Published Wednesday, February 6, 2019

West Palm Beach, Fla. – (February 6, 2019) – West Palm Beach-based Verdex Construction announces the appointment of construction industry veteran, Ron Zegiel, to the position of Pre-Construction Specialist/Senior Estimator. Zegiel has more than 30 years of experience in the construction industry, with a focus on preconstruction and estimating management, planning and execution. At Verdex, he will be working with clients to identify cost savings during design to keep their projects at or below the budget while maintaining the design vision of the project.

“As we continue to grow our base of clients and projects, Ron will be a point-person to help clients understand how we can build their projects more efficiently and reduce costs,” said Rex Kirby, President of Verdex Construction.

Zegiel has extensive experience in a large variety of construction sectors, including government and educational facilities, hospitality, multi-family apartment complexes and condominiums, industrial and warehouse projects and more. He attended Western Illinois University and the New England Technical Institute.

Projects currently underway or recently finished by Verdex Construction in South Florida include the Canopy Hotel in Downtown West Palm Beach; 1000 North, an upscale restaurant/club on the Loxahatchee River in Jupiter; Sabbia Beach Condominiums, a 19-story, 68 unit luxury residential tower in Pompano Beach; and the Town Southern apartments project in Royal Palm Beach. 

In just four years, Verdex has grown in size and recognition to include numerous awards, including being named by GrowFL as a Florida “Company to Watch,” and Startup Business of the Year by the South Florida Business Journal.

About Verdex Construction

Verdex Construction is a privately held building contractor based in West Palm Beach, FL, led by founder and President Rex Kirby, a 35-year veteran in the construction business.  Verdex provides general contracting services to clients including preconstruction, construction management, and design-build.  Verdex is committed to “Building Something Better” through exceptional service, a fundamental focus on safety and quality, and value to owners, customers and the community.  For more information, visit





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