Design. Build. Clowns?

How many commercial design builders in North Carolina employ a clown on staff? We do at Rufty-Peedin! Here you see our very own Twinkles with Steven Peedin (left) with David Madison (center). This past Saturday, we celebrated the grand opening of the new Stones Education Superstore that serves Raleigh, Cary and the surrounding Research Triangle. Stop by during the holiday shopping season for educational toys, books,games and more! Read More >>>

Cary Self Storage Opens to Great Success

RALEIGH, N.C. – Earlier this year, Rufty-Peedin Design Builders completed construction of Cary Self Storage, located at 4200 N.C. Highway 55 in Cary, N.C.  The nearly 90,000 square foot facility sits on 6.55 acres near the intersection of Good Hope Church Road. Cary Self Storage is open for business and 35 percent occupied at this time, bringing much-needed storage capabilities to families in southwest Wake County. We're excited about the early success of this great business and take pride in designing and building commercial construction projects throughout the Triangle. Read More >>>

Rufty-Peedin Builds Maynard Office Center in Cary

RALEIGH, N.C. – Cary residents are sure to notice a change in scenery at the intersection of Maynard Rd. and James Jackson Rd., as a prime undeveloped corner has become the Maynard Office Center. The high-profile community project nears completion this summer thanks to real estate developer Russell Gay & Associates and commercial contractor Rufty-Peedin Design Builders. Owner Russell Gay selected Rufty-Peedin for its experience with complex site engineering, design and construction. The team partnered with Maurer Architecture to design the Maynard Office Center. “I’ve known Steven Peedin for 25 years and have a strong level of trust in Rufty-Peedin to put a building on the ground within the timeline and budget we established from the outset,” said Gay, whose company specializes in commercial properties for sale and lease in Cary, Raleigh and Wake Forest. “He’s my go-to guy for construction projects and has a keen appreciation for high-quality features that the Cary community will appreciate when they visit the buildings,” he said. The two free-standing buildings located at 1720 and 1750 NW Maynard Rd. have all brick exteriors and serve as garden-level offices at 4,550 square feet and 12,000 square feet, respectively. They can be configured into professional suites of 1,500 to 12,000 square feet and are available for purchase or lease. The buildings’ exteriors have been designed to appeal to the community design aesthetic, featuring energy efficient bronze glass and intricate brick detailing with colored mortar. Construction began in January and is expected to finish this summer. “We’re excited to build the Maynard Office Center complex for Russell Gay, because it’s located in a high-profile area of Cary that visually fits in well with the natural surroundings,” said Steven Peedin, co-founder and president of Rufty-Peedin Design Builders, a commercial construction company in Wake County. Russell Gay & Associates is a commercial real estate company with more than 35 years of experience in the development of high-profile commercial properties for sale and lease in Cary, Raleigh and Wake Forest, N.C. With a knack for locating prime construction sites, Russell Gay & Associates specializes in office communities that provide value to owner-occupants and property investors. Based in Raleigh, N.C., Rufty-Peedin Design Builders helps North Carolina organizations successfully plan, engineer, design and build their commercial construction projects with efficiency and quality. The company has evolved into a leading commercial contractor by offering personalized service and expert design-build methods. Founded by respected professional builders Jon Rufty and Steven Peedin, the firm offers more than 55 years of combined industry experience in providing high value, sustainable construction. Rufty-Peedin is a design-builder of medical, office, commercial, industrial flex, service, retail and church facilities throughout the Triangle region. Read More >>>

Rufty-Peedin Design Builders Renovates Sanctuary at Longview Baptist Church

RALEIGH, N.C. – Longview Baptist Church is a popular destination for worshipers with a long history in the area. In recent years it has experienced a growing membership, which necessitates exciting new changes to its sanctuary. Rufty-Peedin Design Builders has been selected to renovate and expand the sanctuary at Longview Baptist, located at 2308 N. New Hope Church Road in Raleigh. Rufty-Peedin is a commercial contractor specializing in design-build construction of churches, retail, office, community and medical buildings. “Longview Baptist was established in 1950 and has been in its current location since the mid-90s,” said Steven Peedin, co-founder and president of Rufty-Peedin Design Builders. “They make everyone feel like family walking through the front door, so we’re excited to help them to bring their vision for a remodeled and expanded worship space to reality.” Construction at the church is currently underway to reconfigure and expand the sanctuary. The remodel has expanded the sanctuary into an adjacent corridor to add seating and feature. The entire space is being rewired with conduit for advanced audio-visual technologies, to create a theatre-like experience. At 20,568 sq. ft. Longview Baptist has experienced strong growth in recent years. Services continue to be held in an adjacent fellowship hall while construction is completed. Rufty-Peedin is a trusted Triangle-based commercial contractor with experience in complex site engineering, design and construction projects. The team is partnering with architect Andy O. Lawrence on the Longview Baptist Church sanctuary remodel. Based in Raleigh, N.C., Rufty-Peedin Design Builders is passionate about helping organizations achieve cost efficiencies in their construction projects. Through personalized service and expert design-build methodologies, Rufty-Peedin helps organizations navigate the challenging construction process to successfully plan, engineer, design and build their projects. The company has evolved into a leading commercial contractor thanks to more than 55 years of combined industry experience from founders Jon Rufty and Steven Peedin, two of the area’s forefathers of sustainable construction.  As a commercial design builder, Rufty-Peedin constructs medical, office, commercial, industrial flex, service, retail and church facilities. Read More >>>

Rufty-Peedin Design Builders Names Karlton Layman Project Manager Rufty-Peedin Design Builders Names Karlton Layman Project Manager

RALEIGH, N.C. – Rufty-Peedin Design Builders today announced the addition of Karlton Layman as project manager. Rufty-Peedin is a growing commercial contractor specializing in design-build construction of churches, medical, office and industrial buildings, community centers and retail sites. Layman is an 18-year construction veteran who has worked with two area construction companies, in recent years as project manager. “Having known Karlton Layman for 15 years, he’s passionate about responding to customers’ needs and extremely knowledgeable about all aspects of commercial building and general contracting. We’re excited to bring his skills to our team,” said Steven Peedin, co-founder and president of Rufty-Peedin Design Builders. Rufty-Peedin is distinguished among Triangle-area commercial contractors thanks to its experience with complex site development, design and construction. Using design-build methods, the company manages construction projects more cost-effectively than contractors using traditional bid-build processes. Layman began his career as a foreman after graduating from East Carolina University in 1997. He joins an experienced team of design builders who are trusted by clients to handle comprehensive construction projects. “Our expertise includes more than just traditional design and construction. We manage pre-construction site feasibility and selection, working as a liaison with local municipalities as well as manage cost modeling and design engineering,” said Peedin. “Karlton adds design-build know-how to our team thanks to his experience and perspective in the field.” Based in Raleigh, N.C., Rufty-Peedin Design Builders is passionate about helping organizations achieve cost efficiencies in their construction projects. Through personalized service and expert design-build methodologies, Rufty-Peedin helps organizations navigate the challenging construction process to successfully plan, engineer, design and build their projects. The company has evolved into a leading commercial contractor thanks to more than 55 years of combined industry experience from founders Jon Rufty and Steven Peedin, two of the area’s forefathers of sustainable construction.  As a commercial design builder, Rufty-Peedin constructs medical, office, commercial, industrial flex, service, retail and church facilities.  Follow Rufty-Peedin on Facebook and LinkedIn. Read More >>>