Crayton & Company is a corporation active in both residential and commercial construction. The corporation has an unlimited general contractor's license in the state of North Carolina. Paul W. Crayton, Sr. founded Crayton & Company and it has continued as a construction and land development firm for over 55 years. His two sons, Paul “Skip” Crayton Jr. and W. Frank Crayton, now own the company. Raised in the New Bern area, both men have a special commitment to its well-being and they realize that thoughtful planning, together with quality construction, is necessary for responsible growth. This attitude is reflected in their homes and developments throughout the area.

Service Area
Within 50 miles of New Bern, including Havelock, Oriental, Greenville, Atlantic Beach, Jacksonville and Morehead City. Crayton & Company’s current projects include Derby Park, Elizabeth Downs, Fairmount, Country Club Hills and Canterbury Park. Crayton & Company also builds custom homes and commercial buildings on scattered lots throughout their service area.

Over the past 55 years, there have been many local Home Builders and Parade of Homes awards and several State of North Carolina awards including…
2006 Builder of the Year - New Bern Craven County Homebuilders' Association
Best Contemporary Home in NC
Environmental Design Award by NC Home Builders Association
Environmental Design Award
Regional Award by NC Home Builders Association for Derby Park
Outstanding Solar Design by NC Solar Center for Houses in Fairfield Harbour, New Bern
Certificate of Appreciation by Veteran’s Administration for Handicapped Housing
Decade of Excellence by Homeowners Warranty Corporation for commitment to fine standards in the housing industry

One of the primary reasons for Crayton & Company’s success is the ability to organize and manage it various operations and projects. It is local knowledge that Crayton has the most efficient operation in the area.

Crayton & Company possesses the determination and commitment for quality construction, and the unique talent for management that makes it a respected and successful organization. If one were to summarize Crayton’s success, it could and has been stated that they have always felt pride when re-visiting one of their neighborhoods, homes or commercial jobs. Crayton & Company's projects truly do stand the test of time.

While Skip Crayton is still President of the company, Frank Crayton, as Vice President, controls the day-to-day running of the business. Frank started working with the company after graduating from Appalachian State University in 1975. Frank has over thirty years experience in the real estate, development and construction business. An Eagle Scout, Frank has served as Scoutmaster of Troop 13 and in 2006 was honored with the coveted Silver Beaver Award. He is a charter member of the NC Home Owners Warranty Board of Directors and is a Past President of the New Bern Home Builders Association. Frank is also a past board member of the NC Builders Institute from which he has earned Accredited Builder (AB) and Accredited Master Builder (AMB) status.