About
At Vanguard Construction & Co.
we’re dedicated to doing the right thing —
and that’s delivering your job.
At Vanguard Construction & Co. we’re dedicated to doing the right thing — and that’s delivering your job.

Since 1986, Vanguard Construction & Co. has expanded its size to over 100 employees and broadened our range to every type of construction project. Our continued success is a result of how we perform:

  • By listening to our clients.
  • By communicating with transparency.
  • By solving challenges proactively.
31-33 Vestry Street

Since 1986, Vanguard Construction & Co. has expanded its size to over 100 employees and broadened our range to every type of construction project. Our continued success is a result of how we perform:

  • By listening to our clients.
  • By communicating with transparency.
  • By solving challenges proactively.

How We Work

We succeed
with teamwork.

Once our Vanguard team is assigned, we review the scope and ensure our subcontractors commit to the project’s expectations. At weekly meetings, we emphasize our common goal to all attending: good teammates deliver success. By reinforcing a shared objective, we lead the entire Project Team to ensure everyone’s mutual trust and cooperation as professionals, consultants and tradesmen. Joining forces, we deliver the job and protect our client’s interests.

Working closely with the Vanguard team I found them to be highly knowledgeable and experienced. They brought great value to the project.
Client Testimonial
It’s almost like family. Everyone pitches in when there’s a deadline to be met.
Vanguard Staff Testimonial
A quality builder with an owner’s interests.
Client Testimonial
The environment is collaborative and supportive.
Vanguard Staff Testimonial
Total professionalism and a desire to deliver the best product to the client.
Client Testimonial
The prevailing theme has been to make sure that everyone is accountable to each other.
Vanguard Staff Testimonial
Quartz Media
CreditSights
The Toy Association
Vanguard is professional,
understanding, customer
oriented; I can go on!
Mark Strausman
Chef and Owner
Mark’s Off Madison
Mark Strausman
Chef and Owner
Mark’s Off Madison

Pre-Construction &
Construction Management

As Construction Manager, brought on board during a job’s early design stages, Vanguard provides Pre-Construction services to assess the project’s feasibility, evaluate site conditions, budget schematics, develop detailed schedules, identify Long-Lead items to recommend pre-purchasing, sequencing and logistics while addressing how local or municipal regulations can impact progress. We offer alternative means and methods to streamline deliverables, and present to our clients a financial reality on how best to build the project.

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General Construction

As General Contractor, Vanguard anchors a collaborative team effort to maintain the project’s momentum. We facilitate daily communications, stay nimble to address oncoming challenges, coordinate with municipal authorities for building inspections and sign-offs, and turn over spaces with warranties, maintenance instructions, and tutorials.

The Toy Association

Our Approach

317 West 13th Street
Value Engineering

Advising you how to reduce job costs or save time, Vanguard helps our clients make informed decisions on how to minimize a project’s exposure and improve our chances for success. Read more

We offer alternate means and methods, substitute equipment, materials or specifications, all without compromising performance or design intent. We prepare our Value Engineering recommendations by seeking resources or ideas from our experienced staff and our pool of experienced subcontractors. With added support and vetting from the entire Project Team, we eliminate change orders, maintain or improve the schedule, and deliver additional savings to the client wherever possible.

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Quality Control

Vanguard maintains quality throughout our jobs starting with submitting the correct specifications and ensuring each sample meets the design intent. Read more

Our Superintendents, Project Managers, Account Executives and laborers perform daily checks on all ongoing installations. If the performance or standards are not met, the work is corrected.

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Safety

Our Site Safety Program protects our staff, subcontractors, consultants, visitors and the general public. Read more

The project Superintendent and/or designated Safety Manager, oversee how we implement our program on site by holding a weekly Site Safety /Toolbox Meeting and daily review of work with all trades. All active Vanguard job sites are inspected for adherence to OSHA regulations by our Project Managers and our Director of Construction. Our superintendents hold and renew their OSHA Training Certificates and NYC DOB Superintendent’s Licenses.

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Our Technology

We use the latest software available.
Procore Project Management
Planswift Estimating Systems
Sage
Accounting
Raken
Daily Log
Microsoft Teams Communication