Harnett County Health Science Project Moves Forward

Harnett County, N.C. -- The Harnett Forward Together Committee and the Brightwater board of directors has appointed a marketing committee to handle the qualifications process and final selection of a team that will build, own and lease to Harnett County for Central Carolina Community College and Campbell University a facility for the training of students pursuing degrees in a variety of medical fields.

More than 60 firms expressed interest in constructing and leasing the building and 14 teams submitted qualifications packages. These teams are all highly regarded construction and development firms and Harnett County was very pleased by their interest.

Eight teams were selected to move forward to the Request for Proposal phase. These firms will submit their proposals by close of business July 26 with contract award to occur in late August 2011.

For more information, contact Harnett County Economic Development Commission, (910) 893-7524.