Chicago’s Iconic Holiday Tree Comes to Light Thanks to BrightView
Strung with more than 40,000 lights and topped with a brightly lit star, the winning tree met the contest criteria of standing at least 55-feet tall, coming from a community within 100 miles of Chicago, and is either a fir or blue spruce.
BrightView Opens New Maintenance Services Branch in Monterey, Calif.
BrightView has opened a new Maintenance Services branch location in Monterey, Calif. The new branch increases the company’s presence from Morgan Hill south to Carmel-by-the-Sea and brings its teams closer to their customers, ranging from universities and residential communities to retail outlets.
BrightView Enhances Landscape of Veterans Memorial Park
Veterans Memorial Park in Pottstown, Pa., is being revitalized thanks to the work of BrightView and other local businesses. The clean-up project is leading up to the fourth-annual Pottstown Veterans’ Community Day Sept. 28. The event will honor local veterans and celebrate their service to the country.
Attract Top Talent with Outdoor Workspace
Today’s employees are changing the landscape of corporate campuses and office parks, seeking workspaces which feature green views prominently. From meeting spaces that provide a change of scenery to quiet spaces to relax and unwind, here are some of the best ways to enhance your outdoor environment and attract top talent.
Choose Your Landscape Partner Wisely
Choosing the right landscaper takes time, which likely isn’t something you have in abundance. Instead of turning your search into a process akin to speed dating, use this cheat sheet instead. We promise it will help you make a choice faster; and better yet, it won’t be one you regret.
Avoid These 5 Landscape Hazards on Your Campus
These landscape hazards hide in plain sight and chances are, you have at least one on your property. However, we’re here to shed light on some of the most commonly overlooked dangers lurking in the landscapes of commercial campuses and how to fix them.
Outdoor Lighting Benefits: Don't Be in the Dark
Landscape lighting can enhance curb appeal and maintain an inviting appearance after hours. Even when the sun goes down, your landscape is still on-duty. If your outdoor lighting is limited or unattractive, your property may not have the same appeal that it does during the day. Worse, dark corners can lead to injuries or invite crime.
Butterflies Flutter into New Garden at Nemours Hospital
While working her summer at inpatient services at Nemours, 17-year-old Kendra Kaericher wanted to brighten the day for the patients and families and knew a butterfly garden would do just that. She used a grant to nurture more than 200 caterpillars into butterflies in her living room and also had input into the garden’s design.
Fall Harvest Displays are Cropping Up
They don’t call it the harvest season for nothing. Bring the bounty of the season to your property with fresh-from-the-farm elements. Hay bales make great anchors for a display, while corn stalks and wheat sheaves add height. An assortment of gourds, pumpkins, and autumn berries lend vibrant pops of color.
Re-opening of Philadelphia's Independence Mall
The re-opening of Philadelphia’s Independence Mall, part of Independence National Historical Park, can be described in one word: incredible. BrightView, along with fellow champions, suppliers, local media, and eager crowds, were there to witness the symbolic ribbon cutting to re-open the historic lawn to the public on May 17, 2019.