Greensboro received the title “The Gate City” in the late 1800s as one of the South’s main railroad gateways and transit centers. Greensboro is ideal if you want to enjoy authentic Southern charm on a budget. As North Carolina’s scenic heartland, it is the perfect location to unwind and be immersed in entertainment. If you’re looking to build a multifamily building in the area, the list below includes the best contractors serving in the city.

Samet Corporation

309 Gallimore Dairy Rd. Suite 102, Greensboro, NC 27409

Founded by Norman Samet in 1961, Samet Corporation specializes in general contracting and design-build of multi-unit residential, educational, healthcare, civic and religious, office, retail, sport, and entertainment spaces. It immediately gained a reputation for its unrelenting dedication to customer satisfaction and strong ethical principles. Throughout the 1980s and 1990s, Samet expanded throughout North Carolina’s Piedmont Triad area, moving beyond industrial buildings to service clients in other commercial sectors.

Arthur Samet joined the firm in 1991 and took over as CEO in 2000.  Under Arthur’s guidance, the business has diversified from its commercial beginnings into high-growth industries and expanded farther into the Southeast. The company is an awardee of the ABC Step Award (2017), ABC National Safety Merit Award (2016), and the CPN Star Award (2016). It also holds memberships with the American Society for Health Care Engineering, NC Building Star, and it is rated Gold and Silver by LEED.

Frank L. Blum Construction Company

203 South Church St. Greensboro, NC 27401

Frank L. Blum Construction Company, founded in 1923, has been a dependable building partner to owners in the greater Triad region for decades. This ninety-year-old company has a strong reputation for surviving the most adverse economies, collaborating with the most meticulous owners, and thriving at the most challenging projects while having the lowest actively-used general contractor license number in the state of North Carolina.

Many famous and revered buildings in the Triad area have the Blum Construction mark of exquisite craftsmanship, either on the original construction or subsequent renovations or restorations. Mike Lancaster joined the firm in 2003 after graduating from North Carolina State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Construction Engineering and Management. He is involved in the community, serving on the board of directors of the Arts Council of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, the High Point University Board of Visitors, and as a Departmental Fellow of NC State University Engineering Department.

Miles-McClellan Construction Company

7504 E. Independence Blvd. Suite 100, Charlotte, NC 28227

Miles-McClellan Construction Company, established in 1978 by Lonnie Miles and Terry McClellan, serves the industrial, healthcare, higher education, corporate, and residential sectors. Because the founders realized there was a better approach to offer construction services, they left a prominent, international construction firm. While many firms forget that construction is a service industry, Miles-McClellan works to ensure that it exceeds its clients’ expectations at every step.

The firm’s direction, decisions taken by its leadership, and overall project plans are designed to surpass standards. Miles-McClellan Construction Company is an awardee of several ABC Excellence in Construction Awards, including those for Harrison Hall,  Elim Manor Senior Housing, and Four Points by Sheraton.

KMW Builders, LLC

324 W. Wendover Ave. Suite 302, Greensboro, NC 27408

KMW Builders, based in Greensboro, North Carolina, is a full-service contractor with the skills and knowledge to complete construction projects on time and within budget. It is led by a team of seasoned industry professionals. As a part of the Weaver Investment Group of Companies, the firm is dedicated to multifamily new construction and rehabilitation in North Carolina and South Carolina. 

KMW Builders produced 420 units or eighteen buildings to the Silver certification under the National Green Building Standard, under the supervision of Kevin Sasser. NAHB provides four levels of recognition, ranging from Bronze to Emerald, based on the environmentally friendly features provided. It is also a member of the National Association of Home Builders and has Energy Star certification.

Colmar Contracting, Inc.

1030 Westside Dr. Greensboro, NC 27405

Colmar Contracting, Inc. is a fully-licensed general contractor specializing in quality construction and design-build services for the commercial, industrial, assisted living, and multifamily industries. Its goal is to deliver high-quality, cost-effective building services while focusing on client satisfaction. Since its establishment a decade ago, its works have been recognized by the press, including the Triad Business Journal in 2017, and it has also received Energy Star certification.

The management team at Colmar Contracting has over fifty years of established construction expertise and a strong reputation in the industry. Gino Colamarino, the firm’s president, began his career with Fluor Daniel as a field engineer and eventually advanced to project manager. His first project was Greenville, South Carolina’s $45 million Peace Center of the Performing Arts. Gino launched Colmar Contracting, Inc. in 2008, and the company continues to deliver high-quality construction and services to companies around the area.


  • Jake Gustafson

    Jake has served as Senior Editor at General Contractors and brings a wealth of experience rooted in his passion for building. Holding a degree in Construction Engineering Management from Oregon State University, he actively engaged in industry-related activities, including membership in the Associated General Contractors of America student chapter and participation in the Associated Schools in Construction student competition. Previously, Jake served as a project engineer for a prominent general contractor in Portland, where he played a pivotal role in various aspects of construction projects, from pre-construction to subcontractor management. His expertise extends to working on innovative projects, such as North America's largest CLT commercial building. Expertise: Commercial Construction, Commercial Remodeling, Home Design and Build Key Highlights: Editor at General Contractors, Project Engineer for Portland-based general contractor, Field Engineer for the largest CLT commercial building in North America Education: Oregon State University, Degree in Construction Engineering Management