Local Preservation Advocates Win Top State Preservation Awards
R. Michael Leonard of Bethania and Heather Fearnbach of Winston-Salem have received the top awards presented annually by Preservation North Carolina ...Fearnbach, the author of "Winston-Salem's Architectural Heritage," received the Robert E. Stipe Professional Award, the organization's highest honor to working professionals who demonstrate an outstanding commitment to preservation as part of their job responsibilities ... The awards were presented Sept. 18 during Preservation North Carolina's annual conference in Salisbury. Also honored during the conference were Joe and Jodi Williams for the restoration of the Rosenbacher House at 848 W. Fifth St., and the external restoration of Korner's Folly in Kernersville ... read more
Pizza restaurant, salon coming to downtown Winston-Salem
Winston-Salem native Peyton Smith, who has operated wood-fired pizza truck Forno Moto since 2010, is planning to open a bricks-and-mortar pizza place in the Twin City this fall
Lexington-based LMI Builders Inc., which has an office in Winston-Salem, is the general contractor. Smith has leased the 703 N. Trade St. space from DDC-Trade LLC, which is managed by James H. Perkins, according to public records ...
Distillery headed to Winston-Salem's Trade Street
The major retail redevelopment on North Trade Street in Winston-Salem that I wrote about last month has its first official tenant: a distillery ... That's according to a $53,410 building permit filed by LMI Builders Inc. for a former tobacco warehouse on the 700 block of North Trade Street downtown Joe Williams, president of LMI Builders, said he couldn't comment ... full article
Bailey Park in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter sets opening date
With construction nearly complete, Wake Forest Innovation Quarter has announced an April opening for Bailey Park, a new outdoor gathering and events space ... The park worked with Stimmel Associates, Stitch Design Shop and LMI Builders to incorporate building materials and design features into the historic RJR setting ... full article
Historic Rosenbacher House changes hands again
Joe Williams and his wife, Jodi, knew they'd found an awesome place to operate their business when they saw the Rosenbacher House ... "We were just riding around West End looking for something that might be an option and just happened to come up on this property," Joe Williams said ...
The Business Journal:
LMI Builders was nearly wiped out by the recession. President Joe Williams knew the firm was near bankruptcy, but he was determined to stay afloat.
After a lot of hard work and a stroke of good luck Williams and LMI landed a string of projects such as music venue Ziggy's, District Bar and Grille and Ace Hardware ...full article
While LMI Builders, Inc. was originally established in Lexington, NC in 1997, the Triad area general contractor added a Winston‐Salem location in 2011 to better serve the large volume of projects that have been garnered there in recent years. LMI's superb staff of employees takes pride in bringing their clients the best quality projects; on time and within budget. Providing services in every aspect of construction, LMI Builders regularly oversees office, retail, restaurant and industrial jobs, and in the process has earned a reputation of professionalism and quality workmanship ...
For the 4rth year, LMI makes the Triad Business Journal's Fast 50!
Ace Hardware nails down site for second W-S store
WINSTON-SALEM - Ace Hardware has leased a 1O,OOO-square foot space at the Cloverdale Plaza shopping center in Winston Salem with plans to hire 15 full and part-time employees this spring. The shopping center is located at the corner of Cloverdale Avenue and Miller Street near Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center. It is owned by Kimco Realty and anchored by a Harris Teeter supermarket.
Construction on the new store will begin next week, said Joe Williams, president of Lexington-based LMI Builders, which is the general contractor for the store. A grand opening will be held in May . . . . read full article
LMI Builders Thrives in a Weakened Economy
Local Business is Ranked Among the
50 Fastest Growing Companies in the Triad
LMI Builders, Inc., a general contractor based in Lexington, NC was recognized in The Business Journal's annual ranking of the Triad's 50 fastest-growing privately held companies of 2007. To be a winner in this year's Fast 50 competition, nominees had to be privately held and independent, have completed three full fiscal years of operation and had revenues of at least $2 million in 2007 . . . . read full article
LMI will once again Sponsor the Special Olympics Fall Games in High Point .... article
LMI along with subcontractors, family and friends donated 81 shoeboxes to the Samaritan's Purse shoebox Ministries in Boone, NC. We would like to personally thank all who participated…
LMI Awarded Triangle Fire Dept. in Lexington, NC
Design and preliminary drawings by LMI began in the summer with acceptance by Fire Dept. in the fall
Awarded contract in the Fall
Approval of grading plan by DENR early Dec. with grading to begin in January.
Lexington: LMI Awarded renovation of 50 apt complex to be changed to condos for resale.
Project which began mid Dec. is expected to continue well into 2008 with exterior modifications to be completed right away along with two model units with the remainder of the condos to be finished as they sell. Each will be completely renovated and customized to fit the buyer . . . .
LMI awarded masonry contract for Allen Steam Station in Belmont NC
LMI completes design of S and K Wholesale with approval and acceptance of the proposal by the owner. Job pending awaiting financing
LMI Completes Design of Team Telecom in Lexington, approval of design by owner. Pricing has been submitted awaiting owner acceptance.
Masonry project at Taylor Brothers Tobacco in Winson Salem nearing completion. Job consisted of over 60,000 block, along with brick and Architectural CMU. Total project completed in just over 4 months.