Our Roots

“We’ve learned a lot in 30+ years”

1986 With an entrepreneurial spirit, David Goodrum founded J.D. Goodrum Company and commenced business on Orr Road in Charlotte, NC. Shortly after inception, J.D. Goodrum completed its first local project at Presbyterian Hospital.

1987 – 1990 Finding a niche within big box retail and mall up-fit projects, J.D. Goodrum completed stores such as Paul Simon’s in South Park Mall and a large renovation project at Montaldo’s in Uptown Charlotte.

1990 – 1999 J.D. Goodrum ’s focus turns to a mix of private and public projects, including the local business of IBM providing the company with multiple office projects, in addition to a number of public jobs awarded, including numerous local school projects within the Charlotte community and surrounding areas.

1996 J.D. Goodrum constructs its own building and moved their office north to Cornelius, NC.

2000 – 2007 Focusing on private select bid and negotiated work, J.D. Goodrum’s portfolio increased to include a variety of notable local projects: Pine Island Country Club, Aquesta Bank Interiors, Camp Wagging Tails and Peninsula Fitness Center.

2008 New company partner, Jamie Yoxtheimer, joins J.D. Goodrum to continue future growth in the construction market.

2009 – Present Pursuing private and public projects, J.D. Goodrum’s expertise span from multiple office, MOB, retail and restaurant renovations to new vertical and horizontal construction. Recent projects include: Bank of North Carolina’s Southern Region Headquarters, Romare Bearden Park, The Club at Westport, Cornelius Animal Shelter, Westmoreland Athletic Complex, The Goddard School, and Pleasant Grove United Methodist Family Life Center.

Today J.D. Goodrum is a growing company comprised of smart, motivated and skilled employees. Their reputation continues to earn them repeat business and recommendations from past clients.