LM150: Double digits

June 18, 2018 -  By

LM150_2015_smallSixty-four firms on the LM150 list grew by 10 percent or more in 2017. Here’s a look at what boosted some of their efforts. To learn more about the companies in bold, scroll to the bottom of this page.

Growth Rank Overall Rank Company % Change
Over 2015
1 75 The Loving Cos. 119%
2 103 M. Neves 50%
3 150 Focal Pointe Outdoor Solutions 49%
4 125 Unlimited Landscaping & Turf Management 42%
5 5 Gothic Landscape 40%
6 32 (tie) Rotolo Consultants 40%
7 50 Caretaker Landscape and Tree Management 38%
8 54 Baytree Landscape Contractors 34%
9 91 Superscapes 32%
10 18 Landscape Development 29%
11 46 Teufel Landscape 29%
12 135 C. Caramanico & Sons 28%
13 8 Yellowstone Landscape 27%
14 88 Pacific Landscape Management 26%
15 77 Harvest Landscape 25%
139 Nanak’s Landscaping 25%
146 ASI Landscape Management 25%
18 105 Cutting Edge Landscape 24%
19 16 (tie) SavATree 22%
20 14 Merit Service Solutions* 20%
56 Ryan Lawn & Tree 20%
87 Andre Landscape Service 20%
104 Complete Property Maintenance 20%
111 Earthworks 20%
120 (tie) Santa Rita Landscaping 20%
124 Richmond & Associates Landscaping 20%
128 Crystal Greens Landscape 20%
149 Brilar 20%
29 48 (tie) Environmental Management Services 19%
53 Landscape Workshop 19%
31 51 Dennis’ Seven Dees Landscaping & Garden Centers 18%
132 Timberline Landscaping 18%
147 Eastern Land Management 18%
34 60 R.P. Marzilli & Co. 17%
35 7 Park West Cos. 16%
36 34 Juniper Landscaping 15%
118 (tie) Mountain View Landscape 15%
133 Andy’s Sprinkler, Drainage & Lighting 15%
39 25 NaturaLawn of America 14%
47 Bemus Landscape 14%
134 The Spencer Co. 14%
136 Schultz Industries 14%
43 64 The Bruce Co. of Wisconsin 13%
81 Stay Green 13%
94 Bland Landscaping Co. 13%
126 American Landscape Systems 13%
140 NJ Best Lawns Sprinklers & Fencing 13%
61 Complete Landscaping Service 13%
49 27 Garden Design* 12%
31 Acres Group 12%
35 Clean Scapes 12%
137 LandCare Innovations* 12%
148 Emerald Isle Landscaping 12%
54 4 Bartlett Tree Experts 11%
79 Russell Landscape Group 11%
56 37 Mariani Enterprises 10%
38 Sebert Landscape 10%
42 Girard Environmental Services 10%
55 Gachina Landscape Management 10%
85 Designs By Sundown 10%
86 Frank & Grossman Landscape Contractors 10%
92 Heads Up Landscape* 10%
95 Southview Design 10%
129 The Joyce Cos. 10%

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Timberline Landscaping

This Colorado-based firm grew by tapping a consultant to help focus on its financial education, team building, sales and strategy. The company has created an internal process for employees to bring forth ideas to improve revenue and efficiency.

Schultz Industries

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Gachina Landscape Management

Gachina has employed consultants in various areas of expertise to continue its growth. For example, throughout 2017 the senior management team enrolled in a Franklin Covey leadership program, incorporating online resources, retreats, weekly huddles and the use of a daily app.

Focal Pointe Outdoor Solutions

New to the LM150 list, this St. Louis-area company has seen 20 percent annual growth over the last decade—growing by nearly half in 2017. The company attributes its growth to delighting its clients by understanding what drives their satisfaction and investing in people and systems to support that cause.

Rotolo Consultants

Rotolo Consultants has continued to grow through acquisitions in its core markets and an ongoing strategy of building its business around a maintenance base. It uses landscape construction as a tool to broaden the customer base, be visible in the market and serve as a pipeline for maintenance contracts.

Andy’s Sprinkler, Drainage & Lighting

To achieve double-digit growth, Andy’s has devoted time and resources to establish in-house human resources and marketing functions. The company also has created new tiers within its call center to improve customer and technician relations.

Frank & Grossman Landscape Contractors

This California firm is growing and combatting labor challenges by continuing to promote CLCA Certified Technician Training. The company pays for fees, and employees study and test on their own time to earn a $1 per hour raise for each certification earned.

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