Davey Tree acquires Elizabeth River Lawn and Landscape

Elizabeth River Lawn and Landscape has 140 employees.

April 16, 2018
Edited by Lauren Rathmell

KENT, Ohio – The Davey Tree Expert Company has announced the acquisition of the assets of Elizabeth River Lawn and Landscape, Inc., a commercial landscape company based in Suffolk, Virginia.

Elizabeth River Lawn and Landscape provides commercial landscape management services in addition to irrigation, landscape installation, tree care, snow removal and emergency response.

“Elizabeth River is excited to join Davey for many reasons. Most importantly, we value their commitment and enthusiasm toward honesty, customer service and high-quality full-service landscape and tree care,” said Jason Fawcett, CEO, Elizabeth River Lawn and Landscape, Inc. “With Davey, not only will our employees have additional career and training opportunities, but they will also have the opportunity to participate in Davey’s employee-ownership program.” 

Dan Joy, executive vice president and general manager, commercial landscape services, said Davey is excited to welcome the employees of Elizabeth River Lawn and Landscape.

“Elizabeth River Lawn and Landscape Inc. is a commercial landscape company with a great reputation and this change allows their clients to experience Davey’s diversified service offerings in this area,” said Joy. “Clients will still see the same focus on exceptional service, but also now have access to Davey’s technology and equipment, and research and development capabilities provided by the Davey Institute.” 

Based in Suffolk, Virginia, Elizabeth River Lawn and Landscape has additional locations in Virginia Beach, Yorktown and Richmond, Virginia. The company has about 140 employees and Fawcett will continue to lead the Elizabeth River Landscape Management offices.