Our History

For over 100 years, members of the General Contractors Association of New York have been building the infrastructure that keeps New York moving.

Formed in 1909, when a group of construction companies banded together to help government agencies and private industry in New York City build the world’s first genuine modern city, the GCA has remained a powerful advocate for investment to support sustainable growth.

Today, GCA members continue to build New York. From Gotham’s signature skyline that is supported by foundations that reach to bedrock and below, to the millions of subway riders, vehicles and billions of gallons of water and wastewater that course beneath New York’s streets, to the millions of electrical megawatts driving our economy, and the airports that welcome millions of travelers, the GCA members and their unionized construction trades work force are proud of the infrastructure they have built that is the foundation of the modern metropolis.

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