100 Years of Blum Construction
Throughout its long history, Blum Construction has grown to become North Carolina’s most trusted builder and licensed general contractor.
Blum Construction is established by Frank L. Blum in Winston-Salem, NC.
Blum completes its first project, a tunnel under Northwest Boulevard connecting Reynolds High School and its gymnasium.
Frank L. Blum & Company builds Atkins High School, the first building in Winston-Salem to have a steel frame and unit ventilators.
Blum acquires new construction, renovation and addition work on the Bowman Gray and Eugene Vogler residences, churches including First Baptist and Calvary Moravian, and institutions such as Hanes Hosiery, Salem College, Wachovia Bank and Piedmont Federal Savings & Loan.
Founder Frank Blum passes away. Blum Construction vows to carry on his legacy providing exceptional buildings across North Carolina.
Blum builds the first women’s dormitory at Wake Forest College.
Blum builds War Memorial Coliseum.
Frank L. Blum Construction Company undertakes meticulous restoration of Historic Moravian Community of Old Salem.
Blum Construction builds Medical Park Hospital, First Federal Savings and Loan, the Science Building and Gramley Dormitory of Salem College, Vogler Funeral Home, and Reynolda Presbyterian Church.
Blum restores the Arista Cotton Mill, which will be converted to the Brookstown Inn.
Blum Construction builds the new campus of the United Methodist Home on Arbor Road.
Blum builds much of the campus of the new Forsyth Country Day School.
Blum Construction bids its first job at N. C. Baptist Hospital, a new parking deck, in 1984.
Blum transforms the former Carolina Theater into the Roger L. Stevens Center.
The impressive lists of ‘90s projects includes, in part, the Wells Fargo Linden Center, a new Power Plant at N.C. Baptist Hospital, a surgical addition to Medical Park Hospital, and renovation of the Whitaker Rehabilitation Center for Carolina Medcorp.
Blum Construction builds Forsyth County’s first LEED-certified building, the Headquarters of Family Services.
Blum Construction wins multiple awards for their projects, including awards for community centers and senior living neighborhoods.
Blum expands its geographic presence by opening three new offices – Greensboro: 2015, Raleigh: 2016, and Asheville: 2017
Blum celebrates its 100 Year Anniversary.
for the last 100 years,
Blum Construction has been part of many of the most impactful projects in NC, including higher education, healthcare, and civic sectors.