Bland Acquires Landmark Landscape Services in North Carolina

Bland Landscaping Company, Inc., a North Carolina commercial landscaping management company, has acquired Landmark Landscape Services, LLC, of Huntersville, N.C. Landmark was founded in 2006 by its owner Mark Michel, and provides landscape maintenance, enhancement, and irrigation services.  Bland Landscaping is a portfolio company of Prospect Partners

“We are thrilled to partner with Landmark,” said Kurt Bland, Bland Landscaping’s President and CEO. “Since 1976, Bland Landscaping has built a brand centered around quality work, attentive customer service, and a commitment to excellence in everything we do. Mark and his team have an impeccable reputation and share our passion for landscape management. As Bland Landscaping continues to scale and expand our regional presence, Landmark provides a key branch location in the fast-growing metropolitan area north of Charlotte.”

Bland Landscaping, based in Apex, is one of North Carolina’s leading full-service providers of landscape design, installation, enhancement, and maintenance services. Its customers include offices, hospitals, universities, municipalities, and homeowner associations statewide, including the Triangle, Triad, and metropolitan Charlotte regions.

Landmark Landscape Services“I’m very proud of the great business we have built at Landmark,” Michel said. “Bland Landscaping shares our employee- and customer-focused values and has the systems to support significant growth for our combined companies while providing vast opportunity for employees to further their careers. Our clients in the thriving north Charlotte market will benefit from the expanded and enhanced services that result from this new partnership. I am thrilled for what our future holds and look forward to leading the new Huntersville branch of Bland Landscaping as Branch Manager.”

Over the years, Bland Landscaping – whose in-house team of more than 300 landscape experts includes professional turfgrass and horticulture managers, landscape designers, chemical technicians, and floriculturists – has earned more than 100 state and national awards for environmental improvement and landscape excellence. Second generation owners Bland and his brother, Matt Bland, CFO and COO, lead the company.

Bland Landscaping continues to seek acquisitions of other maintenance-focused commercial landscape management providers, with a focus on companies based in North Carolina and South Carolina.


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