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About Us

The Big Apple Group is a full-service Construction quality assurance/quality control organization serving the needs of building developers, contractors, engineers and architects throughout the 5 boroughs of New York City. Big Apple provides laboratory testing for a broad range of construction materials and applications as well as field inspection services for every phase of construction from site analysis to completion. Prompt, accurate test results, well-qualified inspectors, strong management, financial security, stringent record keeping, and accessible top management have all contributed to our solid reputation in the industry.

Big Apple Group has maintained consistent growth over the past 10 years and is constantly adding to our vast array of services. Our broad scope allows us to handle every inspection and testing need that may arise. We have decades of experience with the special inspection requirements set forth in Chapter 17 of the New York State Building Code, ensuring compliance with the construction monitoring requirements set forth in Section 1814 and 3304 of the New York City Building Code as well as IAS certified per ASTM E329 Quality Systems Manual.

Our technical expertise & experience have put us at the top of the list for clients requiring subsurface geotechnical investigations, control/progress inspections, and construction monitoring. Big Apple’s personnel are experts in quality assurance/quality control programs, controlled inspections and testing. Our inspectors and engineers often act as technical aids to our clients, providing expertise on the city’s requirements and solutions for maintaining compliance. Big Apple’s employees are 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.

Industry Leaders

Big Apple Group is a recognized leader in the Geotechnical Analysis, Special Inspection & Materials Testing Industry, serving the needs of contractors, developers, and agencies for over 20 years. Big Apple has several divisions which cater to specialty or niche services requirements within the testing and inspection field.

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. Advance 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
  • Pre/Post Construction Surveying
  • Special Inspections
  • Progress and Controlled Inspections
  • Material Testing
  • Energy Code Compliance