AB Knight Construction and Development

Who We Are

AB Knight Construction and Development, LLC  is a licensed general contracting firm founded by Ben Abernathy. With over 37 years in the industry we provide the highest possible level of professional construction services for our clients with the experience, teamwork, and leadership to deal with all aspects of the construction process. We have a solid and established subcontractor base throughout South Florida to assure the best quality in all our projects.


Mr. Abernathy was introduced to the construction industry in 1975 as a carpenter apprentice while attending college for construction management and engineering. He progressed from carpenter to foreman, super intendant, project manager to eventually president of SAC Construction. A leading commercial contracting company in South Florida during the 70’s, 80’s, 90’s. In 1996, he relocated to Carbondale, Colarado where he expanded the business in residential development. Then, in 1996 he returned to Florida to maintain his business presence in the South Florida market.