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Jun 5, 2015, 6:00am EDT
Steven Ogier of ContraVest Builders

Ogier by Jim Carchidi

Susan LundineManaging Editor- Orlando Business Journal
No. 1: ContraVest Builders, ContraVest Management Co., ContraVest Development Partners, 501% growth

My firm’s most memorable “aha” moment: Realizing with our 29-year history, we have a terrific reputation, track record and credibility to secure new joint-venture partners for new apartment developments.

My advice to other entrepreneurs: A great work ethic, company vision, strong relationships and a can-do attitude won’t guarantee success, but dramatically will increase your odds of building a winning formula and a successful company.

Key accomplishments in 2014: Completed the construction of our 321-unit apartment community in Charlotte, N.C., and secured a new joint-venture partner for a new …