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Become a GCRA Contractor

Create a Lasting Impact in the Lives of Greenville County Residents

Through our work with builders and contractors, GCRA offers the dream of affordable homeownership to new buyers throughout Greenville County. Our efforts also allow us to provide safe, well-kept communities that spur economic development and pride.  Help us to continue the dream by becoming an approved builder and bidding on projects.

Current Bid Opportunities:

Emanuel Sullivan Sports Complex ADA Bathroom Building,
City of Fountain Inn, South Carolina

The Greenville County Redevelopment Authority will receive sealed bids for the Toilet Building at the Emanuel Sullivan Sports Complex, 764 Woodside Avenue, Fountain Inn, South Carolina, 29644 (City of Fountain Inn) until 10:00 am (EDT) on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at 301 University Ridge, Suite 2500, Greenville, South Carolina 29601, at which time and place all bids received will be publicly opened and read aloud. A “Bid Guaranty” of not less than Five (5%) percent of the Base Bid is required.

Requests for Information may be submitted until 5:00 PM (EDT) on Monday, October 3, 2022.

Included in the scope of work are Contract Documents including Drawings and Technical Specifications which are on file and may be obtained by contacting Kim Poole,, Craig Gaulden Davis, 19 Washington Park, Greenville, South Carolina 29601 (864.242.0761).  Please contact Ms. Poole for the full Project Manual.

The following requirements apply to all GCRA projects:

Any bids received which do not comply with the following will not be accepted.

Bids may not be submitted via email or other digital format (unless otherwise noted).

For proper bid submission, they must be sealed (wet-sealed or taped closed), and may be delivered by hand, US Mail, UPS, FedEx, or other carrier.  GCRA takes no responsibility for failure by carrier to deliver bids on time; bids arriving late will not be considered.

Sealed bid envelopes must be marked clearly with the words “BID ENCLOSED”, the particular project and bid opening date/time, and the bidder’s company/address information.  In the case of shipping, this inner envelope must be placed into a shipping pack to be addressed to the attention of GCRA’s Operations Director.

(These and other bidding requirements may be found in the latest edition of the GCRA General Construction Specifications, available for download on the Approved Contractors tab of this web page.)

GCRA Bid Results

In order to be considered/invited to bid GCRA projects, firms must be pre-approved as qualified bidders.  For information on applying, please see the Approved Contractors tab on this page.

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Recent Projects


GCRA has redeveloped this former mobile home park off Biblebrook Road in the City of Greer into a new affordable home subdivision with new homes now under construction on Ruddy Creek Circle.


GCRA has built more than 70 houses over the past decade. We continue to build affordable houses in different sections of the community; we are currently building homeownership units on Walcott Street with more to come on Walcott and Scott Streets as well as Old Paris Mountain Road. Additional homeownership and rental opportunities will be available in the near future.

Travelers Rest

GCRA builds new, Energy Star-rated, affordable homes for the municipalities of Fountain Inn, Greer, Mauldin, Simpsonville, and Travelers Rest. This beautiful home with a large rocking-chair front porch was constructed in 2018 on Lipscombe Drive in the city limits of Travelers Rest.

Approved Contractors

Applying to Become a GCRA Contractor


If you’re interested in bidding on any GCRA job, you must first apply to become a GCRA-approved residential builder or general contractor. To be approved, please email (Operations Director and Project Coordinator email addresses below) your application along with the following supporting documents:

  • Residential builder or general contractor’s license
  • General Liability and Workers’ Compensation insurance certificate
  • W-9 Form
  • Renovation Repair & Painting Rule (RRP) certification for contractors who wish to bid on projects for repair of existing homes

All contractors must comply with GCRA’s General Construction Specifications (latest revision: 6/25/2021). Please familiarize yourself with this document.


The Redevelopment Authority is an equal employment opportunity organization and prohibits job discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap or national origin.

The Redevelopment Authority reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any formalities in the bidding process. Potential contractors need proof of license, general liability and workers’ compensation insurance, responsible credit, and prior professional work.

Current RFP/RFQ Opportunities

Brownfields Initiative Request for Qualifications
Professional Consulting Services

The Greenville County Redevelopment Authority (GCRA), a County agency organized and existing under the laws of the State of South Carolina, acting as the Local Redevelopment Authority in Greenville County, SC invites interested parties to submit statements of qualification and experience to provide environmental and engineering consulting services on a task order basis for GCRA’s Brownfields program over a three-year period of performance for Assessment of properties. GCRA is looking for firms with documented experience providing Brownfields (environmental) assessments related services for agencies and local governments with similar characteristics and projects. The GCRA is looking for the selected consultant to also provide support in the identification of potential funding sources including identifying and assisting with grant applications. The objectives of GCRA are to complete the following:

  • Develop a successful Brownfields initiative by assisting GCRA with development, implementation, and management of the program.
  • Identify and pursue Brownfields funding and resources.
  • Encourage community involvement in the Brownfields process.

The consultant’s services shall include, but not be limited to, grant preparation and administration, property identification and inventory, site characterization and assessment activities, community involvement assistance, re-development planning activities, and other brownfield related duties. All responses to this RFQ must be delivered to John Castile, Executive Director, 301 University Ridge, Suite 2500, Greenville, SC 29601. Telephone: 864-242-9801. An electronic copy and one original of the submittal are required, and the package must be clearly marked “Greenville County Redevelopment Authority RFQ 2022 Brownfield Assessment Project”. The electronic copy must be submitted via email to The submittal deadline is Wednesday, October 5, 2022 at 4:00 p.m. EDT.

Please download the full RFQ package by clicking here.

Have questions about becoming a GCRA-approved contractor?

Please note that GCRA is closed from 12:00 to 1:30 on Mondays through Thursdays, and we close for the day at 1:30 every Friday.