Hospital

HEALTHCARE

Healthcare is our specialty. We have completed thousands of healthcare projects in the local area including new Doctors Office Buildings, complicated imaging and radiation therapy renovations, emergency department renovations and hybrid ORs.

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COMMERCIAL

Our expertise includes educational, religious, retail, restaurant, banking and office space ranging from  historic renovations to new buildings.

Preservation

PRESERVATION

Our Preservation experience includes Historic Preservation Tax Credit projects, adaptive reuse projects, conservation projects and structural stabilization work.

design/build

DESIGN/BUILD

Our relationships with local architects, engineers, and specialty designers allow us to work as a team to meet the programming, aesthetic, and budget goals for our project owners.

LATEST NEWS

Rescuing Two Iconic Black Churches in Kentucky

Rescuing Two Iconic Black Churches in Kentucky

Since 2022, the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund has been supporting historic Black churches and their congregations through our Preserving Black Churches program. Major structural decline, damage from climate change and natural disasters, and other challenges have threatened these religious and cultural centers which are central to their local communities and Black history across the United States.

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Ray Black & Son Recognized with Preservation Awards

Ray Black & Son Recognized with Preservation Awards

The Ida Lee Willis Memorial Foundation Historic Preservation Awards are Kentucky’s most distinguished celebration of historic preservation excellence. Ray Black & Son is proud to announce our own Chris Black was recognized this year with the Service to Preservation award.

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Look for the helpers

Look for the helpers

Recently, the Kentucky Heritage Council – SHPO, design professionals and Kentucky Main Street directors visited with local officials in Eastern Kentucky to discuss a plan of action for historic properties damaged by the flooding.

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WHAT OUR CLIENTS SAY

Lisa Parnell

This is the third multi-million dollar project I’ve had the pleasure to work with Ray Black & Son. Their excellence and attention to detail is amazing. They’ve always exceeded my expectations and attention to what was important to our needs. I can’t say enough about their team’s professional behavior while on-site and their commitment to our satisfaction. Thank you to all of their staff and their subcontractors. Could not be happier.

LISA PARNELL RN, PHD
DIRECTOR OF MATERNAL CHILD SERVICES
BAPTIST HEALTH PADUCAH

Larry Barton

Ray Black & Son has been a great partner for more than 20  years.  They bring a high degree of professionalism and attention to detail, and they stand behind their work after the project is completed.

LARRY BARTON, PRESIDENT/CEO (1992-2013)
BAPTIST HEALTH PADUCAH

Andy Carloss

I cannot say enough good things about Ray Black & son.  They took a dilapidated, leaky building and transformed it into a beautiful, efficient market that won a Civic Beautification Award.  From design to opening, Ray Black & Son was a true partner who helped turn my dream into a reality.

ANDY CARLOSS
MIDTOWN MARKET

Chris Reid

Ray Black & Son is one of the finest construction companies with which we have ever worked.  Their staff members are courteous, professional and knowledgeable.  It is apparent that they take great pride in their work.  Their craftsmanship and attention to detail make for an outstanding finished product that anyone would be proud of.

CHRIS REID, CEO
INDEPENDENCE BANK