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General Contracting | Consulting | Geotechnical Services | Urban Planning

About us

Slade, LLC is a premier General Contractor in the Building Construction, Environmental Services, Construction Material Testing, Geotechnical and Urban Planning arenas. Established in 2006, Slade has emerged as an industry leader with a multi-disciplined program management focus specializing in transportation planning, geotechnical services, and general contracting.


We offer big business solutions with a small business’ attention to detail. Poised for growth, our areas of expertise have expanded to address our clients’ needs. We provide a myriad of services and delivery methods customized to meet the unique demands of individual projects including construction material testing, facility maintenance, and environmental services with an emphasis on sustainability and green solutions. Slade’s team has LEED Professionals who are a member of the U.S. Green Building Council.
Additionally, we serve federal, state, county, and local municipalities. Our substantive experience working with regional planning entities, city and county governments, and local governmental agencies is unsurpassed. We are credentialed in the compliance, risk assessment, and remedial design areas among others. Our team is renowned for its expertise and ability to provide cost-effective, long-term results.


We take a systematic approach toward our clients’ expectations and our employees’ needs which becomes apparent through our retention of both clientele and employees. As an organization, Slade is dedicated to providing work/life balance along with exceptional results for our clients facilitating satisfaction for all parties.
Technically, Slade’s laboratory is state of the art and quality control is paramount.  Our highly educated and certified personnel are committed to ensuring accurate, proven test results guaranteed to culminate in successful, long-term project management and oversight. We stand alongside our clients from project inception to completion.  We only succeed when our clients’ expectations and goals are met and/or exceeded.


Whether you’re seeking an experienced general contractor, a geotechnical expert, an environmental consultant, or an urban planner, Slade has you covered and is your teaming partner for all your project needs.


At Slade, we take great pride in our work and ability to foster relationships with our clients. We are committed to bringing together construction and geotechnical professionals with the knowledge and experience to provide exceptional service and maintain high standards.

…is often a form of compliance consulting, in which the consultant ensures that the client maintains an appropriate measure of compliance with environmental regulations. There are many types of environmental consultants, but the two main groups are those who enter the field from the industry side, and those who enter the field from the environmentalist side. Slade provide services on both sides.

…includes everything you need to understand and increase awareness of environmental management practices and ensures compliance with national EPA, and local state environmental rules and regulations. Slade offers environmental training.

Slade offers live open enrollment seminars and workshops, assisting organizations and companies keep in compliance with environmental laws and regulations. All of our public training courses are continually updated and tailored to meet the ever changing environmental laws and regulations (federal and state level) that you’ll face in your daily operations as environmental, health and safety professionals.

…describes several different types of services, but it primarily involves testing structural materials used to build a new project from the ground up, materials and components used to construct a new addition, or new components being added to an existing facility. These include earthwork, shallow and deep foundations, destructive and non-destructive concrete testing, wood construction observations, structural masonry, structural steel, sprayed-on fireproofing, exterior insulation and finishing systems (EIFs), roofing evaluation and testing, and asphalt pavement evaluation and testing.

…specializes in the geotechnical testing of soils, rocks, concrete, aggregates and site works/testing as well as drilling services. From site sampling, sample logistics to our lab, sample testing in our labs, interim and final report delivered electronically, long term sampling and sample storage.

…is responsible for the day-to-day oversight of a construction site, management of vendors and trades, and the communication of information to all involved parties throughout the course of a building project.

…is the branch of civil services  behavior of earth materials. Geotechnical services is important in civil, but also has applications in military, mining, petroleum and other disciplines that are concerned with construction occurring on the surface or within the ground. Geotechnical services uses principles of soil mechanics and rock mechanics to investigate subsurface conditions and materials; determine the relevant physical/mechanical and chemical properties of these materials; evaluate stability of natural slopes and man-made soil deposits; assess risks posed by site conditions; design earthworks and structure foundations; and monitor site conditions, earthwork and foundation construction.

…is the overall planning, coordination, and control of a project from beginning to completion. CPM is aimed at meeting a client’s requirement in order to produce a functionally and financially viable project. The construction industry is composed of five sectors: residential, commercial, heavy civil, industrial, and environmental. A construction manager holds the same responsibilities and completes the same processes in each sector. All that separates a construction manager in one sector from one in another is the knowledge of the construction site. This may include different types of equipment, materials, subcontractors, and possibly locations.

…is an interdisciplinary business function that coordinates space, infrastructure, people and organization. It is often associated with the administration of office blocks, arenas, schools, universities, sporting complexes, convention centers, shopping complexes, hospitals, hotels, manufacturing and shipping. Facilities management currently represents about 5% of global GDP. Its relationship to the human resources, real estate and information technology functions of an enterprise has increased.

…is a technical and political process concerned with the use of land, protection and use of the environment, public welfare, and the design of the urban environment, including air, water, and the infrastructure passing into and out of urban areas such as transportation, communications, and distribution networks. Urban Planning is also referred to as urban and regional, regional, town, city, rural planning or some combination in various areas worldwide. Urban planning takes many forms and it can share perspectives and practices with urban design.

…is the process of defining future policies, goals, investments and designs to prepare for future needs to move people and goods to destinations. As practiced today, it is a collaborative process that incorporates the input of many stakeholders including various government agencies, the public and private businesses. Transportation planners apply a multi-modal and/or comprehensive approach to analyzing the wide range of alternatives and impacts on the transportation system to influence beneficial outcomes.


Specialties (Services)

• Geotechnical
• Lead , Asbestos, and Mold Surveys
• Phase I, II, III Investigations
• Facility Condition Assessment
• NPDES Permit
• Environmental Violations
• Conduct QCP/QCI Inspections
• Preparation of NEPA EIS, EA, CE, CIA
• Brownfield Redevelopment
• Residential and Commercial Site Planning
• Construction and Program Management
• Public Involvement


We never sacrifice attention-to-detail or customer service to meet budgetary or time constraints.  We pride ourselves on creating lasting legacies that surpass our clients’ demands, and we do it all while providing personalized service for each and every project.
View All Our NAICS Codes

541620 – Environmental Consulting Services

541618 – Other Management Consulting Services

115310 – Support Activities for Forestry

221320 – Sewage Treatment Facilities

236115 – New Single-Family Housing Construction (except For-Sale Builders)

236116 – New Multi-Family Housing Construction (except For-Sale Builders)

236117 – New Housing For-Sale Builders

236118 – Residential Remodelers

236210 – Industrial Building Construction

236220 – Commercial & Institutional Building Construction

237110 – Water & Sewer Line & Related Structures Construction

237120 – Oil & Gas Pipeline & Related Structures Construction

238130 – Power & Communication Line & Related Structures Construction

237310 – Highway, Street, & Bridge Construction

237990 – Other Heavy & Civil Engineering Construction

238110 – Poured Concrete Foundation & Structure Contractors

238120 – Structural Steel & Precast Concrete Contractors

238130 – Framing Contractors

238140 – Masonry Contractors

238160 – Roofing Contractors

238170 – Siding Contractors

238190 – Other Foundation, Structure & Building Exterior Contractors

238310 – Drywall & Insulation Contractors

238320 – Painting & Wall Covering Contractors

238330 – Flooring Contractors

238340 – Tile & Terrazzo Contractors

238350 – Finish Carpentry Contractors

238390 – Other Building Finishing Contractors

238910 – Site Preparation Contractors

238990 – All Other Specialty Trade Contractors

337211 – Wood Office Furniture Manufacturing

337214 – Office Furniture (except Wood) Manufacturing

423620 – Household Appliances, Electric Housewares & Consumer Electronics Merchant Wholesalers

484210 – Used Household & Office Goods Moving

484220 – Specialized Freight (Except Used Goods) Trucking, Local

493110 – General Warehousing & Storage

541350 – Building Inspection Services

541611 – Administrative Management & General Management Consulting  Services

541613 – Marketing Consulting Services

541614 – Process, Physical Distribution & Logistics Consulting Services

541618 – Other Management Consulting Services

541620 – Environmental Consulting Services

541820 – Public Relations Agencies

561110 – Office Administrative Services

561210 – Facilities Support Services

561720 – Janitorial Services

561730 – Landscaping Services

562119 – Other Waste Collection

Top 3 NAICS:

541620,541380, & 236220


8(a), HubZone, DBE, MBE, WBENC, EDWOSB



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Team Wins

Slade picked as one of Birmingham Venture Club’s 14 Entrepreneurs for 2010-2011.
Slade selected as a Green Award Finalist for 2010.
Birmingham Business Journal selects Slade as one of eight people to watch in 2008 for Birmingham, AL.

·       2017 Summit Media Creator Award Nominee

·       2016 20 for the next 20 BHM Biz 20 emerging leaders who have already made major contributions to Birmingham business and who are expected have an even greater impact over the next two decades. Slade is featured in the BHM BIZ Metro Birmingham Business Magazine.

·       2015 Small Business Finalist for the Birmingham Business Alliance

·       2015 National Chair of the National Association of Women in Construction Strategic Planning Chair and Legislation and Policy Chair

·       2015 B-Metro Face of Construction

·       2014 Groundbreaker for Birmingham Magazine as a Woman in Construction

·       2014 Ladies of Royalty Business Leader of the Year

·       2013 President Obama’s Volunteer Service Award

·       2013 Birmingham Business Alliance nominated for Small Business of the Year (1-50 Employees)

·       Alabama State University DBE Mentoring Program for the Alabama Department of Transportation.

·       2013 Alabama Black Achievers Gala Entrepreneur of the Year

·       2013 Best in Minority Business Award from 98.7 Kiss FM, Wells Fargo, and Birmingham Magazine

·       2013 Nominated for Rookie of the Year from the Greater Birmingham National Association of Women in Construction

·       2012 South Region Minority Supplier Development Council Outstanding Achievement Award

·       2012 SouthEast Small Business Magazine Birmingham Top Women of Influence

·       2012 Birmingham Business Alliance Dr. A.G. Gaston Minority or Woman Owned Business of the Year.

·       2012 Top 40 Under age 40 Birmingham Business Journal

·       2011 City of Birmingham Shadow an Executive Program Participant for High School Students

·       2011 Associated Builders and Contractors Mentoring Program

·       2011 Alabama Power Mentoring Program

·       2010-2011Co-Chair of the Executive Women’s Roundtable

·       2010-2011 Birmingham Venture Club’s Fourteen Entrepreneurs Entrepreneur Accelerator Program

·       2010 Minority Business Award Honoree

·       2010 Birmingham Business Journal Green Award Finalist

·       2010 Finalist Birmingham Business Alliance Small Business Person of the Year

·       2008 “One of Eight People to Watch,” Birmingham Business Journal

·       2008 Birmingham Regional Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneur of the Year, Finalist

·       2007-2009 Rising Star Finalist, Birmingham Business Journal’s Minority Business Awards

·       2008 “One of Eight People to Watch,” Birmingham Business Journal

·       2008 Birmingham Business Journal List Slade L.E.T. Planning as the 17th largest black business in Birmingham in August

Contact Us

Whether you’re seeking an experienced general contractor, a geotechnical expert, an environmental consultant, or an urban planner, Slade has you covered and is your teaming partner for all your project needs.

Slade, LLC

General Contracting . Consulting.

Geotechnical Services. Urban Planning.

1500 First Avenue North

Unit 54

Birmingham, AL 35203


Phone:    866-925-5742