FORT MYERS, Fla. (Oct. 19, 2015) –Stevens Construction Inc. earned four awards at the Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) Industry Awards event on Oct. 17, including the highest honor of Contractor of the Year.
A panel of judges from Orlando named Stevens Construction Contractor of the Year based on criteria such as the company’s achievement of goals, client relations, professional certifications and community responsibilities. This is the fifth year Stevens Construction has received this honor, the company won in 2014, 2012, 2011 and 2007.
Pursing larger projects and diversifying project type were among Stevens Construction’s goals for 2014. The company completed one of its largest projects to date in 2014, The Oasis Club at ChampionsGate in Orlando and continued construction of Landmark Hospital, the company’s first free-standing hospital. Prior to 2014, the majority of the company’s projects were in the healthcare industry, however in 2014, Stevens Construction had diversified project type to 57% healthcare and 43% commercial. Stevens Construction had achieved the goals they had set for 2014 and also increased gross revenue by 85% in 2014, earning a spot on the INC. Magazine 5000 list for the third year.
Stevens Construction won two Summit Awards for the major renovation of DeVoe Cadillac in Naples; best renovation and best commercial project in the $5M-$8M category. Stevens Construction completed an extensive renovation of their existing showroom, resulting in a 2-story, 37,677-square foot, state-of-the-art Cadillac sales and showroom, which was completed while the dealership remained in operation.
Stevens Construction also earned a Summit Award in the $5-$8M division for the for the new construction of the Oasis Club and outdoor amenities project in the best clubhouse category.
Stevens Construction has earned 37 Summit Awards since the program began in 2006.
The Summit Awards program recognizes BIA members who have obtained an outstanding level of success and demonstrated superior professionalism in the commercial construction industry throughout the year. The projects were judged for quality of construction, challenges, timeliness of completion, client satisfaction and safety.
Pictured: Dan Adams, Jodi Huntoon, Terri Sobeck and Mark Stevens