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Sign Up for NALP’s Innovation & Technology Forum, Wednesday, November 18, 2020.

By |November 3rd, 2020|

The enterprise value specialists at Ceibass know that high performing companies in the lawn and landscape industry utilize technology to improve productivity, streamline operations and transform operations.

“But keeping up with technology is difficult. It’s ever-changing and time consuming to weed out the great practical ideas from all the hype and fantasy that go along with […]

Elect to Vote!

By |October 27th, 2020|

It’s election day Tuesday, Nov 3rd and the enterprise value specialists at Ceibass hope that you “elect” to get out and vote. Remember that democracy requires you showing up. You count. Your vote matters.

Fundamentally, what people vote for are promises made by politicians. “I like this candidate’s set of promises so I will vote for […]

This Is What Terrifies The Enterprise Value Specialists at Ceibass.

By |October 15th, 2020|

With Halloween this Saturday, the team of value specialists at Ceibass got together to shed some light on what scares them about lawn & landscape companies and business owners.

“What scares me? Owners without an exit plan. I’m constantly amazed at how many owners I talk to that have no plan on how they will exit […]

A Perfect Match

By |October 6th, 2020|

Last month the team of enterprise value specialists at Ceibass, acting as advisors to the seller, announced the acquisition of Parkside Landscaping of Denver by Cutting Edge Services, Boise Idaho.

“Cutting Edge Services is the leading commercial landscape company in Idaho and Utah,” said Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO. “Their acquisition of Parkside Landscaping in Denver will […]

The Greatest Sellers’ Market in Landscape History Requires Something of You.

By |October 2nd, 2020|

The enterprise value specialists at Ceibass have been very busy working with lawn & landscape business owners throughout the country on buying and selling opportunities.  

“There are two things that are very apparent right now given the pandemic. Interest rates are at an all time low, can’t go much lower, the paltry cost of financing […]

Are You Ready? Is Your Business Ready?

By |September 22nd, 2020|

It’s time to get back to business, to buckle down and to face the reality that the lawn and landscape business is very competitive. Highly competitive. And competition requires a certain mood and attitude. Are you ready to go after market share, higher margins and the best customers? Discover what it means to Get Your Game Face On. Read the blog.

It’s Time To Compete Vigorously in Lawn & Landscape

By |September 4th, 2020|

It’s time to get back to business, to buckle down and to face the reality that the lawn and landscape business is very competitive. Highly competitive. And competition requires a certain mood and attitude. Are you ready to go after market share, higher margins and the best customers? Discover what it means to Get Your Game Face On. Read the blog.

Here’s To You On Labor Day

By |September 1st, 2020|

The enterprise value specialists at Ceibass believe that Labor Day and the Labor Day Weekend deserves very special recognition. “We celebrate all of the labor that goes into the creation and development of a lawn & landscape business,” said Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO. “We celebrate the business owners who struggle everyday to make their companies successful, to make ends meet and … ” For more details read the blog.

Don’t Miss LANDSCAPES 2020, October 20-22

By |August 24th, 2020|

This year due to the pandemic, NALP is hosting LANDSCAPES 2020: The Virtual Experience, October 20-22, 2020. The theme: Learn, Connect, Grow – Like a Pro. “This conference is a great source of power for the landscape professional. This is where you increase your knowledge, improve your strategies and enhance competitive capabilities,” said Tom Fochtman, Ceibass CEO. “You’ll discover lessons learned, new approaches, and … “ For details read the blog.

More on What It Means to Be “Like a Pro”

By |August 17th, 2020|

What is it about being “like a pro” that captures our attention? NALP’s LANDSCAPES 2020 in October is going virtual this year and the theme is Learn, Connect, Grow – LIKE A PRO. Which got the enterprise value specialists at Ceibass thinking about what it means to be a landscaping pro. ”Pros strive to operate best-of-class companies. They hire and retain best-of-class management,” said Tom Fochtman, Ceibass, CEO. “They are serious about producing top-tier profits … serious in ways that are not obvious to amateurs.” What’s it like to run a company like a pro? For details read the blog.