Posted: April 16, 2018
Kent, Ohio – The Davey Tree Expert Company has announced the acquisition of the assets of Elizabeth River Lawn and Landscape, Inc., a commercial landscape company based in Suffolk, Virginia.
Elizabeth River Lawn and Landscape, Inc. provides specialized commercial landscape management services in addition to irrigation, landscape installation, tree care, snow removal and emergency response.
“Elizabeth River is excited to join Davey for many reasons. Most importantly, we value their commitment and enthusiasm toward honesty, customer service and high-quality full-service landscape and tree care,” said Jason Fawcett, CEO, Elizabeth River Lawn and Landscape, Inc. “With Davey, not only will our employees have additional career and training opportunities, but they will also have the opportunity to participate in Davey’s employee-ownership program.”
Dan Joy, executive vice president and general manager, commercial landscape services, said Davey is excited to welcome the talented and client-focused employees of Elizabeth River Lawn and Landscape Inc.
“Elizabeth River Lawn and Landscape Inc. is a commercial landscape company with a great reputation and this change allows their clients to experience Davey’s diversified service offerings in this area,” said Joy. “Clients will still see the same focus on exceptional service, but also now have access to Davey’s technology and equipment, and research and development capabilities provided by the Davey Institute.”
Based in Suffolk, Virginia, Elizabeth River Lawn and Landscape Inc., has additional locations in Virginia Beach, Yorktown and Richmond, Virginia. The company has about 140 employees and Fawcett will continue to lead the Elizabeth River Landscape Management offices.
With more than 9,000 employees throughout North America, The Davey Tree Expert Company provides solutions for residential, utility, commercial and government clients. Rooted in research, the company’s vision is to achieve balance among people, progress and the environment. Tree experts since 1880, Davey provides diversified tree services, grounds maintenance and environmental services. Davey is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the U.S. and is headquartered in Kent, Ohio.