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Greener Pastures Ahead

Landscape designers help bring tired-looking properties back to life

Property owners/managers and condominium boards often overlook the importance of landscape design and, consequently, its ability to improve a building’s curb appeal. Thus adding value to a property. Many regard it as merely horticultural makeup—cosmetic decoration applied to a site to enhance the appearance of a building– when, in fact, it involves developing practical and pleasing outdoor spaces. As a result, they tend to take a piecemeal approach to improving their building’s landscape. With no clear vision of the end result, nor understanding of the costs associated with proper landscaping, property owners/managers and condo boards are left with little more than a hodgepodge look—one which is sure to leave a lasting impression, albeit probably not a good one.

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