Growth 500 2018 – Rockwood Just Keeps Growing

Ranks No. 283 on Canada’s 2018 Growth 500

– Canadian Business unveils 30th annual list of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies –

Calgary, Alberta (September 13, 2018) Canadian Business and Maclean’s today ranked Rockwood Custom Homes No. 283 on the Growth 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies, ranked by five-year revenue growth.

For 30 years, the Growth 500 program “has told the stories of Canadian companies that set ambitious goals, overcome the odds and scaled their businesses,” says David Thomas, editor of Canadian Business, where Growth 500 winners are profiled. The special print issue of Canadian Business is published with Maclean’s magazine in October; it also appears online at and

Rockwood Custom Homes made the 2018 Growth 500 list with five-year revenue growth of 237%. It is Rockwood’s third consecutive ranking on the Growth 500, previously the PROFIT 500.

“The companies on the 2018 Growth 500 are truly remarkable. Demonstrating foresight, innovation and smart management, their stories serve as a primer for how to build a successful entrepreneurial business today,” says Deborah Aarts, Growth 500 program manager. “As we celebrate 30 years of the Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies program, it’s encouraging to see that entrepreneurship is healthier than ever in this country.”

“Rockwood continues to grow. Continues to innovate. Continues to set goals and knock them down,” says Allison Grafton, president and founder of Rockwood Custom Homes. “It is in testament to our vision, strong culture and continued excellence in delivery that we appear on the Growth 500, along with so many other industry leaders.”

The Growth 500 recognition is one of more than 30 distinct awards that Rockwood has received since 2013 and the company’s third ranking on the Growth 500 listing.

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About the Growth 500

For 30 years, the Growth 500 has been Canada’s most respectable and influential ranking of entrepreneurial achievement. Ranking Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the Growth 500—formerly known as the PROFIT 500—profiles the country’s most successful growing businesses. The Growth 500 is produced by Canadian Business. Winners are profiled in a special Growth 500 print issue of Canadian Business (packaged with the October issue of Maclean’s magazine) and online at and For more information on the ranking, visit

About Canadian Business

Founded in 1928, Canadian Business is the longest-serving and most-trusted business publication in the country. It is the country’s premier media brand for executives and senior business leaders. It fuels the success of Canada’s business elite with a focus on the things that matter most: leadership, innovation, business strategy and management tactics. Learn more at