Rupert Smith is the sole proprietor of Empire Construction and has been in the construction and tile business since 1982. He specializes in tile, granite, marble and other exquisite stone.


Rupert began his career in London, England where he completed an apprenticeship in carpentry. He then worked in different countries, such as Spain and Norway, furthering his knowledge and experience. He established himself in the United States in 1992 when he started a company in Florida.


Rupert has countless references (available upon request) from satisfied customers who will attest to his professionalism, craftsmanship, creativity, honesty and punctuality. New customers are always pleasantly surprised with how quickly and neatly the project is completed. With his management skills and experience he is able to achieve these goals without compromising the quality of work.

"I understand how important and large an investment a home is to a home owner, and how it is their sanctuary. I want our interaction to be as easy as possible and not be a disruption to the daily life of my clients."

"When I do a job, I feel I am creating a small piece of history and I look at my work as art. My name and reputation goes on everything that I do and it is important that my clients are completely satisfied."

-Rupert Smith