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Wed, Jul 15th 2009 12:51 pm

Buffalo, New York –July 2009 - The initiative for a Competitive Inner City (ICIC) has released its 2009 Inner City top 100 list which measures the growth rate of the 100 fastest growing inner-city companies in America, over the previous five year period.  With over 5,000 nominations to consider, the ICIC honored SLR Contracting and Service Company, Inc. by ranking them #15th with a growth rate of 536%.  


Innovative practices and sustained growth are the predominant traits of the 2009 Inner City 100, a ranking of the 100 fastest-growing businesses in inner city communities nationwide.  


“We are delighted to celebrate businesses like SLR Contracting & Service Company, Inc. that are playing a critical role to revitalize distressed urban communities throughout America,” Said Michael Porter founder and CEO of ICIC.  “By creating jobs, income and wealth for local residents, these high-growth businesses are vivid proof that the most effective way to address economic inequality in America is to equip every community to prosper in the market system.”


Sundra L. Ryce, President and CEO of SLR Contracting & Service Company, Inc. received the Inner City 100 Award during the 11th Annual Inner City 100 Summit, recently held in Boston, Massachusetts.  “I was pleased that SLR ranked 15th among America’s top fastest growing companies.  It was an honor to accept the award on behalf of our company,” explained Ryce.


Under Sundra Ryce’s leadership, SLR Contracting & Service Company, Inc. has grown steadily over the years and continues to develop its business operations.  Well known for being a leader in the construction industry, SLR has earned an excellent reputation for being a competitive, full service General Construction Company.  Headquartered in Buffalo, New York, SLR Contracting & Service Company, Inc. also provides Construction Management & Design – Build services throughout New York and surrounding states.

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