Moore Landscapes News
Interior Plant and Holiday Décor Trends for 2019
Spring may seem like an odd time of year to talk about holiday décor and interior plantscape trends, but we are already developing fresh ideas to incorporate into this year’s holiday displays, plus designing interior tropical plantscapes with the newest colorful foliage, containers, succulents and green walls.
For a quick summary of trends you may see soon in your building, visit Moore Landscapes’ recently published
BOMA Suburban Chicago’s FOCUS Newsletter article.
How to Make the Most of Small Outdoor Spaces
The inclusion of amenity spaces has absolutely skyrocketed in the past few years to the point that tenants and residents expect them. Designers have responded to the surging popularity of outdoor employee break areas, social gathering spots, outdoor kitchens, and workout areas with new products, materials, construction techniques and landscape designs that provide an unlimited variety of structural elements and planting options for small spaces.Read more...
Moore Landscapes Wins ILCA Awards of Excellence
Moore Landscapes, LLC was recently honored with two awards by the Illinois Landscape Contractors Association (ILCA). Moore earned two of the four honors awarded in the Commercial Landscape Maintenance category, including the top Gold Award.Read more...
Mike Beltz Promoted to Vice President
Moore CEO Joel Korte announced today that Mike Beltz has been promoted to Vice President/Business Development. Korte said, “Since joining Moore Landscapes, Mike has demonstrated commitment, capability, teamwork and positivity. Along with our leadership and sales teams, Mike has helped position Moore to be successful in 2019 and beyond.”Read more...
Alex Riemer Joins Moore Landscapes as CFO
Alexander Riemer has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer. Alex is responsible for Moore’s accounting, finance, budgeting, management reporting and forecasting. He will also participate in strategic planning...Read more...
Moore Landscapes Honored with Three National Awards of Excellence
Moore Landscapes, LLC was recognized with three top awards by the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP) for the landscape maintenance of Navy Pier, East Bank Club and The Town of Fort Sheridan.
Each year, the NALP Awards of Excellence program recognizes exceptional landscape, lawn care, and interior plantscape design projects from around the nation.Read more...
Moore Landscapes Wins Awards in International Design Contest
Johnson Fediw Associates, publisher of I-Plants Magazine, has announced the winners of its 2018 International Design Contest. Moore Landscapes won the First Place Award in the Holiday Décor category for their 200 Wacker Chicago project.Read more...
Employee Service Day at Midtown Center
Moore Landscapes employees Jose, Tara, Jose, Armando (L to R) and Joel (not pictured) recently volunteered for a day at the Midtown Center for Boys, located in downtown Chicago. The crew pruned shrubs, mulched beds, cleaned up landscape debris and trash, and planted flowers around the entrance to the center.Read more...
Employee Service Days
Moore Landscapes employees Dani, Christen, Kat and Stacey (L to R) volunteered at Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) in June. Moore encourages team members to give back to the community by offering two paid service days per year.Read more...
Rich Pasek Earns Certified Snow Professional Certification
The Snow & Ice Management Association (SIMA) has announced that Rich Pasek, Snow Services Manager of Moore Landscapes, has earned the Certified Snow Professional (CSP) certification.
The Certified Snow Professional program is the recognized standard for professionalism and excellence in snow and ice management services. To earn the CSP designation, an applicant must meet strict industry experience requirements and pass a comprehensive exam covering seven core snow business competencies.Read more...
Is it Time to Revisit Your Master Plan?
If you’re feeling a bit daunted by all the possible revisions, enhancements, and upgrades your landscape needs, then a landscape master plan is the perfect tool to help prioritize and budget for capital improvements and maintenance expenditures.
Moore Landscapes’ article published in Chicagoland Buildings & Environments provides an overview of the planning process and examples of successful implementation.Read more...
Joel Korte Honored with Distinguished Alumni Award
The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CFAES) recognized its 2018 alumni award honorees on March 3, 2018 at the OSU Fawcett Event Center. Moore CEO Joel Korte received the Distinguished Alumni Award.Read more...
ClearLight Partners Invests in Moore Landscapes
ClearLight Partners has made a majority investment in Moore Landscapes. Eric and Victor Moore, long-time owners of the company, remain equity holders and Board members. Joel Korte also invested in the company and was appointed Moore Landscapes’ CEO.Read more...
Moore Landscapes wins Three Awards in I-Plants Magazine’s International Design Contest
Moore Landscapes, Inc. won First Place in the Atrium Gardens category for interior planting at Presidents Plaza in Chicago, First Place in the Holiday Décor category for 231 LaSalle Street, and Second Place for their Holiday Décor project at 200 South Wacker, both also in Chicago.Read more...
Recruitment Efforts Pay Off at Moore Landscapes
Moore Landscapes team member Jason Moore top recipient of employee recruiting bonuses.Read more...
Moore Landscapes Scholarship Awarded to Josh Dobbins
Josh Dobbin, student at Ozarks Technical Community College, has been selected to receive the 2016 Moore Landscapes Scholarship.Read more...