Delmarva Veteran Builders Ranks #456 in the Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Companies in America

SALISBURY, Md. – August 24, 2018 – Delmarva Veteran Builders, the region’s only commercial construction firm dedicated to bringing employment to U.S. Armed Forces Veterans, announced it has been ranked #456 in the Inc. 5000 fastest growing private companies in the United States. 

“Determined, focused and always ready - that is what our veteran team carries with them to every job site,” said Chris Eccleston, Delmarva Veteran Builders. “I congratulate my entire team because we wouldn’t be where we are today without each and every one of them. We owe thanks to our clients for believing in our mission and our work. We promise to stay the course as we continue to grow and serve both our community and our country.” 

The Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth over a three-year period. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by the first week of the starting calendar year, and therefore able to show three full calendar years of sales. Delmarva Veteran Builders reported revenue for 2017 at $18.5M with a 1,114.5% three-year growth. Celebrating its 5th anniversary at the beginning of 2018, the staff grew from 1 to 23 over the course of the first five years in business. 

Companies also must meet the following criteria: 

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Privately held 

Independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies 

Revenue in the initial year must have been at least $100,000, and revenue in the most recent year must have 

been at least $2 million. 

About Inc. 5000 

In 1982, Inc. introduced the Inc. 500 list of the fastest-growing privately held companies in the United States. Since then, this prestigious list of the nation's most successful private companies has become the hallmark of entrepreneurial success and the place where future household names first make their mark. Pandora, 7 Eleven, Toys 'R' Us, Zipcar, and numerous other well-known brands have been honored by the Inc. 5000. In 2007, the Inc. 500 list expanded to the Inc. 5000, giving readers a deeper, richer understanding of the entrepreneurial landscape and capturing a broader spectrum of success. 

The Inc. 5000 list is a celebration of innovation, a network of entrepreneurial leaders, and an effective public relations showcase. It ranks companies by overall revenue growth over a three-year period. All 5,000 honoree companies are individually profiled on Inc. also ranks the fastest-growing companies by industry, metro area, revenue, and number of employees, and we also highlight women- and minority- run companies. 

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Jenny Kerr Schroen