City Wide Maintenance of Colorado Celebrates Its Sixth Consecutive Appearance in the INC. 500 | 5000

September 17, 2012 – Braata, Inc., parent company of local facilities maintenance company City Wide Maintenance of Colorado, has ranked in the 2012 Inc. 5000 survey of the fastest growing companies in the United States. Braata, which was founded by local entrepreneurs Scott Brown and Doug Brown in 2002, has ranked every year since 2007.

As reported and ranked by Inc. Magazine, Braata, Inc. has enjoyed a 16% growth in sales in the past three years, earning it a rank of 4,678 of the 5,000 fastest growing U.S. companies.

“This recognition is evidence of Doug’s leadership and the Team’s commitment to providing the very best customer service, which has allowed our Colorado operation to retain customers and grow as one of the fastest private companies in the country,” says co-founder Scott Brown. “This is particularly significant given the economic conditions present during this achievement. Doug and his team are creating jobs and making a huge difference.”

The Inc. magazine survey ranks U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent companies. The 2012 Inc. 500 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2012.

About City Wide Maintenance of Colorado

City Wide Maintenance of Colorado is a locally owned facility maintenance company. City Wide manages maintenance services for commercial properties in greater Denver, Boulder, Colorado Springs and the surrounding Front Range area.


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