Perla Lichi Luxury, a high end home firm, is both an international presence and a family-owned and -operated company, offering a full range of services.
“I am very close to my family which, after three marriages, is very extended indeed!” Perla once told Home Trust International. “We recently celebrated my younger son Izzy’s wedding. Some 150 close family members, dear friends, colleagues, current and past employees came from near and far.”
According to the Conway Center for Family Business, family-owned businesses like Perla Lichi Luxury are economic powerhouses that drive local, national and global economies. Here are some interesting facts they provided:
· Family businesses account for 64 percent of US. gross domestic product, generate 62 percent of the country’s employment and account for 78 percent of all new job creation.
· Family-owned businesses are the backbone of the American economy. Studies have shown about 35 percent of Fortune 500 companies are family controlled and represent the full spectrum of American companies from small businesses to major corporations.
· The greatest part of America’s wealth lies with family-owned business. Family firms comprise 80 to 90 percent of all business enterprises in North America
· Small businesses, including many family firms, employ just over half of US workers. Of 113.4 million nonfarm private sector workers in 2011, small firms with fewer than 500 workers employed 55 million and large firms employed 58.4 million. Firms with fewer than 20 employees employed 20.2 million.
Among the leading interior decorators in Florida, Perla Lichi Luxury is currently working on luxury house interiors on three continents and are among the few home interiors companies well versed in design at this exclusive level.