Press Release: For the 6th Time, The Building People Appears on the Inc. 5000, Ranking No. 3464

August 15, 2023

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The Building People
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August 15, 2023, Leesburg, VA  – Inc. Magazine has once again recognized The Building People on its esteemed Inc. 5000 list, marking the sixth consecutive year the company has been recognized among America’s fastest-growing private enterprises. This year, The Building People clinched the No. 3464 spot with an impressive three-year growth rate of 144%. Furthermore, the company secured rankings of No. 202 in Virginia, No. 109 nationally in the real estate sector, and No.217 in the Washington, D.C. metro area.

Lawrence Melton, CEO & President of The Building People, expressed his elation, stating, “Being featured on the Inc. 5000 list for the sixth time is a testament to the unwavering commitment of our people and customers in their pursuit of bringing innovative solutions into the real estate and infrastructure marketplace.” He went on to say, “This accolade underscores our position among America’s rapidly expanding private firms and is the result of our unique approach to create a company culture that thrives on delivering solutions that seamlessly integrate technology, buildings, and people to deliver the future of facilities today.”

The Inc. 5000 provides a unique snapshot of the nation’s most prosperous independent businesses. Notable brands like Facebook, Chobani, Under Armour, Microsoft, and Patagonia first gained national prominence through this list.

The 2023 Inc. 5000 honorees have showcased not just growth but remarkable adaptability in the face of supply chain disruptions, workforce challenges, and the ongoing ramifications of Covid-19. Collectively, these companies have generated over 68,394 jobs in the past three years. The top 500 companies reported a median three-year revenue growth rate of a staggering 2,144%.

For a comprehensive view of the Inc. 5000, including detailed company profiles and an interactive database, visit The September issue of Inc. magazine, available from August 23, will spotlight the top 500 companies.

“The accomplishment of building one of the fastest-growing companies in the U.S., in light of recent economic roadblocks, cannot be overstated,” says Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc. “Inc. is thrilled to honor the companies that have established themselves through innovation, hard work, and rising to the challenges of today.”

About The Building People 

The Building People provides innovative solutions that integrate technology, buildings, and people through strategic thought leadership and expertise. We enhance our customers’ ability to build a culture that optimizes performance in the built environment. Our approach integrates all phases of the real estate life cycle, and our commitment is driven by our passion to innovate, lead with experience, and build long-term relationships with our clients.  

We solve the sustainability, infrastructure, and workforce challenges that disrupt organizations from reaching their full potential. Our experts deliver people-centric solutions that utilize automation technology, adaptive infrastructure, and scientific employee engagement strategies to transform workplace environments and cultures into productive, healthy, efficient, and adaptive professional communities. To learn more about The Building People, visit: 

More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000  


Companies on the 2022 Inc. 5000 are ranked according to percentage revenue growth from 2018 to 2021. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2018. They must be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2021. (Since then, some on the list may have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2018 is $100,000; the minimum for 2021 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Growth rates used to determine company rankings were calculated to four decimal places. The top 500 companies on the Inc. 5000 are featured in Inc. magazine’s September issue. The entire Inc. 5000 can be found at 

About Inc.  

The world’s most trusted business-media brand, Inc. offers entrepreneurs the knowledge, tools, connections, and community to build great companies. Its award-winning multiplatform content reaches more than 50 million people each month across a variety of channels including websites, newsletters, social media, podcasts, and print. Its prestigious Inc. 5000 list, produced every year since 1982, analyzes company data to recognize the fastest-growing privately held businesses in the United States. The global recognition that comes with inclusion in the 5000 gives the founders of the best businesses an opportunity to engage with an exclusive community of their peers, and the credibility that helps them drive sales and recruit talent. The associated Inc. 5000 Conference & Gala is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit 

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