Bland Landscaping Company acquires The Byrd's Group

The Byrd’s Group is located in Charlotte and was founded in 1980.

November 21, 2022

Bland Landscaping Company, a North Carolina provider of commercial landscaping management services, has acquired The Byrd’s Group of Charlotte, N.C.

The Byrd’s Group, founded in 1980 by Bobby W. Byrd, provides landscape maintenance, enhancement, and irrigation services.

“We are very excited to partner with The Byrd’s Group,” said Kurt Bland, Bland Landscaping’s president and CEO. “Since 1976, Bland Landscaping has built a brand centered around quality work, attentive customer service, and a commitment to excellence in everything we do. The Byrd’s Group team has a terrific reputation and shares our passion for landscape management. As Bland Landscaping continues to grow and expand our regional platform, The Byrd’s Group provides a key branch location on the eastern edge of the fast-growing metropolitan Charlotte market. This 9-acre facility gives us ample room for growth and puts us one step closer to building out the multi-prong model we are working towards to efficiently serve the Greater Charlotte area.”

Bland Landscaping, based in Apex, is one of North Carolina’s full-service providers of landscape design, installation, enhancement, and maintenance services. Its customers include offices, hospitals, universities, municipalities, and homeowner associations statewide, including the Triangle, Triad, Charlotte, and Coastal regions.

“I’m very proud of the legacy we have built at The Byrd’s Group,” Bobby L. Byrd said. “Bland Landscaping shares our values of putting employees and customers first and has the resources to support significant growth for our combined companies as well as our employees looking to advance their careers. Our clients in the thriving Charlotte market will benefit from the expanded and enhanced services that result from this combination as well. I am confident that the future is bright for both our employees and customers.”

Over the years, Bland Landscaping – whose in-house team of more than 600 landscape professionals includes turfgrass and horticulture managers, landscape designers, lawncare technicians, irrigation technicians, and floriculturists – has earned more than 100 state and national awards for environmental improvement and landscape excellence.

In 2022, Bland Landscaping ranked 59th on the Lawn & Landscape Top 100 list of top lawn care and landscaping companies in the U.S. and Canada by total revenue, jumping 20 spots from its 79th ranking in 2019.

Second generation owners Bland and his brother, Matt Bland, CFO and COO, continue to lead the company.