TAG: Signature Landscapes

Signature, Coast LM get $7.2M investment

September 13, 2017By

Central Valley Fund (CVF) invested $7.2 million in growth capital financing in two large landscape contractors, Signature Landscapes, based in Reno, Nev., and Coast Landscape Management, based in Napa, Calif. The transaction includes equity investments in both companies, which will be merged into a single entity during the fourth quarter. Signature ranks No. 122 with $14.7 million and Coast ranks... read more

LM150: How we got started

June 12, 2017By

Origin stories from a few LM150 firms. As told to Dillon Stewart Think back to your humble beginnings. The starry-eyed days where you had nothing but a mower and a dream. There are many reasons the leaders from LM150 list companies may be different from the average landscape company—scale, scope and sometimes just pure luck. But a modest beginning is... read more

Origin stories: Signature Landscapes | The unemployed plant lover

June 12, 2017By

Lebo Newman CEO, Signature Landscapes No. 122 Long before Lebo Newman was the CEO of Signature Landscapes, a $14.7 million firm company in Reno, Nev., he was standing in an unemployment line. His only landscape experience was caring for his prized jade plant. Five years after collecting his last unemployment check, he became the partner of a California firm that... read more

People on the Move: Signature names partners, Stihl hires vp of operations, PBI/Gordon names vp, and more

May 4, 2016By

Signature Landscapes in Reno, Nev., named Tim Laskowski, Tim Scott and Sal Perez as partners of the company. Laskowski is the installation division manager and senior estimator. He’s held several leadership positions in the industry and helped to create the training certificate program for Landscape Industry Certified professionals administered by the Nevada Landscape Association. He joined Signature in 2007. Scott is the residential maintenance division manager and... read more

Signature, Celtic merge in northern Nevada

March 23, 2016By

Signature Landscapes merged with Celtic Lawn & Landscape in northern Nevada, Northern Nevada Business Weekly reports. The combined company operates under the name Signature Landscapes. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Jay Graham, Celtic’s owner, is still involved in a new capacity at Signature Landscapes and is available to Celtic’s customers to assist in the transition. “We are excited to... read more

Hiring & Retention: Finders, keepers

June 11, 2015By

Strategies LM150 firms are using to up their employment game. Finding and keeping good people are fundamental to success for any business, but in the landscape industry, companies are discovering these to be increasingly difficult tasks. We spoke to several LM150 business owners who’ve been dealing with these challenges and are employing a variety of solutions. One challenge landscape business... read more