Inc. 500: Gotta Love These Companies

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It provides the comforts of home.

Target Logistics
Boston

No. 305
2011 Revenue: $45.8 million
Three-Year Growth: 1,225.3%

One of the first projects Target Logistics completed was housing for 700 people in the midst of Hurricane Katrina. Today, the company, which is the largest provider of workforce housing in the United States, offers homes for employees in “remote, hostile environments.” Those include everything from oil fields to Iraq, where the company recently built a facility to train 2,000 Iraqis to protect their border. “We have the unique ability to live with our clients,” says the company’s CEO, Brian Lash. “So we can really learn what they need.”