and the work they do in North Carolina and nationwide to educate and provide testing options for men and women. We are proud to be among the many businesses […]
October 15, 2020

Harker Provides Connectivity for CMS Students

“Gives back to the community” is one of Our Core Values that we operate by and it is apparent that there are many urgent needs around the city as we continue to navigate this pandemic. Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools opened this fall on a remote learning plan and are beginning to migrate to a hybrid plan of in-person and remote learning. When schools opened in August, there were an estimated 16,000 households with CMS students that […]
August 7, 2020

Inaugural Watermelon Eating Race

Over the last few months, our team has really missed being all together. Virtual meetings have been a great back-up, but it’s just not the same without our typical office antics and healthy competition in games of HORSE, putt-putt, and whatever else the team seems to come up with. One of our Core Values that we operate by is “have fun,” something our team members are very good at, but as we have in all […]
July 12, 2020

We Wouldn’t Be Celebrating Without You!

Established June 2010, Harker LLC is celebrating its 10th anniversary and successful transition from an emerging startup to an established industry leader with a strong history of successful project deliveries. We wouldn’t be able to celebrate a decade of success without the trusted partnerships we have built with our subcontractors. We understand that our subcontractors do more than merely perform their trade on a project. They play an essential role, beginning in preconstruction by providing […]
April 20, 2020

Harker Team has pivoted its approach

As the news of COVID-19 has progressed over the past few weeks, the Harker Team has pivoted our approach through the lens of Our Core Values. As a team and community, our roles have begun to look different in some ways as we do what it takes to support our team internally, as well as continuing to create wow experiences for our clients.   The office team has shifted to working remotely and Mecklenburg County has deemed […]
February 24, 2020

Harker Celebrates 10 Years

Harker LLC, a commercial construction firm headquartered in Charlotte, is celebrating its 10th anniversary in the industry. Check out what Harker’s Owner and President, David Harker shared in the business anniversaries edition of the Charlotte Business Journal. What is the primary mission of your company? Our mission is to build exceptional corporate and medical work spaces, keep things simple, and have fun, while creating WOW experiences for our clients, team and families. What sets your business […]
November 8, 2019

Harker Recognized as a 2019 Best Place to Work

We’re excited to be recognized as one of the Best Places to Work by the Charlotte Business Journal 3 years in a row. The awards program is based off employee surveys, which help shed light on which local companies offer the best places to work across the Charlotte area. With the help of employee-feedback software company Quantum Workplace, the surveys cover such topics as workplace trust and management experience to goal development. https://www.bizjournals.com/charlotte/news/2019/11/10/photos-rankings-revealed-as-cbj-tees-off.html  
September 27, 2019

Harker & Habitat for Humanity Team Up

A group of Harker Team Members spent the day working with other volunteers to help build a new Habitat Charlotte house. Harker is always looking to exemplify our core values in any way that we can. Visit our About page to learn more about what we value.  
September 26, 2019

Harker Recognized as Bronze Superstar

Harker was recognized as a Bronze Superstar winner by Classroom Central for the number of supplies collected during the Harker School Tool supply drive.  We reached our original goal of 500 items so fast that our community involvement committee increased the goal to 1000!  We finished strong with a donation of 1826 items donated to Classroom Central We are thankful to all that contributed to the Harker School Tool Campaign in helping us create a WOW experience […]
September 12, 2019

Annual Harker Open House & Tailgate

Clients, team and friends were treated to a tailgate style pig pickin’, live music on the patio and cold beverages served by Sonny the beer burro. Thank you to everyone who contributed to another successful year at Harker, and to everyone who came out to celebrate with us!  
May 9, 2019

Harker Sponsors Six on Six Volleyball Team

Harker was proud to sponsor team Cushman & Wakefield in the 12th Annual Six on Six Volleyball Classic, hosted by Childress Klein and Beacon Partners. The event joined teams from the Charlotte commercial real estate industry in a head-to-head competition that promotes camaraderie and networking while raising awareness and support for local charities. This year’s Classic was proud to contribute its proceeds, $195,000 (25% increase from 2018) to Freedom School Partners. Freedom School Partners promotes […]
April 27, 2019

Harker & RBA Interiors CANstruction Competition

Harker and RBA Interiors partnered to compete in the 2019 AIA Charlotte CANstruction design/ build competition to benefit the Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina. We are “PINING for GOLD” for those in need. In the heart of South End lies the Gold District. Beneath this special footprint in Charlotte lies abandoned Gold Mines that proved to be very fruitful in the 1800’s. Miners flocked to this area in hopes of striking Gold. Although the […]
April 6, 2019

Harker Sponsors 6th Annual Know Your Craft 5K

We are excited to be a Platinum Sponsor for Triple C Brewing’s 6th Annual Know Your Craft 5k, benefiting  the Urban Ministry Center. The Urban Ministry Center is an interfaith organization whose mission ultimately depends upon the support of others. We’re unyielding in helping our most vulnerable homeless neighbors. We pursue this passion with the dedication of our volunteers and gifts from throughout the community. Harker strives to participate in events that bring us closer […]
November 23, 2018

Harker Recognized as a Best Place to Work

For a second year, Harker was recognized as a company whose benefits, policies and practices are among the Charlotte area’s best. The awards program is based off employee surveys, which help shed light on which local companies offer the best places to work across the Charlotte area. With the help of employee-feedback software company Quantum Workplace, the surveys cover such topics as workplace trust and management experience to goal development.    
November 18, 2018

True Blessings Luncheon

Team Harker attended the Annual True Blessings Luncheon, a fundraiser for the Urban Ministry Center, as we do each year. The Urban Ministry Center not only provides a daily lunch, counseling and other vital resources for the homeless community, but also works tirelessly to get them housed and support them through that transition.      
November 12, 2018

Harker Open House

Harker clients, team and friends gathered to enjoy a tailgate style pig pickin’ and Bluegrass on the patio. Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate with us!
November 1, 2018

DentsplySirona Takes Top Space Build-out

Congratulations DentsplySirona Project Team | Winner of Top Space Build-out 2018 Heavy Hitters Commercial Real Estate Awards-The Charlotte Business Journal and Bank OZK  presented the 2018 Heavy Hitters Commercial Real Estate Awards, recognizing the best developments substantially completed from July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018, in the Greater Charlotte region. DentsplySirona, a global manufacturer of professional dental products and technologies, needed a new home it could smile about. The dental products manufacturer traded a […]
September 8, 2018

Harker Partners with Tuckaseegee Elementary School for a Second Year

Harker is proud to be partnering with CMS and Tuckaseegee Elementary to improve education in our community for the second year! We are committed to embracing our community in a way that fosters empathy, advances knowledge and builds foundational relationships. We strive to use our core values and available resources to provide tangible support within our community in order to make a difference in the lives of others. This school year, the school had a […]
April 16, 2018

Harker Partners with CMS Book Buddies Program

Harker Partners with CMS Book Buddies Program Harker is grateful to have the opportunity to invest in the lives of children in our community. In partnership with CMS, Harker team members travel to Tuckaseegee Elementary on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month to read with 1st graders in the Book Buddies program. This program fosters a love of the written word and a chance for individual children to improve their reading skills. We […]
April 1, 2018

Harker Participates in 5k

Triple C – Know Your Craft 5k    We are so excited to be a 2018 Platinum Sponsor for Triple C Brewing’s Know Your Craft 5k, benefitting Project2Heal! Not only does Triple C Brewing create a fun and welcoming environment, Project2Heal is truly a special cause. Patience, effort and much love goes into training service dogs for Veterans who live with physical or emotional trauma. Harker strives to participate in events that bring us closer […]
March 14, 2018

Harker Rolls Out Wellness Initiative

Health & Wellness It’s about you. The whole you. Harker recognizes our ability to achieve our objectives successfully depends on the well-being of our team members. We acknowledge that the key elements of workplace wellness include the physical and cultural environments, as well as the policies, practices and procedures that guide our work. Harker is dedicated to providing a healthy workplace that values and enhances the health and well-being of all team members by implementing […]
May 1, 2017

Harker & Little Diversified Team Up

Taking the Sting Out of Hunger receives Honorable Mention!! April 2017 | Charlotte Convention Center – HarkerDoerre & Little Diversified join forces to compete against eleven other teams in the 2017 CANstruction design/build competition. Special Thank You to the following companies for their generous contributions to our structure. McKenneys Absolute Fire Control Precision Plumbing Warco Construction Landscaping Technology & Maintenance Binswanger Glass
December 8, 2016

Harker Hosts Open House

To celebrate our new home, we hosted our clients and friends to a tailgate style pig pickin’ and Bluegrass Band. Thank you to all who came out to celebrate with us. Our Open House was a great success and truly unforgettable.
September 30, 2016

Harker “Putts for Pups”

HarkerDoerre participates in 4th Annual “Putt for Pups” golf tournament to benefit Project 2 Heal. Project 2 Heal’s mission is to breed, nurture and train Labrador Retrievers. Trained puppies are then donated to service dog organizations to provide healing for those with physical and emotional challenges.
July 29, 2016

Harker Teams Up With the Urban Ministry Center

Street Soccer 945 is the first year around soccer program for the homeless and impoverished in the United States. Street Soccer 945 recognizes that healthy living, a constructive use of leisure time, a community of teammates that supports you, and personal relationships are key ingredients to anyone’s well being. The positive power of sports, especially soccer, is a remarkable efficacious tool for delivering these components to people caught in the trap of homelessness.