TAG: survey

If you don’t know…

January 9, 2015By

If you were asked to come up with a list of the top 10 reasons excellent employees should want to work for you, could you do it? Would the first five reasons come easily and then you’d have to dig a little, or are all 10 self-evident? I’ve found most business owners and managers can come up with a list... read more

ASLA survey: Work inquiries rise, design firms look to hire

May 22, 2014By

The American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) released its first quarter 2014 Business Quarterly survey, which provided a quarter-to-quarter surge in inquiries from potential clients for new work, and hiring plans grew slightly from the last quarter. Fully 80.2 percent reported stable to significantly higher inquiries for work, representing an increase from 74.9 percent last quarter. In addition, 72.2 percent of firm... read more

Landscape architecture firms getting busy, survey shows

May 7, 2013By

Landscape architecture firms may soon see an uptick in business, the American Society of Landscape Architects’ (ASLA) first quarter 2013 Business Quarterly survey reveals. Firms reported a surge in inquiries from potential clients for new work, as well as more stable or rising billable hours. As a result, plans for hiring are underway, respondents said. The ASLA Business Quarterly survey... read more

Survey sheds light on spending habits

May 1, 2013By

What are consumer’s spending habits when it comes to professional lawn and landscape services? They may open their wallets more often for design/build services in the coming year, according to survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET). The online, five-question survey asked consumers about spending on professional lawn and landscape services such as lawn... read more

Study shows lawn care is key for home buyers, sellers

April 4, 2013By

Homeowners believe their yards will either help or hurt them in getting top dollar for their house this home-buying season, TruGreen’s Lawn Lifestyles National Survey of America shows. Seventy-nine percent of the homeowners asked agree that “having a healthy, green lawn contributes to the overall value of a home” and 56 percent of the homeowners surveyed said “when buying a... read more

Pew survey: Most Americans say immigrants should stay

April 1, 2013By

A new survey from the Pew Research Center finds that seven-in-ten Americans (71 percent) say there should be a way for illegal immigrants to remain in the U.S. if they meet certain requirements, while 27 percent say they should not be allowed to stay legally. There are approximately 11 million illegal immigrants in the country. President Obama recently said he’s... read more