City Wide Franchise Recognized on Inc. 5000 List for Consecutive Third Year
August 18, 2020 // Franchising.com // LENEXA, Kan. - Inc. magazine announced City Wide has been named to the 2020 installment of its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. This is the third consecutive year the brand has ranked on the list.
“We’ve had a successful and busy past few months with record months for revenue as a result of increased needs for cleaning and disinfecting services, along with a brand refresh in the works and a move to a new Home Office facility. Getting named to the list for the third year in a row has given our system another accomplishment to celebrate,” said Jeff Oddo, CEO and president of the Kansas City-based City Wide. “It truly is an honor to be recognized as a leader among other big name national brands. This year has brought on a lot of change and growth, and although we may not know what the next 12 months will look like – we’re up for the challenge.”
Companies that have placed on the 2020 Inc. 5000 list have seen monumental growth numbers throughout the year. The list shows the groundbreaking expansion for the companies and the strides they’ve made to improve upon previous year’s development. The 2020 Inc. 5000 achieved an incredible three-year average growth of over 500 percent, and a median rate of 165 percent. The Inc. 5000’s aggregate revenue was $209 billion in 2019, accounting for over 1 million jobs over the past three years.
“The companies on this year’s Inc. 5000 come from nearly every realm of business,” says Inc. editor-in-chief Scott Omelianuk. “From health and software to media and hospitality, the 2020 list proves that no matter the sector, incredible growth is based on the foundations of tenacity and opportunism.”
City Wide has made a name for itself in major U.S. cities and Canada by streamlining facility solutions for more than 20 interior and exterior services for commercial facilities including janitorial, disinfecting, handyman services and parking lot maintenance. Taking the onus from building owners and property management businesses that typically have to choose separate companies for each task, City Wide eases the selection and management processes for its clients.
Complete results of the Inc. 5000, including company profiles and an interactive database that can be sorted by industry, region, and other criteria, can be found at www.inc.com/inc5000
About City Wide
Founded in 1961, City Wide has a proven reputation for being the go-to resource for facility solutions in its home Kansas City market and more than 60 locations across the U.S. and Canada. A single-source solution, City Wide manages dozens of interior and exterior services for commercial facilities. City Wide simplifies the janitorial, disinfecting and maintenance issues most critical to building owners, operators and management companies, saving time, reducing stress and minimizing resources typically required to oversee an entire facility.
For more information about City Wide and the services it manages, please visit www.gocitywide.com.
More about Inc. and the Inc. 5000
The 2020 Inc. 5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2016 and 2019. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2016. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent - not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies - as of December 31, 2019. (Since then, a number of companies on the list have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2016 is $100,000; the minimum for 2019 is $2 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Companies on the Inc. 500 are featured in Inc.’s September issue. They represent the top tier of the Inc. 5000, which can be found at https://www.inc.com/inc5000.
About Inc. Media
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 is part of a highly acclaimed portfolio of bespoke events produced by Inc. For more information, visit www.inc.com.
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