Hardee’s has a competitive marketing approach to expand its geographic territory and update many of the existing stores. They are making a come back into fast-casual dining arena. This Hardee’s store was built in an up and coming development in Derby where the population is growing. They worked closely with their architect to come up with a fresh, exciting, and unexpected design. Zernco collaborated with Hardee’s and the architect putting costs and schedules to their design. The store includes a customer seating area, serving counter, kitchen, and restrooms. Despite the large amount of spring rain delays, the project was completed in time for a summer opening. Hardee’s was very pleased the project was completed on time. They also were impressed with the Zernco way and will implement these standards in their future construction projects.