Washington, DC, September 4, 2012 – Inc. magazine has named Metro Office Management of Washington, DC to its sixth annual Inc. 500|5000, an exclusive ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy — America’s independent entrepreneurs.
Metro Offices, which provides innovative workplace solutions at 9 locations throughout the Washington, DC metropolitan area, has experienced rapid growth in the past three years by providing innovative workspace solutions to small and large-scale businesses as well as government agencies and government contractors.
“We’re honored to be recognized by Inc. Magazine for achieving a 39% growth in revenue from 2008 to 2011,” said Kathlene Buchanan, founder and CEO of Metro Offices. “For 23 years, the Metro Offices team has delivered on our promise to provide members of the private and public sector who are doing business in the Metro DC area, with a platform of people, facilities and technology that drives business excellence. Our growth and this award underscore the importance of this promise and the innovative workspace solutions that we provide to our clients every day.”
This innovation continues with the launch of an evolving line of workspace products. Among the new products the company has introduced in 2012 is Metro Office Access, an on-demand membership program that enables home-based, mobile, and distributed workers to access business-ready space, technology services, mail services, and unified communications, all at preferred rates.
“Metro Office Access expands our flexible workspace offering enabling clients to access business-ready workspaces on-demand for dollars a day,” said Kelly Bedsole, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Metro Offices. “The local coffee shop has its place, but with Metro Office Access, knowledge workers access workspace that is built for business – not sipping coffee. Today, we provide private and semi-private offices, meeting and executive lounge spaces across our network of 10 locations by the hour or year. This variety of space and our dedicated support team enables us to create unique workspace plans that support our clients in their quest to achieve excellence.”
About Metro Offices
The Metro Offices team provides innovative, flexible workspace solutions to small and large-scale businesses as well as government agencies and government contractors. Locally owned and operated for over 23 years, Metro Offices offers ten convenient locations throughout Washington, DC, Virginia and Maryland. Voted as one of Smart CEO Magazine’s 100 Best Run Companies, and to Inc.’s 2012 500|5000 List, Metro Offices is a leader in the Workspace-as-a-Service industry, providing clients with an absolutely magical combination of superior facilities, leading-edge technology and best-in-class services to deliver a platform where business achieves excellence. For additional information visit www.metroffice.com, or call (703) 871-5000.
About Inc. 500|5000 Methodology
The 2012 Inc. 500|5000 is ranked according to percentage revenue growth when comparing 2008 to 2011. To qualify, companies must have been founded and generating revenue by March 31, 2008. They had to be U.S.-based, privately held, for profit, and independent—not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies—as of December 31, 2011. The minimum revenue required for 2008 is $100,000; the minimum for 2011 is $2 million.