Arborwell Moves into Southern California


Acquires Tree Care Division of Stay Green

Arborwell, a leading professional tree management company, announced that it has completed its acquisition of the tree care division of Stay Green Landscapes of San Diego. This move signals Arborwell’scontinued pattern of stable growth since the company’s the inception in 2002. In fact, Arborwell has been named to the San Francisco Business Times “Fast 100”, a list of the fastest growing companies in thegreater Bay Area, for the past four years running.


“The acquisition was a good fit for Arborwell’s strategic plan of expansion and coverage of Northern and Southern California. Our complimentary customer list positions Arborwell to become a single source provider of tree care services to many of the leading commercial real estate and property management companies in California” commented Peter Sortwell, President of Arborwell. “We are conducting a seamless



transition as the tree care division, employees and management team of Stay Green are integrated into Arborwell. Best of all, the entire operation remains under the management of Butch Everett, now Regional Vice President and Managing Partner of Arborwell’s San Diego operations” Sortwell added.

Arborwell now operates from five California locations including Hayward (corporate headquarters), Sacramento, San Diego, San Jose and San Mateo. Clients include commercial real estate and property management companies, corporations, landscape and general contractors, golf courses, municipalities and government agencies. Serving all of California, Arborwell provides comprehensive tree services including transplanting, specification pruning, plant health care, tree and stump removal, tree inventories, appraisals, hazard assessments, and budgetary management plants. Arborwell offers enhanced service capabilities utilizing an arsenal of cutting-edge equipment, 24-hour emergency service and customer service representatives who are certified arborists with over 150 years combined experience.