HomeVestors of America, Inc. Named Among Top 100 Growing Entrepreneurial Companies in Dallas for Third Year Running
Company to be honored by Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business
November 22, 2016 01:32 PM Eastern Standard Time - DALLAS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HomeVestors of America, Inc., the largest professional home buying network of independently owned and operated franchisees and the number one buyer of houses in the U.S., proudly announces it has been chosen by Southern Methodist University’s Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship as one of the Top 100 businesses in Dallas for 2016. The company is being recognized because of its growth.
HomeVestors, along with the other Top 100 winners, will be revealed at the city’s most respected celebration of entrepreneurial success, the Dallas 100™ Awards, on Tuesday, Nov. 29, at the Omni Dallas Hotel.
“It’s a great honor for us to be a part of this distinguished list for the third consecutive year; it shows that hard work does pay off,” said David Hicks, co-president of HomeVestors of America. “The HomeVestors® franchise network is constantly growing and it’s exciting to have such a prestigious organization recognize us.”
“We are so excited to honor the ever-growing and successful entrepreneurial community that is here in Dallas – they have helped build the city to become the vibrant place it is,” said Jerry White, director of the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship at SMU Cox.
“It is exciting to see how much growth and success there has been in the 26 years since we started this and it speaks to how all of these organizations have contributed to making the Dallas economy thrive.”
For 26 years, the Caruth Institute has annually ranked the top 100 Dallas entrepreneurial companies based on sales growth and absolute dollar growth over the previous three years. The winners represent a broad spectrum of Dallas-area businesses. The top 100 fastest-growing companies will be revealed in descending order at the awards ceremony.
Dallas-based HomeVestors of America, Inc. is the largest professional house buying franchise in the U.S., with more than 65,000 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 2015, for the tenth 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 2015, HomeVestors was recognized as the 19th fastest growing franchise by Entrepreneur Magazine and in 2016 the company is number 91 in the Franchise 500 by Entrepreneur Magazine.
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.