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Press Release: The Building People is the 70th Fastest Growing Company in Washington D.C.

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October 4, 2019

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The Building People
113 East Market Street
Suite 210
Leesburg, VA 20176
Ph. 703.669.2222
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Leesburg, VA, October 4, 2019 – The Building People has been named one of the “100 Fastest Growing Companies in D.C.” by Growjo, claiming a ranking of 70.

“The Building People is pleased to have been named one of the 100 Fastest Growing Companies in D.C.,” said Lawrence Melton, president and CEO of The Building People. “I want to congratulate our team for enabling us to be recognized as among the boldest and most innovative organizations in the D.C. metro community.”

Growjo rankings are based not just on growth in the past year, but also on predictive modeling of future growth. Growjo honors companies based on a number of key growth metrics including hiring trends, funding and financial data, web traffic, brand awareness growth and more, to determine companies on the up and up.

“We started Growjo because we wanted to recognize companies that were truly dedicated toward growth,” said Tom Blue, CEO of Growjo. “We are excited to award these companies and keep an eye on how they continue to succeed in the foreseeable future.”

For a complete list of winners go to growjo.com/city/Washington_DC.

The Building People integrate technology, buildings, and people to solve today’s biggest real estate challenges to deliver the future of facilities today. The company offers an array of facility management services, including building automation technology, energy and sustainability solutions and advanced asset management strategies to monitor and maintain buildings in efficient and cost-effective ways.


113 E. Market Street, Suite 210, Leesburg, Virginia 20176 | Ph. 703.669.2222 | thebuildingpeople.com

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Press Release: The Building People Partner with Energy Huntsville

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October 1, 2019

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The Building People
113 East Market Street
Suite 210
Leesburg, VA 20176
Ph. 703.669.2222
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cropped-Energy-Huntsville-Logo-17LEESBURG, Va. – October 1, 2019 – The Building People is excited to announce the company is embarking on a collaboration with the Energy Huntsville Initiative, an Alabama-based program that is striving to make Huntsville an energy-smart city.

The Building People is now one of the highest level sponsors of Energy Huntsville and has brought on two employees to work on projects to support the program.

Michelle Nguyen is serving as a social media marketing specialist and will revamp Energy Huntsville’s social media platforms, work on website development and find ways to tell Energy Huntsville’s story and message in creative ways.  Allison Mason has jumped on board as an administrative coordinator.

“The Building People is proud to support the Energy Huntsville Initiative as the city works to promote smart energy strategies,” said Lawrence Melton, President of The Building People. “Sponsoring Energy Huntsville is a perfect fit for us as we focus on developing unique, efficient and innovative energy and sustainability solutions supporting the Huntsville Community.”

Energy Huntsville strives to help companies in the city become more energy efficient. Chairman of the Energy Huntsville Initiative, Jay Newkirk said “The Building People is a very motivated building energy optimization company, and we are excited they are a platinum sponsor of the Energy Huntsville Initiative.”  The Initiative was created by Huntsville Mayor Tommy Battle in 2011 as an economic development project to protect the city’s space and missile systems industrial technology base. More than 200 organizations are involved in the non-profit collaborative initiative.

According to the initiative’s website, Energy Huntsville “is diversifying the region’s economy, workforce and business environment to include energy applications and innovations by linking the commercial and government contracting strengths of the greater Huntsville region with key customer requirements, market forces and national policy directives for advanced energy systems and applications.”

“The Building People is looking forward to growing our presence in Huntsville” said Melton.  The Building People integrate technology, buildings and people to solve today’s biggest real estate challenges to deliver the future of facilities today. The company offers an array of facility management services, including building automation technology, energy and sustainability solutions and advanced asset management strategies to monitor and maintain buildings in efficient and cost-effective ways.


113 E. Market Street, Suite 210, Leesburg, Virginia 20176 | Ph. 703.669.2222 | thebuildingpeople.com

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Press Release: The Building People Ranked #472 on Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in America

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August 14, 2019

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The Building People
113 East Market Street
Suite 210
Leesburg, VA 20176
Ph. 703.669.2222
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LEESBURG, Va., Aug. 14, 2019 — The Building People cracked the Inc. 500 on the prestigious Inc. 5000 list of America’s fastest-growing private companies, claiming a ranking of 472. That’s a climb from last year’s debut ranking of 1327.

For 38 years, Inc. has recognized the achievements of fast-growing, innovative private companies. The Building People’s whopping 955 percent three-year growth rate demonstrates the company’s commitment and ingenuity in leading clients toward the future of facilities through a connected real estate model that relies on organizational efficiency, sustainability and savings.

“Being recognized on the Inc. 5000 list, and making the Inc. 500, is a testament to the dedication of our employees, who work hard every day to serve our clients with professionalism, innovation, integrity and cost-saving solutions,” said Lawrence Melton, company Founder, President and CEO.

The Inc. 5000 list also honored The Building People with a No. 16 ranking for top real estate company in the nation; No. 40 for top Washington, D.C. companies; and No. 28 for top Virginia companies.

The Building People integrate technology, buildings, and people to solve today’s biggest real estate challenges to deliver the future of facilities today. The company offers an array of facility management services, including building automation technology, energy and sustainability solutions and advanced asset management strategies to monitor and maintain buildings in efficient and cost-effective ways.

The complete 2019 Inc 5000 can be found online at www.inc.com/inc5000

Companies on the 2019 Inc. 5000 are ranked according to percentage revenue growth from 2015 to 2018. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2015. They must be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent — not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies — as of December 31, 2018.

“The companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 have followed so many different paths to success,” says Inc. editor in chief James Ledbetter. “There’s no single course you can follow or investment you can take that will guarantee this kind of spectacular growth. But what they have in common is persistence and seizing opportunities.”


113 E. Market Street, Suite 210, Leesburg, Virginia 20176 | Ph. 703.669.2222 | thebuildingpeople.com

Press Release: The Building People Hires Brad Peterson as Director of Technology Solutions and Services

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August 13, 2019

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The Building People
113 East Market Street
Suite 210
Leesburg, VA 20176
Ph. 703.669.2222
TheBuildingPeople.com


LEESBURG, Va., Aug. 13, 2019 — The Building People is pleased to announce the addition of Brad Peterson to its team as Director of Technology Solutions and Services. Peterson brings more than 30 years of industry experience delivering and sustaining technology solutions supporting infrastructure, facilities and asset management markets.

Peterson has experience in industry sales and business development; account management; channel development; and support across dozens of Federal clients. Peterson joins The Building People’s leadership team and in his new position will be responsible for developing technology solutions that include software solutions, building information modeling, asset management, cloud enablement and provisioning and geospatial/geographic information systems. No stranger to the complexities of Federal asset portfolios, Peterson will apply his decades of experience helping to deliver solutions that lead client towards to the future of real estate and asset management.

The Building People President and CEO, Lawrence Melton, when asked about the new addition to the leadership team responded, “Brad brings well-respected knowledge and expertise to our incredibly talented team.  Our industry is changing rapidly, and having a leader that brings this level of credibility is important.  Brad is a perfect fit for our growing organization, and we’re excited to have him join us.

Prior to joining The Building People, Peterson supported all aspects of business development and account support within the public sector for the United States and Canada as Vice President at ARCHIBUS.  He focused on leading federal and Department of Defense accounts to implement modern asset management systems. The Building People will benefit from Peterson’s expertise in technology solutions requirements and his familiarity with the Federal marketplace.

The Building People delivers total life-cycle solutions that integrate technology, buildings and people to solve today’s complex challenges for building owners, occupants and stakeholders. The company offers an array of facility management services, including building automation technology, energy and sustainability solutions and advanced asset management strategies to monitor and maintain buildings in efficient and cost-effective ways.

Peterson has a Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, Calif. He is a member of the Society for American Military Engineers.

Peterson joined The Building People on Aug. 12, 2019.


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Press Release: The Building People Achieve ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Certifications

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July 8, 2019

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The Building People
113 East Market Street
Suite 210
Leesburg, VA 20176
Ph. 703.669.2222
TheBuildingPeople.com


LEESBURG, Va., July 8, 2019 — The Building People announced today that its quality management system and environmental management system have achieved the latest benchmarks of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), an independent organization that sets criteria to ensure products and services are safe, reliable and of good quality.

An independent and objective registration and certification company audited The Building People to ensure the company conforms with the ISO standards.

The Building People received its certificate of registration for ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 14001:2015 for demonstrating their ability to provide quality, environmental, proposal, contracts and accounting management on their government contracts for real estate and asset management services. The scope of the certification ensures that the The Building People’s program management office follows the highest quality processes and procedures in support of the services provided to the portfolio of clients.

The Building People delivers total lifecycle solutions that integrate technology, buildings and people to solve today’s complex challenges for building owners, occupants and stakeholders. The company offers an array of facility management services, including building automation technology, energy and sustainability solutions and advanced asset management strategies to monitor and maintain buildings in efficient and cost-effective ways.

ISO 9001:2015 delineates standards for a quality management system. The standard is based on quality management principles, such as strong customer focus, motivation and involvement of top management, use of a process approach and continual improvement. The standards help ensure customers get consistent and good quality products and services.

ISO 14001:2015 sets standards for an effective environmental management system. Using this standard can provide assurance that environmental impact is measured and improved.

“This recognition is an important milestone for The Building People,” said Jorie Fields, Operations Manager at The Building People. “Achieving these certifications was a rigorous process, and our success shows that we are truly dedicated to best practices, high quality and continuous improvement.”

For more information on this subject please contact Jorie Fields at Jorie.Fields@thebuildingpeople.com or by phone at (703) 669-2222.

About the Building People
The Building People is an SBA 8(a) and HUBZone certified firm that delivers total lifecycle solutions for clients by integrating technology, buildings and people to solve today’s complex challenges for building owners, occupants and stakeholders.


113 E. Market Street, Leesburg, Virginia 20176 | Ph. 703.669.2222 | thebuildingpeople.com

Press Release: The Building People Awarded GSA Schedule 84 Contract

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June 13, 2019

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The Building People
113 East Market Street
Suite 210
Leesburg, VA 20176
Ph. 703.669.2222
TheBuildingPeople.com


LEESBURG, VA, June 13, 2019 — The Building People announced today that they have been awarded a GSA Schedule 84 contract by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), the centralized procurement arm of the federal government. The five-year Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity Contract (IDIQ) provides federal, state and local government agencies with the ability to cost-effectively and efficiently acquire The Building People’s solutions and services.

The GSA Schedule 84 contract provides total solutions for law enforcement, security, facility management systems, fire rescue, special purpose clothing, marine craft, and emergency and disaster response.
Prior to awarding a GSA Schedule contract, GSA carefully screens vendors to ensure their capabilities meet high standards and that their services are fair and reasonably priced.

The Building People delivers total life-cycle solutions that integrate technology, buildings and people to solve today’s complex challenges for building owners, occupants and stakeholders. They offer an array of facility management services, including building automation technology, energy and sustainability solutions, and advanced asset management strategies to monitor and maintain buildings in efficient and cost-effective ways.

“We are here to help our government clients navigate the building challenges of the 21st Century to deliver some of the most advanced and reliable facilities in the country” said Frank Santella, Executive Account Manager. “We are excited to have our services available through the GSA 84 Schedule contract to expand on the services we can deliver to government agencies through the GSA Schedules Program.”
Government agencies can find more information about The Building People’s GSA Schedule 84 contract services by visiting the GSA Advantage website at www.gsaadvantage.gov, contract number 47QSWA19D006M.

About the Building People
The Building People is an SBA 8(a) and HUBZone certified firm that delivers total life-cycle solutions for clients by integrating technology, buildings, and people to solve today’s complex challenges for building owners, occupants and stakeholders.

If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Frank Santella at (703) 669-2222 or email at frank.santella@thebuildingpeople.com.


113 E. Market Street, Leesburg, Virginia 20176 | Ph. 703.669.2222 | thebuildingpeople.com

Employee Spotlight: Jorie Fields

This Employee Spotlight features Jorie Fields! Jorie works as Operations Manager at The Building People and is based in Leesburg, VA. Jorie’s determination and work ethic have been noted by many, and we are so grateful to have employees like her be a part of The Building People!

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Employee Spotlight: Annie Hartman

This Employee Spotlight features Annie Hartman! Annie works as an Administrative Assistant at The Building People and is based in Leesburg, VA. Annie’s determination and work ethic have been noted by many, and we are so grateful to have employees like her be a part of The Building People!

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Employee Spotlight: Kelly Russell

This Employee Spotlight features Kelly Russell! Kelly works as a Senior Accountant at The Building People and is based in Middletown, VA. Kelly’s determination and work ethic have been noted by many, and we are so grateful to have employees like her be a part of The Building People!

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Employee Spotlight: Sean Birnbaum

This Employee Spotlight features Sean Birnbaum! Sean works as Senior Facilities Engineer at The Building People and is based in Anchorage, Alaska! Sean just recently completed his Master’s Degree in Green Technologies from the University of Southern California, and we are so grateful to have employees like him be a part of The Building People.

Congrats, Sean! Learn more about him by reading below.

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