History

The history of the Claremont Companies, including its affiliate Claremont Construction Group, Inc., is one of growth and the evolution of our expertise in the varied aspects of real estate development and construction services. The Claremont Companies have been in existence since 1954, evolving from a commercial painting business to one of the country’s largest carpentry and drywall companies providing interior general constructions services throughout the Middle Atlantic States.

In the early 1980’s Claremont began to aggressively diversify into a full service development and general construction firm for our own account as well as third party clients. Since then we have acquired or developed over three million square feet of commercial space and over two thousand residential units. Projects have included medium and large scale office facilities, multi-family turnkey projects, mid-rise condominiums, retail centers, upscale hotels, and land development.

The Claremont Companies has gained valuable experience and expertise in managing all the elements of the development process including site feasibility, design and entitlements, financing, construction, and marketing/leasing. Claremont continues to utilize a variety of financing and partnership structures that range from private to institutional capital sources. We have always maintained strong surety relationships and a well-earned reputation of financial strength and integrity. In over fifty years we have never failed to deliver a project on time and within budget. Claremont Construction Group has an equally impressive track record of success with a diverse client list of private, public and non-profit organizations including Michaels Development, Trump Organization, AT&T, Organon Pharmaceuticals, Merck, BASF, Newark Housing Authority, NJPAC, Essex County College, Help USA, and various agencies of The State of New Jersey.

The Claremont Companies diverse experience and professional makeup has enabled us to develop a unique ability to perform a wide range of comprehensive services for our partners and clients. We maintain significant general lines of credit and are bondable for $200 million. We are also certified for public projects for the State of New Jersey as well as Historic restoration projects.