About Us

Zarrella Development Corporation in East Greenwich, RI, is a family-owned and locally operated designer and builder of hundreds of mid-range to high-end homes all over Rhode Island including Block Island and Prudence Island. With over 30 years of experience, we are your one-stop shop when it comes to a company that can provide design, architectural, consulting, and construction services for new home builds or remodels and renovations. When you work with us, you'll enjoy the flexibility of being able to use just the services you need.

Why Choose Zarrella Development Corporation?

Our difference is in the superior craftsmanship and detailed features we include in our work. During your project, owners Jerry & Debbi will oversee the details, assuring that your home is constructed to your specifications and the highest building standards.


Other benefits include:

  • High-end options such as custom millwork, stone masonry, marble
  • On-going support once project is complete
  • Work with one company on concept, design, and construction
  • State-of-the-art 2D & 3D architectural home design software
  • Long-lasting relationships with local suppliers & contractors
  • On-time project delivery
  • Deep roots in the community
  • High-quality materials & practical square footage

The Zarrella Team


Zarrella Development Corp is family owned and operated by husband and wife team Jerry and Debbi Zarrella. Along with their son Jerry Jr. their vision was to utilize their professional backgrounds in architectural design, project & site management, and construction to create a consistently great homebuilding experience for homeowners throughout Rhode Island.

Jerry & Debbi Zarrella

Jerry Zarrella is a native Rhode Islander who has been in the building business for over 50 years. He founded Allied Concrete Forms when he was fresh out of Bryant College and successfully ran the largest concrete form company in Rhode Island for over 25 years until he sold it in 1996. He also founded and has successfully operated his own site work and excavation company since 1985.


His wife Debbi, a native of Miami Florida, owned and operated her own design and home building firm and together they merged and with their combined talents make up what is now Zarrella Development Corporation.


Each having their own areas of expertise, they have simplified the homebuilding process and are able to guide you through all aspects including land purchasing, financing, layout, architectural design, and construction. It's this combination of strength, stability, and commitment that guarantees quality and ensures value.

Jerry Zarrella Jr.

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