Efird Commercial Real Estate

SINCE 1965

River Bend Plantation, Inc.

1969


The J Frank Efird Company

1965

  • 1967: Start of 50 Year Planned Unit Development (PUD) with paved roads & street lights, underground power, water & sewer system 
  • ​​1969: River Bend Plantation, Inc. & Efird Co. opened new office
  • Built over 1,500+ single & multi-family homes
  • River Bend Golf & Country Club: 18 hole golf course & Olympic size swimming pool
  • Harbor Town Marina: restaurant, bar, marine supplies, 70 wet-slips, maintenance & fuel, boat ramps
  • 1976: Harbor Town Racquet Club soft Har-Tru tennis courts
  • River Bend Riding Facility: 72 stall horse stable, tack shop, horse show ring & pastures
  • Trent Academy: K-12 private school
  • Neighborhood Center: convenience store, restaurant, dentist office & 24 ATM
  • Town of River Bend: Incorporated 1981 & attended by Governor Jim Hunt, police & fire department, mayor & town council, utilities department 

EFIRD COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE

J Frank efird Jr broker


  • Established in 1965 in New Bern NC
  • Operated as Real Estate Broker & Builder
  • Original office: James Davis House circa 1754, site of the First Newspaper in NC
  • Built Custom Homes & Developed Subdivisions: Colony Estates, River Bend Plantation
  • Purchased 1200 Acres on Trent River in 1967 from W.S. Clark Company
  • Established River Bend Plantation, Inc. to Develop PUD​ (Planned Unit Development)
  • First Real Estate Company in Craven County open on Sundays

Efird Company

1967

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J FRANK EFIRD Sr BROKER​​