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

August 14, 2019

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

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

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.”

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