Construction Resource Centers of North Carolina
Construction Resource Centers offer services and support to help small, minority, and women-owned businesses identify and compete for construction-related projects.
We can help with:
- Construction plan rooms where you can review and copy construction plans for current projects and use our estimating software to prepare your bid.
- An online database of current bid opportunities.
- Certification and pre-qualification assistance to help you compete for N.C. Department of Transportation contracts.
- Training and workshops on industry-specific topics, business management and operations.
Many of these services are available at no cost; others at low or discounted rates.
Contact Construction Resource Centers of North Carolina for information and help growing your construction-related business.
Plan Room Locations
Construction Resource Center of Fayetteville
2520 Murchison Road
Fayetteville, NC 28301
Phone: (910) 488-4115
Construction Resource Center of Greensboro
Department of Construction Management & Occupational Safety and Health, N.C. A&T University
Price Hall, Room 112M, Laurel Street
(Price Hall is located directly behind Smith Hall)
Greensboro, NC 27411
Phone (919) 956-8889
The N.C. Department of Transportation's Connect NCDOT website contains comprehensive information on construction projects bid lettings as well as information on how businesses can compete for contracts.
In most cases, businesses must be prequalified to provide services to NCDOT. The Institute's construction business experts can help you negotiate the prequalification and bid process.
Additional bid opportunities can be found through the Institute's online database of current bid opportunities.
Minority-owned firms face unique challenges. In order to survive in today’s increasingly global marketplace, CEOs must lead their firms with innovative, clear strategies. In the absence of specialized executive training, few of these firms will be positioned for continual success in the marketplace. The Minority Executive Education Institute (MEEI) delivers comprehensive and robust graduate-level business education designed to help minority business executives strengthen and grow their companies.
MEEI business education builds the capacity and extends the capabilities of minority firms through the following program features:
- Extensive course content based on proven best practices and research
- Leading business experts from university and corporate partners
- Access to new business resources through networking and strategic partnerships
MEEI programming utilizes the talents of graduate-level professors from universities across the state and leading business experts, creating a powerful learning experience that gives minority and women business owners concrete knowledge that can be used to grow revenue, enter into new markets, or launch new product ideas.
In the ever-changing business landscape, minority-owned firms must begin to aggressively develop a mindset for growth. MEEI will help to position firms for explosive growth in the marketplace.
Contact the Minority Executive Education Institute
The South Atlantic Region Small Business Transportation Resource Center (SBTRC) serves as a regional office for the Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU). SBTRC works closely with prime and subcontractors, as well as state and local transportation agencies within the South Atlantic Region. The main focus of the SBTRC is assisting firms that are interested in doing business with the U.S. DOT directly, or with state and local agencies receiving U.S. DOT funding.
SBTRC supports small businesses in the District of Columbia and the four-state region of Kentucky, North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia to offer:
- Capacity-building skills and training for small businesses.
- Counseling and information on procurement opportunities.
- Access to capital through the U.S. Department of Transportation's Short-Term Lending Program.
- Assistance obtaining a surety bond.
- Resource assistance to promote more women and girls in the transportation industry.