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

MULTI-DISCIPLINE

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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's Jeff Katz and Bill McConnell Present to the AGC on COVID-19 Construction Impacts

March 27, 2020

VERTEX’s Jeff Katz and Bill McConnell presented “The Components of a Comprehensive Project Continuity Plan” as part of the Associated General Contractors of America’s eight-part webinar series on the factors that construction companies need to consider as they strive for business continuity during the COVID-19 outbreak. From the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many feared…

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VERTEX is Ready to Assist

March 17, 2020

CEO UPDATE VERTEX has implemented prudent social separation protocols due to COVID-19, but we are up and running at full capacity and we are here to service our clients through these turbulent times. With 500+ employees in 30 regions, VERTEX can help clients with travel bans to cover in-person meetings or site inspections anywhere in…

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CDC Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

February 29, 2020

This is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation and CDC will provide updated information as it becomes available, in addition to updated guidance. Contact VERTEX

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VERTEX Celebrates 25 Years

February 28, 2020

It was February 1995 when VERTEX’s founders, Jim O’Brien, Bill McConnell, and Jeff Picard, started VERTEX. We started with only a few but now we are many, not only in numbers but also in disciplines. The company has grown to a global AEC firm with solutions in engineering design, construction, environmental, forensics, and IT. We…

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Lawrence Daniels Joins VERTEX as Senior Technical Advisor, Environmental Insurance

January 21, 2020

The Vertex Companies, Inc. (VERTEX) is pleased to announce that Lawrence D. Daniels, P.G., has joined our organization as a Senior Technical Advisor for our Environmental Insurance Division. Mr. Daniels most recently served as Assistant Vice President for the Global Risk Advisors/ESIS division of Chubb. In addition to more than 10 years of environmental consulting…

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As-Planned Versus As-Built Method

March 30, 2020

In previous posts on schedule analysis methodologies, we’ve discussed the role of delay analysis methods in calculating the effect of a change on a project’s performance period. One of the most commonly encountered methods is “As-Planned versus As-Built.” In this post, we describe the method and walk through the general procedure for performing an As-Planned…

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COVID-19 Supply Chain Impacts & Construction Delays

March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Disrupts Supply Chains Causing Construction Delays  From the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many feared that the virus would have a powerful impact on supply chains, resulting in construction delays. Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) recently published the results of survey poll questions taken from March 17 – 19, 2020. When asked if…

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Coronavirus – About the Disease and Guidance for Risk

March 9, 2020

By now most of us are aware of the respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that originated in China and has now spread to over 100 countries, including the United States. The Vertex Companies, Inc. (VERTEX) is releasing this bulletin to our clients as a means to provide a summary of information related…

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What is Subrogation?

March 6, 2020

What is the appropriate course of action for an insured and/or their insurance carrier when a third party is responsible for a loss that triggers a claim? In these instances, subrogation provides the opportunity for insurance carriers to pursue a settlement with the responsible party. This practice not only helps the bottom-line of insurance companies…

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Methods for Sureties to Collect Outstanding Funds on Defaulted Federal Construction Projects

March 5, 2020

Although there are multiple ways to collect earned funds on government contracts, this post focuses on the methods that the Department of Defense (DoD) and its related agencies, including the Defense Logistics Agency and the service branches, employ to reallocate owed and unearned contract funds from a defaulted contractor to a surety, using the Contract…

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