Stevens Construction Inc. earned five awards at the seventh annual Lee Building Industry Association (BIA) Commercial Contractors Council Summit Awards event on Oct. 20, including the highest honor of Contractor of the Year, which the company won in 2011 and 2007.

A panel of judges from Orlando named Stevens Construction Contractor of the Year based on criteria such the company’s achievement of goals as they increased revenue by 30 percent over last year, maintaining outstanding client relations earning 80 percent of business from referred or repeat clients, and superior community relations with active involvement in Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Builders Care and Toys for Tots.

Stevens Construction also won a Summit Award in the industrial category, winning the $0-$1.9M division for Suncoast Beverage Sales in Fort Myers.

The company earned a Summit for the $0-$1.9M category in build-out/tenant in-fill projects for Joint Implant Surgeons of Florida.

In the design build category, Stevens Construction won the $2M-$4.9M division for The Center for Specialized Surgery in Fort Myers. This project also earned a merit award in the $2M-$4.9M division of the healthcare category.

Stevens Construction has earned 26 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.

With offices in Fort Myers, Orlando and Tampa Fla., 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. For information, visit www.stevensconstructioninc.com or call 239-936-9006.