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Commercial Construction Index shows optimism for revenue, concern about labor
Commercial construction is in high demand across the country and contractors remain optimistic about the current and forward-looking health of the sector, according to the Q3 USG Corporation + U.S. Chamber of Commerce Commercial Construction Index. Take a closer look at the results. >>More
Hillenmeyer duo featured
in Entrepreneur magazine

The brothers behind Stephen Hillenmeyer Landscape Services were recently featured in Entrepreneur magazine to get the lowdown on why the pair decided to invest in two different franchise systems and how the move has been working out for them. >>More
Featured Image GreenCare for Troops holds first Band Blitz fundraiser
More than $10,000 was raised through ticket sales, food and beverage and raffle ticket sales for chances to win Toro power equipment. Learn more about the inaugural event. >>More
2018 GIE+EXPO to feature new format
Next year's format will allow contractors an extra day on the show floor and access to the outdoor demonstration area for three days. >>More
>People on the Move: NHLA selects new board of directors; Central Turf & Irrigation appoints new vp; and more from Aspire, Davey, LandCare and Mirimichi Green
TURF+
ORNAMENTAL
Pro Lawn-Plus/All Seasons Pest
acquired by Bug Out Service

Jacksonville, Fla.-based Bug Out Service's acquisition of Pro Lawn-Plus/All Seasons Pest Control expands Bug Out’s presence in this market and adds more than $1 million in annual revenue. >>More
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MAINTENANCE
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Photo: Stihl Stihl introduces BR 700 X backpack blower
The backpack blower includes two lightweight fixed-length tubes, a flexible pleated connecting hose, a semi-automatic choke, a one-touch stop switch and an adjustable control handle. >>More
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INSTALLATION
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Photo: FX Luminaire FX Luminaire releases
SPA path light

The SPA light is intended for clients who desire the look and functionality of the SP but require the lower price of an aluminum-made fixture, according to FX Luminaire. >>More
IRRIGATION+
WATER MANAGEMENT
Featured Image HydroPoint Data Systems releases new version of WeatherTRAK OptiFlow
The newest version, OptiFlow XR, enables controllers to share information in the cloud without wires or local radios, and optimizes how, when and where watering takes place within defined water windows. >>More
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LM Growth Summit Discover innovative ways to improve your business during our 2017 LM Growth Summit in Orlando, Florida! Network with peers and our partners, attend a workshop, meet industry experts and more! Plus, we cover the cost of accommodations, food, beverages and activities for qualified attendees.
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ON THE RECORD Insights from LM's editors and landscape industry leaders
Profit Power Profit Power: 7 time management musts
The following seven time management musts from Jeffrey Scott will allow you to get an enormous amount accomplished with less effort in any given week. >>More
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