Carmichael Addition & Renovation project in Raleigh, NC

by January 8, 2018


Frank L. Blum Construction has been selected as the Construction Manager @ Risk by NC State University and is seeking to prequalify construction trade and specialty contractors to submit bids to furnish labor, materials, equipment and tools for the Carmichael Addition & Renovation project in Raleigh, NC.  The project will demolish the 47,000 GSF east wing, and replace it with an addition of approximately 82,800 GSF.  Scope includes recreation, fitness and specialized activity space; classroom/multipurpose space; offices; and a functional training area.  The project will create one controlled access point for the complex, make the second floor of the existing gymnasium building accessible, and install a sprinkler system and replace alarm systems throughout the entire complex.  It will be a LEED silver certified building.   This will be a phased project:  Package 1 – Demolition, Site Utilities, Grading, Foundations (Target bid date is May 2018)  Package 2 – Balance of Work (Target bid date is October 2018)  We are accepting prequalifications from construction trade and specialty contractors for the following bid packages:  BP0100 General Trades, BP0174 Final Cleaning, BP0240 Building Demolition & Abatement, BP0300 Turnkey Concrete, BP0400 Turnkey Masonry, BP0500 Turnkey Steel, BP0622 Millwork, BP0742 Metal Wall Panels, BP0750 Roofing, BP0781 Fireproofing, BP0790 Caulking & Waterproofing, BP0810 Doors, Frames & Hardware, BP0833 Coiling Doors & Grilles, BP0840 Coiling Doors & Grilles, BP0840 Storefront/Curtainwall, BP0860 Skylights, BP0920 Gypsum Board Assemblies, BP0930 Hard Tile, BP0950 Acoustical Ceilings, BP0960 Resilient Flooring, BP0990 Painting, BP1000 Specialties & Accessories, BP1014 Signage, BP1165 Climbing & Bouldering Walls, BP1220 Window Treatments, BP1420 Conveying Systems, BP2100 Fire Protection, BP2200 Plumbing, BP2300 HVAC, BP2600 Electrical, BP3100 Sitework & Site Utilities, BP3163 Aggregate Piers, BP3214 Hardscapes.  Additional packages may be added or deleted by the Owner and Construction Manager.

Frank L. Blum Construction has a long-standing commitment to maximize minority and other HUB participation on all of our projects.  Our goal is to achieve a minimum of 20% minority participation on this project.  Prequalification forms can be obtained from Blum’s online plan room   Completed prequalification forms should be submitted to Jen Patten by March 16, 2018 via email ( or mail (4020 Westchase Blvd, Suite 450, Raleigh, NC 27607).  Plans will not be issued to any contractor until prequalification form is submitted and approved by the Prequalification Committee.

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