VERTEX Delivers

Integrated Solutions for Forensic Consulting, Engineering Design, Construction, and Environmental Needs

VERTEX is a fast-growth, international firm that is employee-owned and consistently ranked as one of the best places to work. VERTEX is value-focused and operates with a constant sense of urgency. Our lifetime of learning philosophy keeps our team members ahead of the curve.

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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/PROGRAM MANAGEMENT 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.

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News

VERTEX DC Metro Office Celebrates 5 Years

August 2, 2018

VERTEX’s office in the DC Metro area has been steadily growing since 2013. Led by Michael Plainte, the team includes experts in Forensics, Engineering Design, Construction, and Environmental services. VERTEX welcomes their newest member, David Berry, Division Manager of Remediation. To learn more about VERTEX’s Services, call 888.298.5162 or submit an inquiry.

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VERTEX is at CDLA'18

July 25, 2018

VERTEX will be exhibiting at CDLA’18 in Telluride, Colorado on July 26th and 27th. If you are attending, be sure to stop by booth #18 and say hello to Ryan Phillips, Zach Bradshaw and Barrett Stephens. This year’s topic is Health + Wellness in The Law. Each summer attorneys, judges and other legal experts alike come together…

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VERTEX Attends Topping Out Ceremony

July 16, 2018

On Wednesday, July 11th, VERTEX Sr. Project Manager, Vince Harriman, and VERTEX Project Manager, Kevin DiMarco, attended a topping out ceremony in Chadds Ford, PA. General Contractor, Cutler Associates, Inc. of Malvern PA and their steel subcontractor, O’Rourke & Sons of West Chester PA, hoisted the final beam into place just before noon on behalf of…

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

June 28, 2018

VERTEX is proud to be ranked #31 in ENR’s Top 100 Construction Management-for-Fee Firms. Companies are ranked based on total 2017 revenue in $ millions for construction-management or project/program-management services performed as a professional service for a fee. As reported by ENR, the market for professional services remains strong, as can be seen in the results…

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VERTEX Awarded 2018 Best Firms to Work For & Hot Firm by Zweig Group

June 1, 2018

Zweig Group recently announced their 2018 Hot Firm List and 2018 Best Firms to Work For Award. VERTEX is proud to be ranked on both lists! The 2018 Hot Firm List honors the fastest growing firms in the architecture, engineering, and environmental consulting industries. Firms are ranked on three-year growth in revenue, by both percentage and…

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Blog

Summer Heat Safety Tips

August 8, 2018

Now that summer is in full swing, the temperature and humidity are rising to their annual highs. With that comes the risk of heat-related illnesses and accidents. At VERTEX, safety is always a priority. Whether you are working out in the field, in an office or at home, precautions should be taken to avoid heat…

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PFAS (PFC) Contamination in the Environment

August 3, 2018

What are Polyfluorinated and Perfluorinated Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS)? Polyfluorinated and Perfluorinated Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) are a class of man-made chemicals that were discovered in 1938 and were utilized in the manufacture of a multitude of consumer products including non-stick cookware, protective coatings (consumer stain treatments, waterproof fabrics, etc), food wrappers (pizza boxes, sandwich wrappers, popcorn…

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A Case for Pre-Acquisition Environmental Due Diligence in Real Estate Transactions

July 24, 2018

After a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment identifies a Recognized Environmental Condition (REC), the next step in the Environmental Due Diligence process may include conducting a Phase II Subsurface Investigation. An environmental subsurface investigation is when VERTEX evaluates the subsurface condition of a site, which can include evaluation of soil, groundwater, and soil gas. For…

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The Main Shortcomings of Construction Schedules Obstructing Proper Delay Analyses

July 19, 2018

What are the indications a schedule is not well-developed, especially for use in construction delay analyses? Although many things can hamper a delay analysis, schedule quality concerns are of particular significance. Below is a brief list of issues commonly used to discount the credibility of construction schedules in delay analyses. Since criticisms used to deride…

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10 Steps to Performing a Construction Delay Analysis without a Project Schedule

July 17, 2018

Contractors frequently come to us to help prepare a delay claim in order to recover damages allegedly caused by an owner or subcontractor on a construction project. Not so frequently, they inform us there isn’t a formal project schedule or any updates that would normally be used to demonstrate the claimed schedule impact. While not…

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