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Hi, I'm Mark!

   I've been in the construction business for over thirteen years now.  I started as a labor in the masonry trade in Newark, Delaware and began doing carpentry when I moved out here to Searcy.  In 2007 I opened my own business here because I wanted to pursue a higher level of quality and professionalism than I had yet encountered with contractors in the area.  Since then, we have satisfied well over a thousand customers and will continue to pursue excellence in every aspect of our work.  

   I am passionate about quality, both on the jobsite and on the lacrosse field (as you can see to the left).  In addition to construction work, I have served as the coach for the Harding Lacrosse team on and off since 2002.  My beautiful wife Jamie and I live in the country a couple miles south of town where I brew my own beer, enjoy whimsical construction projects with no re-sale value, and continue in the neverending search for perfect recipes.  




Mark Bates Contracting

When you want it done right!

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