TAG: Piscataqua Landscaping & Tree Service

Backstory: Justin Gamester

May 30, 2017By
Photo: Justin Gamester

Justin Gamester President Piscataqua Landscaping & Tree Service Eliot, Maine Education Portsmouth High School Portsmouth, N.H. Class of 1999 University of New Hampshire Bachelor’s Degree Business administration, focus in entrepreneurship, minor in political science Class of 2003 Work Experience 1992-1999 Clean Cut Lawn Care Owner Portsmouth, N.H. Starting in junior high, Gamester ran his own landscape company, where he maintained... read more

Chenmark buys another Maine landscape firm

January 4, 2017By

Chenmark Capital Management, a firm that acquires small and midsize businesses, purchased Piscataqua Landscaping & Tree Service, based in Eliot, Maine, according to Fosters.com. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Chenmark, based in Portland, Maine, also acquired Seabreeze Property Services in late 2015. Piscataqua, founded by Booth Hemingway in 1979, does about $9 million in annual revenue, according to... read more

Making profits with tree services

July 20, 2016By

Adding tree services to a landscape maintenance company is a big undertaking, but it can be a profitable one if done right. Justin Gamester always considered his firm to be a full-service landscaping company. Offering a mixture of maintenance, construction, irrigation, lighting and snow removal services, Piscataqua Landscaping in Eliot, Maine, could handle nearly all of its customers’ needs—except when... read more

Another type of ammo: Fearless execution

May 9, 2015By

This is part one of LM‘s “Another type of ammo” Snow + Ice Guide. Read part two, “Inclined to think ahead,” here. He works neither in a tux nor with a martini, but Justin Gamester is, in fact, a “James Bond” in the snow removal industry—and he gives some of the credit to using liquid deicers. The vice president of... read more