Trees Feel the Pressure in Urban Areas
A lack of space, traffic, pollution, and more, combined with natural stress from changing weather patterns, cause a slow and steady decline in urban trees. These are some of your property's most valuable assets. Fortunately, there are things you can and should do to help alleviate stress for your trees.
The Wall Street Journal: Signs of a Strong Economy
The tight labor market and visa shortage are hurting all kinds of industries that rely on seasonal workers, from Maryland’s crab-picking industry to New England restaurants. The $82-billion landscaping industry is the largest user of the visa program, which allows employers to bring workers from abroad for temporary positions, accounting for 50 percent of all such visas certified by the government in 2018.
Barron's: A Sunny Outlook for the Nation’s Landscaper
BrightView had barely been public for a month when it delivered its first earnings report in early August. The debut quarter didn’t go well for the country’s only publicly traded landscaping specialist, partly because the East Coast of the U.S. had been hit with its largest April snowstorm in decades.
Sports Turf Managers Association Members Prepare Field for Second Little League Classic
BrightView’s Development and Sports Turf teams are preparing Bowman Field for the second Little League Classic game by putting down new conditioner products on the infield skin, painting logos, perfecting edges in the infield and warning track and ensuring the home plate area and pitcher’s mound are at major league standards.
Creating Landscaping to Match a Legacy
Outsourcing landscape management significantly improved the look of Mercer's campus, contributing to increased enrollment while also reducing costs. While many factors play into enrollment, first impressions matter and landscaping plays a vital role. Mercer University enrolled the largest freshman class ever in 2013 and has increased total enrollment by 10.6 percent over the last five years.
BrightView Remains Dedicated to H-2B Seasonal Guest Worker Program
A significant number of employers across multiple industries fell far short of the requested complement of H-2B workers needed to help them through the height of the landscape season. BrightView has taken all steps possible to prepare for and address the now expected annual shortage of H-2B workers. We feel confident that our valued clients will not notice any change in the quality of service they have come to expect from BrightView.