Bland Landscaping acquires Landmark Landscape Services

By edited by Sarah Bunyea

The acquisition expands Bland Landscaping’s service coverage in the Charlotte, North Carolina area.

Bland Landscaping Company Inc., a provider of commercial landscaping management services headquartered in Apex, North Carolina, has acquired Landmark Landscape Services LLC, of Huntersville, North Carolina.

Landmark, founded in 2006 by its owner Mark Michel, provides landscape maintenance, enhancement and irrigation services.

“We are thrilled to partner with Landmark,” says Kurt Bland, president and CEO of Bland Landscaping. “Since 1976, Bland Landscaping has built a brand centered around quality work, attentive customer service and a commitment to excellence in everything we do. Mark and his team have an impeccable reputation and share our passion for landscape management. As Bland Landscaping continues to scale and expand our regional presence, Landmark provides a key branch location in the fast-growing metropolitan area north of Charlotte.”

“I’m very proud of the great business we have built at Landmark,” says Michel. “Bland Landscaping shares our employee- and customer-focused values and has the systems to support significant growth for our combined companies while providing vast opportunity for employees to further their careers. Our clients in the thriving north Charlotte market will benefit from the expanded and enhanced services that result from this new partnership. I am thrilled for what our future holds and look forward to leading the new Huntersville branch of Bland Landscaping as Branch Manager.”

Over the years, Bland Landscaping – whose in-house team of more than 300 landscape experts includes professional turfgrass and horticulture managers, landscape designers, chemical technicians and floriculturists – has earned more than 100 state and national awards for environmental improvement and landscape excellence. Second generation owners Bland and his brother, Matt Bland, CFO and COO, lead the company.