Landscape Development Acquires Zuke’s

Landscape Development Inc

 Enhanced Landscape Management LLC (ELM), the maintenance division of Landscape Development, Inc. (LDI), has completed the asset purchase of Rancho Cordova based Zuke’s Landscape, Inc. (Zuke’s). The purchase expands the maintenance operations of LDI, with total revenues exceeding $110 million, into new territory. Zuke’s owners, Dan and Jennifer Zuccaro will remain and join the ELM executive team.  “We have had the pleasure of working with the LDI/ELM team for several months.  What drew us together was the shared values of how we conduct business – treating our employees well and partnering with our valued clients,” said Jennifer Zuccaro, who will play … Read more

SavATree Acquires Ping’s Tree Service in Indianapolis

Ping's Tree Service

SavATree,a national tree, shrub, and lawn care company has acquired Indianapolis-based Ping’s Tree Service. This marks SavATree’s 40th branch office and second Indiana location–further expanding its presence in the Midwest.  SavATree uis a portfolio company of  CI Capital Partners. Founded by Phil Ping in 1973, Ping’s Tree service is the largest privately owned and operated tree care service company in central Indiana. Services include tree preservation and care, pruning, removals, plant health care, and professional lawn care. In December of 2019, SavATree merged with another highly regarded, local tree care company, Vine & Branch. Consequently, Ping’s and Vine & Branch … Read more

Westhook Capital Invests in Santa Rita Landscaping in Tucson

Westhook Capital, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, has made an investment in Santa Rita Landscaping (“Santa Rita”), a leading provider of commercial landscaping services in Tucson, Arizona. The Company will continue to be led by Tanner Spross and Kathi Roche, who will remain in their positions as CEO and CFO, respectively. Santa Rita ranks #114 in Landscape Management’s Top 150. Its services include the design, installation and maintenance of commercial landscape. Brian Ham, co-founder of Santa Rita, said, “We are very proud of our team and what we have built at Santa Rita. We are excited about Westhook’s ‘partnership-driven’ approach … Read more

Landscape Workshop Acquires EcoLandcare in Lexington

Landscape Workshop recently completed the acquisition of the landscape maintenance, enhancement and snow operations of EcoLandcare LLC, based in Lexington, Kentucky. Landscape Workshop has 9 branch locations across the Southeast and already has a strong presence in the Kentucky market, having acquired former Lexington company Henkel Denmark in 2018. EcoLandcare was  founded by John Thomson in 2010. After much deliberation, John decided to sell the company and certain EcoLandcare assets to Landscape Workshop due to its reputation and 35-year record of professionalism. John will continue to operate Thompson Lawn Care as a key turf chemicals subcontractor to Landscape Workshop and … Read more

Sperber Adds Top Cut Lawn Services in Florida

Sperber Landscape Companies has entered the Florida market by affiliating with Top Cut Lawn Services of Palm Beach County, Florida. “I’m excited to be re-entering the Florida marketplace where we’ve always experienced amazing relationships with clients and high-quality projects,” said Richard Sperber, SLC’s managing partner, who also expressed his enthusiasm in being able to work alongside Top Cut Founder Stephen Miller. “Steve’s field expertise and dedication to providing quality work is unmatched in the industry.” “We’ve worked hard over the years to build a strong brand and company culture. I knew that partnering with Sperber would allow us to maintain … Read more