Frank L. Blum Construction- Pre-Qualification- NCSU Carmichael Addition & Renovation- Raleigh NC

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.

Description: 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)

At this time we are accepting prequalifications from construction trade and specialty contractors for the following bid packages:

BP0100 - General Trades

BP0930 - Hard Tile

BP0174 - Final Cleaning

BP0950 – Acoustical Ceilings

BP0240 - Building Demolition & Abatement

BP0960 - Resilient Flooring, Carpet & Base

BP0300 - Turnkey Concrete

BP0990 - Painting

BP0400 - Turnkey Masonry

BP1000 - Specialties & Accessories

BP0500 - Turnkey Steel

BP1014 - Signage

BP0622 – Millwork

BP1165 – Climbing & Bouldering Walls

BP0742 – Metal Wall Panels

BP1220 - Window Treatments

BP0750 - Roofing

BP1420 - Conveying Systems

BP0781 - Fireproofing

BP2100 - Fire Protection

BP0790 – Caulking & Waterproofing

BP2200 - Plumbing

BP0810 - Doors, Frames & Hardware

BP2300 - HVAC

BP0833 – Coiling Doors & Grilles

BP2600 - Electrical

BP0840 - Storefront/Curtainwall

BP3100 - Sitework & Site Utilities

BP0860 – Skylights

BP3163 – Aggregate Piers

BP0920 – Gypsum Board Assemblies

BP3214 - Hardscapes

BP0925 - Gypsum Board Assemblies & ACT Combo


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.

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 Committee.