Built With Pride

BAR Contractors was founded in 2004 by lifelong friends Bryan Gladden and Ryan Lee to provide the very best in commercial contracting to the greater Charlotte area. BAR specializes in all commercial projects. We can handle everything from a small up-fit to a multi-million dollar retail centers. We have a great team in place for handling the initial design all the way through the construction process.

About the Owners

Ryan Lee

Ryan, founding partner of BAR Contractors LLC, based in Richburg SC, brings 16 years of experience as the owner of a concrete construction business. Ryan has the valuable experiences of being in the field as well as exceptional personal skills for relating with owners and developers. Ryan brings to BAR many networking opportunities through his relationships with many organizations and industries.

Ryan specializes in applying his knowledge and expertise to motivate employees to do the job right the first time and planning and coordinating with others to maintain timely finishes to projects. Ryan has worked in a variety of locations across SC and NC; giving him the opportunity to work with the different agencies conducive to commercial and residential construction.

Ryan has a wife (Emily) and two daughters. They enjoy a variety of outdoor activities; such as fishing, sports, and horseback riding. Ryan, an Eagle Scout and graduate of YTC with a degree in civil engineering, is a member of Edgemoor ARP church.

Bryan Gladden

Bryan Gladden has been in the construction industry for over 17 years. From his beginnings as a residential contractor in 1999 under the name of Gladden Builders, LLC, his knowledge and expertise has grown to include many types of construction. Whether it’s design build, tenant refit/upfit, exterior renovation, Bryan brings an long history of happy clients to the table at BAR Contractors.