A Cornerstone of the Outer Banks for Over 65 Years

In 1950, on a salty Manteo waterfront, founder Burwell ‘Burl’ Evans fulfilled his dream of a hardware store on the Outer Banks. Between he and his wife running the store, it was about as ‘Mom & Pop’ as you could get. In the first 10 years of business, the hardware store flooded 12 times, but dedication was key in Evans’ heart.

Over 65 years later and under the leadership of the next generation, dedication and personal attention remain at the core of Outer Banks Ace. The mail goal of the company is providing the utmost in service & satisfaction not only to customers but also their employees.

Outer Banks Ace has grown to 6 convenient locations between Dare and Currituck counties. In serving the community, Outer Banks Ace has always been a strong advocate in supporting the local economy with local employees who are treated like family, many of which have worked for Outer Banks Ace for decades. Our employees have over 400 combined years of service to the community through the company.

Outer Banks Ace has served and continues to serve each customer personally and enjoys a friendly relationship with everyone. In 2015, the company celebrated 65 years of business on the Outer Banks and used the rare opportunity found by very few businesses today to say ‘THANK YOU’ to the community and employees.

Through those 65 years, a tradition started of providing excellent service for the people who live on and visit Northeast NC with a clean, convenient and pleasant shopping experience. Outer Banks Ace will always have a full stock of positive attitudes, dedication to customers, and good humor as well as genuinely caring for you!