BSI is a full-service Class A general contractor and to us, the Roanoke Valley is not just a place to do business, it’s home. For over 40 years we have played a role in the lives and homes of hundreds of individuals, families and businesses. We are proud to have contributed to the renaissance of our community and the people who make it a great place to live.
1989New Downtown Offices
BSI was one of the first to restore old downtown homes into office and living space in Roanoke
2005AIA Blue Ridge Merit Award
BSI receives a Merit Award for Excellence in Architecture for the Ballengee Residence design
2005Extreme Home Makeover
BSI builds a beautiful new home for Carol Crawford Smith on ABC’s Extreme Home Makeover
BSI Celebrates it’s 30th Anniversary with the completion of renovations to the historic Grandin Theatre
2006Citizen of the Year
Bob Fetzer named Citizen of the Year by the Salem-Roanoke County Chamber of Commerce
The BSI team gather on Mill Mountain for a group photo
2007Lofts on Church
BSI completes it’s first mixed use development project in downtown Roanoke
35th Anniversary during the recession and BSI is still going strong
2014Gary Peters Retirement
Superintendent Gary Peters retires after 34 years with BSI
2014Historic REX Theater Reopens
BSI completes renovations to the historic REX Theater in Galax Virginia.
Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of BSI
Employees gather on Mill Mountain for a group shot
201743rd Anniversary Party
BSI team and extended team businesses gather at the Discovery Center on Mill Mountain
During our history we have formed a network of experts and a wealth of experience. This allows us to tackle diverse tasks and a variety of project types including new home construction, home renovations, and historic restorations to all types of commercial projects. Our team is dedicated and professional and has built a reputation for excellence in our field.
Over the years we have worked with hundreds of clients and truly hope we can add you to that list!
Certifications and Ratings
A+ BBB Rating
Better Business Bureau Accredited since 1980, Building Specialists helped build the original BBB offices in Roanoke.
OSHA 30 Certified
BSI's Job Superintendents, Project Managers, and Vice President have completed OSHA 30-hour Construction training.
BSI has been a member of the Roanoke Regional Homebuilders Association for over 35 years, and in the past has served on the board and as president of the association.
NAHB CAPS Certification
National Association of Home Builders Certified Aging-in-Place professional