ORANGE, CA, USA – Outside the Lines (OTL), a California-based design and themed construction company, has been named to the List of Top 100 Fastest-Growing Private Companies in Orange County by the Orange County Business Journal. The business journal ranked OTL No. 16 on its list. This is the first year OTL has been included.
“This is a high honor for our company,” says OTL CEO J. Wickham Zimmerman. “Being recognized for our growth is an indication that our customers feel we bring value to their projects.”
Zimmerman attributes OTL’s growth to “a talented team that strives to provide exceptional service and quality on every project they’re involved in. Since our founding, we’ve never deviated from our vision of providing the finest rockwork, themed construction and specialty water feature projects in the world.”
OTL President Hugh F. Hughes says that “when working with clients, we strive to implement ways to control costs and serve our clients better, while maintaining the creativity that has become our hallmark.”
Worldwide, OTL has created signature rockwork and water features at projects ranging from private estates in California and Antigua to golf courses in Korea and retail entertainment centers in Egypt.
OTL was one of few construction companies on the Orange County Business Journal’s 2011 List of Fastest-Growing Private Companies, which was heavy with technology-focused companies. To qualify for the list, organizations must be privately held, based in Orange County, California, and demonstrate a significant two-year average revenue growth rate.
In August, OTL was also named to the coveted 2011 Inc. 500 List of fastest-growing private U.S. companies. Inc. magazine ranked OTL No. 411 on its 30th annual Inc. 500. Within the construction industry, OTL ranked 17th. Over the past three years, OTL experienced 832% in revenue growth, which helped it earn the Inc. 500 rating.
OTL (otl-inc.com) is a worldwide industry leader that creates one-of-a-kind water features, rockwork and themed environments, with services ranging from design and preconstruction to construction and post construction. Its markets include golf courses, casinos, resorts, theme parks, retail entertainment, zoos, aquariums, private estates and cultural projects.