A dozen local companies made it onto Florida’s Top Performing Companies list.
The prestigious ranking of the 250 most successful private companies headquartered in the state is already in its second year. It is published by Inc. Magazine.
This year’s list is based on the award winners’ percentage of revenue growth from 2017 to 2019.
Here are the southwest Florida companies featured in the ranking for 2021, along with their rank and two-year growth rate.
- FieldEdge, No. 54, 184% – A software provider
- Vectra Digital, No. 63, 167% – A digital marketing company
- My Shower Door, Orlando, # 124, 97% – A manufacturer, seller, and installer of frameless shower doors
- Scotlynn USA Division, No. 170, 70% – A transportation and logistics service provider for large shippers
- KDD, No. 236, 40% – manufacturer, designer and installer of frameless glass shower doors, wine cabinets, office partitions and glass railing systems
- Elite Auctions, No. 37, 306% – An auction business for luxury real estate and yachts
- Chomps, No. 39, 276% – manufacturer and seller of healthy meat snacks
- Earth View, No. 42, 249% – A provider of directional drilling and underground utility location services
- Renovate and Restore, No. 59, 171% – A construction management company
- Capital Wealth Advisors, No. 158, 77% – An independent financial advisory firm
- Quality Enterprises USA, No. 213, 50% – A commercial construction business
- Pyure Brands, No. 225, 45% – manufacturer of natural alternatives to sugar and artificial sweeteners
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For some of these local businesses, Inc. recognition is nothing new.
There are a handful of repeaters that made it onto the top Florida list in 2020.
Over the years, a few companies have appeared on the much longer and broader Inc. 5000 list of America’s Fastest Growing Companies. Some have received the award multiple times, including companies like Chomps, Capital Wealth Advisors, Scotlynn, and FieldEdge.
Together, the five Lee County-based companies that were added to the state list this year created nearly 270 jobs and generated sales of nearly $ 271 million from 2017 to 2019.
Likewise, the seven Collier companies in the rankings have created nearly 90 jobs and posted sales of nearly $ 132 million in the same two years.
Some local businesses that secured a spot on Florida’s 2020 list are not featured in this year’s ranking, including two roofers – Target and Roman – and a shoe and sports manufacturer Surf 9.
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Two of the Collier-based companies on this year’s list are actually sister companies – Quality Enterprises and Earth View.
In particular, Earth View rose 119 points from # 161 in 2020 to # 42 in 2021.
In a statement, company president Allison Murrell said that while Earth View is known for locating utilities and trenchless structures, its mission and values stand out from the competition.
“Our job is not just to solve problems, but to build relationships and empower communities. EV’s technology-based approach is one of our greatest assets and has undoubtedly helped the company become what it is today,” she said.
Murrell is the Chief Financial Officer of Quality Enterprises.
According to a company statement, Quality Enterprises is “committed to providing the resources and expertise of a large company without sacrificing the personal feel and attention to detail of a small business,” and has a multi-generational team who cut down on it – Is provided. Cutting edge technology.
Another big pacemaker in the Florida rankings this year from Southwest Florida?
Naples-based Elite Auctions rose from 128 in 2020 to 37 in 2021. According to its website, the company has unreservedly marketed more than $ 1 billion worth of high quality real estate and luxury yachts for auction since opening in 2012 .
Based on the earnings of its top performers ($ 5 billion), the Miami Subway took the top spot this year. It was followed by Tampa ($ 2.2 billion), Jacksonville ($ 1.5 billion), Orlando ($ 826.5 million) and Cape Coral ($ 270.9 million).
Companies on this year’s list are seeing “astounding growth rates across all industries in Florida,” and their leaders set “high standards,” Inc. recognized.
“At a time when so many companies are not clear enough, these executives are sure to be the first to arrive tomorrow,” the magazine concludes.
Between 2017 and 2019, the 250 companies on this year’s list had a median growth rate of 97%. They have created more than 83,000 jobs and nearly $ 11 billion for Florida’s economy.
“This list proves the power of corporations in Florida, regardless of the industry,” Scott Omelianuk, editor-in-chief of Inc., said in a statement. “The impressive sales and growth rates demonstrate the insight and diligence of the CEOs and that these companies will stay here.”