For the Third Year in a Row, SIG Ranks on the Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies in the U.S.

Charleston, SC (August 16, 2022) – For the third time in a row, Sands Investment Group (SIG) is elated to report today that they have made the Inc. Magazine’s list of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies. The annual Inc. 5000 list is the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing private companies in America. Determination paired with data-driven advancements allowed for growth in both physical presence in the community and the scope of the success of the company’s pursuits. 

“The people, culture, our win-win attitude, servant mentality, and client-focused model will keep me at SIG for ages to come,” says Wyatt Groseclose, SIG Investment Advisor. “Last year was incredible, but we look forward to building on our momentum as we have set ourselves up to double our production in 2022. With the talent on our team, that is more than highly achievable.”

For the Third Year in a Row, SIG Ranks on the Inc. 5000 List of Fastest-Growing Companies in the U.S.

In 2010, Chris and Liz Sands started Sands Investment Group during a fierce economic downturn. For over a decade, the team they cultivated, despite numerous uncertainties in the market, has proved that advancement stems from the willingness to persist, no matter the complication.  

“While each appearance on Inc. 5000 has been an honor to receive, earning our third title this year is a true display of the work this team puts in every day,” says Chris Sands, SIG Founder & CEO. “I have watched our commitment to growth and development continue to pave the way for others in the industry. We remain a data-driven company focused on the success of our clients and communities and look forward to continued growth ahead.” 

The past year’s new growth opportunities for Sands Investment Group can be attributed to expanding their footprint and an emphasis on recruiting both which were strengthened through advancements in marketing technology. Opening a new office in Fort Lauderdale and further investing in the other 6 locations allowed the company to seek out new, innovative talent in a growing market to continue to provide fresh perspectives and expertise.

“What makes SIG a great place to work is the people. You’ve got people from different industries, and we’re all collaborating to make something unique and bigger than ourselves,” says Joe Wichmann, Recruiter. “No matter how long you have been in the industry, our training, mentorship, and guidance help you add value and support your business.”  

To match the location and team additions, SIG took steps toward advancing their technology, proprietary database, and resources. As an aid for the team, the results are more listings, closing more deals, and gaining more traction towards success, all while giving their clients best-in-class service and better opportunities. 

As a result of these implemented tactics, SIG has seen the result of their hard work and dedication. At mid-year, they have exclusively listed and closed $3.2 billion, closed over 500 transactions, and have $1.2 billion in active inventory.

“Data is at the core of everything that we do. We use it to drive our business forward daily and set the strategy. From a brokerage perspective, we are analyzing trends nationally, regionally, to a product type level, and even to a tenant,” says Ryan Passe, Executive Vice President of Operations. “We can use that data and information to make smarter decisions to drive our business forward and help provide our clients with opportunities that might not exist elsewhere.”    

While pursuing new methods of supporting the commercial brokerage teams through innovative changes and growth, SIG recognizes the importance of giving back to the communities they reside in. Each city is more than an opportunity for a sale; but also a community to give back to. By caring about the communities the teams call home, they can learn more than just what falls into the real estate bubble. The teams volunteer their time through SIGives, a program that donates 10% of their revenue to organizations that work to improve the lives of others.

From finding new ways to optimize client opportunities to expanding into new markets, SIG recognizes that true advancement is knowing there is always more to pursue. Team collaboration and strong community culture have created an environment with the desire to persist. After another banner year at SIG, the momentum does not stop there. SIG plans to expand their footprint into new markets with continued advancements to the platform for another record-breaking year. 

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About Sands Investment Group

Sands Investment Group is a commercial real estate brokerage firm specializing in buying and selling investment properties for private investors and institutions across the United States. Since its founding in 2010, SIG has closed over 3,700 transactions worth more than $7.1 billion in 48 states. Advisors at the company currently have over $1.2 billion in active inventory. As a leader in the industry, SIG was the first to offer sub-product type specialization. The firm’s track record in net lease, retail, office, medical, shopping centers, self-storage, auto, and industrial transactions is unparalleled. Sands Investment Group has offices in Santa Monica, CA; Charleston, SC; Atlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Philadelphia, PA; Charlotte, NC; and Fort Lauderdale, FL. Interested in a career in commercial real estate? Learn more about joining our team at

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