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BL Harbert International to Host Ceremonial Groundbreaking for Bento Box Nashville

Bento Box, alongside partners, BL Harbert International, EOA Architects and Sevan Multi-Site Solutions, are scheduled to host a ceremonial groundbreaking for Bento Nashville on Tuesday, March 6 at 4PM. The event will be located at 1267 3rd Avenue South.

The 89-unit, multi-family residential development in Chestnut Hill includes micro units and retail space geared toward creative entrepreneurs. Bento Nashville is considered subscription-based residential living. Units are expected to range in size from roughly 300 square feet to 1,000 square feet of living space. Bento Nashville will offer economic pricing and sustainability, combined with the amenities of apartment living.

Event registration is from 4-4:30. The ceremonial groundbreaking will take place at 4:30, and guests are invited to a neighborhood block party from 5:00 – 7:30. Hoss’ Loaded Burgers will provide snacks and refreshments.

“We are proud to play a role in delivering Bento Nashville to our neighbors in Chestnut Hill,” said Dan Price, Vice President of BL Harbert International. “In conjunction with Bento Box’s mission, we hope to create not only a lasting impact, but also a small footprint in our construction time and resources. We look forward to seeing how this innovative way of life spreads across our region.”

BL Harbert International will lead the construction on the development. Construction has already begun and is slated for completion by 2019.


About Bento Box: Bento Box is about helping people develop their own small footprint lives, including the necessary time, space and knowledge to sustain them. Small footprint living reduces mankind’s dependence on stuff, including waste, space and consumption.

About BL Harbert International: BL Harbert International, LLC is a privately-owned construction company with U.S. and International operations providing preconstruction, construction, design-build and construction management services. BL Harbert is currently building across the U.S. and in fifteen countries around the world. The company is nationally ranked based on 2016 annual revenues of $1.25 billion. BL Harbert International, LLC is also consistently ranked a top green contractor.

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