About Us

27 Years of Experience

Your Commercial Construction Specialist in the Sandhills

Sandhills Building Systems, Inc. (SBS) has been specializing in Commercial Development, Construction and Renovation in the Sandhills area since 1991. SBS Owners Chris Cleaveland and Mike Locklear, along with Corporate Secretary Amy Hunt, provide a Design-Build business model, working directly with Owners/Business Leaders and Architects/Engineers, to develop professional project programs. Once the SBS Team has designed a project to meet it’s clients needs, we provide all the required construction documents to obtain permits, and construct the developed project through completion.

The SBS Difference

**SBS is “Project Selective”, only accepting projects that meet our standards for professional, time-efficient, cost effective, commercial construction. **

“We enjoy the challenge of a tight schedule” – Mike Locklear – SBS President


**Daily on-site supervision and project management presence by the SBS Owners, allows for maximum adaptability during construction and delivers the most cost-effective and time-efficient construction results.**

“I am the decision-maker… and I’m on-site everyday” – Chris Cleaveland – SBS Vice-President


**SBS utilizes a strong “team” approach to construction, using fully vetted, local, experienced contractors to meet scheduling needs and guarantee quality workmanship.**

“I strongly believe in utilizing local resources to construct local development” – Chris Cleaveland – SBS Vice-President


“My goal for SBS is to remain small enough to provide my personal, hands-on attention to each and every project, while continuing to meet the growing commercial development needs throughout the Sandhills area.”
Chris Cleaveland – SBS Vice-President


“If you think it’s expensive to hire a Professional Contractor, wait until you hire an Amateur.”
Chris Cleaveland – SBS Vice-President

Sandhills Building Systems, Inc. (SBS)

… is dedicated to serving local businesses, in the Sandhills area, with the highest quality of Commercial Construction & Renovation. SBS owners, Chris Cleaveland & Mike Locklear, both hold “Unlimited” General Contractors License in North Carolina ensuring professional construction knowledge on every project SBS constructs. SBS provides a hands-on approach, working directly with Clients in the conference room to develop project programs, while also working directly on-site to ensure the project is constructed as planned.
This style of project management allows for real-time decision-making abilities in the field, keeping every SBS project time-efficient and cost-effective. This approach has successfully constructed millions of dollars of new construction and renovation in the last five years alone. Let the SBS professionals help you develop and construct your future commercial business, healthcare, industrial, or retail development needs.

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