TAG: LM150 Supplement

LM150 company profile: Complete Landsculpture

July 9, 2018By

Like so many in the business, Chris Strempek, founder, co-owner and president of Complete Landsculpture, entered the landscaping industry as a boy, equipped with an old mower, summers full of free time and an asking price of $5 per lawn. Strempek later founded Complete Landsculpture in 1985 when he was a second-year college student at the University of North Texas.... read more

LM150 company profile: Landscape Development Inc.

July 2, 2018By

In 2006, Gary Horton’s company, Landscape Development Inc. (LDI), was at the top of its game. With an annual revenue of $93 million, the Valencia, Calif.-based company was thriving and growing by more than 25 percent per year. Then the 2007 recession hit, and like so many other successful firms, LDI found itself mired in a downturn. Revenue fell from... read more

LM150 company profile: Schultz Industries

June 18, 2018By

Eric Schultz, who mowed lawns in high school, naturally joined up with his brother’s residential lawn maintenance company after getting out of the Marine Corps in 1982. After five years, realizing he did not want to mow lawns for the rest of his life, Schultz broke off from his brother to found a commercial-focused company with his wife, Pam, in... read more

Total LM150 revenue hits 11 digits for the first time

June 18, 2018By

This issue marks the tenth LM150 list—it debuted in 2009—and the first year the combined revenue of all 150 companies has topped the $10 billion mark. The combined 2017 revenue was up 9 percent ($8.6 million) year over year. BrightView and TruGreen didn’t report year-over-year growth figures, but the math tells us they grew only 3 percent and 2 percent... read more

LM150 company profile: SiteWorks

June 18, 2018By

Talk to Chris Malham and Rob Spoor, and you hear a lot of laughs and a lot of “dudes.” Despite insisting they haven’t rehearsed the interview, they finish each other’s sentences. They appear to genuinely appreciate and get a kick out of each other. Their compatibility as business partners is evident, which hints at why they have been able to... read more

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