BLOC Certifications

Alabama Department of Transportation(ALDOT) - 2010
South Regional Minority Supplier Development Council - 2009
Birmingham Construction Industry Authority(BCIA) - 2009
Birmingham - Shuttlesworth International Airport - 2009
Online Representations & Certification Application(ORCA) - 2009
UAB Supportive Services
UAB Minority Registration - 2009
Minority Business Enterprise Center(MBEC) - 2009
Central Contractor Registry(CCR) - 2009

Staff Certifications

Herschell L. Hamilton
Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM), April 2010
Birmingham-Southern College, Birmingham, AL                                 
Master of Arts, Public and Private Management, May 1996                                       
Series 3 Commodities Brokerage License, December 1989
Series 7 Registered Representatives License, October 1987
Alabama Real Estate Brokers License, March 1987
Wisconsin Real Estate Brokers License, August 2009


Michael Carpenter
Registered Architect in the following states: AL, MS, LA, TN, FL, SC, and AR
American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Construction Management Associations of America (CMAA)
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)



BLOC Registrations

The company is currently registered (with the Secretary of State) to do business in Alabama, Georgia, Tennessee, and the District of Columbia. 

BLOC Key Characteristics

  1. Works closely with public and private entities, including neighborhood associations;
  2. Provides program and construction management experience;
  3. Real estate development expertise (mixed use);
  4. Structures project finance programs;
  5. Develops and structures public-private partnerships.

BLOC Partners

The company maintains several alliance partner relationships with regional and national real estate development and construction firms. These partnerships allow BLOC to access new markets and service opportunities, while simultaneously heightening its profile and professional capabilities. The company's current partners include:

  1. Pennrose Properties - Philadelphia, PA
  2. Brasfield & Gorrie - Birmingham, AL
  3. BL Harbert International - Birmingham, AL