ADVOCATE BUSINESS STAFF REPORT
Pontchartrain Partners, a New Orleans-based construction company, topped the Louisiana members of Inc. magazine’s 2014 list of the 5,000 fastest-growing companies at No. 38.
Pontchartrain Partners was founded in 2009 to help rebuild New Orleans’ flood protection system following Hurricane Katrina.
Since then the company has expanded to provide heavy civil construction, roadways and bridges, mechanical, marine, and coastal restoration services to local, state, and federal government clients. Inc. ranks the companies based on revenue growth from 2010 to 2013.
The company’s revenue grew from $158,930 in 2010 to $10.5 million in 2013, an increase of 6,535 percent.
Forty-one Louisiana firms are on the list. The other members of Louisiana’s Top five include: