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TAG: The Brickman Group

Brickman, ValleyCrest complete merger

July 1, 2014By

Effective June 30, the Brickman Group and ValleyCrest Landscape Cos. completed their merger. “This merger combines over 140 years of industry knowledge, innovation and experience,” said Andrew Kerin, CEO of the combined company. “As one company, we plan to accelerate the growth of our business—providing greater opportunities for our team members and more customized solutions for our clients throughout the lifecycle... read more

Lambert’s dubs Jason New director of landscape services

June 26, 2014By

Jason New joined Lambert Landscape Co. as director of landscape services for the Dallas-based  company. New will manage the production groups for all landscape installation, garden management and tree care services to ensure the company’s landscape operations run smoothly and efficiently, providing stability and continuity to clients and crew. “We’re excited to welcome Jason to our team,” said Paul Fields,... read more

LM150: 2014 rankings

June 5, 2014By
logo: LM 150

Landscape Management’s listing of the industry’s top 150 revenue-generating firms includes individual company figures. Check out an analysis of this data, the top 25 leaders in client mix and service segment, and the 75 LM150 companies that grew 10 percent or more, up from 58 on last year’s list. Legend NR = Not reported * Indicates projected revenue reported in 2012... read more

Getting schooled: Numbers behind the largest 150 firms in the landscape industry

June 5, 2014By

A look at the numbers behind the largest 150 firms in the landscape and lawn care industry. The Green Industry’s largest 150 firms, ranked by annual revenue, grossed a total of $7,668,025,804 in 2013 sales. That’s a 0.2 percent drop from last year’s list, despite the list’s bottom threshold bumping up to nearly $7.6 million from $5.4 million last year.... read more

Brickman acquires Dallas-based Metheny

February 28, 2014By

The Brickman Group, Rockville, Md., acquired Dallas-based Metheny Commercial Lawn Maintenance on Dec. 31. Terms were not disclosed for the transaction. Metheny is the first company Brickman purchased since being acquired by investment firm KKR in November. Former owners Andy Metheny and Lewis Metheny will remain with the company as Brickman vice presidents in the North Texas market. “Joining forces... read more

Commercial Market: Quality comeback

October 11, 2013By

Pricing is still a concern on the commercial side of the business, but the tide may be starting to turn.  Landscape professionals on the commercial side of the business say they’re seeing some clients return to a quality- and value-driven mindset. That’s good news for these companies, as many of them may be doing some work for less than they... read more