FORT MYERS, Fla. (Aug. 21, 2017) – Today, Governor Rick Scott highlighted job growth at Stevens Construction, a healthcare and commercial construction management firm founded and headquartered in Fort Myers. The company has grown from 18 employees in 2011 to nearly 50 employees today. For five consecutive years, Stevens Construction has been featured on Inc. 5000’ s annual ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America.

 Governor Rick Scott said, “I’m proud to recognize Stevens Construction today as one of the many great small businesses that are growing and creating new opportunities for families all across our state. Our commitment to cutting taxes and reducing burdensome regulations has helped businesses like Stevens Construction create more than 1.4 million jobs in Florida over the past six and a half years. We will continue to fight to keep taxes low and find ways to use the newly established $85 million Florida Job Growth Grant Fund to ensure Florida continues to be the leading destination for job growth.” 

 Mark Stevens, President of Stevens Construction said, “It was an honor to welcome Governor Scott today and to accept the Governor’s Business Ambassador Award on behalf of the entire hard-working Stevens Construction team. Our devotion to exceeding the expectations of our clients has allowed Stevens Construction to expand in Fort Myers, Tampa and Orlando, and we appreciate the Governor’s commitment to cutting taxes and making it easier for businesses like ours to succeed here in Florida.”

 With offices in Orlando, Tampa and Fort Myers, Stevens Construction specializes in providing construction management, general contracting and consulting services to clients and design professionals. Other services include site and design team selection, budgeting, project scheduling, permitting, cost and quality control and warranty service. The company builds commercial, healthcare and hospitality facilities.