Our History


A Tradition of Breaking New Ground

The name SullivanDay reflects more than a commitment to high quality construction and delighted clients. It represents the history of founder John Sullivan, who served clients in industrial, retail and multi-faceted commercial projects for more than 30 years. John served as corporate vice president and project manager at two other major construction companies before founding J.L. Sullivan Construction in 1985. J.L. Sullivan was known for quality and integrity, so when it was time to transition his business to new leadership, he needed someone who reflected those qualities and would continue to care for clients.

In 2006, Steve Day was looking for a new adventure after his 15-year career serving as an owner’s agent for the expansion and build-outs of companies such as Pizza Hut, Boston Market and Charles Schwab. An economic recession loomed when Steve agreed to serve as a consultant and later full-time project and business development manager for J.L. Sullivan. Intending to learn everything he could about running a construction firm, Steve worked closely with John and purchased the firm in 2012. Despite the tough economic conditions, Steve helped grow the firm’s restaurant and veterinary medical niches while preparing internal operations for further growth.

Since then, SullivanDay has continued our legacy of quality work, winning numerous awards, and continuously pushing boundaries to create innovative solutions for our clients. The scope of our projects continues to widen day by day. Restaurants, retail, childcare, education, corporate offices, and of course veterinary/medical (SullivanDay is a preferred General Contractor for the Veterinary Hospital Association) are just some of the industries where SullivanDay excels.

Providing experienced professionals and a cutting-edge project management platform have allowed us to become a go-to company for a wide variety of unique projects. It’s our approach to construction management, customer service and client relationships — with an eye on the client’s brand and end user experiences — that distinguishes us as a new model for the industry.

When you need clear communication, boutique service and A to Z construction solutions, choose SullivanDay to break new ground with you. Call us for a consultation.

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