Local Landscapers push for more work visas

December 9, 2007,AEDT

Mark Borst headed for Washington, D.C., last week, hoping to boost the flow of labor back and forth across the Mexican border. The president of Allendale-based Borst Landscape and Design Inc. was among 500 American businessmen lobbying their congressional representatives | Read More

Ecosystem equation

December 9, 2007,AEDT

Wal-Mart turned to landscape architectural and environmental consulting firm Earth Source Inc. To help Wal-Mart comply with environmental laws, Allen County-based Earth Source and related company Heartland Restoration Services Inc. designed and built a replacement wetland several times larger than | Read More

Public art: Who decides? — baltimoresun.com

December 9, 2007,AEDT

What is it about public art that sparks such passionate debate? It usually begins with a generous impulse: to honor a prominent citizen, beautify the city, show respect for the importance of art in our lives. But the process of | Read More

New Director for Land Inc San Diego

December 9, 2007,AEDT

Neil Hadley, a San Diego architect, has been named as regional director of the newly opened LAND Inc., a Toronto-based landscape architectural office in Pacific Beach.Land Inc San Diego Office San Diego Source > News >.

Municipalities want power to preserve natural areas

December 7, 2007,AEDT

EDMONTON – Municipalities have asked the provincial government to give them more power to protect natural areas within their boundaries. “We’re losing a lot of our natural areas — wetlands, tree stands, that sort of thing — and we don’t | Read More

Zande joining Stantec

December 6, 2007,AEDT

A Canadian engineering and design company plans to acquire R.D. Zande & Associates, a Columbus-based business known for environmental and civil engineering. Stantec Inc., a publicly traded company in Edmonton, Alberta, will pay an undisclosed amount of cash for R.D. | Read More

Crowded city challenges business recruiters

December 6, 2007,AEDT

DEVELOPMENT Tenants looking for offices in uptown’s record tight market will have trouble finding space for at least the next year. “There is a positive side,” said economic development recruiter Justin Hunt at the Charlotte Chamber. “It shows the vibrancy | Read More

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