Stratus Building Solutions Chosen as 10 Most Promising Franchises of 2011 by

Saint Louis, MO, February 26, 2011 --( Stratus Building Solutions, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, is one of the “10 Most Promising Franchises of 2011” selected by Inc. Magazine in a process that establishes the best franchise opportunities for 2011.

Stratus Building Solutions CEO, Dennis Jarrett, and President, Pete Frese, said in a statement: “We are very proud of all that 2011 has brought us already with our #1 Fastest Growing Franchise ranking from Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 and our four new offices in Phoenix, San Diego, Louisville and Baltimore. This recognition brings even more attention to our outstanding growth of which we are very proud. A combination of hardworking individuals and a successful business model allow these goals to be achieved.”

With a strong interest in environmental stewardship, Stratus focuses its attention on the maintenance and service of commercial properties. Stratus has been able to grow at a tremendous rate, from 708 franchises in 2007 to 3,512 franchises in 2010. This awarded Stratus Building Solutions a place in the Franchise Times Fast 55 of 2010. The service Stratus provides its Franchise Owners has led to many awards including, USA Today’s Top 50 Franchises for Minorities, Black Enterprise’s Top 40 Franchises for African Americans and PODER 360’s Top 25 Franchises for Hispanics. Stratus also achieved a high ranking on the Inc. 5000 list for 2010, leading into the new year with Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500. There Stratus achieved a #1 Fastest Growing Franchise, #5 Top Low Cost Franchise, #6 Home Based Franchise, #18 Globally and #20 in the Franchise 500 for 2011.

Stratus Building Solutions offers 16 different building service franchise plans providing state-of-the-art “environmentally green” cleaning systems, products, services and marketing support. These include the “Stratus Green Clean” program which uses environmentally-friendly products and services to help sustain healthier, more productive facilities. Also, the firm offers an exclusive “Stratus Sani-Proof” program that kills bacteria, including Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus and other germs found in schools, offices and healthcare centers.

Stratus Building Solutions franchise benefits include orientation and training; customer referrals; administrative and accounting support; pre-arranged credit lines; access to insurance and surety bonds, financing options, promotional support; and other turn-key advantages. The firm’s international headquarters are at 1976 Innerbelt Business Center Drive in St. Louis.

For information about Stratus Building Solutions’ unit franchise opportunity, visit, or to learn more about the master franchise opportunity, visit The full list from can be viewed here: Press contact: Dennis Jarrett

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