Delicious Success: Helping Hardee’s

CKE Restaurants Holdings Headquarters Construction

• 2017 Eagle Award and Award of Merit from Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)
• Client: CKE Restaurants Holdings

It’s probably not surprising that a company built on fast food would want to move fast on a construction project. When CKE Restaurants Holdings, the parent company of Hardee’s and Carl Jr.’s, decided to move its headquarters to the Nashville area, the schedule was tight. The relocation involved consolidating offices in California and Missouri. With employees moving – and new employees coming on board – CKE Restaurants needed everything ready on schedule. And they trusted Lee Company to make it happen.

Lee Company’s state-of-the-art fabrication shop gave us a real edge. Prefabricating all the ductwork in our facility enabled us to deliver exceptional materials on time and ready for installation.

The timing wasn’t the only challenge with this innovative office build-out. The project included construction of a test kitchen on the 10th floor of a high rise in Two Franklin Park, a new office site in suburban Nashville. Since the kitchen equipment was too large to fit on the elevator, we removed several windows and flew the equipment in using a crane. The work was safely and successfully accomplished at a full job site, without damage to the landscape work underway.

With Lee Company, it’s fast forward to success!