TAG: ValleyCrest Landscape Cos.

Brickman/ValleyCrest snag Associa account

March 5, 2015By

The Brickman Group and ValleyCrest Landscape Cos.—to be branded as BrightView in mid-2015 as part of their recent merger—became the exclusive landscaping provider for Associa, “the world’s largest community association management firm,” with 4 million residents across the country. “Brickman/ValleyCrest is already at the top of its class as a landscaping provider and we are proud to tell our communities... read more

ValleyCrest maintains Google campus with Mean Green Mowers

January 23, 2015By

ValleyCrest Landscape Cos. purchased Mean Green Mowers for use on Google’s main campus in Mountain View, Calif. The first set of mowers, purchased from Gardenland Power Equipment in Campbell, Calif., arrived Dec. 19. Zach Mersch, inside sales manager for Mean Green Mowers, and Richard Ogawa of Gardenland demonstrated and trained the ValleyCrest crew on how to operate the commercial, electric... read more

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

Timing is everything: Tips for strategizing an exit

June 6, 2014By

Right now your phone probably is ringing with every “business broker” and “deal guy” saying they have a deal for you. Sound familiar? Are you ready to sell? The industry has been buzzing as word spread about a mega deal between ValleyCrest Landscape Cos. and the Brickman Group. The fact is activity is picking up and so are business valuations.... read more

How to ease merger anxiety in the Green Industry

June 6, 2014By

The Brickman Group/ValleyCrest Landscape Cos. merger is on everyone’s mind. Is this a game changer, I’m asked? Or, as in the past with LandCare USA and ServiceMaster, will it be a mess? One thing is certain: What this represents as a potential industry pivot point has been a long time coming. Since the high level of merger and acquisition (M&A)... read more