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Carter Lumber Building Materials

Carter Lumber

Our flagship brand, Carter Lumber, operates 143 building supply retail stores across 11 states which makes us the 5th largest lumberyard in the country. As we celebrate our 80th year in business, our goal remains the same: having our knowledgeable staff provide our customers with quality building supplies at a great price. And that won’t change.

Holmes Lumber   Kempsville Building Materials

Holmes Lumber


Kempsville Building Materials

Holmes Lumber was founded in 1952. With 6 locations in Ohio, Holmes Lumber became part of the Carter family in 2004 and has continued to provide its customers with the expertise they’re known for across the state.


Kempsville Building Materials provides builders and do-it-yourselfers with a broad range of building materials and the customer service to support the sales. 4 facilities servicing Southeastern and Central Virginia.

Kight Home Center   Griggs Lumber

Kight Home Center


Griggs Lumber

Founded in 1957, Kight Home Center has built a reputation based on service, quality, selection and value. With four stores and a kitchen shop, that reputation remains strong among their customers.


Griggs Lumber Company was founded in 1946, with three current locations along the Outer Banks of NC. Griggs Lumber has always worked hard to maintain professional service, quality supplies and a knowledgeable staff for builders, repair and remodelers, and do-it-yourselfers. Griggs Lumber isn't just a lumber yard it's a one stop design center.

Carter Custom Millwork   Carter Distribution Center

Carter Custom Millwork


Carter Distribution Center (CDC)

Our Millwork facilities manufacture mouldings, doors and custom millwork.


CDC supplies all stores with merchandise allowing them to purchase products in smaller quantities while keeping a competitive retail price for customers.

Carter Components Plan  

Carter Components Plan


Carter-Jones Timber (CDC)

Carter Components Plants service our stores with manufactured trusses, engineered lumber and prefabricated wall panels.


The Carter-Jones Timber Company owns and manages approximately 84,000 acres of timberland in Arkansas.