With over 30 years of experience in the natural stone industry, we put our knowledge to the best use and service of developers, architects designers, and installers.


Both in America and Europe, with a base in NY/Boston
and Carrara Italy, where the natural stone industry has been concentrated for centuries, providing the world with the highest quality craftsmenship of locally quarried and imported natural stones

While our primary focus is sourcing, project management and quality control, we also can provide
design assist, drafting, quantity surveying and logistics management services.



From quarry to site.

We study our client needs on a project specific basis, tailoring our approach to each unique project.

Exploring all options to provide our clients with the information to allow for informed decisions.

Transparency, Clear Expectations, and Concise Communication is our commitment.


Robert McArdle and Alvaro Torrecilla are the founding partners of Modern Stone.

Bob entered the industry as a marble fabricator more than three decades ago and since that time has gained a broad experience in all phases of fabrication, estimating, project management and client interface. He has successfully managed several hundred million dollars of projects throughout the northeast United States. Equally comfortable working on site with installers reviewing installation techniques or speaking with CEOs of billion-dollar corporations. 

Alvaro on the other hand manages the business in Italy and European region, utilizing his business acumen and management knowledge gained through his MBA. In addition, Alvaro has spent more than 7 years working in the marble industry touching the dust in Carrara and many other prominent marble centers. He has successfully managed the procurement, fabrication, dry lay reporting and logistics for thousands of containers of material. He also is consistently trying to implement newer management value solutions and quality control techniques with our partner factories.

Modern Stone Consulting has successfully performed substantial project in the cities of Boston, New York, New Orleans and others. Always working with our fully qualified partner factories which ensures our collective success meeting the needs of our clients.