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Founded In: 2016
Size: 20-49 Employees
Annual Vol: $1 million - $3 million
LEED Experience BIM Experience Woman Business Enterprise Minority Business Enterprise Minority Business Concern Small Business Enterprise Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Biz Local Business Enterprise Small Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Woman-Owned Small Business
Our Licenses:
Issuer: State of North Carolina
Qualifier: Growth Management Services, Inc

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With over four years of experience, Growth Management Services (GMS) offers an innovative and professional approach to general contracting. GMS is Virginia SWAM woman-owned, North Carolina HUB-certified, and  Airport Concession Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) and proudly serves the Triangle region of North Carolina and Richmond, Virginia.

GMS offers self-performing work with experience in healthcare facilities, high-end hospitality projects, housing facilities, office buildings, and retail projects. GMS self-performs 95% of general requirements, rough carpentry, painting, millwork installation, Division 10 installation, and final cleaning. Because GMS self-performs a majority of its work, project managers and superintendents are able to focus on both the big picture and the small details of each project.  GMS’s self-performing work ensures quality and keeps costs low for clients while developing minority leaders in the construction industry.  GMS project managers and superintendents prioritize productive and safe work environments, with safety as a primary field focus. [add details on what GMS does for safety.

GMS is led by Twyla Garrett, a passionate and impressive businesswoman with 25 years of management experience. GMS is Garrett’s fifth multi-million-dollar business, and her unique background offers the construction industry a new approach to doing business. As Founder and CEO of GMS, she has doubled GMS’s revenue each year since its founding. Garrett is also a licensed NC realtor, NC General Contractor Instructor, Independent insurance adjustor, certified homeland security strategist, award-winning author, and sought-after motivational speaker.

Garrett equips and leads her team of 40 to deliver work that exceeds expectations while developing skills to grow professionally. GMS prides itself on maintaining happy, satisfied team members and has a 92% retention rate. GMS values workforce development is committed to improving the community by offering meaningful employment opportunities for individuals facing immense personal and social challenges related to abuse. GMS also offers a pathway for ex-offenders to pursue sustainable, full-time work.

The firm has a wide variety of expertise and experience. GMS has worked with organizations like Skanska, Barnhill, Balfour Beatty, The Daniel Company, Frank Blum, Gilbane, Whiting Turner, Vermillion, Shake Shack, Dollar General, and Five Below.

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Project Experience

Service Sector:
Public Private
Project Types:
New Alterations/Renovations Interior Fit-Ups Service Work/Repairs
Project Size:
Up to $3,000,000
School / College / University
Hospital / Nursing Home
Hotel / Motel
Apartments & Condominiums
City / Town Hall
Office Building
Church / Synagogue
Retail Store
Jail / Prison
Mixed Use
Secure and Shielded Facilities
Single Family Residential
Misc Project
Athletic Field
Court House
Residential Building

Service Areas

Associations & Memberships

Member of ACDBE (Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise) ACDBE (Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise)
Member of AGC of Virginia AGC of Virginia
Member of HBA (Home Builders Assn. of Wake County) HBA (Home Builders Assn. of Wake County)
Member of NCHBA (North Carolina Home Builders Assn.) NCHBA (North Carolina Home Builders Assn.)
Member of Raleigh Regional Assn. of REALTORS Raleigh Regional Assn. of REALTORS
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