Nashville, Tennessee is one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States because it is known for entertainment, incredible sports teams, high-quality schools, and a stable economy. The city offers a wide range of job opportunities and affordable cost of living, making it one of the top places to live in the U.S.

The list below contains a list of seven of the best multi-family contractors in Nashville, Tennessee.

Brasfield & Gorrie

1201 Demonbreun St., Suite 200, Nashville, TN 37203

Brasfield & Gorrie is a construction firm established in 1964. It provides general contracting, design-build, and construction management services for a wide range of market sectors. The firm is highly skilled in construction best practices, including virtual design and construction, integrated project delivery, Lean construction, and other best practices. However, it is best known for its preconstruction and self-perform expertise and the exemplary service it offers to its clients.

Brasfield & Gorrie has 12 offices and more than 3,200 employees. It has also gained various awards and recognitions from ENR Southeast, such as 2021 Contractor of the Year, Ranked #1 Top Contractor Ranked, and #1 Contractor in Commercial Building. It has also received national recognition from the Design-Build Institute of America and ABC Excellence in Construction Awards.

R.C Mathews Contractor

615 3rd Ave. South, Suite 500, Nashville, TN 37210

Established in 1941, R.C Mathews Contractor is a reliable partner of Nashville’s major corporations and institutions as it serves the city’s growing businesses. The firm, which specializes in commercial construction, is headquartered in Nashville, and it extends its services in Nashville and surrounding areas. For over eight decades, the firm has built an exemplary reputation in the industry because it focuses primarily on quality projects and integrity. 

It is STEP Platinum Safety-certified and accredited by various organizations, such as the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). It has also been recognized by the ABC Greater Tennessee Awards in 2019 and received the Merit and Eagle Award. The firm has also received the Preservation Award – Woolworth in 2019 and the Best Business Award in 2017.

Crain Construction

2963 Sidco Dr. Suite 110, Nashville, TN 37204

Established in 1933, Crain Construction has been a leader in providing general contracting services across Nashville and Southeast areas. The firm concentrates on design/build, sustainable construction, and construction management. For 89 years, it has been known for its quality projects and unwavering integrity, and has built long-standing relationships with its clients and industry partners.

Crain Construction specializes in multifamily, hospitality, mixed-use, retail, industrial, and telecommunications projects. It is accredited and certified by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) and has received various awards. These recognitions include the 2021 Eagle Award for Excellence in Construction, 2020 Award for Excellence in Construction, the Mary Catherine Strobel Corporate Volunteerism Finalist in 2019, Nashville Business Journal Fast 50 Company in 2016, 2017, and 2021 , Nashville Business Journal 25 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in 2015, and many more.

The CEO/President of the firm, Michael Rankin, served on the national board of the Associated Builders & Contractors for six years and has been in the construction industry since the age of fourteen. He, along with an executive team of employee-owners, continue to build on Crain’s legacy by maintain a progressive and collaborative environment while staying committed to its foundation of core values.

Carter Group

517 Hagan Street, Nashville, TN 37203

Located in Nashville, Tennessee, Carter Group, LLC’s reputation, and reliability marks it as an industry leader. It specializes in design-build, general contracting & construction management and extends its services across the United States depending on its clients’ requirements. The firm focuses on establishing a company with people who possess integrity, expertise, and dedication to exceed the expectation of each of its clients. It is also accredited and certified by the US Green Building Council.

Carter Group, LLC operates under the leadership of Lee Carter, who has thirty years of extensive experience in the construction industry. Lee is experienced in handling day-to-day operations and executive management and oversees the firm’s global development. His expertise and knowledge in the industry allow him to share valuable insights with younger professionals in the firm.

Hardaway Construction

1001 Gallatin Ave, Nashville, TN 37206

Operating out of its office in Nashville, Hardaway Construction has been in the business for ninety-seven years and extends its services in Nashville and surrounding areas. The firm provides comprehensive design, general contracting building information modeling, and construction management services dedicated to value and transparency. It also employs a collaborative approach in all its client relationships and focuses on bringing its visions to reality on time and within budget.

Since 1924, the firm has built approximately 1,000 homes in Tennessee and Alabama. It was founded by L. Hall Hardaway Sr. when he was only 18. He was then assisted by his son to manage the firm in 1956 and assumed the position of president in 1975. Today, the firm is no longer owned by the Hardaway family. It is now headed by David Frazier, who served as president and operations manager in 2017. David holds a Master of Construction Engineering degree from Vanderbilt University and a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Naval Academy.

Avenue Construction

7110 Peach Court, Brentwood, TN 37027

Avenue Construction was founded in 2014 and specializes in office, medical, retail and multifamily commercial construction services. It offers a wide range of services, such as pre construction planning, general contracting, design and assists development, and design-build. 

It believes that there is an optimal way to complete a task, regardless of where it’s a ground-up project or renovation. Although it is headquartered in Nashville, Avenue Construction extends its services in Nashville, Brentwood, and surrounding areas.

The firm serves its clients with a primary goal: to provide a well-constructed project that meets its budget while maintaining quality structure results that prove long-lasting. It also constantly aims to meet or exceed each client’s expectations.

For over seven years, the firm’s philosophy has been driven by its experience in completing projects on time and within budget.


  • 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