Sevan Named to Associated Builders and Contractors’ 2023 Top Performers List, #2 Retail Construction Contractor

DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. (Tuesday, April 18, 2023)—Sevan Multi-Site Solutions, Inc. (Sevan) has been named #2 on the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Retail Construction Contractor list, #31 on the Top General Contractors list and #65 on the Top Performers list.

Sevan strategically and safely drives unique programs through every step of a client’s project lifecycle for our retail, restaurant and government clients.

“This award is a testament to our dedicated team members who always go the extra mile for our clients,” said Jim Evans, Sevan’s Founder and CEO. “We sincerely appreciate ABC for the recognition and their contributions to the construction industry.”

The 2023 Top Performers List ranks ABC commercial and industrial contractor members that build innovative, long-lasting and 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 successes to its people, and its value proposition gives their employees purpose, delivers quality to their clients and strengthens their bottom line,” said Michael Bellaman, President and Chief Executive Officer of ABC. “Congratulations to Sevan for raising the bar in developing people, winning work and delivering that work safely, ethically and profitably.”

In 2022, Sevan earned the Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP) Safety Management System Diamond level from ABC—an important achievement within ABC’s STEP. As a result of this honor, Sevan become eligible to apply for ABC’s Accredited Quality Contractor program.

“Our tremendous team delivers high-quality multi-site programs across the nation with safety as a top priority,” said Chris Carter, Sevan’s Director of Safety. “Our safety track record demonstrates our commitment to the wellbeing of our people, clients and partners.”

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 2022, Sevan was recognized as an Employee-Rated Great Place to Work® for the 9th consecutive year. Also in 2022, Sevan ranked No. 36 on Engineering News-Record (ENR)’s Top 50 Program Management Firms, No. 57 on ENR’s Top 100 Construction Management-for-Fee Firms and earned the Platinum HIRE Vets Medallion Award. In 2021, Sevan ranked on the Inc. 5000 list of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies for the 4th consecutive year. In 2020, Sevan ranked No. 124 on the Financial Times FT 1000 list of America’s Fastest-Growing Companies.

About Sevan

Sevan is an innovative global leader in design, program management, construction services and data analytics for organizations with multiple sites. Sevan puts capital to work—creating speed and scale—via dramatically enhanced efficiencies and accelerated schedules for high-quality program rollouts to maximize ROI. We partner with some of the world’s biggest brands and serve the unique needs of clients in the restaurant, retail and government spaces and create value. Sevan’s team spans across four countries and 50 states. As an extension of our client’s teams, our in-house experts manage capital improvement initiatives through every step of a program’s lifecycle.

Sevan helps iconic brands optimize their multi-site construction and facility programs in the United States and internationally. Sevan is headquartered near Chicago in Downers Grove, Illinois and has an international office in London.

Sevan has a passion for sustaining people, the environment and its clients’ businesses. Sevan strategically guides worldwide brands—including 7-Eleven, AAFES, Albertsons, Amazon, Amtrak, Balfour Beatty, BP, Carbon Health, Chipotle, Corvias, DaVita, Department of Veteran Affairs, Focus Brands, HCA Healthcare, HEB, Inspire Brands, Jiffy Lube, Kroger, Logistics Property Company (LPC), Luxottica, McDonald’s, Motor Fuel Group, Office Depot, Popeyes, QDOBA, Starbucks, Sunoco, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Walmart, WOW Carwash and Yum! Brands—through their entire turnkey program lifecycle. 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 50 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 28,000 retail stores, 21,000 restaurants and 35,000 healthcare sites. The team has also completed more than 32,000 surveys, totaling more than 1 billion square feet.

Sevan is a certified Veteran Owned Business via the National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC) and earned the exclusive designation as a Certified Veteran’s Business Enterprise™ (VBE) from the National Veteran-Owned Business Association (NaVOBA). 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.

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