Commercial

Commercial Landscape Design Experts Since 1969

As one of the most experienced commercial landscape design firms in the area, we create on-point landscape architectural plans that lead to faster approvals, a reduced time to market, and a higher return on your investment.

How does our commercial landscape design experience help you specifically?

Faster Approvals & Reduced Time to Market

Our proficiency in permit processes, town and board collaboration, environmental considerations, historic site design, plants, materials, site organization, conservation, and municipal regulations all allow us to deliver plans that are primed for fast approvals and seamless implementation. This helps reduce the time it takes to market your commercial space and, in return, helps to increase your ROI.

Get Maximum Curb Appeal for Your Dollar

With experience comes an understanding of which site and planting designs result in the most attractive landscaping for your dollar. And because our plans also take seasonal maintenance, including snow removal, into consideration, you will get the highest value for your money in both the short-term and the long-term.

Improved Clarity with CAD & Hand-Drawn Option

We are one of the few landscape architectural firms skilled in both CAD and hand-drawn graphic techniques. Typically, hand-drawn sketches are best used in the earlier stages of landscape planning, while computer-aided design is better suited for the later stages. We will always select the technique most appropriate for your needs – whether you are looking to present a project clearly for town approvals or developing a visual proposal for marketing purposes.

LEED Certified & Low Impact Development Expertise

We can employ the latest LEED practices, Low Impact Development strategies and principles such as Cluster or Open Space Planning, Neo-Traditional Neighborhood Design, Agricultural or Conservation Easements. Working together with the client and engineer, we can explore ways to improve financial returns while protecting natural and cultural resources for future generations.

Familiarity Working on Projects Like Yours

Having worked with hundreds of clients over the last 50 years, odds are we have successfully completed a commercial project just like yours – on time and within budget. See below for a list of commercial clients we have served in the past, plus some project images in our commercial portfolio. Or, feel free to contact us any time to learn more about the specifics of a particular project, including references.

Specialties

  • Site Planning
  • LEED-Certified Landscape Design
  • Garden Design
  • Therapy Gardens
  • Dementia Gardens
  • Spiritual Gardens
  • Historic Landscapes
  • Retail
  • Housing
  • Native Planting Design and Indigenous Landscapes
  • Rain Gardens and Stormwater Management
  • Land Planning

Some of Our Commercial Clients & Projects:

Housing

  • Archstone at Bear Hill, Waltham
  • Woodlands at Abington Station
  • Jefferson at Den Rock, Lawrence
  • Archstone, Tewksbury
  • Grandeville at The Commons, RI
  • Maple St. 40B, Middleton
  • Maplewood Village, Reading
  • Beach Plum Village, Nantucket
  • The Village at West Gloucester

Office

  • Muro Pharmaceuticals
  • Control Delivery Systems
  • Dundee Park, Andover
  • Highwood Office Park, Tewksbury
  • Koch Membrane
  • Altron

Retail

  • Wilson Farm, Lexington
  • Oakdale Plaza, Tewksbury
  • Stop & Shop, Tewksbury
  • Mercedes Benz of Westwood
  • Flagship Motors, Saugus

Urban

  • Jurys Hotel, Boston
  • Trinity Place, Boston

Historic

  • Commander’s Mansion, Watertown
  • Whaling Museum, Nantucket
  • Obed Baker House, Westwood

Institutional

  • Radcliffe College, Cambridge
  • St. Catherine of Genoa, Somerville
  • Presbyterian Church Nursery School
  • Fayerweather Street School, Cambridge

Public

  • Parcel 12 Master Plan, Boston
  • Lawrence Public Library
  • Fireman's Memorial, Somerville
  • Isabella St. Pocket Park, Boston
  • Mystic View Public Housing
  • City Hall Annex, Somerville

Commercial Landscape Design Awards

  • Urban Land Institute 2020 Award for Affordable and Workforce Housing: Beach Plum Village
  • Prism Award, Best Affordable Community, 2011: Beach Plum Village
  • State Senate Official Citation for Outstanding Commitment to Improving the Lives of People with Disabilities: Commanding Officer’s Quarters, Watertown, MA
  • Architectural Access Board Honor Award: Commanding Officer’s Quarters, Watertown, MA

If you are looking for an experienced Commercial Landscape Design firm to help with your next project, please reach out to us any time.