Travis Garcia

Travis has moved from using subcontractors to in-house crews for most jobs.

March 28, 2016
Travis Garcia, Owner at Prestige Contractors, in Castle Rock, Colo., 2016 Professional Remodeler 40 Under 40 awardee

Owner

Prestige Contractors, Castle Rock, Colo. 

Age 35

2015 Revenue: $420,000

Best practice: Prestige Contractors relied heavily on subcontractors for years, but Travis found that while many subs did a good job, he wanted more oversight. So in 2015, he took the plunge and hired four permanent employees. Today, Travis has a uniformed staff who undergo background checks and drug testing. “We finish our jobs faster and have fewer issues with different trades not knowing what the other one is doing,” he says. In addition, he’s noticed that the quality of his leads is better and the jobs themselves are bigger. Four years ago, the company averaged $25,000 on a kitchen remodel. Today, the average is close to $55,000. His company has seen a 75 percent increase in revenue from 2014 to 2015. 

Read more about the 2016 Professional Remodeler 40 Under 40 awardees.

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