Several Real Estate Firms Top ‘Fastest Growing’ List

August 30, 2012

Sixty-nine real estate companies appeared on Inc. magazine’s annual list of the fastest-growing private companies. Several appraisal and asset management companies topped the list in the real estate category, but many brokerages also made it on the list after seeing a jump in profits over the past few years. 

Inc. Magazine ranks companies annually based on overall revenue growth. The latest survey takes into account revenue growth from 2008 to 2011 with companies having to at at least generate $100,000 in revenue in 2008, and at least $2 million in revenue in 2011. Companies on the list also must be privately held, for profit and based in the United States. 

"Fast growth at any time is a big achievement; fast growth during the past few years is just short of miraculous," says Jane Berentson, Inc. magazine's editor. “The Inc. 500 consists of these just-short-of-miraculous companies, the ones that through ingenuity and ambition have increased revenue, hired employees, and grown fast in difficult economic times.”

Topping the list in the real estate category for the second consecutive year was Valuation Management Group, an appraisal management company. The company ranked No. 29 in the list of 5,000 companies. Ranking second in the real estate category is Innotion Enterprises, a company that provides technology and other services to asset managers for real estate owned properties. 

Among the real estate brokerages making the fastest-growing company list are The Force Realty, McGeough Lamacchia Realty, Asset Realty Group, Prudential Americana Group Realtors, @properties, Rapid Realty, Maximum One Realty Greater Atlanta, Keller Williams Capital Properties, Realty One Group, and ERA Sunrise Realty. 

View a full list of real estate companies appearing on the list.

Source: “69 Real Estate Companies Make Inc.‘s ‘Fastest-Growing’ List,” Inman News (Aug. 29, 2012)