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“Carolina Real Estate” Television Show Recognizes Carrell Group & Grand Designs as Premiere Coastal Building Company

“Carolina Real Estate” Television Show Recognizes Carrell Group & Grand Designs as Premiere Coastal Building Company

In recognition of Carrell Group’s nearly 30 years in business, its market leadership in Fortified and ICF construction, and its recent national award, Carolina Real Estate filmed a television show in March 2013 on the Carrell Group and sister company, Grand Designs. During this 30 minute broadcast, Bruce and Sonya Carrell discuss both company’s histories. They also discuss the growing trends in the North and South Carolina new construction industry, including Hurricane smart building, trends in floor plans and design, and more. This television show, broadcast on WPDE TV 15 and CW21 (more…)

Carrell Group May 10, 2019
Carrell Group Wins National ICF Builder Award

Carrell Group Wins National ICF Builder Award

The Carrell Group was recently awarded its SECOND award for “First Place/Best ICF Residence” in the country!! As the Builder of the most ICF (Insulated Concrete Form) homes along the North and South Carolina Coasts, Carrell Group prides itself on being the most experienced Hurricane Smart Builder anywhere in the Carolinas. Carrell has built nearly 100 ICF homes to date, and is breaking ground on several more (including two ICF model homes). Bruce Carrell, and his wife Sonya Carrell, received their award from ICF Builder Magazine in Las Vegas, Nevada, during the 2013 International Concrete Show. (more…)

Carrell Group May 9, 2019
IBHS Awards Pee Dee Nephrology FORTIFIED for Safer Business Designation

IBHS Awards Pee Dee Nephrology FORTIFIED for Safer Business Designation

Florence, S.C. - (November 1, 2012) - The Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety (IBHS) today awarded a FORTIFIED for Safer Business™ designation to the new Pee Dee Nephrology medical office in Florence, S.C. The 9,700 sq. ft. Pee Dee Nephrology office is the first building in S.C. and the first medical office in the country to earn the FORTIFIED for Safer Business designation; it is the second FORTIFIED for Safer Business designated building in the U.S. The Pee Dee Nephrology building was designed and built by the Carrell Group, headquartered in Little River, S.C. (more…)

Carrell Group May 6, 2019
Bruce Carrell Interviewed by WMBF News About New Construction Surge & Fortified Building

Bruce Carrell Interviewed by WMBF News About New Construction Surge & Fortified Building

On July 6, 2012, Bruce Carrell sat in on a Roundtable Discussion, broadcast live by "WMBF News This Week" and hosted by anchor, Paula Caruso. As a 25 year Builder along the Grand Strand, Bruce Carrell has weathered many ups and downs in the regional construction market. As one of the most highly regarded Builders in the Carolinas, WMBF selected Bruce to discuss positive trends that his company is seeing in several construction areas. (more…)

Carrell Group May 5, 2019
The Carrell Group, along with The Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety, discuss FORTIFIED Construction and the advantages.

The Carrell Group, along with The Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety, discuss FORTIFIED Construction and the advantages.

VIDEO ARTICLE - The Carrell Group's president, Bruce Carrell, discusses disaster ready homes and construction techniques, aka: FORTIFIED® with WBTW News. Allison Dean Love, with the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety, offers her professional insight to FORTIFIED® construction and the advantages to homeowners. “It’s a lot more than just protecting the structure of your home. There are lot of things that you want to protect on the inside. Things that you cant replace: the memories, the photos, the things that you have spent years accumulating, you want to make sure you protect those the best you can, and protect your family as well.”  Allison Dean Love - IBHS (more…)

Carrell Group May 2, 2019
The Carrell Group Discusses Fortified Homes

The Carrell Group Discusses Fortified Homes

VIDEO ARTICLE - The Carrell Group’s president, Bruce Carrell, discusses disaster resistant construction techniques on WMBF News. FORTIFIED® is the program established by the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety in order to produce the most disaster resistant shelter, often resulting in insurance reductions. For many years, the Carrell Group has been building with the majority of Fortified elements: Impact Glass Windows, Concrete roofs, ICF Wall systems, reinforced roof tie-down systems. Now, with some upgrades in engineering and reviews, homeowners are optimizing insurance discounts for these building methods. (more…)

Carrell Group May 1, 2019
Alternatively Built Home Wins Award

Alternatively Built Home Wins Award

By Adva Saldinger - asaldinger@thesunnews.com The Carrell Group, a Little River-based construction company, has won a national award for a house it built using insulated concrete forms, an energy-efficient, weather-resistant material that seems to be gaining popularity in South Carolina. Insulated concrete forms, or ICFs, are interlocking styrofoam frames supported by steel and filled with concrete that are used to construct walls of homes (more…)

Carrell Group April 30, 2019
Hurricane Resistant Homes And How To Build Them

Hurricane Resistant Homes And How To Build Them

Myrtle Beach, SC (WMBF) The key to surviving the storm is planning ahead, and for many coastal residents, it all starts with the home. There are new storm resistant products on the market and new engineering techniques that are making homes stronger than ever. Products like concrete filled foam blocks called insulated concrete form (ICF) and impact resistant windows are two popular upgrades people are choosing. ICF walls give you nearly 6in. of concrete between you and the storm. Other storm resistant upgrades are hurricane tie downs. (more…)

Carrell Group April 30, 2019