Robust, vibrant, growing: All are words that aptly summarize the remodeling and home improvement market today as described by the presidents, CEOs and owners of 2005 Top 500 companies. In the following pages we provide an overview of the market as seen through the eyes of the elite in this industry.
The vibrancy of the industry is also reflected in the vibrancy of the list. This year, the No. 500 company reported 2004 revenues of slightly under $2 million. Last year, annualrevenue figure of approximately $1.4 million was enough to make the list. This year Top 500 companies had combined revenues of $4.52 billion on 456,437 jobs. This represents a huge increase over last year when the combined revenues were $3.55 billion on 389,919 jobs. This year the median Top 500 firm had revenue of $4,480,908. Last year the median Top 500 firm had revenue of $3,370,121.
In short, the Top 500 is a microcosm of this vast, localized $233 billion industry. The growth of the industry is truly reflected in this list.
Top 500 Article Index
10 Principles of Great Sales Leaders
By Keith Rosen
The 2005 Top Performers
By Patrick O'Toole
Bigger & Better
By Chaya Chang