TAG: BrightView

BrightView chosen to care for one of America’s most historic landmarks

November 30, 2017By

BrightView has been selected to care for landscapes in Virginia’s Colonial Williamsburg. “We are honored to bring our expertise to this great attraction,” said Andrew Masterman, president and CEO of BrightView Cos. “When an organization makes the decision to source a service like landscaping to an outside company, they must have every confidence that work will be done to the... read more

Companies in the News: BrightView teams up with community to build memorial; U.S. Lawns team lends helping hand to Central Florida food bank; Case Construction Equipment extends warranties

November 21, 2017By

BrightView teamed up with community organizations in Florida to design and install a memorial park for veterans and first responders. The park features a flag representing each branch of the military, paver walks, a memorial wall, a commemorative plaque, new landscaping and a first responders’ fire pit area. The memorial was officially opened during a ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony on... read more

Court approves $4.7M OT case settlement for former Brickman supervisors

October 25, 2017By

Earlier this month, a Pennsylvania court approved a nearly $5 million overtime case settlement against The Brickman Group, now BrightView. The class/collective action settlement resolves the case, Acevedo, et al. v. Brightview Landscapes, which was filed against Brickman Group in October 2013. It alleged the company underpaid overtime to its salary-paid supervisors by paying only half-time overtime pay under a “fluctuating... read more

OpX, safety go hand in hand

October 17, 2017By

I have a photograph in my office that shows a BrightView team member working on a client site in Louisville, Ky. It’s a beautiful photo of a landscape that shows the skill and dedication of the crews who installed and maintain it. At first glance, I’m proud of the photo, but on closer examination, I have a major issue with... read more

How BrightView does safety

October 17, 2017By

At BrightView, we have a widely distributed business, so to standardize how we operationalize safety every day in all of our branches, our leadership team has defined and developed a “Daily Safety Game Plan.” This commitment begins when our teams arrive in the morning and doesn’t end until they walk through their own front door. Preparing for work Start each... read more

BrightView acquires Florida company

September 11, 2017By

BrightView acquired Girard Environmental Services (GES), a commercial landscape maintenance company based in Sanford, Fla. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. GES CEO Rick Girard said the two companies have much in common. “BrightView shares our passion for the craft of landscaping and our commitment to achieving success for our clients and to the safety, well-being and career advancement of team... read more