Build Rock Solid


Why Agate?


We won’t sell you a fixed bag of tricks, a bandaid remedy or a specific product, we’re here to provide REAL SOLUTIONS.


Our Foundation is Foundations


What is the most important part of any structure?


It’s the foundation. Without a good foundation, you’re only asking for costly problems down the road.


Foundations have been the Foundation of our business since the beginning.


Rock Solid Solutions


Building New? Renovating? Commercial or Residential --- As a team, we work with you to develop solutions that give you the peace of mind that your project will be done correctly, on time and on budget.


We provide rock solid solutions that are backed by sound engineering and construction practices and draw upon years of hands-on field experience combined with the most recent developments in construction materials and methods.


Family Owned-- Experience Rooted in Strong Values


Agate is a specialty general contracting and engineering company that has served the needs of its customers across the Southeast since 1996. Owners James and Melissa Quarve pride themselves in setting the bar high, accepting and providing only the best on every job they perform.


James grew up in the construction industry, working for his grandfather’s construction business in Minnesota. The principles and strong work ethic that his grandfather instilled in him remain today and has become the cornerstone of his business today.


“Only the best! That’s how my grandfather trained me and that’s the way I do business today,” said James Quarve


Our Commitment to You


BUILD ROCK SOLID --- that’s has been our standard and commitment to you since 1996. Our name, AGATE, reflects our commitment to the highest quality and standards in the industry.