DAVIS Construction

What is the biggest misconception about the industry?


One misconception about our industry is that buildings are commodities.Construction is very much a service industry where each project is custom and relationships with all project stakeholders is essential.


What is your biggest current challenge at work?

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought on new challenges for DAVIS just as it has for everyone. We’re adapting the way we work to protect our employees, families and partners while continuing to fuel the economy and keep people employed through our construction operations.

What project is your company most proud of?


It’s dificult to choose just one! With our portfolio spanning over 10 diverse market sectors, each project we build is unique with it’s own challenges that lead to an incredible end product. At DAVIS, we have a genuine passion for giving back to our community and have established long-term and meaningful relationships with many nonprofit organizations and community groups. We are most proud to see how donations of skilled labor, in-kind services, and financial contributions benefit these organizations, and more importantly, how our support promotes real change in the lives of thousands of people.


How does your ABC membership help your company?


ABC provides great opportunities for our employees to connect with others in the industry, specifically our subcontractors. ABC is constantly putting on events for people of all levels in their careers, providing both networking and learning opportunities that continue to help our employees with their professional growth.


What did you want to be when you grew up? 

A golf course designer.

What do you do for fun?


Golf, collect sneakers, color, and craft cocktails.


What was your first job?


I was a paper boy.


What is your favorite Metro Washington hangout/restaurant??

Mosaic district. 

What is your favorite movie?

My favorite movie is Friday.


Founded in 1966, DAVIS Construction is the largest general contractor that solely
serves the Washington, DC region, building $1B+ worth of construction a year;
including some of the region’s most complex and notable projects, across 10 diverse
market sectors. Consistently ranked as an industry leader both nationally and
locally, DAVIS has been recognized for 13 consecutive years as one of the area’s
Best Places to Work by the Washington Business Journal.



Bennie Kovach
Preconstruction Executive