Commercial Maintenance Category

Grand Award Winners

Ruppert Landscape
Alliance Center

Alliance Center comprises two first-class office buildings with spectacular city views. Ultimately, the owner/property management company wanted to enhance the landscape, addressing some challenges with its plant palate while extending the high-class feeling that tenants experience inside the buildings to the outside landscape. New colors and textures were introduced to the landscape, and an extensive amount of Mexican beach pebble was utilized to give the campus a unified look resembling a dry creek bed. Site maintenance includes care of annuals, perennials/grasses/shrubs, turf, and trees as well as mulching, edging, soil management, pruning, mowing, retention pond maintenance, and irrigation.

Ruppert Landscape
A Financial Institution’s Corporate Campus in Richmond

This corporate campus houses 13 commercial office buildings, five sports fields, walking trails, outdoor cafés, naturalized areas, and more for the enjoyment of over 9,000 employees and numerous visitors. The entire site is designed to promote interconnectivity and harmony with its natural setting. Site maintenance includes care of 105,000 perennials/grasses/shrubs, 550 annuals, 40 acres of turf, and 4,000 trees as well as watering, transplanting of mature material, edging, mulching, and sports field maintenance. Since taking over the site’s maintenance approximately one year ago, there have been approximately 50 enhancements performed to help augment this site’s visual appeal.