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Plaza 48 Shopping Center Façade Case Study, Long Island City

February 29th, 2016

The Challenge Plaza 48, a very busy shopping mall in Long Island City, NY was in dire need of an update. The space which contains several retail shops and restaurants presented a real challenge. The owners made it clear to us that during this shopping center façade renovation, we were to allow access to the […]

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NY Rising Grant Program And Your Elevation: BGC News Update

NY Rising Logo

January 29th, 2016

IMPORTANT NY RISING UPDATE—OFFICIAL BGC NEWS Attention Long Island and New York homeowners impacted by Hurricane Sandy: As many of you know, New York Rising is funded by HUD through GOSR (Government Office of Storm Recovery). NYR was set up to assist people with damage from 3 storms, the main one being Hurricane Sandy. Now, […]

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Ben’s Adds 2015 Platinum COTY Award In Commercial Interiors For Lynbrook Burger Bandit To Its Growing Awards Portfolio

Burger Bandit Endorsement Ben's General Contracting

January 26th, 2016

Freeport, NY—Ben’s General Contracting has excelled yet again by winning the 2015 platinum COTY award for building Burger Bandit in Lynbrook. “This project was very challenging, however we delivered an excellent result,” mentioned Ben Jackson in a recent interview. “The teamwork of our supervisors, the designer, the architect and the owner was a recipe for […]

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Ben Jackson Receives National Award for Reinstating Nassau County Home Improvement Industry Board

NARI National Award 2015 Ben's General Contracting

April 22nd, 2015

The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) has named Ben Jackson of Ben’s General Contracting the National award winner for his work chairing the Government Affairs Committee, which resulted in the Nassau Home Industry Board being reinstated. Ben’s was previously named Northeast Regional CotY winner in the Commercial Interiors category, and it has also […]

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Ben’s General Contracting Voted Best of Houzz 2015 for Customer Service

February 19th, 2015

Houzz (, the leading platform for home remodeling and design, today announced the community’s picks for Best Of Houzz 2015. Annual Survey and Analysis of Community of Over 25 Million Monthly Users Reveals Ben’s Is Among The Top-Rated Home Remodeling Professionals and Designers. Ben’s General Contracting was voted into the prestigious Customer Service category as […]

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Ben’s General Contracting Corp. Named NARI 2015 Northeast Regional Contractor Of The Year (CotY) Winner for Commercial Interiors

2015 NARI COTY Regional Contractor Commerical Interiors Award

February 13th, 2015

— FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Ben’s General Contracting of Long Island, NY receives prestigious status as NARI Regional Contractor of the Year (CotY) for Commercial Interiors. The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) Names 160 Regional CotY Winners. Each year NARI presents CotY awards to members who have demonstrated outstanding work through their remodeling […]

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Ben’s General Contracting Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony; Opens New Headquarters in Freeport, NY


February 3rd, 2015

January 23, 2015 New Headquarters Ribbon Cutting Ceremony  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — Joined by staff, local officials and business partners, Ben’s General Contracting formally opened the doors to its new headquarters in Freeport, NY on January 23, 2015. Ben’s just recently received the coveted Contractor Of The Year Award by NARI for its commercial interiors […]

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Ben Jackson of Ben’s General Contracting Featured In New Hammer Magazine Article

Hammer Magazine

January 15th, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Freeport, NY–Ben’s is featured in one of the “region’s most circulated news magazine for Builders, Remodelers, Architects, Designers & Real Estate Professionals.” NARI NYC/LI Partners with Nassau County Consumer Affairs to Reinstate Home Improvement Industry Board NARI’S Government Affairs Committee Chairman Ben Jackson of Ben’s General Contracting Corp. and other chapter members have […]

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Ben’s General Contracting Is Voted The 2014 Contractor Of The Year For Remodeling Work In Commercial Interiors

Ben's General Contracting -2014 Contractor Of The Year

November 24th, 2014

—After vote, Ben’s receives prestigious “Contractor Of The Year” award in the category of Commercial Interiors— Freeport, NY–Ben’s has been voted the 2014 Contractor Of The Year by the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI NYC/LI Chapter). Following an in depth review process, Ben’s was selected as the Silver Winner for excellence in Commercial […]

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NYC/LI Chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) partners with Nassau County Consumer Affairs to Reinstate Home Improvement Industry Board

Ben's General Contracting Corp Logo

October 29th, 2014

NYC/LI NARI Government Affairs Committee Chairman Ben Jackson, of Ben’s General Contracting Corp, and other chapter members have worked closely with Nassau County Consumer Affairs Commissioner Madalyn Farley to reinstate the Home Improvement Industry Board, and their efforts have proven successful. One of NARI’s core missions is to encourage ethical conduct, good business practices and […]

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Three Financial Institution Construction Tips For East Coast Companies

Financial Institution Construction

June 16th, 2014

Are you planning to build a financial institution or renovate an existing structure? Whether you’re building a commercial bank, credit union or any other type of financial company, financial institutions are considered the backbone of a community. Here are a few financial institution construction tips to keep in mind: Location Consider having a ‘corner store’ […]

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How To Build a Safe & Efficient Shop or Factory | Industrial Contractor

Industrial Contracting

June 9th, 2014

If you are planning to build a factory, a shop or even a new addition to an existing facility, hiring the best industrial contractor should be a top priority in your to-do-list. Here are a few tips on how to build a safe and efficient shop or factory: Design Your Workspace for Productivity Albert Einstein […]

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What You Need to Know When Building an Office Space

Commercial Office Space

June 5th, 2014

The design of a space impacts how people interact, collaborate, meet and do business. It also impacts perceptions of your company formed by visitors and customers. As a result, the quality of an office space can influence everything from productivity to work flow, morale, expense levels, shrink, safety, customer experiences, and accessibility, to name a […]

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How To Build a Successful Veterinarian Clinic or Animal Hospital

Veterinary Construction Contractors

May 6th, 2014

Whether it’s a large or small veterinary clinic, every pet owner desires to bring his/her pets to a facility that provides extraordinary service. If you are planning to build a veterinarian clinic, you’ll need a building that will complement your business and accommodate pet owners and patients. Veterinary construction contractors suggest the following tips when […]

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Advice On Building a Dental Office and Medical Office

Dental Office

May 6th, 2014

Are you planning to build a new dental office in Brooklyn, Queens, Bronx, Merrick, Massapequa or Garden City, New York? Or, a new medical practice office where you can see patients? Building a medical office is one of the biggest professional steps you will ever take. Here are a few helpful tips to help make […]

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How to Build a Successful Retail Store in Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx and Long Island

Retail Contractor

May 1st, 2014

Are you planning to open a new restaurant, jewelry store, book store, furniture store, clothing store or any type of retail store in New York? Thinking about renovating an existing store location? A general contractor with experience building retail space can help you create a warm and inviting shopping experience for your customers. Here are […]

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Victims of the Scaffold Law: An Interview With Ben Jackson of Ben’s General Contracting

April 1st, 2014

Victims of the Scaffold Law Ben Jackson, owner of Ben’s General Contracting Corp., shares his perspective about the New York State Scaffold Law and the impact it has had on the local community in this new video. View The Interview By Clicking Below: New York’s “Scaffold Law” holds property owners fully liable in lawsuits for […]

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Ben Jackson Spotlite Radio Interview 3/22/14, Ben’s General Contracting Long Island

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March 26th, 2014

Spotlite Radio Interview 3/22 A March 22, 2014 Spotlite Radio interview with our own Ben Jackson discusses NY Rising and the after effects of Hurricane Sandy. 18 months after the storm, Long Island general contractor Ben Jackson shares his perspectives on the progress being made, the challenges homeowners are still facing, the effects of the […]

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Ben Jackson of Ben’s General Contracting Gets Honored by the Freeport Chamber of Commerce


March 24th, 2014

At Ben’s General Contracting, we are proud to announce that on Friday, April 4th, 2014, our very own Ben Jackson will be honored, at the Coral House, for his participation in rebuilding the Freeport community after Storm Sandy. Freeport Chamber of Commerce president, Charles Hirschberg, recently commended Ben for working non-stop to help residents rebuild […]

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NY Rising – A Contractor’s View Revisited – Special LongIslandNY.TV Report

February 27th, 2014

IMPORTANT NY RISING UPDATE FOR LONG ISLAND HOMEOWNERS (Nassau County, North and South Shores) 6 weeks after our first interview, Ben Jackson speaks with LongIslandNY.TV again about updates to the NY Rising program. The full NY Rising video with NY Rising Contractor Ben Jackson can be found here NY Rising has changed their program. They […]

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Ben’s General Contracting Shares Exit 10 55 TV Interview Discussing Local Progress In NY Rising & Sandy Recovery Efforts


February 3rd, 2014

2/2/14 Exit 10 55 TV Interview with Richard Rose: Ben Jackson of Ben’s General Contracting and Robert Kennedy, Mayor of Freeport, discuss NY Rising, news for homeowners, and Sandy Storm recovery. [Watch the full video below] Fourteen months after Storm Sandy, progress is being made for several Sandy victims. Yesterday, Freeport Mayor Robert Kennedy and […]

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Fire Sprinkler Update: NY Rising Update from Ben’s General Contracting

newsday article - fire sprinklers

January 28th, 2014

Today’s Newsday (article by Maura McDermott) talks about Sandy damaged elevated homes and issues surrounding new Fire Sprinkler codes.  According to the article, Long Island homeowners can now receive federal funds (via NY Rising) to help pay for fire sprinkler systems. This follows a New York issued a bulletin that explained that some elevated homes […]

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NY Rising Requirements Impact Number Of Local Contractors Who Can Do The Work

Hurricane Sandy Impact

January 9th, 2014

PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS BLOG POST IS FROM JANUARY 9, 2014 AND IS CURRENTLY OUT OF DATE. PLEASE CONTACT US AT 516-623-2945 FOR ALL OF THE LATEST DEVELOPMENTS ON NY RISING. THANK YOU. Hurricane Sandy, Irene and Lee have had a devastating effect on our community. This came at time that we weren’t all flourishing. […]

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Raising Your Home & Residential Fire Sprinklers Costs: Will Insurance Companies and NY Rising Cover Costs In Their Assessments?

NY Rising Contractors

January 8th, 2014

After the flooding of Hurricane Sandy and the fear of insurance rates to come, many people are raising their homes. This has developed into a whole new engineering for elevation and flood water relief and sanitary conditions in reference to building. Many different styles of foundations, grade beams, flood vents, pilings, concrete piers, etc., have […]

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