Banneker Ventures, a boutique construction, facilities management and real estate development firm has been recognized as one of the nation's largest black businesses in the country by Black Enterprise magazine. Banneker ranked #81 on the BE 100s list, which also features a half dozen billion-dollar companies.
"We are extremely proud to be part of the BE 100. Our company's motto is Changing the World and we work hard at being one of the most respected boutique construction, facilities management and real estate development firms in the Metropolitan Washington, D.C. region," says Omar Karim, Banneker President.
At the end of 2017, Banneker employed more than 40 people and had annual revenues of over $28 million.
“Our report on the largest African American-owned businesses in the U.S. highlights the achievements of intrepid entrepreneurs at the helms of top-flight organizations, while providing the most significant barometer of the progress of African Americans as business leaders and producers, not just consumers and laborers, in the global economy,” said Black Enterprise Senior VP/Editor-in-Chief Derek T. Dingle in a press statement.