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Concord Hospitality Named to Grant Thornton North Carolina 100® List

October 2018

Leading hospitality manager and developer, Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company, has been named to the 2018 Grant Thornton North Carolina 100® (NC100), which ranks the state’s largest private companies by revenue. The company has been included on the NC100 list since 2012, ranking in the top 20 annually. This year, Concord Hospitality comes in at No. 14 on the list, moving up one spot.

“We are proud to be recognized as one of the top-performing private companies in North Carolina for the seventh year in a row,” said Mark Laport, President and CEO of Concord Hospitality. “Our inclusion on this list reaffirms our commitment to the Tar Heel state and our focus on giving back to the communities in which we live and work.”

Earlier this year, Concord Hospitality officially welcomed its 100th property to its growing portfolio of top-tier brands. Headquartered in Raleigh for 15 years, Concord Hospitality’s portfolio currently includes 10 properties located across the state, with more slated to open in the coming years. The award-winning hotel company has spent the last 33 years partnering with owners and investors on more than $2.5 billion in properties across North America.

“At Concord Hospitality, we believe our people are our greatest strength, and we could not have achieved this accolade without the help of our more than 800 North Carolina-based employees, along with our thousands of additional associates across the nation,” added Laport.

Since 1984, the NC100 has ranked the state’s largest private companies by revenue in the most recent fiscal year, based on data provided by the participants. The complete NC100 list was released in the October issue of Business North Carolina and can be viewed at GrantThornton.com/NC100.

 About Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company
As an award-winning hotel development and management company, Concord Hospitality Enterprises Company has spent the last three decades building relationships with investors, partners, and third-party hotel owners on more than $2.5 billion in premium-branded properties across the United States and Canada. As an operator, Concord Hospitality instills value from the ground up, developing and managing with a sustainable viewpoint, a focus on quality and hands-on involvement to ensure long-term profitability and success. Concord Hospitality believes that its people are its greatest strength. With the brightest talent, the most innovative processes and a commitment to giving back to the communities where associates live and work, Concord Hospitality is committed to being a great place to work for all. Learn more at concordhotels.com.

About Grant Thornton North Carolina 100®
Since 1984, the Grant Thornton North Carolina 100® has ranked the state’s largest private companies by revenue in the most recent fiscal year, based on data provided by the participants. The NC100 is a voluntary list restricted to companies based in North Carolina that do not have publicly traded stock. Companies owned by private equity are permitted. Nonprofits, financial-services companies, health care providers such as hospitals and subsidiaries of corporations are excluded.

 About Grant Thornton LLP
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