BrightView Acquires 2 Commercial Landscapers

Commercial landscaping services company BrightView Holdings Inc. has expanded by acquiring two regional companies, Summit Landscape Group in Rock Hill, South Carolina, and Signature Coast Holdings LLC in Napa, California. Terms of the transactions were not disclosed.

Established in 2011, Summit serves: Charlotte, North Carolina, Charleston and Hilton Head, South Carolina, and Nashville, Tennessee. Its team of approximately 180 trained and skilled landscape professionals holds certifications to offer a full suite of landscaping services including, turf management, agronomics, tree and plant care, landscape design and install, irrigation install and repair, outdoor living (hardscapes), landscape lighting, erosion control, storm water control and inspection, soil stabilization, grading and snow and ice removal. Founders Mike Knabenshue and Steve Adolph will remain with BrightView to provide

“We look forward to working with this team of talented landscapers who will apply their broad experience and capabilities to help us strengthen our Mid-Atlantic region by expanding our existing footprints in Charlotte, Hilton Head and Nashville as well as entering the attractive Charleston market,” said Andrew Masterman, BrightView president and CEO.

Signature Coast’s operations span nine strategic locations in both California (Concord, Davis, Marin, Napa, Rocklin, Sacramento and Santa Rosa) and Nevada (Carson City and Reno). The company provides landscape maintenance, irrigation, enhancement, installation, arbor care, pest control and snow removal services under its three major brands: Coast Landscape Management, Signature Landscapes and C&R Landscape. The Company’s 600 trained and qualified landscape professionals serve clients across the corporate, HOA, multi-family and municipal segments. Kelly Solomon, CEO of Signature Coast, and her senior leadership team will remain with BrightView to guide the integration process and beyond.

“Signature Coast’s core values closely align with these commitments to excellence, which is why we are excited to welcome their entire team to the BrightView family,” Masterman said. “Signature Coast is a Top 50 landscape service provider in the country and is the second largest acquisition we’ve made since the 2017 inception of our successful ‘Strong-on-Strong’ acquisition strategy. I look forward to working with the team for many years to come.”