Paterson is part of an Urban Enterprise Zone—areas with policies that encourage economic growth and development. These areas support businesses that are trying to develop and create private-sector jobs. There are also local and state programs that benefit Paterson-based businesses. Some of these programs provide tax incentives, quality real estate at fair prices, and energy savings plans. Government, healthcare, and textile are some of the city’s major industries.

Our team has compiled a list of the best commercial contractors in the city to support those interested in developing or expanding to Paterson. These firms offer comprehensive construction and customer services. The firms prioritize completing projects on time and within budget without compromising quality.

March Associates Construction, Inc.

601 Hamburg Turnpike, Wayne, NJ 07470

March Association Construction completes projects on time, within budget, and in accordance with the highest standards. The firm has completed more than $2.85 billion worth of commercial building projects in the Northeast. March was the construction manager for the 600,000 SF Gateway Retail Center. The project took over 18 months to complete and features offsite infrastructure and traffic signal work; 110,000 SF turnkey fit-out work for Michael’s, TJ Maxx, Pier 1 Imports, Petco, 5 below, and DSW; and a new bus-stop. 

The firm provides clients with personalized service and excellent communication throughout the project. Clients have the opportunity to work collaboratively with project managers. Its services include construction management, construction consulting, design-build, general contracting, pre-construction, project management, and site development. 

Century 21 Construction Corp.

160 Essex Street, Suite 200, Lodi, NJ 07644 

Century 21 Construction Corp. is known for its commitment to quality and client satisfaction. Client testimonials have expressed their complete satisfaction with the work the firm put out. Several clients said they are willing to work with the firm on future projects. 

The firm offers construction and development services. Its portfolio includes institutional, commercial, retail, healthcare, residential, and philanthropy structures. It mostly serves the Paterson and Essex areas.

Pike Construction Co., LLC

171 Fifth Avenue, Paterson, NJ 07524

Pike Construction Co., LLC has been serving Paterson and Passaic County for 63 years. It has worked on residential, senior living, commercial-hotel, restoration and renovation, industrial high-tech, educational, religious, and institutional projects. Each project is completed on time and within budget.

The firm implements a system of material expediting and cost control to ensure projects remain on track. It keeps close contact with subcontractors and building trades to ensure deadlines are met. Pike Construction worked on the Franklin Mill Office Center in Paterson, NJ. The firm renovated the building while keeping the original wood structure and masonry.

Catcord Construction

14 Broad Street, Suite 20, Norwood, NJ 07648

Catcord Construction provides construction management, general contracting, design-build, scheduling, value engineering, claims analysis, and estimating services. President Dominick Catalon leads the firm with his knowledge and experience with a variety of high-profile projects in the New York and New Jersey areas. He takes a hands-on approach to project management. Catalan encourages the firm to commit to ethical business practices and customer satisfaction.

The firm emphasizes timeliness, cost containment, and quality construction. Catcord Construction collaborates with architects, engineers, subcontractors, suppliers, and clients to produce an immediate resolution to issues. It specializes in office, retail, hospitality, educational, religious, multi-family, healthcare, industrial, and financial projects.

RCC Builders & Developers

65-67 Grove Street, Paterson, NJ 07503

RCC Builders & Developers provides comprehensive building services for both the public and private sectors. It has the ability to self-perform several types of work like concrete, masonry, and carpentry. Its in-house capabilities allow it to control the safety, quality, schedule, and cost of almost any project. RCC Builders & Developers worked on the renovation of the Boys & Girls Club of Paterson and Passaic in Patterson and Passaic. The firm’s scope of work includes a fully upgraded lighting package, built-in gaming cabinets, as well as new pool tables, air hockey, pin pong, and foosball tables. The firm also upgraded the plumbing and heating, the ventilation, and air-conditioning. It remodeled the restrooms and installed new flooring. The firm’s renovation created space for the club’s daily usage in after-school programs.

The firm’s team is filled with Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEEP) and Certificate of Management-Building Information Modeling (CM-BIM) certified professionals. It is most experienced in commercial, industrial, transportation, educational, and specialty work.