ELITE 2021
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Friday, November 12, 2021 12:00 AM

The ELITE Awards 2021 - Elevating the Landscape Industry through Excellence

The ELITE AwardsAfter a pandemic-related delay, The ELITE Awards were presented at an in-person reception on November 10, 2021 at Stonebrook Manor in Thornton, Colorado. The ELITE Awards recognize professionalism and innovation, as well as business practices and original projects. The cornerstone of the program is what ALCC has always recognized: professionalism, executing work to the highest possible standards and doing so with integrity. These commitments are the bedrock of ALCC's core values. In addition, this program also recognizes a company's commitment to sound business practices, the ability to innovate, to have a culture wherein employees can excel, to practice environmental stewardship, to treat customers well and to give back to the community.

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To learn more about the projects, watch these videos below or on YouTube.com/ALCCTV.


The ELITE Awards for Design/Build

Gold award: Lifescape Colorado for Historic Harmony
Silver award: Tree of Life Landscapes forCalando
Bronze award: Phase One Landscapes for Hanging J Ranch

The ELITE Awards for Landscape Construction

Gold Award for Commercial Landscape Construction: Western States Reclamation, Inc. for St. Charles Park

Gold Award for Residential Landscape Construction: Changing Landscapes, Inc. for Foothills Terrace

Silver Award for Commercial Landscape Construction: Landtech Contractors, Inc. for McGregor Square

Bronze Award for Commercial Landscape Construction: Tree of Life Landscapes for Cherry Creek

The ELITE Awards for Landscape Maintenance

Gold Award for Commercial Landscape Maintenance: Environmental Designs, Inc. for Centerra Condominium Association

Gold Award for Residential Landscape Maintenance: Lifescape Colorado for Charm Grows Here

The ELITE Awards for Plant Design

Gold Award for Residential Plant Design: Tree of Life Landscapes for Lince Rosa
Silver Award for Commercial Plant Design: Lifescape Colorado for Sacred Grounds
Bronze Award for Commercial Plant Design: Environmental Designs, Inc. for Edison at RiNo 

The ELITE Award for Sustainability

Gold Award: Environmental Designs, Inc. for Centerra Industrial Buildings

The ELITE Award for Community Stewardship

Gold Award: Designscapes Colorado for Angels Among Us

 Rocky Mountain Trees & Landscaping team

The ELITE Award for Innovation

Rocky Mountain Trees & Landscaping for Permaculture meets the Pumpkin Plan

The ELITE Awards for Most Valuable Player (MVP)

Steven Beacon, BrightView Landscape

Sophia Gonzales from Rocky Mountain Trees and Landscaping

Dalva “Dal” Hedlund from Phase One Landscapes

Michael Hofmann from Colorado Stoneworks Landscaping

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