Sevan Named to Associated Builders and Contractors’ 2022 Top Performers List, #1 Retail Construction Contractor

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. (March 23, 2022)—Sevan Multi-Site Solutions, Inc. (Sevan) has been named #1 on the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Retail Construction Contractor list and #57 on the Top Performers List.

Sevan, a global leader in innovative design, program management, construction services and data analytics, strategically and safely drives unique programs through every step of a client’s project lifecycle.

“Thanks to our dedicated team members who went the extra mile for Sevan to earn these accolades,” said Jim Evans, Sevan’s President and CEO. “And thanks to ABC for all the valuable ways you contribute to the construction industry.”

The 2022 Top Performers list ranks ABC commercial and industrial contractor members that build long-lasting, high quality construction projects. The rankings highlight contractors who have earned ABC’s Accredited Quality Contractor credential for commitment to corporate responsibility in quality, safety, talent management—including diversity, equity and inclusion—education and community relations.

“Sevan invests in and attributes its success to its people, and its value proposition gives their team members purpose, delivers quality to their clients and strengthens their bottom line,” said Michael Bellaman, President and Chief Executive Officer of ABC.

As an ABC Top Performer, Sevan demonstrates sustainable business growth, competitive compensation, robust benefit and retirement packages and a continued commitment to world-class safety in addition to workforce development, education and creating career opportunities.

“Sevan is excited to be named as a 2022 ABC Top Performer and the #1 Top Performer in Retail Construction,” said Steve Kuhn, Sevan’s Executive Vice President. “We are grateful for ABC’s focus on quality and safety in the delivery of projects and programs in the vast and fast-paced multi-site market.”

In 2021, Sevan earned the Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP) Safety Management System Diamond level from ABC—an important achievement within ABC’s STEP. It marked the third consecutive year that Sevan earned the Diamond level assessment. As a result of this honor, Sevan become eligible to apply for ABC’s Accredited Quality Contractor program.

“We are thrilled to achieve STEP Diamond level through ABC,” said John Garcia, Vice President of Safety at Sevan. “The STEP process allows us to gain invaluable insight into what we are doing well within our safety program, and also see where we can improve. This achievement is key to ensure Sevan continues to elevate safety, stay compliant and, above all—keep our people safe.”

Since the organization’s inception in 2011, Sevan has achieved an exemplary safety record. Sevan has also received individual safety awards from numerous clients and offers an internal Excellence in Safety recognition program for team members who go above and beyond to set a high bar for safety.

In 2021, Sevan was recognized as an Employee-Rated Great Place to Work® for the 8th consecutive year and ranked on the Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies for the 4th consecutive year. Also in 2021, Sevan ranked No. 21 on Engineering News-Record (ENR)’s Top 50 Program Management Firms, No. 44 on ENR’s Top 100 Construction Management-for-Fee Firms and earned the Gold HIRE Vets Medallion Award. In 2020, Sevan ranked No. 124 on the Financial Times FT 1000 list of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies. Visit our website to learn more about Sevan, our 2021 award rankings and acquisitions.

About Sevan

Sevan helps iconic, global brands optimize their multi-site construction and facility programs in the U.S. and internationally. Sevan is headquartered near Chicago in Downers Grove, Illinois, with 400+ employees and has an international office in London.

The vision of Sevan Multi-Site Solutions is to be the best in the world at delivering innovative design, program management, construction services and data analytics to organizations with multiple sites. Sevan has a passion for sustaining people, the environment and its clients’ businesses. Sevan helps iconic global brands, including 7-Eleven, AAFES, Albertsons, Amtrak, BP, Carbon Health, Chipotle, Corvias, DaVita, Focus Brands, HCA Healthcare, HEB, Inspire Brands, Jiffy Lube, Kroger, Luxottica, McDonald’s, Motor Fuel Group, Office Depot, Popeyes, QDOBA, Starbucks, Sunoco, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Walmart, WOW Carwash, Yum! Brands and Zaxby’s. Sevan rolls out multi-site initiatives efficiently, predictably and transparently. Applying breakthrough technology solutions, Sevan optimizes construction of new builds, rebuilds, remodels and renovations. Sevan has licensed architects in 49 states as well as D.C., Canadian provinces, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands. Sevan has professional engineers on staff and general contractor licenses in more than 25 states. Since Sevan’s inception in 2011, the team has refreshed more than 21,000 retail stores, 14,000 restaurants and 28,000 healthcare sites. The team has also completed more than 30,000 surveys, totaling more than 700 million square feet. Sevan Elevate, a program that reinforces and continuously improves safety and sustainability across the company, is designed to impactfully deliver excellence to Sevan’s people and clients. To read more about Sevan, visit

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