Once sporting woods, farms, and saltwater, Little Silver has welcomed an increased number of visitors over the past few years and Little Silver is now almost entirely populated by personal residences. Thanks to this transformation, the town enjoys a more prosperous and vibrant community and residents appreciate the readily available fertile land for their gardens.

Our editorial team decided to go looking for The Best General Contractors in Little Silver, New Jersey. Our editorial team looked for contractors that build adaptively to local conditions and keep clients’ desires in mind at all times. These firms have years of relevant building experience. We featured one project for each firm to give you a brief introduction to the kind of project the firm favors.

Viscon Builders

530 Prospect Ave, Little Silver, NJ 07739

Joseph Visciano has over three decades of experience working on numerous renovations, additions, kitchens, and bathrooms. He started out as a carpenter, then gained additional experience by supervising and completing extensive renovations of the Times Square Hotel, Kenmore Hotel in New York City, and Columbus Circle’s Transit Police Station. These in-depth experiences allowed Visciano to establish Viscon Builders in 1999. Today he continues to lead his firm as it serves the residential construction and renovation industry. 

The firm’s services include additions, custom design, woodwork, trim design, flooring, windows, door siding, roofing, basements, entertainment rooms, and commercial buildings. One of its projects is this warm and cozy log home featuring striking red walls, wooden cantilevered ceilings, and a stone wall fireplace. Similar tones from the fireplace are visible in the furniture in the center of the living area.

Holzhauer Construction

4057 U.S. 9, Suite 125, Howell, NJ 07731

Functioning both as a centerpiece and a way to connect the lower and upper floors, Holzhauer Construction built this quarter-turn stair with finesse and precision. Wooden materials complement the modest metal baluster and the elegant chandelier above. With clean finishes, this project attests to how the firm provides quality craftsmanship and reliable service. 

For 30 years, Holzhauer Construction has professionally served Central New Jersey homeowners, building its reputation as a premier general contractor. The firm treats every customer with respect and consideration and builds homes with accuracy from concept to completion. Over the years, the firm has remodeled bathrooms, kitchens, provided additions, and completed renovation projects in a wide range of project sizes.

Merrick Construction

524 Prospect Avenue, Little Silver, NJ 07739

Merrick Construction is regarded as one of the leading home builders in New Jersey. The firm provides construction and remodeling services for Monmouth County residents. For over 30 years, the firm has built and refurbished spaces with precision and care and built a stellar reputation as a result. 

This bright and spacious dining area is a great example of the firm’s work. The sliding glass doors provide plenty of daylight inside the home and a dark wooden floor contrasts with the white walls and ceiling. An open floor concept promotes a smooth transition from the dining room to the kitchen to the outside and inside living areas.

Merrick Construction creates high-end residences, vacation homes, renovates existing homes, enhances rooms, provides custom additions, and embellishes surroundings with exterior living spaces. Through its collaborative service team, it manages the construction from the foundation to the application of interiors while keeping the project on track with the budget and schedule planned.

Nexus Contracting Group

31 Manson Place, Little Silver, NJ 07739

John Schroeder finished a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture and a Master’s Degree in Construction Management from Washington University in St. Louis. Moreover, he holds a license as a Real Estate Agent in NJ and over two decades of experience in construction. After establishing Nexus Contracting Group in 2014, he managed the firm towards completing all sizes of projects, from minor repairs to multi-million dollar construction projects. 

On every project, Nexus Contracting Group reports to the clients and stays involved in the day-to-day activities. All of its employees have years of relevant experience and follow detailed-oriented practices. As professionals, this team shows courteousness, delivers high-quality results, and uses the most effective tools and accumulated construction trade knowledge and techniques to meet budgets and timelines.

Martelli Signature Homes

716 Newman Springs Rd, Lincroft, NJ 07738

Building over a hundred homes since 1980, Martelli Signature Home established a name for building distinctive residences in northern Monmouth County. The firm feels that no two homes should be similar and that each home should reflect the personal taste and style of its owners. To deliver the demand for superb quality and highly personalized service, the firm focuses on only a few selected projects at a time. This focus produces customized and meticulously crafted homes pleasing to the eye, comfortable to reside in, and adapted to their surroundings. A great example of the firm’s work is this modern kitchen that features white marble countertops, white cabinets, new stainless appliances, and wooden floors. 


  • Jake Gustafson

    Jake has served as Senior Editor at General Contractors and brings a wealth of experience rooted in his passion for building. Holding a degree in Construction Engineering Management from Oregon State University, he actively engaged in industry-related activities, including membership in the Associated General Contractors of America student chapter and participation in the Associated Schools in Construction student competition. Previously, Jake served as a project engineer for a prominent general contractor in Portland, where he played a pivotal role in various aspects of construction projects, from pre-construction to subcontractor management. His expertise extends to working on innovative projects, such as North America's largest CLT commercial building. Expertise: Commercial Construction, Commercial Remodeling, Home Design and Build Key Highlights: Editor at General Contractors, Project Engineer for Portland-based general contractor, Field Engineer for the largest CLT commercial building in North America Education: Oregon State University, Degree in Construction Engineering Management