AUSTIN, TX--(Marketwire - Jul 16, 2012) - Hardin Construction Company has been selected by Transwestern Real Estate Company to serve as general contractor for a mixed-use, multifamily development surrounding the landmark Broken Spoke dance hall in southern Austin.

Construction of The 704 is scheduled to begin this summer and complete in spring 2014.

The seven-acre development will include four apartment buildings offering a total of 378 one- and two-bedroom units and 20,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space, as well as a five-level parking garage.

Occupying property immediately north and south of the Broken Spoke, which will continue to operate during the construction period, The 704 development will also include two pools, an extensive fitness center, dog run, bocce ball court, outdoor lounges, recreation and grilling areas, and a rooftop deck.

The project's architect of record is Wilder Belshaw Architects of Dallas, TX.

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Celebrating 66 years of excellence, Hardin Construction Company, LLC is one of the nation's leading construction services firms, providing unequalled expertise for projects of broad scope and complexity through its culture of integrity, innovation and opportunity. With capabilities in general construction, construction management, design-build and renovation, Hardin is a leader in green building and sustainable practices and is recognized nationally for its safety practices. Privately held, Hardin has offices in five cities: Atlanta, Georgia; Austin, Texas; Orlando, Florida; Tampa, Florida; and Raleigh, North Carolina. For more information, visit

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Barkley Russell
Hardin Construction Company, LLC
Phone: 770-235-3612