Steel Buildings, New Bern, NC

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Why Choose Steel Buildings?

The size and scope of your project or the type of building you need doesn’t matter–prefabricated steel buildings save you time and money without sacrificing quality, strength, or durability. Steel buildings go up faster and require less manpower to erect than wood frame buildings, saving you on labor costs. Since it is a manufactured product, there is less waste compared to traditional construction, so you save on material costs. Plus, steel buildings have a lower initial cost than traditional wood frame structures because the steel is lighter and costs less to ship than wood. Since steel buildings are fire-resistant, purchasing a steel building could save you up to 30 percent on your building insurance premiums.

Steel Buildings in New Bern, North Carolina

CHF95aOur highly experienced team of engineers can design the steel building that’s right for you in New Bern, North Carolina, whether you need a basic shop, a commercial building or a special-use structure requiring large, open spaces. Our designs are guaranteed to meet your needs as well as your local building code requirements.

The strength and durability of steel make prefab steel buildings “lifetime structures.” They can withstand all types of weather, and with the proper roofing and cladding maintenance, they will easily last a hundred years or more. The strength of steel makes it the only material available that can easily accommodate structures with large, unencumbered spaces of up to 250 feet, like arenas, industrial buildings for manufacturing, and religious-use buildings. If you are looking to build and want to save money, give us a call at Carolina Bay Construction today!

Top Ten Reasons to Choose Our Pre-Engineered Steel Buildings

  1. Out of all the available building materials on the market, steel is the most cost-effective.
  2. Steel can withstand all types of weather and is fire-resistant.
  3. Because it is fire-resistant, a pre-engineered steel building can cost up to 30 percent less to insure than a traditional building.
  4. Steel buildings require very little maintenance and upkeep and are considered lifetime structures.
  5. Only steel has the strength and physical properties needed to safely build structures that require large, open spaces such as community centers, industrial complexes, religious facilities, and arenas.
  6. Steel’s properties enable designers to create buildings with a clear span of up to 250 feet, giving designers the ability to create large, column-free spaces and to satisfy complicated space designs with open floor plans.
  7. They are quicker and easier to build than other forms of construction, saving you on labor and reducing the expensive wait for occupancy.
  8. Pre-engineered steel buildings are easily designed to meet local building codes and environmental regulations.
  9. Each prefabricated steel building is made to order to your unique specifications and arrives ready to assemble. Like a life-size erector set, your materials arrive on site pre-fitted, pre-cut, pre-drilled, pre-punched and pre-welded.
  10. Steel buildings do not have to look like faceless warehouses. Our exterior options give your new steel structure the ability to mimic brick, stucco, or stone. Each of these cladding styles also comes in a variety of colors, empowering you to create a structure that beautifully reflects its purpose and personality.

PEMBs For “Green” Construction

Pre-engineered metal buildings (PEMBs) are touted as one of the most environmentally friendly forms of building construction. PEMBs are meticulously designed to provide the required building function with the least amount of construction waste. Also, steel is a recyclable material, adding to the green aspect of PEMB construction.

Not only is PEMB construction “Green”, but it also allows for greater understating of the final costs and building time involved for your next building project. All these aspects make pre-engineered metal buildings the ideal solution for large commercial and industrial buildings all the way down to smaller buildings such as shops and utility buildings or our ExpressLine buildings.


The strength and versatility of steel have made prefabricated steel buildings a standard in the commercial building industry. At Carolina Bay Construction, we have the knowledge and experience needed to help you make the best choices for your commercial building project. We’ll take you every step of the way from blueprint creation to building completion.

Advances in the prefab steel building industry allow us to offer you the speedy construction and cost savings that this building system is known for. Our buildings meet or exceed industry standards, and we offer a wide variety of products that allow you to customize the look of your building.


Today, a prefabricated steel building is considered the most cost-effective method for erecting industrial buildings. Utilizing product and engineering advances in pre-engineered steel building technology, our experts at Carolina Bay Construction can help you design your facility according to your needs while at the same time saving you money on total project costs.

Our industrial buildings can accommodate clear-span widths of up to 250 feet and bay widths of up to 60 feet. Our designs can incorporate structures that can support a wide range of point loads such as cranes and rooftop air handling systems. Our roof and wall paneling systems offer the highest R-values in the industry for buildings that require climate control.

Our design specialists can design industrial buildings that address a wide variety of applications and special needs. For the answers to your industrial building questions, contact us today.

Shop & Utility

Shop and utility buildings have a wide variety of needs depending on who will be using them. Whether your building will be used for storage, a repair facility or a garage, our design experts will help you create a building that can meet all your needs. The low initial cost and low maintenance requirements of a prefabricated steel building make it a worthwhile investment on many levels. At Carolina Bay Construction, we have an extensive range of options at our disposal to help you design and create the shop or utility space that’s just right for your application. Call our building specialists today to see how a prefabricated steel building fits in with your overall plans for success.

Aircraft Hangars

Airplanes require storage, and a prefabricated steel hangar is the perfect way to protect your investment in your plane. Airplanes come in many shapes and sizes, and our hangar specialists are up to the task. In fact, there is no hangar configuration that we can’t handle. We offer hangars for light planes and jets, single and double nested T-hangars, commercial and residential applications, and any type of door from sliding doors to hydraulic lifts and everything in between.


Agricultural buildings address a wide variety of needs that can all be covered with a prefabricated steel building. Whether you need grain storage, a place for your heavy equipment, or an arena to show off your best livestock, our team at Carolina Bay Construction can create a building that will suit your needs for generations. Our agricultural building designers have decades of experience and detailed knowledge of the types of buildings suited to agriculture. Our agricultural buildings come with the same attention to detail and strength as our commercial and industrial buildings, so your farm or ranch will have the professional look that adds value to your property as well as to your business enterprise.


Whether you are thinking of sporting events or equestrian events, a prefabricated steel arena is the best, most cost-effective solution for your needs. Only steel construction gives you the ability to safely and effectively create the open spaces needed for a beautiful arena. Using a variety of frame designs to accommodate clear spans of up to 250 feet, our designers can help you design an arena that is both functional and beautiful and that meets the requirements unique to your usage.

Storage Units

Many people have supplemented their income by converting an unused commercial property into storage units. If this is you, let us get your new storage business started off right. Whether you’re starting a mini-storage facility or a boat and RV storage business, we have the cost-effective designs that will help your business succeed. Our building designers can create single- or multi-story units with or without climate control.


Many buildings require little more than an open box shape. Our ExpressLine was created to help customers who wanted a basic prefabricated steel building to get what they needed quickly and inexpensively. The ExpressLine gives you all the benefits of prefabricated buildings with the attention to detail that you’ve come to expect from Carolina Bay Construction. With this package, you’ll receive your materials in about five weeks with permit and anchor bolt drawings following separately in the mail.


Steel-frame buildings can easily accommodate the large, open spaces typical of worship centers and sanctuaries, so they are nicely suited for building churches. Churches undertaking a building program often turn to pre-engineered steel buildings because of their low initial cost, cost-effective construction, and ability to be raised quickly and efficiently. Churches that choose prefabricated steel construction are often able to afford more building for the same money, allowing them to build a structure that will accommodate their current congregation while allowing room for growth. Plus, this type of building can be designed with congregational growth in mind, which saves money on future architect and engineering costs.

At Carolina Bay Construction, we construct steel buildings for customers in Goldsboro, Smithfield, Wilson, Jacksonville, New Bern, Morehead City, and Emerald Isle, North Carolina, as well as throughout Wayne County, Bladen County, Craven County, Greene County, Pitt County, Beaufort County, Duplin County, and Tyrrell County.