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Building things is big business—just look at the construction industry’s representatives on the 2016 PROFIT 500 ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies.

The 18 construction firms on this year’s ranking grew their revenues an average of 1,116% between 2010 and 2015, creating an additional 1,140 full-time equivalent (FTE) jobs over that period. Collectively they employed 1,374 full-time and 663 part-time employees in 2015.

Here is the complete list of Canada’s Fastest Growing Construction Companies for 2016.

1. RMS Builders

PROFIT 500: No. 2
Head Office: Edmonton, Alta.
Growth (2010–2015): 12,036%
Revenue (2015): $20–50 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 37

What it does: Builds industrial, commercial and multi-family residential structures

2. QuickContractors.com

PROFIT 500: No. 28
Head Office: Cambridge, Ont.
Growth (2010–2015): 2,611%
Revenue (2015): $10–20 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 586

What it does: Connects businesses with contractors, assemblers and installers of furniture, appliances and other fixtures

3. Eco Paving

PROFIT 500: No. 66
Head Office: Coquitlam, B.C.
Growth (2010–2015): 1,177%
Revenue (2015): $2–5 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 24

What it does: Manufactures and installs recycled rubber paving surfaces for residential and commercial clients

4. A+ Entrepreneurs Généraux

PROFIT 500: No. 110
Head Office: Montreal, Que.
Growth (2010–2015): 653%
Revenue (2015): $5–10 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 53

What it does: Offers construction project-management services

5. Rockwood Custom Homes

PROFIT 500: No. 125
Head Office: Calgary, Alta.
Growth (2010–2015): 597%
Revenue (2015): $20–50 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 21

What it does: Builds and renovates luxury homes

6. Ryan Murphy Construction

PROFIT 500: No. 126
Head Office: Calgary, Alta.
Growth (2010–2015): 595%
Revenue (2015): $2–5 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 10

What it does: Delivers construction, renovation and project-management services

7. Kon-strux Developments

PROFIT 500: No. 133
Head Office: Calgary, Alta.
Growth (2010–2015): 540%
Revenue (2015): $5–10 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 11

What it does: Designs and builds residences and businesses

8. Kanvi Homes

PROFIT 500: No. 175
Head Office: Edmonton, Alta.
Growth (2010–2015): 343%
Revenue (2015): $20–50 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 32

What it does: Builds high-end single-family homes

9. D-Squared Construction

PROFIT 500: No. 193
Head Office: Ottawa, Ont.
Growth (2010–2015): 308%
Revenue (2015): $10–20 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 65

What it does: Provides road and infrastructure construction services

10. Les Enterprises Houle Excavation

PROFIT 500: No. 271
Head Office: Montreal, Que.
Growth (2010–2015): 203%
Revenue (2015): $5–10 million
Employees (2015, full-time equivalent): 85

What it does: Offers excavation and snow removal services, and equipment rentals for civil engineering projects

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Other fast-growing construction companies on the 2016 PROFIT 500:

11. Gibraltar Holdings (No. 293); 12. ONEC Group (No. 315); 13. Varcon Construction (No. 333); 14. Les Entreprises QMD (No. 387); 15. Targa Contracting (No. 393); 16. Innovative Residential (No. 406); 17. Dependable Mechanical Systems (No. 445); 18. Integrated Tower Solutions (No. 496).

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