Trees and Irrigation Systems Don’t Always Mix: Preventative Steps for Long-Term Irrigation

Trees do a lot for every property. They add a lot of curb appeal and beauty that prospective tenants are looking for, especially in an apartment complex and multi-family residential properties. They provide shade and mitigate flooding after heavy rains. They can even lock down the soil so you have to do less erosion maintenance.[…]

2 Reasons to Have a Professional Check Your Property’s Irrigation System

If you have a serious contender in mind for your next property acquisition, you’re probably in the middle of scheduling inspections. Commercial air conditioning, plumbing systems, and foundations are a huge part of the value of what you’re buying, so internal systems are probably high on your checklist. But don’t forget to keep the exterior[…]

Three Important Landscaping Additions for Every Office Complex

No matter what commercial property you own, the gap between tenants is costly. Different market groups need different incentives to both rent space at your property and stay as long-term tenants. Franchises and restaurants, for example, value clean landscaping around parking lots and clear, navigable paths. Every store wants inviting landscaping that makes the entranceway[…]

What Are the Benefits of Bundling Your Irrigation and Landscaping Services?

Property maintenance has a lot of moving parts. Landscaping, hardscaping, irrigation systems, and concrete refinishing are just a few of the exterior concerns. But if you can combine services to just a few companies, you can better integrate your exterior maintenance and plan fixed expenses. Here are two reasons to bundle your irrigation and landscaping[…]

2 Elements of Irrigation Design That Can Save Your Landscaping

Landscaping is an important part of your commercial curb appeal. The plants need to look healthy and the grass needs to be green. But that doesn’t necessarily mean you want to devote a lot of time and effort to your landscaping. A well-designed irrigation system can do the bulk of the work so your grassy[…]

3 Reasons to Professionally Install Irrigation Systems

Commercial irrigation needs expert attention. A wide variety of local ordinances can prohibit different types of systems, the amount of water flow, and even how close sprinkler heads can be to public buildings. If you’re a property manager or you own commercial buildings out of the state, you don’t have time to check individual circumstances.[…]

Mulch For Your Shopping Center

Shopping centers often focus on making their fronts look pretty to attract customers. This is understandable: a neat appearance encourages people to spend money. However, this can lead to ignoring important steps that make the pleasant experience permanent. A good step to take for your shopping center is adding mulch. How? Mulch Is An Attractive[…]

Does Your Commercial Landscaping Have Enough Rain Gardens?

The landscaping around your shopping center and commercial parking lots isn’t just to entice visitors. Having green areas can frame stores and make them look more attractive, but the right landscaping can do a lot more than that. Features like rain gardens help control the localized environment and stabilize your property after storms and bad[…]

What Does Your Neighborhood’s HOA-Controlled Landscaping Need?

Landscaping is one of the most immediately visible benefits of a homeowners association. Even with other features such as neighborhood security, gates, recreation areas and pools, and holiday events or decorations, landscaping is both a constant and a supplement to other services. Make sure your association is getting the most optimized landscaping for your neighborhood[…]

What Does Your Commercial Neighbor’s Landscaping Look Like?

Just like in residential real estate, curb appeal matters. Your landscaping, parking spaces, and the exterior of the property’s buildings play a large part in visitors’ first impressions. While the neighboring shopping center may not have the same commercial tenants as your space, they may have competitors. Here’s how you can use the adjacent lot’s[…]