Our History

SMS Contractors, Inc. is a family-owned, second-generation business that was incorporated in 2003 by founders George Sanders and his wife Florence Sanders (originally formed in 1970 as Sanders and Harvell Construction which operated for 32 years)

SMS Contractors, Inc. has been chartered and licensed in the state of Tennessee on September 10,2003 with and unlimited BC; MU contractor’s license. It has been registered in Memphis and Shelby County, certified as a small and minority business enterprise by the Uniform Certification Agency.

In early 2014, and after Mr. and Mrs. George Sanders’ retirement, SMS was re-established by the Sanders’ second-generation of children. The corporation is now owned, operated and managed by: Claudette Sanders (President), David Sanders (Vice President) and Vincent Sanders (Director of Operations). Today, SMS’ management team has over 110 cumulative years of construction and contracting experience.

Now with over 40+ years of proven experience SMS has evolved into a leading full service general contractor. SMS became a full service Commercial, Industrial and Multifamily Housing Construction Co., offering construction, project management and general contracting services.

With an unlimited BC; MU contractor’s license, we’re registered in Memphis and Shelby County, as well as certified as a local small, minority, woman owned business enterprise by the Uniform Certification Agency.

SMS obtains a verity of contracts in increasingly responsible areas in the commercial, industrial, institutional, multifamily units and the heavy construction industries, offering construction and project management.

Over the past years we’ve grown to have more than 20 full-time employees, with projects operations in Tennessee, Arkansas and Mississippi, with annual revenues of $2mil.

It’s been 40+ years of being a competitive firm and we’re proud of our reputation that has attracted both prime contractors, government agencies and private business.

It’s proven that we’ve have adopted to the needs of this continually changing world, and we’ve risen to meet it’s challenges.

Lets’ do business together to build this world a brighter future.

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