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.
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.