Royal Oaks Building Group, LLC Wins Triangle Business Journal’s Fast 50 Award

Raleigh, NC, December 20, 2007 --( Rich Van Tassel, president of Royal Oaks Building Group, LLC, has announced that the company has received the Triangle Business Journal’s 2007 Fast 50 Award. The Fast 50 Award recognizes the fastest-growing privately-held companies in the Triangle. The survey, evaluated by PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP, ranked companies based on their revenues and percentage of growth over a three-year period. Royal Oaks was honored at an awards ceremony on Nov. 1 at the Embassy Suites in Cary, N.C. This is the third consecutive Fast 50 Award presented to Royal Oaks Building Group.

The Fast 50 Award adds to an already impressive list of company awards for Royal Oaks Building Group in 2007, a list that includes the Apex Small Business of the Year, as well as being ranked among the top 25 residential home builders by the Triangle Business Journal. Individual 2007 accolades for Royal Oaks staff include Co-Rotarian of the Year and the 40 Under 40 Leadership award for Van Tassel, and the Triangle Business Journal’s highly prestigious Women In Business Award for Elaine Bridges, vice president of sales and marketing for Royal Oaks.

“We are honored to have won the Fast 50 Award for the third year in a row,” said Van Tassel. “This award is a testament to how hard everyone at Royal Oaks has worked to make the company successful.”

About Royal Oaks Building Group, LLC:
Royal Oaks Building Group, LLC, builds fine homes throughout Raleigh, Holly Springs, Fuquay-Varina, Wake Forest, Cary, Apex and Chapel Hill. Locally owned and operated, the company focuses on quality of design, construction and customer service, offering a portfolio of plans and a wide selection of standard features from which to choose in price ranges from starters to multimillion-dollar luxury homes. Royal Oaks is a member of the Raleigh-Wake County Home Builders Association and has received multiple gold and silver awards from the HBA Parade of Homes. This annual event recognizes the best homes based on exterior and interior design, special features, and overall craftsmanship. For more information, visit

Patty Briguglio
MMI Associates, Inc.
PR Firms Raleigh, NC

Royal Oaks Building Group LLC
Patty Briguglio
(919) 233-6600