ACME Eco Corp, a leading manufacturer of eco-friendly cleaning products, recently acquired a neglected commercial property in Columbia, Missouri with plans to expand their operations in the area. In order to transform the property into a more inviting and functional space, ACME Eco Corp turned to the team of experienced Columbia commercial landscaping professionals at CoMO Commercial Landscaping for a complete landscape design, installation, and maintenance project.
Over the course of six months, CoMO Commercial Landscaping worked closely with ACME Eco Corp to create a custom landscape plan that would not only improve the property’s curb appeal, but also provide a comfortable and sustainable outdoor environment for their employees and visitors.
The scope of the Columbia commercial landscaping project included everything from the initial design and site preparation to the installation of trees, shrubs, and flower beds, as well as ongoing maintenance to ensure the landscape remained healthy and attractive.
About the Columbia Commercial Landscaping Project:
- Client: ACME Eco Corp
- Location: Columbia, Missouri (Boone County) approx. 2 miles north of the intersection of I-70 and US-40 (Midway Antique Mall)
- Project Size: approx. 5 acres of land around a mid-sized commercial building that was recently remodeled
- Services Provided: Landscape design, installation, and maintenance
- Time to Complete: 6 months
- Products and Materials Used:
- Native plants and trees, such as Oakleaf Hydrangea, Crape Myrtle, and Eastern Redbud
- Mulch made from locally sourced pine bark
- Low-maintenance turf alternatives, such as Zoysia and Bermuda grass
- Rainwater harvesting systems to reduce water usage and costs
- Recycled materials, such as pavers made from reclaimed concrete
Scope of Landscaping Project:
Transform an outdated and overgrown commercial property into an inviting and functional outdoor space. Include maintenance to keep the new gardens, walkways, plants and water features healthy and attractive.
- The property was overgrown with weeds and invasive plants, which made it unappealing to visitors and potential tenants.
- The existing landscape design did not complement the building’s architecture or provide adequate space for outdoor activities or parking.
Suggested Landscaping Solutions:
CoMO Commercial Landscaping oversaw the full scope of this Columbia commercial landscaping project, from initial design to ongoing maintenance. They incorporated sustainable design elements. These include native plants, rainwater harvesting systems, and low-maintenance turf alternatives to create outdoor gathering spaces.
The project took six months and included the removal of overgrown vegetation and installation of new hardscaping elements. A mix of trees, shrubs, and flowering perennials were installed, selected for their visual appeal and ability to thrive in the local climate.
Ongoing maintenance services, including mowing, pruning, and fertilization, will ensure the landscape remains healthy and attractive.
- Designed a new landscape plan that incorporated native plants and trees. Created defined areas for outdoor seating, walking paths, and recreational activities.
- Removed the existing vegetation. Built and planted the new landscape design, which included new trees, shrubs, flower beds, walkways and water features.
- Developed ongoing care and maintenance to ensure the landscape remains healthy and attractive throughout the year.
Results of Commercial Landscaping for ACME Eco Corp:
The result of this Columbia commercial landscaping project was a stunning transformation. It exceeded the client’s expectations and positioned their property as a showcase of successful sustainable design. The new landscape not only improved the property’s image, but also provided a comfortable and inviting outdoor space for employees and visitors alike.
The new outdoor seating areas and walking paths created a more inviting atmosphere, encouraging visitors to spend more time on the property. The use of native plants and trees in the new design reduced maintenance costs and improved the overall health of the landscape.