2018 NALP Awards of Excellence Winners

Terracare Associates captures SEVEN prestigious National Awards of Excellence for Landscape Maintenance Services

Our Terracare team is proud to announce that we were awarded seven 2018 Awards of Excellence by the National Association of Landscape Professionals (NALP). This achievement recognizes the Terracare team for outstanding landscape maintenance and installation services honoring the following properties: 17Seventeen McKinney Construction Project, Centennial Center Park, Grapevine Public Safety Building, One Legacy West, The REC of Grapevine, The Source, and Wind Crest Retirement Community. We have built a strong partnership with our clients and are thrilled to share this award with each one of them. Our teams work diligently each day to bring out the best in every property.

17Seventeen McKinney Construction Project, Texas-

Located in the heart of Uptown Dallas, this property features 19 stories of office space. It is also connected to a luxury apartment building by a one-acre amenity deck on the seventh floor. Terracare restored this amenity deck to reflect the rest of the upscale property. Many challenges arose during the completion of this project including sinking soil conditions and scheduling. Our crews met these issues with intuitive and cost effective solutions. We provided the client an atmosphere that was aesthetically pleasing and enjoyable for both the employees and the residents.

Centennial Center Park, Colorado-

Serving as a focal point for the city of Centennial’s nearly 110,000 residents, this iconic park allows people of all ages to relax and gather to build a sense of community. Along with an awarding winning playground, the park also contains an amphitheater with large turf seating, a coffee shelter, a large picnic shelter and plaza, a native butte, walking gardens, and a creek that flows along the west side of the park. By keeping the park’s landscape in pristine condition, the city’s’ residents have the opportunity to grow in community while taking in the beautiful scenery that the park offers.

Grapevine Public Safety Building, Texas-

This project is located on 104,000 square feet and includes both the police and fire department, the city jail, police dispatch, information technology services, the municipal court and two indoor kennels for the city’s K9 units. Given a shortened deadline due to a highly anticipated grand opening, our amazing team was able to meet this challenge. We created a property that reflects the pride and importance of the organizations that call the Public Safety Building home.

One Legacy West, Texas-

One Legacy West is a 14-story, five star office tower located in the booming Legacy West area of Plano, Texas. Terracare was able to match the landscape of this property with the building’s breathtaking interior. To achieve this, we provided the client with ongoing maintenance of the project as well as enhancements throughout the property. Our incredible team has been overcoming the intense Texas heat and water restrictions to allow greenery to flourish. Water conservation has been crucial to this property and will continue to be a priority.

The REC of Grapevine, Texas-

The REC of Grapevine is the crown jewel of Grapevine Parks and Recreation. It is located on 108,000 square feet. This includes 7,000 square feet of fitness rooms, a state-of-the-art senior center, an indoor pool, multipurpose rooms and game rooms. By resolving the poor soil conditions and installing a drip irrigation system we were able to provide the residents of Grapevine a facility where they can enjoy a healthier lifestyle and also enjoy the community.

The Source, Colorado-

The Source is a bustling artisan food market in Denver’s River North Arts District. When the client decided to renovate their parking lot, they realized it was also the perfect time to update their landscape. The Source is located in an old iron works building. When it came time to complete the new landscape the client wanted an atmosphere with a more organic feel. Furthermore, the client desired a beautiful landscape that their guests could admire as they make their way to the entrance. To accomplish this, our crews started work at three in the morning every day to avoid the Denver traffic. In addition to that they had to use innovative techniques to address issues. These issues included lack of curb, runoff issues and a limited tree install space.

Wind Crest Retirement Community, Colorado-

Wind Crest Retirement Community encompasses over 84 acres and allows for an upscale living center for those ages 62 and older. The client’s primary objective for this property is to provide a safe environment for all of the individuals who visit and live there. Moreover, the client requests a well-maintained and beautiful landscape for the residents to enjoy. Our landscape gives the current residents with spectacular surroundings and encourages future residents to join the community. Being able to use the landscape as a selling point to potential residents is very important to the client.

Terracare is very proud of all the hard work that our teams do day to day on these and all of the properties that we are privileged to partner with. We value and applaud the teams at Terracare. Thank you for your hard work and congratulations!

Expanding Our Infrastructure Footprint

Within the flourishing community of Lafayette, California, public works encompasses many highly visible and trafficked spaces such as six parks (one as large as 68 acres), all roadways, signs, right of ways, landscaped common areas, and medians.

For over 20 years, the City of Lafayette, CA outsourced their public works to one company. On July 1st, that changed! Terracare’s Infrastructure team (a Monarch Company) is pleased to begin a new contract and partnership with the city to provide all they need for public works. It’s now Terracare’s responsibility to keep vehicles and people safe and moving from one part of town to next. Our team will be responding quickly to infrastructure emergencies whether it’s downed trees, harmful potholes or a traffic light outage. Our great work creates a beautiful and well-kept environment that gives residents a sense of pride in their community.

Terracare is currently on the ground in Lafayette, serving the community each day and following through on our promise to the city and its residents. We are excited to collaborate with the City of Lafayette as we strive to build relationships, beautify grounds and maintain their infrastructure.

NALP Award Winning Property: North City Water Reclamation Plant

Contact:  Bill Mohler

                                                                                    Title: Senior Projects Manager

Phone: (213) 465-5338

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Terracare Associates- TCA, a Monarch Landscape Company RECEIVES A NATIONAL LANDSCAPE AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Littleton, CO, January 12, 2018 – Terracare Associates- TCA, a Monarch Landscape Company is proud to announce it has been awarded an Award of Excellence- Merit Award by the National Association of Landscape Professionals for the North City Water Reclamation property.

North City Water Reclamation Plant, California-

North City is the premier water reclamation plant for the city. This landscape restoration project focused on the conversion of what used to be turf (80% reduction) and original overgrown plant material, into a drought tolerant landscape. This project sits on approximately four acres of land which includes the grounds, upper and lower level meeting areas, and parking lots. Through the landscape provider, the landscape designer, and in coordination with the city, the intention was to create an North City Water Reclamation Plantattractive and engaging water-wise landscape for drought conditions that would comply with minimal water usage on this property. There are certain viewpoints and seating for the public to enjoy at their leisure, which capture views of ocean-inspired designs including a variety of beaches, a fire pit, crashed boats, dropped buoys and coral reefs.

Each year, the National Association Landscape Professionals Awards of Excellence recognizes exceptional landscape, lawn care, and interior plantscape design projects from around the nation. This year only, 136 awards were bestowed for maintenance, design/build or contracting projects across the United States.

“It’s a team effort to ensure our customer’s properties are well maintained and are promoting water conservation. We are thrilled to receive national recognition for a job well done allowing us to celebrate our successful partnership with our customers and employees” said Dean Murphy, President of Terracare Associates. 

About Terracare Associates- TCA, a Monarch Landscape Company

Terracare Associates- TCA, a Monarch Landscape Company, is a recognized leader in outdoor maintenance in the Western United States. For more than 30 years, our certified and experienced staff works during all seasons to improve landscapes, parks, roadways and infrastructure for beautiful, safe and sustainable outdoor environments. We are headquartered in Littleton, Colorado, and are proud to serve Colorado, Northern and Southern California and Texas.

For more information regarding the Awards of Excellence, click here, and to view pictures of North City Water Reclamation and learn more about Terracare Associates’ achievements, visit the 2017 Awards of Excellence Gallery/North City Water Reclamation application.

About NALP

The National Association of Landscape Professionals represents an industry that employs nearly 1 million landscape, lawn care, irrigation and tree care professionals who create and maintain healthy green spaces for the benefit of society and the environment. For more information about caring for your lawn or landscape, visit LoveYourLandscape.org.

                                                        

NALP Award Winning Property: Los Colinas Corporate I & II

Contact: Brian Schendzielos

                                                                                    Title: Branch Manager

                                                                              (214) 488-5642 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Terracare Associates- TCA, a Monarch Landscape Company RECEIVES A NATIONAL LANDSCAPE AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Littleton, CO, January 8, 2018 – Terracare Associates- TCA, a Monarch Landscape Company is proud to announce it has been awarded an Award of Excellence- Recognition Award by the National Association of Landscape Professionals for the Los Colinas Corporate I & II property.

Los Colinas Corporate I & II, Texas-

Los ColinasLos Colinas Corporate I & II is set on more than seven acres that supports close to 450 employees.  When the current landscape maintenance contractor began servicing the property, the Las Colinas’ new property manager was disappointed with the upkeep and curb appeal of the previous property manager’s style and the lack of ongoing maintenance.  The building management company was concerned that occupancy rates might fall due to the marginal upkeep.  The building needed to attract and retain more tenants.  The new management reached out to the landscape maintenance company with high expectations for maintenance and enhancement work, but they had a limited budget.  The landscape contractor worked closely with the property manager to design a phased plan to meet the budget constraints and exceed the property management company’s expectations.  In addition, the front entrance courtyard was of particular interest to the management team to add a focal point to the entrance of the corporate complex.

Each year, the National Association Landscape Professionals Awards of Excellence recognizes exceptional landscape, lawn care, and interior plantscape design projects from around the nation. This year only, 136 awards were bestowed for maintenance, design/build or contracting projects across the United States.

 “It’s a team effort to ensure our customer’s properties are well maintained and are promoting water conservation. We are thrilled to receive national recognition for a job well done allowing us to celebrate our successful partnership with our customers and employees” said Dean Murphy, President of Terracare Associates. 

 

About Terracare Associates- TCA, a Monarch Landscape Company 

Terracare Associates- TCA, a Monarch Landscape Company, is a recognized leader in outdoor maintenance in the Western United States. For more than 30 years, our certified and experienced staff works during all seasons to improve landscapes, parks, roadways and infrastructure for beautiful, safe and sustainable outdoor environments. We are headquartered in Littleton, Colorado, and are proud to serve Colorado, Northern and Southern California and Texas.

For more information regarding the Awards of Excellence, click here, and to view pictures of Los Colinas Corporate I & II and learn more about Terracare Associates’ achievements, visit the 2017 Awards of Excellence Gallery/Los Colinas Corporate I & II application.

About NALP

The National Association of Landscape Professionals represents an industry that employs nearly 1 million landscape, lawn care, irrigation and tree care professionals who create and maintain healthy green spaces for the benefit of society and the environment. For more information about caring for your lawn or landscape, visit LoveYourLandscape.org.

NALP Award Winning Property: Sewell Automotive Group

Contact: Andrew Lenz

                                                                                    Title: Branch Manager

                                                                            (817) 752-4839

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Terracare Associates- TCA, a Monarch Landscape Company RECEIVES A NATIONAL LANDSCAPE AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Littleton, CO, January 11, 2018 – Terracare Associates- TCA, a Monarch Landscape Company is proud to announce it has been awarded an Award of Excellence- Merit Award by the National Association of Landscape Professionals for the Sewell Automotive Group property.

SewellSewell Automotive Group, Texas-

Sewell Automotive Group’s intent for this project was to keep the property pristine under all circumstances.  Excellent customer service is a top priority because the company only wants to work with vendors that provide superior customer service. The client is known for being a benchmark of customer service with clean, modern and bright departments that reflect a memorable showroom environment. The landscape service provider had to be invisible to clients and staff when performing lawn maintenance. The landscape needed to remain understated while keeping the grounds free of litter and weeds, the grass mowed to the proper height, the shrubs pruned at proper height, and vibrant blooming flowers maintained. The client also relied on the landscape service provider to make recommendations for improving the property while also maintaining a strong relationship.

SewellEach year, the National Association Landscape Professionals Awards of Excellence recognizes exceptional landscape, lawn care, and interior plantscape design projects from around the nation. This year only, 136 awards were bestowed for maintenance, design/build or contracting projects across the United States.

“It’s a team effort to ensure our customer’s properties are well maintained and are promoting water conservation. We are thrilled to receive national recognition for a job well done allowing us to celebrate our successful partnership with our customers and employees” said Dean Murphy, President of Terracare Associates.

About Terracare Associates- TCA, a Monarch Landscape Company

Terracare Associates- TCA, a Monarch Landscape Company, is a recognized leader in outdoor maintenance in the Western United States. For more than 30 years, our certified and experienced staff works during all seasons to improve landscapes, parks, roadways and infrastructure for beautiful, safe and sustainable outdoor environments. We are headquartered in Littleton, Colorado, and are proud to serve Colorado, Northern and Southern California and Texas.

For more information regarding the Awards of Excellence, click here, and to view pictures of Sewell Automotive Group and learn more about Terracare Associates’ achievements, visit the 2017 Awards of Excellence Gallery/Sewell Automotive Group application.

About NALP

The National Association of Landscape Professionals represents an industry that employs nearly 1 million landscape, lawn care, irrigation and tree care professionals who create and maintain healthy green spaces for the benefit of society and the environment. For more information about caring for your lawn or landscape, visit LoveYourLandscape.org.

NALP Award Winning Property: Centennial Center Park

Contact: Bill Winfield

                                                                                    Title: Branch Manager

                                                                                  (720) 587-2572

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Terracare Associates- TCA, a Monarch Landscape Company RECEIVES A NATIONAL LANDSCAPE AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Littleton, CO, January 9, 2018 – Terracare Associates- TCA, a Monarch Landscape Company is proud to announce, that it has been selected for an Award of Excellence- Merit Award by the National Association of Landscape Professionals in the commercial landscape management for multi-use properties category for services TCA provides the City of Centennial at Centennial Center Park.

Centennial Center Park, Colorado-

Recognized regionally and nationally as an award-winning park, the 11- acre park includes a 5,000-person amphitheater, a Nautilus water play area, a large shelter and plaza. This park has surpassed its goal of providing a strong sense of community. TCA has worked with the City to achieve this goal by reducing the landscaping water demands in the Park through the installation of drought-tolerant grasses and plants, including a xeric garden with plants native to Colorado.

Cen ParkEach year, the National Association Landscape Professionals Awards of Excellence recognizes exceptional landscape, lawn care, and interior plant scape design projects from around the nation. This year only, 136 awards were bestowed for maintenance, design/build or contracting projects across the United States. Terracare is proud to have this on-going project be included in their annual selection.

“It’s a team effort to ensure our customer’s properties are well maintained and are promoting water conservation. We are thrilled to receive national recognition for a job well done allowing us to celebrate our successful partnership with our customers and employees” said Dean Murphy, President of Terracare Associates. 

About Terracare Associates- TCA, a Monarch Landscape Company

Terracare Associates- TCA, a Monarch Landscape Company, is a recognized leader in outdoor maintenance in the Western United States. For more than 30 years, our certified and experienced staff works during all seasons to improve landscapes, parks, roadways and infrastructure for beautiful, safe and sustainable outdoor environments. With our headquarters in Littleton, Colorado, we are proud to serve Colorado, Northern and Southern California and Texas. TCA has partnered with CH2M for over 10 years to provide landscape maintenance services under a Facilities, Parks and Fleet Maintenance Service contract with the City of Centennial.

For more information regarding the Awards of Excellence, click here, and to view pictures of Centennial Center Park and learn more about Terracare Associates’ achievements, visit the 2017 Awards of Excellence Gallery/Centennial Center Park Application.

About NALP

The National Association of Landscape Professionals represents an industry that employs nearly 1 million landscape, lawn care, irrigation and tree care professionals who create and maintain healthy green spaces for the benefit of society and the environment. For more information about caring for your lawn or landscape, visit www. LoveYourLandscape.org.

NALP Award Winning Property: Travis Credit Union

Contact: Kris Dasso

Title: Branch Manager

(925) 374-0060

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Terracare Associates- TCA, a Monarch Landscape Company RECEIVES A NATIONAL LANDSCAPE AWARD OF EXCELLENCE

Littleton, CO, January 2, 2018 – Terracare Associates- TCA, a Monarch Landscape Company is proud to announce it has been awarded an Award of Excellence- Merit Award by the National Association of Landscape Professionals for the Travis Credit Union property.

Travis Credit Union, California-

Travis Credit UnionTravis Credit Union is a five-acre campus which includes common areas for customers and employees, an upstairs deck with planters, a natural meadow maintained as an open space and many shade trees.  A focal point of this project was water conservation. The client’s intent was to work closely with the district to reduce water while also provide enjoyable areas for employees to go on their breaks. There is a strong relationship between the water district and the landscape provider due to a commitment to being conscious of water savings.  It was determined that the maintenance contractor would maintain a well-manicured, professional appearance for customers by creating inviting and conveniently located landscapes.

Each year, the National Association Landscape Professionals Awards of Excellence recognizes exceptional landscape, lawn care, and interior plantscape design projects from around the nation. This year only, 136 awards were bestowed for maintenance, design/build or contracting projects across the United States.

“It’s a team effort to ensure our customer’s properties are well maintained and are promoting water conservation. We are thrilled to receive national recognition for a job well done allowing us to celebrate our successful partnership with our customers and employees” said Dean Murphy, President of Terracare Associates. 

About Terracare Associates- TCA, a Monarch Landscape Company 

Terracare Associates- TCA, a Monarch Landscape Company, is a recognized leader in outdoor maintenance in the Western United States. For more than 30 years, our certified and experienced staff works during all seasons to improve landscapes, parks, roadways and infrastructure for beautiful, safe and sustainable outdoor environments. We are headquartered in Littleton, Colorado, and are proud to serve Colorado, Northern and Southern California and Texas.

For more information regarding the Awards of Excellence, click here, and to view pictures of Travis Credit Union and learn more about Terracare Associates’ achievements, visit the 2017 Awards of Excellence Gallery/Travis Credit Union application.

About NALP

The National Association of Landscape Professionals represents an industry that employs nearly 1 million landscape, lawn care, irrigation and tree care professionals who create and maintain healthy green spaces for the benefit of society and the environment. For more information about caring for your lawn or landscape, visit LoveYourLandscape.org.

Terracare Gives Back!

The holidays are a time when our thoughts turn towards giving to those we care for and back to the community. Throughout the year, we at Terracare Associates, volunteer our time and resources to local nonprofit organizations and community events. Below are a few of the projects that we were proud to be a part of over the past year.

  • Gives backTerracare donated materials and time to create an outdoor learning garden at Montclair School of Academics and Enrichment.
  • TCA continued our annual spring cleaning tradition at the Columbine High School Memorial. We are honored to continue to donate time and materials to keep the memorial looking beautiful.
  • Additionally, we teamed up with CH2M and the City of Centennial to host an Earth Day Event. This event included a plant sale, which benefited Project C.U.R.E.
  • TCA took part in Earth Day activities at the Intuit Corporate Campus in Mountain View, California. These activities included educational seminars on helpful bugs, drought tolerant plant material and irrigation efficiencies.
  • The Dallas branch of Terracare Associates participated in a volunteer day at the Texas Tree Foundation. Volunteers were in charge of plants, mulch or weeds at the TXU Energy Urban Tree Farm & Education Center.
  • Terracare Associates participated in the MUDD Volleyball tournament. The proceeds of the event supported March of Dimes research, services, education and advocacy.
  • Terracare Associates also took part in and sponsored events that the City of Centennial put on. These events were a great way to connect with the community and show our support to one of our largest clients.
We look forward to 2018 and the chance to involve ourselves further in the community! Furthermore, if you have charitable or community events that you would like to tell us about, we encourage you to share them with us!

Thank you for your business!

Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to reflect and appreciate those that are important to us. We would like to take this opportunity to express our gratitude to you, our clients. It is a pleasure to maintain your property and keep it in pristine condition. We are very thankful for you and your continued business with us. We look forward to many more years working alongside you and continuing to build our relationship with you.

Have a great break and enjoy the holiday!

Terracare Associates voted a favorite by San Diego Union-Tribune

San diegoTerracare Associates has been voted one of the Best Commercial Landscape providers in San Diego County by the San Diego Union- Tribune readers!

Terracare Associates is honored to be represented on such a renowned list as San Diego’s Best Union-Tribune Readers Poll. We are very proud to serve San Diego region and we look forward to continuing to serve this community.

Each year San Diego’s Union- Tribune reaches out to their readers and asks them to vote in more than 175 categories for their selection of the “best of the best” in San Diego County. This year, the Tribune added a new component and recognized businesses with votes to include the top vote getters the “Best” and the “Favorites,” businesses receiving votes from readers.

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About Terracare Associates

Terracare Associates, LLC is a recognized leader in outdoor maintenance in the Western United States. For more than 30 years, our certified and experienced staff works during all seasons to improve landscapes, parks, roadways and infrastructure for beautiful, safe and sustainable outdoor environments. We are headquartered in Littleton, Colorado, and are proud to serve Colorado, Northern and Southern California and Texas.