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Gallivan Corp. to expand after key acquisition

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With the purchase of a Vermont business, the company will create jobs, widen territory and drive revenue.

| November 2, 2012

TROY, N.Y. – Gallivan Corp., a family-owned, award-winning landscape design, construction, and management firm based out of Troy, N.Y., acquired Northern Landscape Services located in Pownal, Vt. The purchase includes all assets and real estate owned by Northern Landscape Services. Financial terms of the deal will not be disclosed.

Located near Williamstown, Mass., Northern Landscape Services has been servicing homeowners and businesses in The Berkshires since 1994. All current employees will remain and in the coming months, Gallivan Corp. will hire additional workers to support its projected growth and make significant upgrades to vehicles, equipment, office space and the facility located in Pownal, Vt.

The company will operate initially as Gallivan Corp. and Northern Landscape Services.

“The firm’s increased capacities will ensure that customers continue to benefit from the highest professionalism and quality service they have come to expect,” said Brendan Gallivan, founder and president, Gallivan Corp. “We have deep roots in the communities in which we already do business and we look forward to increasing our presence in Massachusetts and Vermont.”

“This is a competitive marketplace and Gallivan Corp. by far has the reputation, resources and leadership to grow and expand in this region. We’re proud of what we’ve accomplished in nearly 18 years of business, creating sustainable landscapes that fulfill property owners’ needs in Berkshire County and beyond,” said Brian O’Neil, owner, Northern Landscape Services. “I have no doubt Gallivan Corp. will continue to do the same.”

 

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