HomeVestors Named Among Top 100 Growing Entrepreneurial Companies in Dallas
Company to be honored by Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business
DALLAS (October 12, 2015) – HomeVestors, the We Buy Ugly Houses® company, proudly announces it has been chosen by Southern Methodist University’s Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship as one of the Top 100™ businesses in Dallas. The company is being recognized because of its sales growth this year.
HomeVestors and the top 100 winners will be revealed at the city’s most venerated celebration of entrepreneurial success, the Dallas 100™ Awards, on Wednesday, November 4, at the Omni Dallas Hotel.
“This annual event, which this year celebrates its silver anniversary, honors the vibrant entrepreneurial community that makes Dallas such a dynamic city for business,” said Jerry White, director of the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship at SMU Cox. “Entrepreneurs drive the thriving Dallas economy. As hosts of the biggest celebration of successful entrepreneurs in Big D, we are proud to honor the work of today’s entrepreneurs, and we heartily encourage the achievements still to come of tomorrow’s entrepreneurs.”
“We are so proud to be a part of this list that was put together by Dallas’ finest at Southern Methodist University,” said David Hicks, co-president of HomeVestors of America. “The HomeVestors Franchise Network is continuously growing all across the country, and we see a bright future ahead.”
For 25 years, SMU Cox has annually ranked the top 100 Dallas entrepreneurial companies based on sales growth over a designated period. The data analysis performed by the accounting firm BKD CPAs and Advisors determines the top company for 2015 based on the largest percent sales increase and absolute dollar growth for 2012 to 2014.
About HomeVestors of America, Inc.
Dallas-based HomeVestors of America, Inc. is the largest professional house buying franchise in the U.S., with more than 60,000 houses bought since 1996. HomeVestors® recruits, trains and supports its independently owned and operated franchisees that specialize in building businesses based on buying, rehabbing, selling and holding residential properties. Most commonly known as the “We Buy Ugly Houses®” company, HomeVestors strives to make a positive impact in each community. In 2014, for the ninth consecutive year, HomeVestors was among the prestigious Franchise Business Review’s “Top 50 Franchises,” a distinction awarded to franchisors with the highest level of franchisee satisfaction. In 2014 HomeVestors was recognized as the 25th fastest growing franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine and number 126 in the Franchise 500 by Entrepreneur Magazine. For more information, visit www.HomeVestors.com.
About The DALLAS 100™ AWARDS
The Dallas 100™ Awards Ceremony is presented annually by the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship at SMU Cox. This year’s sponsors are Avison Young, BKD CPAs and Advisors, Carr Intellectual Property Law, The CFO Suite, The Dallas Business Journal, Evos Financial, Executive Press, KRLD 1080 News Radio and Texas Capital Bank. The event recognizes privately held corporations, proprietorships or partnerships headquartered in the Dallas area that often don’t get attention, but which have created jobs and generated wealth for their founders and employees and enhanced the area economy. Tables of 10 and/or individual tickets can be purchased by logging on to http://www.dallas100.com/omni.