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ELQ was established in 1963 as a landscaping and paving company primarily performing work in Westchester County, NY only. ELQ is now in its third generation of ownership with more than 200 employees and has expanded its areas of expertise to all aspects of heavy civil construction and site development.

Our professional and experienced team consists of the best and the brightest in the industry. Our dedicated staff of administrators, engineers, superintendents and managers coupled with our trained crews in the field have been exposed and successfully worked through extremely challenging projects exceeding the expectations of our clients. Our Team has an unparalleled ability to react to emergency situations which understandably makes ELQ the on-call contractor for our clients.


ELQ is fortunate to have access to one of the most extensive equipment fleets in the tri-state area through its affiliate BMB Leasing Corp. (“BMB”). This enables ELQ to self-perform the majority of its work and complete projects more efficiently, timely and service any project needs which separates us from our competitors. BMB’s experienced mechanical staff consistently performs fleet updates which ensures that the most cutting-edge machinery is employed on each and every job.


ELQ aspires to be recognized as the premier heavy civil contractor in the region. We are committed to creating a culture that embraces change, growth, and new opportunities while delivering exceptional value to our clients. We strive to encourage new ideas, learn from each other’s perspectives, teach, inspire and support each other to achieve more together.

Safety First

We operate with necessary precautions for the health and safety of our employees, clients and the public.

Pursue Growth & Learning

We cultivate an environment that encourages ongoing learning, development and personal growth.


We continually invest in our people and processes to increase the quality of service we provide to our clients.

Embrace & Drive Change

We understand that change is constant and embrace it with enthusiasm and positivity.


We embrace honesty, openness, and transparency towards our customers and stakeholders.

Strong Together

We collaborate by supporting each other to achieve client, personal and organizational goals.


We are committed to upholding the highest safety standards to provide a safe working environment for our employees as well as those in the surrounding community. ELQ through our Safety Committee has developed a Health & Safety Program that includes extensive training which exceeds OSHA standards and requirements as well as incentive programs which recognize staff members monthly who continue to maintain an incident free safety record.

We are a proud member of the Gold Shovel Standard which is a nationally recognized program whose mission is increased safety awareness and a commitment to continuous damage prevention improvement.

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