BrightView acquires The Groundskeeper

BrightView acquires The Groundskeeper

The Groundskeeper ranked 19th on Lawn & Landscape’s 2018 Top 100 List with more than $68 million in 2017 revenue.

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Plymouth Meeting, Pa. – BrightView Landscapes acquired Environmental Earthscapes, a Tucson, Arizona-based firm that operates as The Groundskeeper. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

The Groundskeeper, and its subsidiary Greater Texas Landscape Services, specialize in commercial landscape maintenance, landscape construction, tree care and irrigation services. The company has locations in Tucson; Phoenix; Las Vegas; Albuquerque, New Mexico; El Paso, Texas; Austin, Texas; San Antonio; Houston; and Dallas. The Groundskeeper employs more than 1,000 people across four states.

“Thanks in large part to the quality of their work and commitment to client service, The Groundskeeper has seen steady growth from its founding in 1976 and today is one of the Southwest’s most prominent landscape maintenance, development, tree care and irrigation companies,” said Andrew Masterman, BrightView CEO. “We are delighted to welcome their team to BrightView and we look forward to continued growth and success in this critical region.”

The Groundskeeper CEO Anil Hiremath said the employee-owned company shares much in common with BrightView.

“Both organizations are dedicated to their teams, the communities in which they operate and to producing the very finest results for clients,” he said. “Becoming part of an industry leader like BrightView creates opportunity for our team members and assures that our customers continue to receive the highest level of service.”

Brightview ranked No. 1 on Lawn & Landscape's 2018 Top 100 List, posting $2.2 billion in revenue while the Groundskeeper ranked 19th with more than $68 million in 2017 revenue. BrightView acquired Girard Environmental Services in September, bringing together the No. 1-ranked 2017 Top 100 company and the 39th.