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The Best Office Contractors in New York City

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The Big Apple is known for having a sea of buildings, and the tall buildings that tower over the large city are mostly comprised of offices of companies with different purposes. Offices reflect the physical image of the company, and having a great workplace is important for employees and clients alike.

To achieve the desired outcome, it is important to get the right people to do an amazing job. Listed below are the best office contractors found in New York City.

14. PTU Construction

276 5th Ave New York, NY 10001

PTU Construction is a full service construction company founded by Paul R Matthews in 2011 and based in New York City. Offering services to residential and commercial clients, PTU Construction’s project managers are all LEED and OSHA Certified.

With over 15 years of experience in office construction, PTU Construction has strong partnerships with local subcontractors, and work directly with clients from the preliminary designing stages to the completion of construction. Client satisfaction is guaranteed with timelines and budgets respected and adhered to.

13. Artimus

316 West 118 Street New York, NY 10026

For over 30 years, Artimus has worked to develop, revitalize, and strengthen the NYC community. Founded by Ken Haron in 1979, Artimus specializes in residential, commercial, retail, and mixed-use construction projects.

Artimus has extensive experience in gut-rehabilitations, vacant-lot developments, historic buildings, and contextually-appropriate design. Based in Manhattan, Artemis also has several field offices throughout the city, with over 80 employees.

12. MG & Company

350 7th Ave #1503 New York, NY 10001

MG & Company’s roots go back to 1915, as Bronx Builders, a construction firm that catered to NYC’s restaurant industry. In 1989, partners Mark Goldberg and Rick Weisfeld established MG & Company, now a general contracting and construction firm with 25 professionals.

MG & Company is rooted in the ideals of reliability, experience and long-term relationships with clients and architects, as can be seen in their impressive portfolio of more than 200 clients.  The firm also believes that giving back to the community is of utmost importance, donating time and resources to many location organizations, including Open House New York, Children’s Museum of Arts, Brownsville Community Culinary Center, AIA NY, The Windward School, City Meals on Wheels, Gibney Dance, and The Architectural League, NY.

11. INS Contractors

2548 West 13 Street Brooklyn, NY 11223

General contracting firm INS Contractors was founded by  Ivan Khymych and Felix Flit in 2007 and is known for building some of NYC’s finest residential and commercial properties. With each project, INS aims to surpass client expectations of the clients, completing projects on time and within budget restraints.

INS Contractors has an impressive portfolio including clients such as Gensler, Alexa Hampton, Markham Roberts Inc., and Chelsea Atelier. The firm’s work has been featured in several publications, including Traditional Now Elle Decor, Markham Roberts, New York Spaces, The New York Times and W42ST.

10. Universal Contracting of New York Corp.

111 John St, Suite 1010, New York, NY, 10038

With 40 years of industry experience and more than 2000 projects completed, Universal Contracting has made a name for itself in NYC. Founded in 1978 by Alexander Berkovitch, the firm specializes in new construction, office renovations, commercial, residential, retail, and medical facilities.

Universal Contracting’s impressive client list includes Ferrari, Chase, Braun Management, Global Holdings, Tiger Management, and the NYPD.

9. Eurotech Construction

135 West 50th Street, New York, NY 10020

A leader in the NYC building industry since 1985, Eurotech Construction has a proven track record of completing large-scale and high-quality projects. Led by CEO Fay Devlin, who co-founded the company at the age of 24, Eurotech Construction has been responsible for some of the highest-profile construction work in the city.

Eurotech Construction has been recognized as a Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise and is a member of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council. Eurotech’s impressive portfolio includes projects such as One World Trade Center, and companies including Google, Morgan Stanley, Pepsi, Paramount, Sony, UBS, and Verizon.

8. Henegan

250 W30th Street New York, New York 10001

Henegan is a full-service construction company based in New York city with nearly 60 years of experience. The firm was founded in 1959 by Paul J. Henegan, with just 5 people. Now under CEO Maureen A. Henegan, the company has expanded to complete thousands of projects for clients in the financial, professional, tech, media and entertainment, not-for-profit, cultural, and retail industries.

Henegan has an in-house building department, along with LEED accredited professionals and OSHA-Certified staff. The firm has an extensive list of notable clients, including Fortune 500 and tech companies.

7. Finaly General Contracting Corp

130 West 29th Street New York, NY 10001

Finaly General Contracting Corp. is a full-service general contracting firm based in New York City that specializes in commercial interior renovations. Finaly was founded in 2001 by Edward Pitre, and the family-owned firm carries with their construction the ideology of building trust with clients. Their services include pre-construction budgeting, estimation, scheduling, procurement, project management, commissioning, and sign-off coordination.

Finaly believes in being an active member of the community, sponsoring organizations including the Intrepid, FDR, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Finaly holds a portfolio of projects for well-known companies including SL Green, Vornado, Shorenstein, Vocon, Empire State, Transwestern, Cushman & Wakefield, Princeton, and Normandy.

6. Unispace

18th Floor 285 Madison Avenue New York NY 10017

Unispace, founded in 2010 by Albert De Plazaola, operates within 23 countries and has over 500 employees. The firm has a commitment to the preservation of natural resources, aiming to balance human needs, economic imperative, and environmental stewardship.

Unispace’s culture is built on people; collaborative and based on talent and experience. Unispace’s clients span the globe and include notable companies such as BMW, Boeing, Dell, Acer, McDonald’s, Microsoft, Panasonic, Puma, Pfizer, Sony, and 7-Eleven. Their work has been the recipient of several awards, most recently the 2018 Global Supplier Achievement Award, from Boston Scientific.

5. Talisen

213 West 35th Street, New York, NY 10001

Founded in 2009 by Robert Knox, Talisen has a solid reputation in the NYC building industry, with a strong history of repeat clients. Talisen aims to provide New York City with premier construction services by exceeding their client’s expectations.

Talisen’s unique values system is encompassed in its namesake slogan:  Talisen C.A.R.E.S. (Client satisfaction, Adapt and innovate, Resource networks, Employee appreciation, and Safety). Talisen’s client list includes well-known companies including Verizon, Taconic, Northwell Health, Google, and Capital One.

4. Wonder Works Construction

894 Avenue of Americas, 4th Floor New York, NY 10001

Wonder Works Construction is a New York City-based construction firm that has been a leader in the industry for over 30 years. The firm was founded in 1987 by Joseph Klaynberg, a seasoned veteran in the construction industry. Wonderworks take pride in their efficient construction, proactive planning, and quick communication.

Wonderworks holds an impressive portfolio of the completion of 388 projects and the development of 25 buildings. Wonder Works Construction has been featured in several publishing and media outlets, including The New York Post, The Real Deal, The New York Times, Daily News, Real Estate Weekly, Commercial Observe, Harford Courant, Curbed, New York Real Estate Journal, Crain’s YIMBY,  Brown Stoner, the Hartford Business Journal, and Bravo and Fox61.

3. T.G. Nickel & Associates

333 Seventh Avenue New York, NY 10001

Founded in 1998 by Thomas Nickel, T.G. Nickel & Associates is an experienced construction management and general contracting firm. They provide their services to academic, corporate, healthcare, landmark, restoration and residential clients. In 2013, Nickel expanded the firm by forming a partnership with Consigli Construction,  which provided added technical and financial resources to the firm.

With over 200 employees, Nickel has earned a reputation as a preeminent NYC construction manager equipped with strong leadership, resources, and flexibility to work on projects of all scales. With a philosophy built on Integrity, initiative, and teamwork, Nickel serves as an advocate for their clients.

2. Cristom Construction Services, Inc.

151-01 14th Avenue, Whitestone, NY 11357

Cristom Construction Services, Inc. was founded by Thomas Devito in 1997 and is comprised of building and renovation specialists.

Cristom provides its services throughout the NYC area, including Queens, Brooklyn, Bronx, Manhattan, Westchester and Long Island. Cristom has been the recipient of multiple awards and recognition for their work, including the 2015 QBBA Building Award, and has been featured in several publications, such as US Builders Review, The Real Deal, and PR Web.

1. Aerial Design and Build

122 E. 57th Street, Suite 4R New York, NY 10022

Specializing in residential, retail, hospitality, and commercial offices Aerial Design and Build presents top-quality construction for each of its clients. Founded by Julie Kelley in 1997, Aerials Designers and project managers devise innovative solutions to complete projects on time and on budget. Included on the Aerial team are their own millworkers, custom glaziers, expert stone installers and specialty painters.

Aerial has been the recipient of several awards, including NY Mag’s Best Contractor in New York in 2017 and 2018. Aerial’s work has been included in several publications, including AllDay Industry, Architectural Digest, The Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, New York Post, and NY Design Magazine, and was recently featured on CNN.