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7 of Benefits of Commercial Property Owners/Managers Hiring a Professional Snow and Landscape Service Provider

Managing the landscape at any commercial property in Chicagoland is a whole lot of work. With the change of seasons, your property’s landscape needs services ranging from snow removal to sprinkler system start-ups to regular lawn mowing. 

And, it is not only about your property’s appearance, though that is important too. A poorly managed landscape can create safety issues and end up draining your already tight budget. But is hiring a professional commercial snow and landscape service provider even worth it?

Let’s explore seven benefits to hiring commercial landscapers to care for your business’ landscape so you can make a wise choice. 

Hiring a Professional Commercial Landscape Company

We know that finding great commercial property landscape  professional can be a challenge. That’s why we wrote an entire blog post about what to look for when searching for a professional snow and landscape company. The benefits of working with a professional commercial snow and landscape company can be endless if you find the right one. 

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Here are the benefits we are going to overview:

  1. Expertise and Training
  2. Professional Equipment and Materials
  3. Protecting Your Investment
  4. Year-Round Services
  5. Curb Appeal
  6. Safety
  7. Sustainability

1. Commercial Landscape Contractors Have Extensive Expertise and Training

Commercial landscape contractors bring a wealth of knowledge and expertise to the table. Landscape experts from professional companies receive hours of training; some hold certifications, licenses, and college degrees. This training allows you to take a backseat in the outdoor maintenance department and get back to tackling your to-do list. 

Hiring a professional commercial landscape service company means your property is carefully monitored, preventing issues and addressing them as they arise. The commercial landscape professional provides suggestions to improve your landscape over time. Preventative services commercial landscapers offer can mean the difference between a simple irrigation head replacement on a routine visit or a late-night emergency irrigation call when water is flooding your parking lot. 

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2. Professional Commercial Landscape contractors Need Professional Equipment and Materials

Investing in landscaping equipment can be a significant financial burden for property managers. Commercial property landscaping needs state-of-the-art equipment from mowers to trimmers, and access to the best fertilization products and other landscaping products on the market to help the property shine. 

Commercial landscaping companies come prepared with the equipment and materials needed to get the job done without you having to worry about maintenance and storage. These higher-end materials and equipment help your property to perform to its fullest potential. 

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3. Protect Your Investments with Commercial Landscape Professionals

A well-maintained landscape is an investment in the long-term value of your property. Commercial landscape services ensure that your investment is protected by preventing issues like overgrown vegetation, pest infestations that can impact your established trees, and other landscaping issues that could negatively impact your property value or budget as time passes. 

4. Consider Professional Commercial Landscape Services Year-Round

Many commercial property landscaping companies offer comprehensive services throughout the year. Whether it is a spring-clean up, summer lawn maintenance, or winter snow management, selecting one company to tackle all of your outdoor landscape needs reduces your risk. 

Commercial landscapers have increased accountability when a property is under their care year-round. This all-in-one approach saves you time, reduces the stress of finding contractors multiple times throughout the year, and ensures consistent care regardless of the season.

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5. Professional Commercial Landscapes Need Great Curb Appeal

First impressions at any commercial property matter, and the landscape surrounding your business is the first thing clients or potential employees see. Commercial landscape professional maintain a well-manicured outdoor space and can offer suggestions for improvement like designing a custom water feature or installing seasonal flowers to draw in customers. To maintain great curb appeal, your landscape needs to improve over time, not stay stagnant. 

A beautiful landscape does more than benefit your client, research has shown that green spaces have been proven to reduce stress, increase productivity, and enhance overall well-being. A well-maintained landscape contributes to a positive and inviting atmosphere.

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6. Increase Safety with Commercial Property Landscaping

Overgrown plantings and trees, icy parking lots, damaged limbs and more can all lead to major safety issues on your property. Commercial landscape services prioritize safety by addressing these issues promptly. Inspections of your entire property completed frequently help your landscape provider to be proactive on potential safety issues. Properly trimmed trees and bushes can help decrease visibility issues. A well-executed snow removal plan can help keep employees and clients safe through some of the more hazardous months in Chicagoland. A safe property is a top priority for you, and it will be for your professional commercial landscape provider too. 

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7. Commercial Landscape  professionals Enhance Sustainability Efforts

Like most businesses, you are likely interested in moving toward a more sustainable property, both to help protect the environment and save money. Many commercial landscaping companies embrace sustainable practices. From water-efficient irrigation systems to robotic mowers, the services James Martin Associates offers help to contribute to a greener and more sustainable property. 

Partnering with a Commercial Property Landscape Professional

While finding and securing a commercial landscape professional may not be easy, incorporating commercial landscaping services into your property management strategy is a smart investment that pays off in many ways. From expert care, and state-of-the-art equipment, to enhanced safety and sustainability, the benefits professional landscapers bring are clear.

In our over 45 years of commercial landscape maintenance experience, we have learned a lot. Our year-round landscape and snow services mean that you will have one less thing to worry about when managing your commercial property. 


Ready to elevate your property’s appeal, value, and functionality by partnering with James Martin Associates? Get started by filling out our contact form. Our experienced account managers can discuss what your property needs. 


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Aaron Schlines

Aaron Schlines

Aaron Schlines, a graduate from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is a licensed Landscape Architect with over 25 years of professional experience in the residential design/build industry. His knowledge of regional horticulture and hardscape materials paired with his thoughtful and sophisticated design style lead to designs that are appropriate and timeless.