CPBJ publishes its “Book of Lists” every year in January, this year being Volume 30. This book is full of useful data to help business owners and consumers make better purchasing decisions. As a business owner, you can find areas of opportunity for future product development. Readers also use the “Book of Lists” to locate vendors, check out the competition, gather sales leads and even look for jobs and job candidates.
The leaders in each industry are listed along with contact information and services offered. When you need specific products and services, turn to the “Book of Lists” to find the best companies and professionals. They gather information from various agencies like the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry, the Small Business Administration and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. CPBJ edits the information and verifies information with the Pennsylvania Department of State for accuracy and consistency.
- Investment Real Estate, LLC ranks #1 in Self-Storage Companies with 5,675 units – that’s almost 2,000 more units than the #2 company on the list. The total units are comprised of the 9 Moove In Self Storage facilities in the area as well as Harrisburg Self Storage and Sierra’s Glen Self Storage. IRE also ranked #1 in 2013.
- Investment Real Estate, LLC ranks #7 for Commercial Real Estate Agencies, with a sales volume of $115.84 million. IRE focuses solely on self storage, while the top 6 on the list are comprised of several real estate avenues such as retail, industrial, office, land and residential. Of the top 14 companies listed, only IRE and one other company focus 100% on one type of real estate.
- John H. Gilliland, President & CEO of Investment Real Estate, LLC, ranks #1 for Commercial Real Estate Agents with a sales volume of $60.1 million and 28 years of experience.
- John E. Barry, Vice President of Investment Real Estate, LLC, ranks #2 for Commercial Real Estate Agents with a sales volume of $54.9 million and 19 years of experience.
To see the complete “Book of Lists 2014” from Central Penn Business Journal, you can visit www.cpbj.com/listcentral.