WE CARE ABOUT OURCLIENTS & EMPLOYEE OWNERS
WE CARE ABOUT OUR
CLIENTS & EMPLOYEE OWNERS
WE ADD VALUE & OPERATEWITH A CONSTANT SENSE OF URGENCY
WE ADD VALUE & OPERATE
WITH A CONSTANT SENSE OF URGENCY
WE ARE FOCUSEDON GROWTH
WE ARE FOCUSED
ON GROWTH
WE EMBRACEA LIFETIME OF LEARNING
WE EMBRACE
A LIFETIME OF LEARNING
BOTTOM LINE...WE DELIVER.
BOTTOM LINE...
WE DELIVER.
WE DELIVERFORENSIC AEC SERVICES
WE DELIVER
FORENSIC AEC SERVICES
WE ENGINEERCITIES OF THE FUTURE
WE ENGINEER
CITIES OF THE FUTURE
WE MANAGE & CONSTRUCTPROJECTS AROUND THE GLOBE
WE MANAGE & CONSTRUCT
PROJECTS AROUND THE GLOBE
WE DELIVERINTEGRATED ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS
WE DELIVER
INTEGRATED ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS

VERTEX is an employee-owned AEC firm that delivers integrated Forensic, Engineering, Construction, and Environmental solutions on complex projects that span the globe. VERTEX cares about its clients and employee-owners so we seek to add value and operate with a constant sense of urgency. Our lifetime of learning philosophy keeps us ahead of the curve while we maintain a continual growth focus.

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Work with VERTEX

We help our clients with the following value-based, integrated solutions that are delivered with a constant sense of urgency.

Skilled
Forensic & Litigation Solutions

VERTEX offers Forensic consulting services throughout the globe on matters that involve construction claims, construction defects, restoration projects and property damage caused by weather events.

Forensic Consulting & Litigation Services

Vigilant 
Engineering Design Solutions

VERTEX provides engineering design services on all types of projects. Our engineering design team has professional licenses in all 50 states and throughout Canada and Mexico. 

Engineering Design Services

Real World
Construction Solutions

VERTEX’s construction solutions span the globe and include: owner’s representation/program management, commercial interior/tenant improvement contracting, reconstruction/restoration contracting, and completion contracting.

Construction Contracting & Consulting Services

Diligent 
Environmental Solutions

VERTEX provides environmental consulting and remediation services throughout the globe that includes: due diligence, clean-up, loss control, industrial hygiene & building sciences, facility closure, and building water systems consulting.

Environmental Consulting & Remediation Services

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Rankings of VERTEX 

VERTEX Awarded 2018 Hot Firm by Zweig Group

HOT FIRM 2018

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VERTEX Awarded 2018 Best Firms to Work For by Zweig Group

BEST FIRMS TO WORK FOR 2018

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VERTEX Ranked #31 in ENR's Top 100 Construction Management-for-Fee Firms

TOP CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT & ENVIRONMENTAL FIRM 2018

ENR Top Lists

Top Privately Held, Fastest Growing, US Companies

TOP PRIVATELY HELD, FASTEST GROWING US COMPANIES

Business Achievement Awards

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CONSTRUCTION DESIGN & ENGINEERING SHOWCASE

Project of the Week in Construction

VERTEX, 2018 Rising Stars in Civil and Structural Engineering

2018 RISING STARS IN CIVIL ENGINEERING

Jessica Fox, P.E. & Jeffrey Katz, P.E.

Locations of VERTEX

With locations across the globe, VERTEX can efficiently handle complex projects in the most remote of locations.

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Growth at VERTEX

Since inception, VERTEX has averaged 30% in year-over-year revenue growth, which has advanced us closer to our goal of surpassing $1 billion in revenue by 2030, while exceeding customer expectations on a daily basis.

VERTEX, 30% Year Over Year Growth Since 1995

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News

VERTEX Partners with University of Colorado Denver

November 6, 2019

VERTEX has partnered with the University of Colorado Denver to promote graduate and doctoral degrees in order to enhance the professional development of our employee-owners. VERTEX is continuing to differentiate from other AEC companies by expanding VERTEX U, an internal professional development platform, through a partnership with the University of Colorado Denver (“CU”). VERTEX’s goal…

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VTX Consulting Services Celebrates 6 Years

October 29, 2019

VTX Consulting Services Inc.8750 Holgate Crescent Milton, ON L9T 0K3 VTX Consulting Services Inc. (VTX), the Canadian subsidiary of The Vertex Companies Inc., is celebrating 6 years. Since 2013, VTX has continued to grow its operations, expanding expertise in all service areas and remaining committed to achieving the highest levels of service for clients. Headquartered…

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VERTEX Awarded ENR Mountain States Best Small Project of 2019 for SugarSquare

October 17, 2019

VERTEX is proud to be part of the ENR Mountain States 2019 Best Small Project winning team as the structural engineering consultant on the SugarSquare project in Downtown Denver, CO. Congratulations to Urban Villages, Semple Brown Design, P.C., Jordy Construction and IMEG Corp. (formerly MKK Engineers). SugarSquare is a four-story, 11,400-sq-ft building in Denver’s LoDo…

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VERTEX Acquires Compliance Environmental International, Inc. (CEI)

October 1, 2019

Michael Plainte, VERTEX, and Archie Barrett, CEI (October 2019) The Vertex Companies, Inc. (VERTEX) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Compliance Environmental International, Inc. (CEI). The agreement was signed in the presence of senior leadership of both organizations including Archie Barrett, President and Owner of CEI; Jaron Frieden, Managing Director of VERTEX; Michael Plainte,…

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VERTEX's CEO Bill McConnell Featured in Civil + Structural Engineer Magazine

September 12, 2019

As VERTEX’s CEO, Bill McConnell, states, “Education has no finish line.” Bill has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the University of Maine, a J.D. degree from the University of Denver, a M.S. degree from Columbia University, and he is working towards his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from the University of Colorado. He also completed…

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Blog

Energy & Water Savings for Simple Multi-Family Buildings

November 5, 2019

Multi-family property owners are oftentimes hesitant to take the plunge into energy savings projects. Typically, this is due to inexperience with these types of projects, uncertainty surrounding expected savings, or unclear financing incentives. Below we discuss some simple energy and water savings opportunities that can be implemented within a multi-family property as well as some…

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Halloween Safety Tips

October 31, 2019

By planning ahead and following these Halloween Safety Tips from the National Fire Protection Association you can help make this Halloween a fire-safe one.  When choosing a costume, stay away from long trailing fabric. If your child is wearing a mask, make sure the eye holes are large enough so he or she can see…

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Environmental Sampling & Analysis - The Importance of Laboratory Data Correlation

October 30, 2019

Environmental Sampling & Analysis Sampling and analysis are an integral part of Phase II Environmental Site Assessments, remediation and ongoing monitoring on contaminated sites. Following environmental sampling, media such as soil and groundwater samples are analyzed by an environmental analytical laboratory for contaminants of concern specific to the site. These may include metals, petroleum hydrocarbons…

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National Fire Prevention Week 2019

October 10, 2019

Since 1922, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has sponsored Fire Prevention Week which is observed each year during the week of October 9th in commemoration of the Great Chicago Fire. This year’s campaign is “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” which is aimed at educating people about the small…

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Distillery Operations & Environmental Concerns

September 30, 2019

Although not the type of operations that come to mind when you consider environmentally risky facilities, distilleries can cause substantial damage to the surrounding environment in the event of a release. Distilleries handle large volumes of ethanol in various stages of the distillation process. A typical warehouse can store 20,000 barrels of alcohol during the…

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