Birmingham-based Landscape Workshop has acquired certain assets of Bayou Lawn & Landscape Services based in Valparaiso, Florida. With this recent expansion to the Emerald Coast, Landscape Workshop will now have 10 branch locations throughout the Southeast.
Landscape Workshop reports that this acquisition will expand its presence in the Florida panhandle and is fully committed to providing all existing and new customers with high quality service and proactive management.
Bayou was originally founded by Matt Schwab in 1995 before Jim Allen purchased the company in 1999. In addition to commercial landscape maintenance, Bayou’s client portfolio also includes a variety of residential properties along the Emerald Coast and surrounding areas. After much deliberation by Allen, and with his impending retirement on the horizon, he decided to sell the company and certain Bayou assets to Landscape Workshop due to its reputation and 35-year record of professionalism. Allen plans to stay on board throughout the transition period, and Bayou’s Bruce Kennedy will join the Landscape Workshop team as an account manager.
Landscape Workshop is a portfolio company of McKinney Capital.