About Us

Build With Confidence

At Big Apple, we believe we can improve the quality and speed of construction through innovative civil engineering solutions. Our insights are based on over 20 years of geotechnical investigations, construction materials testing, special inspections and the protection of adjacent structures.

Serving the needs of residential developers, contractors, and engineering firms throughout the eastern United States, our team works with our clients to meet their needs through innovative solutions that make for streamlined data reporting and analysis. Seamless cross-integration of our civil engineering solutions through our highly trained technical staff and project engineers make for easy to track non-conformance reporting, building movement monitoring, special inspections and commissioning reports.

Prompt, accurate test results, well-qualified inspectors, strong management, financial security, stringent record keeping, and accessible top-level leadership have all contributed to our reputation in the industry. Big Apple’s personnel are experts in quality assurance/quality control programs, controlled inspections and testing. Often acting as technical aids to our clients, our inspectors and engineers provide expertise on code requirements and solutions for maintaining compliance. Big Apple’s team is continually trained in cutting edge techniques and procedures and are fully educated on revised and updated codes and standards.

At the Big Apple group, we are committed to providing our clients with exception service. It is our priority to assess each individual project’s need and provide a comprehensive proposal for all the quality assurance services identified as required.

Innovative Solutions

Construction Materials Testing Laboratory

Big Apple provides laboratory testing for a broad range of construction materials and applications as well as field testing services such as soil borings and drilling services for every phase of construction from site analysis to completion. Our state of the art concrete testing lab provides quick turnaround time for concrete cores, sampling and testing.

Protection of Adjacent Structures

Through state-of-the-art vibration monitors, tilt meters, inclinometers, automated total stations and other structural health monitoring systems, Big Apple is able to analyze your project and it’s surroundings and assist in generating the most efficient possible protection plans and measures that should be taken to not only protect your best interests, but the interests of your neighbors.

Progress Inspections and Special Inspections

From foundation inspections to welding inspections, Big Apple conducts controlled inspections for all phases of construction, including quality control during the life of your project, necessary for the certification upon final inspection to ensure that all work conforms to the approved construction documents and applicable building code provisions. We will conform that the performance of progress inspections and other inspections has been documented as required.

Industry Leaders

What sets Big Apple apart from competitors is our proven high standards of quality and our scheduling flexibility. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, Big Apple is available to perform services at your project. Advanced notice is not a requirement; we are ready when you are ready!


  • Subsurface Investigation
  • Infrastructure Exploration
  • Soil Borings
  • Coring
  • Testing Pits
  • Monitoring Wells
  • Regulatory Inspections
  • Construction Monitoring
  • Vibration Monitoring
  • Crack Monitoring
  • Optical Monitoring
  • Noise Monitoring
  • Tunnel Monitoring
  • Tilt Meters and Inclinometers
  • Pre/Post Construction Surveying
  • Special Inspections
  • Progress and Controlled Inspections
  • Material Testing
  • Energy Code Compliance
  • Concrete Testing Laboratory
  • Observation Wells / Piezometer
  • Damage Claims