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The Goldsboro Builders Supply Family of Companies.



Arthur Lee Perry came to Goldsboro in 1953, opening a retail building supply store on Carolina Street, naming it Goldsboro Builders Supply. Becoming a part owner, Mr. C.L. Lynn managed the store until he died in 1963. At that time, Arthur Lee permanently moved to Goldsboro to handle the day-to-day operations of Goldsboro Builders Supply where he later founded and managed the first affiliate company, Perry Concrete, beginning in 1964 until it was sold in 1980.

In early 1979, the very first building supply affiliate in Mt. Olive, North Carolina was commenced, naming it Number One Builders Supply. In 1980, the third building supply affiliate Builders Bargain Center of Goldsboro was organized. Arthur Lee's son, David Perry, joined the company full time in 1982 after graduating from East Carolina University.

In 1983, the forth building supply affiliate, Builders Bargain Center of Greenville, opened. In 1985, an additional organization, Coastal Building Components Truss Plant was launched in Kinston. The last 2 ventures have since been sold.

In 1986, Arthur Lee Perry died tragically in a house fire appointing son, David Perry, minority shareholder with his uncle.

In 1989, the fifth building supply affiliate, Builders Bargain Center of Kinston, opened in the former Coastal Building Components facility.

David Perry became the sole owner in 1990, of the five building supply businesses, having purchased all of his uncle's interest. Builders Bargain Center of Fayetteville, the sixth building supply organization, opened in 1991.

During the 1990's, the 7th and 8th building supply affiliates, Builders Bargain Center of Sanford and Wilmington opened. Both of these affiliates have since been closed and consolidated into the other stores. In 1995, Builders Bargain Center of Goldsboro relocated and changed its business model to reflect Ace Home Center. In 2000, Ace Home Center closed and the shopping center where it operated was the beginning of the company's commercial real estate business. The center is currently where the Goldsboro Commons/ Harris Teeter now operates.

The company then diversified into real estate and construction related businesses in Eastern North Carolina. Warehouses, mini storage facilities, offices, apartments, strip centers and commercial & residential developments are currently apart of its portfolio.

In 2006, Goldsboro Builders Supply eagerly moved to its current location at 701Patetown Road. The state of the art, 15-acre facility offers 7,000 sq. ft. of showroom/ display area, 5,000 sq. ft. of offices, 110,000 sq. ft. of warehouse, 8,000 sq. ft. millwork shop, and a lumber yard.

In 2007, Builders Bargain Center of Kinston refined its business model becoming Kinston Builders Supply.

In 2012, the company purchased the assets of Morehead Builders Supply located in Morehead City, NC. The company began operations in 1947, making it the oldest company in the building supply group. Also in 2012, the operating name of Number One Builders Supply was change to Mount Olive Builders Supply.

The Goldsboro Builders Supply Family of Companies is a diverse group of companies operating in the building supply business, residential development, residential and commercial real estate and mini storage businesses throughout eastern North Carolina.