About

Levine Builders is the founding pillar of The Douglaston Companies, working in close collaboration with Douglaston Development and Clinton Management.

Levine Builders’ expertise spans a complete range of construction management and general contracting services for a variety of construction projects. Founded in 1979, our skilled project management team works with experienced estimators, field personnel, in‐house risk managers, and expeditors to provide a comprehensive approach to all facets of construction.

Levine Builders continues to strengthen neighborhoods.

We are committed to contributing to the communities in which we live and work by building in New York City’s 5 boroughs through a variety of projects:

  • Ground up construction
  • Rehabilitation of thousands of residential units
  • Construction and renovation of millions of square feet of commercial space
  • Maintaining acres of open spaces, including parks, promenades, and piers

We revitalize communities through our partnership with local labor vendors and job training programs; we understand that in order to achieve successful change in our neighborhoods, it is essential to align the resources and expertise of the community.

We ensure work is performed
efficiently and safely.

Levine Builders takes a consistent approach in each of our projects, implementing efficient processes to execute on the most intricate details while keeping the big picture in mind. We consistently meet and exceed industry standards by approaching challenges in an exacting and systematic way.

Sustainability is important to us.

Recognizing the importance of sustainable design and construction, Levine Builders works closely with our engineering team and consultants to maximize the green potential of our projects and to reduce operating costs of completed buildings. Because of this expertise, we constructed The EDGE Condominium, the largest residential project to be LEED Gold certified in New York City at the time of its completion.

Our company’s history began five decades ago when our founder, Jeffrey Levine, found his calling working in construction during the summer. Jeffrey cultivated the expertise behind our development, construction, and management companies during his college years, studying architecture at night and transforming neighborhoods site by site during the day.

The Douglaston Companies started with the founding of Levine Builders in 1979 with just two people.

Standing by our core values of integrity and ethics for the past four decades, the firm has grown to 200 employees.

By providing general contracting and construction management services, Levine Builders has built, renovated and rehabilitated thousands of residential units and millions of square feet of commercial, hotel, office buildings, retail centers, religious, educational, and healthcare facilities. With the later establishment of Douglaston Development as the driving engine of the organization, the two companies worked in unison to leverage each other’s expertise to develop and build most complex projects while also growing and thriving in challenging markets.

In 2002, Clinton Management was founded to manage the expanding portfolio of developments created by Douglaston Development and constructed by Levine Builders. Clinton Management oversees a broad portfolio of moderate income housing, luxury apartments, commercial, and retail properties. Each affiliate company works together to cohesively acquire property, develop it to its full potential, and manage it efficiently, assuring that each investment achieves and maintains maximum value and profitability while strengthening the community in which the assets are located.

Douglaston Development’s passion for transforming communities has created a long track record of building some of New York City’s most exciting housing projects. Douglaston Development is committed to Jeffrey’s original vision: to revitalize and grow neighborhoods one building, one block, or one community at a time.

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