The housing market boom in the Long Island suburbs is fueled by city dwellers searching for green space and wanting a bigger yet cheaper living environment outside city limits. For thousands of New Yorkers, the closest and most appealing location is Rockville Centre. Just a quick commute to busy Manhattan, the Nassau County village features Colonial Revival homes, ranch-style houses, Tudor apartments, and stone-and-brick multifamily rental complexesall surrounded by walkable shops, restaurants, and parks. Rockville Centre’s historic charm, its proximity to the ocean, and the Tanglewood nature preserve are attracting new residents to move in.

With Rockville Centre’s growing demand for housing, there’s a steady need for general contractors who can efficiently run construction projects and turn blueprints into life. The 10 best general contractors in Rockville Centre, New York are listed based on their notable projects, client reviews, company background, press mentions, and accolades they have accumulated through the years. These construction firms have a reputation for providing exceptional home construction, remodeling, and renovation solutions.

BC 11 Construction

100 Merrick Road #400E, Rockville Centre, NY 11570

Since 2008, BC 11 Construction has provided renovation and home improvement services in New York City. The EPA-certified lead-safe remodeler is relatively a young player in the construction industry, but its collection of impressive home improvement projects is promising. The company swears to continue its full and personalized service with utmost professionalism.

The company specializes in complete remodeling which includes plumbing and electrical work, bathrooms, kitchens, flooring, carpentry and painting. It also offers custom millwork, stone, glass and steel fabrication and installation. Its past projects have a recurring theme of blending warm and pastel tones of gray and blue for the wall and tiles, a contrast of white cabinets and steel appliances against a wood flooring.

KJL Contracting

14 Willow Street, Bayport, NY 11705

For KJL Contracting, home construction is a family business. The contracting company is owned and managed by three generations of skilled craftsmen and professional builders. Its clients in Nassau and Suffolk remember the contractor for building them elegant and lasting abodes and infusing modern accents into traditional remodels. Practicality is one of the firm’s values; it informs clients of cost-effective materials, and when to spend more on materials where safety and stability are essential. It also promises to link its clients to the best architects and subcontractors it has worked with in the area.

The firm specializes in new home constructions, full home renovations, and takes pride in its woodwork. Its portfolio ranges from constructing traditional Colonial-themed homes and farmhouses to transitional living spaces. This featured project is a construction of a traditional spacious house in Rockville Centre. In contrast to the brown wood flooring and match to the sea salt gray wall, the contractor installed all-white cabinets and doors. It added a sprinkle of luxury in the bathroom with a dark oak turned-leg sink and a freestanding bathtub.

E&F General Contracting

1016 Park Lane North, Franklin Square, NY 11010

A pair of hard workers and lengthy years of experience are what E&F General Contracting brings to the table. The father-son duo adds their personal touch for each home they have worked on in Nassau and Suffolk counties over the course of three decades. The firm offers home building, remodeling, home extensions, and additions.

E&F General Contracting is a design-build firm that brings dream houses into reality at affordable costs. To save each client money, the firm does not require post-construction cleanup, nor does the company require the need for subcontractors. When it kickstarts a project, it is hands-on and helps homeowners pick materials and designs that fit their taste and lifestyle. It has a hand even in the masonry and woodwork.

The firm erected this two-story traditional house in Rockville Centre. The gray gable roof and a pale smoke, horizontal-style, vinyl siding accentuate the bow and Palladian windows.

Regal Homes Long Island

28 Jefferson Ave. Rockville Centre, NY 11570

Regal Homes Long Island represents the fourth generation of premier home builders in Nassau and Suffolk counties. With its wealth of industry knowledge and connections, the company assures clients of unmatched construction services, efficient processing of permits, and a stunning house that is made to last. The firm has a building process that involves reviewing the overall proposal, sourcing out suitable materials, assessing the required budget, collaborating with architects and other subcontractors, and carrying out the project within the agreed time frame.

Throughout the years, It had built beautifully designed traditional homes with functional and comfortable interiors. Its portfolio exhibits building and revamping Cape Cod, Colonial, and farmhouse-inspired houses. Staying true to the neighborhood’s style, its featured project is a custom-built, classic Colonial house.  The three-story house was installed with a traditional lap, white vinyl siding, and a hale navy shingle roof and window shutters.  Inside is a mellow and spacious living space, where the sea salt-shade wall complements the white fixtures and dark oak floor. The L-shaped kitchen has an all-white island, white-paneled cabinetry, a beautiful white quartzite countertop, and steel appliances. The bedroom closets mimic the shade of the wooden floor, and a lush freestanding tub adorns the bathroom. Its website provides virtual tours showcasing its successful projects.

G&M Construction Group of NY LLC

265 Sunrise Hwy. Suite 1-201, Rockville Centre, NY 11570

The Rockville Centre-based general contractor not only handles major home improvement projects but also takes on minor maintenance work like handymen and plumbing. It specializes in home repairs and renovations, from full home interior overhaul to fixing water leaks. For more than 25 years, its clientele from Nassau County and Long Beach areas have been assured of its exceptional workmanship and finest materials from its leading manufacturers.

Certified by EPA and OSHA, the firm’s previous exterior remodeling projects breathe a new life to Cape Cod homes and farmhouses. Its interior improvements promote classic designs enriched by modern amenities. From the dull ash grey facade, the firm chose a cadet blue siding coat, and shingle and brick-and-stone sidings to add personality and calm to the Rockville home. Inside the kitchen, the color scheme of maple gold and orange was replaced with warm white and earthy taupe to highlight the metallic appliances and bright white cabinets and countertop. Additionally, the decision to knock down the partition in the breakfast bar helped open up the space.

Although the firm has a modest number of client reviews, G&M Construction Group of NY LLC also has an active social media presence and an information-rich company website. Its Facebook page keeps its followers abreast of the progress of its on-going projects and backs its posts with photos and videos.

Premier Building

769 Fulton Street, Farmingdale, NY 11735

From installing the smallest siding to erecting expansive,  multi-level residential complexes, Premier Building has been consistent in showcasing its craftsmanship and strong client relationship. It is one of the go-to general contractors for residential and commercial construction services in Nassau County. The firm specializes in new home constructions, renovations of interiors and exteriors, decks, dormers, and James Hardie siding. The versatile design-build company has an extensive portfolio of upgrading Cape Cod and American farmhouses and building ultramodern apartment complexes, assisted-living facilities, restaurants, and offices.

An example of its eye-catching handiwork is the construction of a two-story contemporary cabin-like house in Valley Stream, where the exterior of the house is a match of concrete base and wooden top, with varnished, slatted wood siding, long format white ceramic tiles, minimalist casement windows, and multi-curved roofs that rest on square columns. The new residence adds a unique, fresh look to its environment. 

Premier Building is a Guild Quality Awardee in 2021.  It is also Leadership in Environmental Energy and Design (LEED) certified, EPA certified, and a James Hardie preferred remodeler. Returning clients for over 13 years all agree that the firm’s collaborative approach, smart workflow, and highly-skilled builders set them apart from other contractors.

Sound Harbor Development Custom Home Builder & Remodeler

21 Dorchester Road Rockville, Rockville Centre NY 11570

If there’s any contractor better suited to work on ranch and Colonial homes in Rockville Centre, it is Sound Harbor Development Custom Home Builder & Remodeler. For over 15 years, the contracting company has built and enhanced some of the beautiful vintage homes in the suburbs. Its portfolio landed the pages of Newsday, where two of its renovation projects in Rockville Centre were featured for having aesthetic and structural integrity. The firm was lauded for its balance of architectural heritage and receptiveness to change. The local newspaper emphasized how the firm kept the classic theme of a French Normandy home, but successfully integrated the lifestyle and design preferences of the homeowner. For example, it kept the barrel-vaulted brick ceiling, but turned the space into a basketball room. It also retained the coffered ceiling and stained-glass windows. But instead of a formal living room, It added a game room complete with a pool table and bar.

In this featured whole-home remodel, the firm made the vintage interior of the Rockville Centre home feel modern. It used a bright white-on-white palette with white fixtures to create a fresh look and an illusion of larger space. 

A National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) member and a design-build contractor, Sound Harbor Development Custom Home Builder & Remodeler does full home interior remodeling, historic renovation, home addition, and custom home build. Past clients admire the firm’s professionalism, attention to detail, custom cabinetry, and woodworking skills.

DJ’s Home Improvements

1097 Tulip Avenue, Franklin Square, NY 11010

The family-owned business brings over 31 years of experience in full residential renovation, kitchen and bath remodeling, home addition, and design-build services. This industry veteran stands behind its high-caliber work by giving its clients a five-year labor warranty. The company promises a stress-free home renovation project, where homeowners participate as partners in the decision-making. Regardless of the size of its project, DJ’s Home Improvements has a firm grasp of the renovation process from the plan to the execution, and it ensures that the clients are involved in every step of the process. 

Repeat clients affirm that the firm’s meticulous planning and execution have resulted in stylish and superior homes in Nassau County. One of its many projects is the remodeling of a dilapidated Rockville Centre kitchen in 2017. The new transitional kitchen displays the firm’s skill in incorporating the right elements for relevant and tasteful design. It spruced up the galley kitchen with a timeless combination of brown quartz countertops with white recessed-panel cabinets. The white porcelain backsplash and farmhouse sink, paired with steel appliances, give the kitchen a fresh look. The estimated total cost of the project is under $75,000.

Described as customer-focused, homeowners specifically highlighted that the contractor had built in inclusive design accommodations that their family members love. Part of NARI and National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), the firm has won multiple NARI Contractor of the Year awards from 2007 to 2014. It is also EPA-certified.

KS Restorations & Home Improvements

799 Lincoln St., Baldwin, NY 11510

A contracting business spanning nearly 30 years, KS Restorations & Home Improvements has a solid reputation for producing cost-effective, stylish interiors and energy-efficient home remodels within Long Island. Among the firm’s many awards and certifications include being a 15-time winner of NARI’s Contractor of The Year award. The most recent is this year’s Regional CotY for residential bath makeover under $25,000. It is also a certified BPI Goldstar contractor, an EPA Lead-Safe firm, and a National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Certified Aging-in-Place specialist. 

This seasoned contractor has a detailed scope of services, specializing in kitchen and bathroom remodeling, home restoration, home addition, sustainable building, and more.  From timeless traditional to modern minimalist style, its remodeling portfolio balances elegance and functionality. In 2019, its full interior renovation project in Rockville Centre has reconfigured a neglected apartment into an open-concept living room, a contemporary-style kitchen with an island sink, shaker cabinets, quartz countertops, and a neutral-hued bathroom with a turned-leg sink and a walk-in shower. The earthy-toned motif makes the contemporary bedrooms inviting. The whole upgrade is estimated to be under $150,000.

Behind KS Restorations & Home Improvements is not only a remodeler and builder but also a realtor who understands the value of a home. Satisfied homeowners vouch for the firm’s client-centered approach, faithful to the homeowner’s dream design, and sensitive to timeline and budget. Several project owners describe the firm as made up of talented, professional craftsmen, who deliver full-serviced renovations such as design, woodwork, electric installations, and painting. These clients noted that the firm also cleans and tidies up the site when the renovation is completed.