Making the rankings
DEG, an Overland Park marketing and social media firm, has been named to The Build 100, a new business index from Inc. magazine that recognizes companies that have added jobs in each of the past five years.
The magazine will unveil the index in its March 2014 issue and on its website, TheBuildNetwork.com. According to Inc., the index was created by studying the growth performance of millions of companies between 2007 and 2012. During this period, DEG reported a 230 percent increase in job growth. It currently has 117 employees.
DEG, which provides email marketing and other social media strategies, said its client list includes Lee Jeans, Cabela’s, Purina and GoPro. Neal Sharma is the company’s chief executive officer.
The company was formed in 1999 and its headquarters is in the Corporate Woods office park.
New industrial park
Construction has begun on Lenexa Logistics Centre, a $100 million industrial development on the west side of Renner Boulevard near 113th Street. The development will have about 1.6 million square feet within 10 industrial buildings. The first building to be constructed will be a 260,000-square-foot facility targeted to be completed by June 2014.
Block Real Estate Services LLC is a partner in the investment group developing the 117.5-acre park.
| The Star