Southern Westchester is a densely populated suburban area with a well-balanced mix of river towns, bustling cities, and a sophisticated ambiance. It offers unique experiences for residents and visitors such as shopping, dining, and cultural activities. With its pristine location, easy accessibility, and convenience, many well-known brands, retail stores, and firms have made Southern Westchester their home. The area draws new residents and companies with its affordable land, access to nature, proximity to Manhattan, and abundant public transit options. 

This list contains eight of the best commercial contractors in Southern Westchester, some of which are behind the city’s notable commercial projects. Each firm has extensive experience and a proven track record of delivering high-quality projects.

Aurora Contractors

100 Raynor Avenue, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779

For over thirty-five years, Aurora Contractors has served the New York metropolitan area with exceptional construction management, general contracting, and design-build services. With its extensive experience, the firm has delivered outstanding projects ranging from new construction and building renovations, shopping centers and malls, individual retail stores, and educational and institutional facilities, with over $1 billion worth of projects completed in the last five years alone. 

Over the years, Aurora Contractors has remained steadfast in its mission of building long-lasting relationships with clients, providing projects that consistently exceed customer expectations. The firm is committed to approaching each project with integrity, quality, enthusiasm, family spirit, and a customer-focused mindset. With hundreds of positive feedback from satisfied clients, Aurora Contractors has solidified its reputation as one of the leading firms in the industry.

The firm has been recognized for its impressive work through various publications and several awards, including the Top Work Place 2020 – Newsday. With its renowned reputation, the firm has given its services to some well-known retail brands. One of its notable works is the new construction of a 90,000-square-foot Lowe’s Home Center in Yonkers, New York.

Scully Construction

141 Lafayette Avenue, North White Plains, NY 10603

With nearly half a century of extensive experience, Scully Construction has approached every project with the same level of consistency and dedication to deliver unsurpassed quality. With a team of highly skilled professionals and a principal supervising every project with expert strategy and a meticulous eye for detail, the firm strives to accurately understand the client’s vision and turn it into a reality. The firm has over 70% repeat clients, each one testifying to the seamless construction experience throughout the project duration. This feat was made possible through Scully’s lean construction process to reduce inefficient methods and streamline processes without compromising quality. 

This featured project is a testament to the firm’s capability to deliver high-quality projects within time and budget constraints. The firm constructed the interior fit-out for the 30,000-square-foot United States headquarter office of Mast-Jägermeister, one of the country’s leading liquor importers. The firm provided construction management services, supervising office space construction, conference and board rooms, IT, wellness facilities, and town hall areas.

DCG Capital Contracting

506 S 9th Ave., Mt. Vernon, NY 10550

Since 1987, DCG Capital Contracting has been a general contractor with diverse experience building for the commercial, retail, medical, and hospitality industry. The firm offers a comprehensive service that includes general contracting, subcontracting, pre- and post-construction services, innovation and technology, and safety. The firm is dedicated to providing every customer with the “DGC Advantage,” a project management scheduling solution that guarantees that all projects are completed on schedule, within budget, and to a high level of quality. Despite its impressive track record of 116 completed projects and 95% of repeat clients, DCG Capital Contracting strives for continuous learning and improvement of every team member to guarantee the success of every project. 

The firm has proven itself as one of the Tri-state region’s leading retail and commercial general contractors and has worked together with famous brands such as Starbucks, L’Occitane, Amazon, Walgreens, Costco, Walmart, DKNY, and M&M’s. One of the firm’s outstanding projects is the Nonna Carola Ristorante and Bar, a high-end casual Italian restaurant located in Mamaroneck, New York.

LRC Construction

7 Renaissance Square – 4th Floor, White Plains, NY 10601

LRC Construction has been in the construction industry for more than a century, providing its expertise throughout the surrounding areas of White Plains. Over the years, it has undoubtedly proven itself to be a leading general contracting firm in the tri-state area, with an outstanding portfolio exceeding $4 billion. The firm offers a wide range of services, from construction management, general contracting, pre-construction, design-build, and brownfield consulting. For every project, LRC Construction uses a collaborative team approach, open communication, and transparency to produce safe, state-of-the-art, cost-effective projects on time and under budget that surpass client expectations.

The Ritz Carlton Hotel, located at 1 Renaissance Square, White Plains, New York, is one of the firm’s remarkable projects. Dubbed as one of the elegant luxury hotels in the area, the building comprises forty-four stories with a stunning view of the Long Island Sound and Manhattan skylines.

Tectonic Builders

501 Ashford Avenue, Ardsley, NY 10502

Founded in 2005, Tectonic Builders has offered its pre-construction, construction, and maintenance program services throughout New York. The Ardsley-based firm has been operating for around sixteen years. Still, the experience and expertise of its management team span an impressive total of over seventy-five years. With a professional team handling every project with a careful and detailed management style and flawless communication strategy, the firm guarantees a successful outcome for every aspect, no matter how simple or complex the project is. The firm upholds its commitment to integrity, efficiency, impeccable execution, and outstanding projects.

Tectonic Builders has worked with unique and well-known brands like YSL, Givenchy, Prada, Chanel, and Tom Ford throughout its career. One of the firm’s remarkable projects is the Saint Laurent Boutique Saks Fifth Avenue at Walt Whitman Shops Huntington, New York.

PA Builders

161 Saw Mill River Road Suite 204, Yonkers, NY 10701

PA Builders has built remarkable projects for over a decade and earned positive interest and overwhelming responses from satisfied clients. The firm has solidified its reputation as a reliable contractor throughout the Northeast through its results-driven strategy. It approaches every project with honesty and team-oriented strategies, proving its capability in working within pressure and tight deadlines to deliver timely and high-quality projects. The firm also stresses the importance of building relationships based on mutual trust and has developed loyal partnerships with subcontractors that strive to maintain and exceed client expectations for every project. 

Numerous foodservice businesses, retail shops, hotel lobby refurbishments, residential building extension and restoration, commercial building restoration, store fit-outs, millwork product displays, and building infrastructure improvements are part of the firm’s extensive portfolio. One of its completed projects is The Deco – Food + Drink  — a nine-kiosk open concept food hall with seven full operating kitchens and a stunning blue glass and brass full bar. The Deco Food & Drink is a food hall that celebrates the city’s culinary DNA and brings the best of the five boroughs to the heart of Manhattan’s historic Garment District.

Empire Core

199 Main Street 10th floor, White Plains, NY 10601

Established in 2014, this White Plains-based contractor was founded on a passion for delivering every commitment based on a high-quality standard. Now, nearly a decade later, Empire Core has remained consistent in its commitment to providing on-time and superior quality projects with the utmost professionalism. No matter how complicated a project may be, the firm is confident in handling every project efficiently by using the best possible resources and a team of experts to provide a stable construction experience from conception to close-out.

The firm’s remarkable portfolio consists of multi-million dollar projects ranging from high-rise residential and commercial buildings to ground-level retail storefronts throughout the Tri-State area. Empire Core’s work for 14th Street Gym and Fitness Center is featured here. The firm constructed a comprehensive interior fit-out and improved ADA access from the property’s interior and storefront.

Prime Construction Management

941 McLean Ave. Ste. 299, Yonkers, NY 10704

Prime Construction Management has been serving the New York and Tri-State area since its inception in 2015. From high-end corporate offices, world-renowned restaurants, bars, and cafes, to non-profit agency build-outs, and NYC Parks Department exterior work projects, the firm has successfully delivered high-quality projects every time. It implements a cutting-edge approach to planning and executing large-scale projects. The firm also stresses the importance of a highly collaborative team-spirited culture to provide better customer outcomes. It remains dedicated to delivering high quality work, commitment to excellence, and adherence to best practices to guarantee customer satisfaction.

Throughout the years, the firm has worked with several notable clients like AT&T, JEMB, Margaritaville, and Bryant Park. One of the firm’s outstanding projects includes the construction management services for Empire Hotel Rooftop Bar, a 6000-square-foot area construction in 2016.


  • 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