Inc.'s first annual ranking of America's top businesses in Florida is a scroll away. Here you'll find our reporting on what it takes to start up in Florida and the inspirational business philosophy behind the No. 1 company in the state. You'll also see how one entrepreneur overcame claustrophobia to found a burgeoning escape room franchise, and how the boutique fitness chain Orange Theory is getting a boost from wearables. Learn, too, about how to hire the best workers, which for some businesses means importing them from other states, and dig further in to Inc.'s rankings. In our by-the-numbers infographic, review the key themes behind Florida's top companies, whose revenue in 2018 ranged from $1 million to $4.6 billion. Explore the list for more on the Florida companies, industries, and cities that are thriving most.
2 YEAR GROWTH (2016-2018)
Avalon Healthcare Solutions
Equity & Help
|2,530%||Health Services||Miami||Boca Raton|
|2,158%||Business Products & Services||Miami||Miami|
Blackjack Real Estate
Fair Price Properties
|1,990%||Consumer Products||Miami||Boca Raton|
Go Solar Power
How the 2020 Inc. 5000 Series Companies Were Selected Companies on the 2020 Inc. 5000 Series are ranked according to percentage revenue growth from 2016 to 2018. To qualify, companies must: be located in the region to which they are applying and generating revenue by March 31, 2016. They must be U.S.-based, privately held, for-profit, and independent--not subsidiaries or divisions of other companies--as of December 31, 2018. (Since then, some on the list may have gone public or been acquired.) The minimum revenue required for 2016 is $100,000; the minimum for 2018 is $1 million. As always, Inc. reserves the right to decline applicants for subjective reasons. Growth rates used to determine company rankings were calculated to three decimal places. Learn more about these companies.